Sharif likely to visit US early next year

Islamabad, Dec 4: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to visit the US in the first quarter of next year when a meeting with incoming President Donald Trump would be included in his Washington engagements, media reports here said on Sunday. The arrangement would be worked out through diplomatic channels soon after Trump assumes office on More...

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Public spaces not to be named after Fidel Castro

Havana, Dec 4: The name and figure of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro will not be used for public places, streets or plazas nor will monuments, busts or statues be made in his memory as per his wishes, More...

By admin On Sunday, December 4th, 2016
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China colliery blast toll rises to 32

Beijing, Dec 4: The death toll from a coal mine blast in China’s Mongolia region has risen to 32, the media reported on Sunday. The explosion occurred on Saturday at the Baoma Mining Co. Ltd. in the city More...

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India-US defence ties closest ever: Carter

Washington, Dec 4: Days ahead of his visit to India, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter today said that the defence relationship between the world’s two largest democracies has never been as close it is now. “The More...

By admin On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Trump invites Duterte to US, endorses his anti-drug campaign

Manila, Dec 3: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said President-elect Donald Trump had invited him to the US, and endorsed his brutal antidrug campaign, telling him that the Philippines was conducting More...

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Biden hopes for strong US-Colombia ties under Trump

Bogota, Dec 3 (IANS) Wrapping up a two-day visit to Colombia, US Vice President Joe Biden expressed hope that bilateral relations between the two nations will not be weakened after President-elect Donald Trump takes More...

By admin On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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China angry over Trump’s phone call to Taiwan

Washington, Dec 3: A telephonic conversation between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, has angered China, reports said on Saturday. This was the first bilateral contact More...

By admin On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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120,000 to attend Chapecoense players’ funeral

Rio de Janiero, Dec 3: Around 120,000 people, including celebrities, politicians, athletes and journalists are expected to be at the Saturday funeral of the Chapecoense footballers and coaches. Nineteen players, More...

By admin On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Trump’s ‘ignorant’ talks with Sharif may send unwelcome

Washington, Dec 2 (PTI) President-elect Donald Trump’s “ignorant” conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may send India an unwelcome message, a leading American magazine has said. The More...

By admin On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Women in Tibet to get one-year paid maternity leave

Lhasa (Tibet), Dec 1 (IANS) The People’s Congress of the Tibet has passed a new regulation that grants women in the region a one-year paid maternity leave, it was reported on Thursday. The regulation passed More...