Paris: ‘No renegotiation' of Brexit deal

Paris: ‘No renegotiation' of Brexit deal

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | AFP | Paris

There will be “no renegotiation” of the Brexit divorce deal concluded between the European Union and Britain, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Wednesday. “There will be no renegotiation,” he told the French National Assembly as British Prime Minister Theresa May fights to sell the deal to the British parliament. “There...

QDTrump notes Strasbourg shooting to press for US border wall

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump pointed on Wednesday to the mass shooting at a Christmas market in France to bolster his demands for funding to build a US border wall with Mexico. Trump’s tweet linking the issues came despite the fact that the suspect in Tuesday’s attack in Strasbourg, France, is a...

Pakistan rejects US blacklisting over religious freedom violations

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan on Wednesday rejected as “unilateral and politically motivated” the US’ decision to place it on its blacklist of nations that infringe on religious freedom, saying the Muslim-majority country is a multi-religious and pluralistic society where people of diverse faiths live together. The Trump administration on Tuesday designated Pakistan, China, Saudi...

China introduces credit-based security check for air passengers

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | IANS | Hong Kong

The airport in Shenzhen city, one of the tech hubs in China, has introduced a new system under which passengers with good safety credit scores will be able to clear security faster, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Tuesday. The system was a part of the Civil Aviation Administration of China's attempt...

Globe Trotting

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Agencies

Thailand to hold elections on Feb 24 Bangkok: Thailand's ruling military junta on Tuesday approved lifting of the ban on political activities it had imposed after taking power in a coup in 2014, clearing the way for an election to be held on February 24 next year. Sports a unifying tool...

Death toll in suicide attack near Kabul jumps to 12

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | AFP | Kabul

The death toll from a suicide bombing targeting a security forces convoy outside Kabul on early Tuesday jumped to 12, officials said, with eight civilians killed in the latest Taliban-claimed attack near the Afghan capital. The car bomb follows a wave of deadly violence against Afghan forces across a year in...

British MPs to vote on Brexit deal ‘before January 21'

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | AFP | London

British Prime Minister Theresa May will let MPs vote on her Brexit deal before January 21, her spokesman said  on Tuesday, after the initial vote was pulled due to lack of support. "The Government will ensure that the matter is brought back to the Commons before January 21," May's spokesman said....

May meets Merkel in bid to save Brexit deal

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | IANS | Berlin

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel here as part of a whistle-stop tour to meet European leaders in an attempt to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after postponing a parliamentary vote on it in the face of overwhelming opposition. May met fellow conservative politician...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer