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Paris attacks suspect jailed for 20 years

The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Belgian court today over a…

Trump: US, N.Korea in direct talks ahead of summit

US President Donald Trump has said, his administration has begun high-level direct talks with North Korean counterparts ahead of the first-ever bilateral summit. Speaking to…

Seven killed in Indonesia building collapse

In Indonesia, at least seven children were killed today when the building they were in, collapsed. The teenagers were practising for a dance and music…

Gunmen open fire at residence of Pak SC judge

In Pakistan, the residence of a Supreme Court judge who is monitoring the corruption cases against ousted Premier Nawaz Sharif came under firing by unknown…

US announces GSP eligibility review of India

Based on the market access concerns it has with India, the US today announced eligibility review of India for the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).…

Egypt, Russia resume direct flights

Egypt and Russia resumed direct flights today, more than two years after they were suspended in the wake of a bombing that brought down a…

181 killed in Algerian plane crash

In Algeria, at least 181 passengers have been reportedly killed, after a military plane crashed near the Boufarik airbase outside the Algerian capital, Algiers today.…

Strong 6.2-magnitude quake jolts Chile

A strong six point two magnitude earthquake shook the South American nation of Chile today. Preliminary reports say, there is no tsunami alert and no…

Syria: 40 civilians killed in air strikes

In Syria, at least 40 civilians were killed in air strikes in the last opposition-held town of Eastern Ghouta yesterday. The Syrian Observatory for Human…

US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies

United States today imposed new sanctions on Russian oligarchs, including President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law, and several entities accused of supporting and profiting from the Russian…

Qatar introduces national service for women

Qatar is introducing national service for women for the first time while extending the time for conscripted men in the military under a law issued…

Pakistan PM to visit Afghanistan tomorrow

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will travel to Afghanistan tomorrow on a day-long visit during which he is likely to discuss a range of…

India, Japan and US hold trilateral meeting

India, Japan and the United States held the 9t trilateral meeting at Joint Secretary, Director General, Assistant Secretary level in New Delhi today to hold…

Trump declares DACA dead

US President Donald Trump has declared as “dead” a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to…

Quake shakes El Salvador

An earthquake shook buildings in El Salvador yesterday evening, but the temblor struck offshore and there were no immediate reports of damages. The Central American…

Process of filing petitions for H-1B visa begins

The process of filing petitions for H-1B visa begins today, amidst unprecedented scrutiny by the Donald Trump Administration. A strong indication is coming from US…

Bus collision kills 15 oil workers in Kuwait

In Kuwait, fifteen workers with an oil drilling company were killed in a head-on collision between two buses today. Fire department spokesman Colonel Khalil al-Amir…

Pope Francis urges end to carnage in Syria

Pope Francis today called for an end to carnage in Syria and reconciliation in West Asia in his traditional Easter message. Appealing to the consciences…

Russian Guv resigns over mall inferno

In Russia, the longtime Governor of Kemerovo region where a huge mall inferno killed dozens of people resigned today after bitter criticism over his response…