Trump urges Pakistan to support Afghan peace talks

Trump urges Pakistan to support Afghan peace talks

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | IANS | Islamabad

Pakistan said on Monday that US President Donald Trump has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan seeking Islamabad's assistance in the Afghan peace process. In the letter, Trump asked Pakistan to play its role in Afghan peace talks aimed at catalyzing an end to the 17-year invasion of Afghanistan...

Israel Police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Jerusalem

Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving...

EC rejects nomination of jailed ex-PM Zia

Monday, 03 December 2018 | PTI | Dhaka

The candidature of jailed former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia, who has filed her nomination papers for the upcoming general election in the country from three constituencies, has been rejected Sunday by the Election Commission due to her convictions in two graft cases. The Commission's decision came four days after the Bangladesh...

Airstrike kills 10 in eastern Afghan

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AP | Kabul

At least 10 civilians were killed following an airstrike in the eastern Paktia province bordering Pakistan, Afghan officials said on Sunday. Shausta Jan Ahady, a former provincial council member, said that women and children were among those killed in the strike carried out a day earlier. He said local residents displayed the bodies...

Trump, Xi trade war dinner went ‘very well': WH advisor

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Buenos Aires

A dinner meeting Saturday between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss their growing trade war went "very well", White House top economic advisor Larry Kudlow said. Kudlow's comment to journalists, as Trump and his delegation were about to take off for Washington from Buenos Aires,...

War will continue so long as Ukraine Govt stays: Putin

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Buenos Aires

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine "as long as the current authorities remain in power". "The current Ukrainian authorities have no interest in resolving the conflict, especially by peaceful means," Putin told reporters at the end of the G20 summit...

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico's new President

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Mexico City

Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed a "deep and radical" change in Mexico as he assumed the country's presidency Saturday, five months after winning a landslide election victory. The leader, widely known by his initials as "AMLO," took the oath of office and donned the presidential sash before Congress --...

Nations urged to tackle ‘urgent threats' at UN climate talks

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Katowice (Poland)

With the direst warnings yet of impending environmental disaster still ringing in their ears, representatives from nearly 200 nations gathered Sunday in Poland to firm up their plan to prevent catastrophic climate change. The UN climate summit comes at a crucial juncture in mankind's response to planetary warming. The smaller, poorer nations...

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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

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

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