US pull out will be ‘very dangerous step’, says Moscow

US pull out will be ‘very dangerous step’, says Moscow

Monday, 22 October 2018 | AP | ELKO, Nevada

President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and “we’re not going to be the only one to adhere to it.” The Kremlin said the pullout “would be a very dangerous step.” Britain said it...

Saudis may blame intelligence official for Khashoggi killing: Post

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | IANS | Istanbul

The rulers of Saudi Arabia are considering blaming a top intelligence official close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post reported. The plan to assign blame to Maj. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, a high-ranking adviser to the crown prince, would be an extraordinary...

British-Pakistani cleric released from jail

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | IANS | London

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary was released from prison on Friday after serving half of his sentence for urging support to the militant Islamic State group and pledging allegiance to it. Choudary, 51, who was a key figure for a succession of extremist Islamist groups, emerged early morning from Belmarsh prison in...

European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | AP | BRUSSELS

European and Asian leaders pledged their support for free trade at a meeting on Friday that underscored global trade tensions with US President Donald Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels would send a signal that “countries are coming together here from Europe and Asia that all...

Afghanistan delays polls after Taliban attack

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | AFP | Kabul

Afghanistan postponed legislative elections in Kandahar province on Friday, after a Taliban-claimed attack on a US-Afghan security meeting killed a powerful police chief and threatened stability across the south. Saturday’s parliamentary ballot would be delayed by one week, a spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani said in a statement, following an extraordinary...

Six dead in fire at Rohingya camp in Myanmar

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | AFP | Yangon

Six Rohingya were killed early on Friday after a blaze tore through an overcrowded camp for the persecuted minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, the local fire service said. Global attention has focused on the 720,000 Rohingya Muslims forced from the State’s north into Bangladesh last year by a brutal military crackdown. The...

Sitharaman holds bilateral talks with her US, ASEAN counterparts in Singapore

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | PTI | Singapore

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday held a series of bilateral meetings with her counterparts from ASEAN nations and US Defence Secretary James Mattis on the sidelines of ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meet here. Defence Ministers from ASEAN countries and that of Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Russia, and the...

Globe Trotting

Saturday, 20 October 2018 | Agencies

Bulgaria indicts suspect in journalist killing Sofia: Bulgarian prosecutors on Friday indicted a man accused of the rape and murder of a television journalist and the court hearing the case ordered him to remain in custody pending trial. Severin Krasimirov, 20, was handcuffed and under heavy guard when he appeared before...

State Editions

State employees going on strike to lose salary

22 October 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

11 natives of UP among dead

22 October 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

BJP true saviour of Dalits: Yogi

22 October 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

Titli-hit village G’pati still awaits relief

22 October 2018 | TARINI PRASAD PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Similipal park to reopen from Nov 1

22 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman’s semi-clad body found in Khordha

22 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Sri Lanka: The road to recovery

21 October 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Lessons from Hyderabad airport

21 October 2018 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | Agenda

The Indian Guru in Kenya

21 October 2018 | Gautam Mukherjee | Agenda

The fragility of dreams

21 October 2018 | Ronica Wahi | Agenda

Culture Lane

21 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

OddlyEnough

21 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda