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Turkish military officer seeking asylum in United States

WASHINGTON: A Turkish military officer on a US-based assignment for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) is seeking asylum in the United States after being recalled by the Turkish government in the wake of last...

Obama Democrats pave way for Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama s Democrats staved off a united Republican effort to sink the Iran nuclear deal Thursday, handing him a welcome foreign policy victory. As expected, US senators fell two votes shy...
US, Russia clash over Syria 'chemical attack' at UN Security Council

US, Russia clash over Syria ‘chemical attack’ at UN Security Council

NEW YORK: The United States and Russia have traded barbs at a United Nations Security Council meeting over the alleged chemical weapons attack in war-torn Syria's Eastern Ghouta region. At least 70 people, including children,...

Maldives President escapes unhurt after explosion on his boat

MALDIVES: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen escaped unhurt after explosion on his boat. The First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim and two members of his entourage were injured in the blast. The blast took place as the...

India, China soldiers involved in border altercation: Indian sources

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese soldiers were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas on Tuesday, Indian sources said, further raising tensions between the two countries which are already locked in a two-month...

US call for Pak-Afghan cooperation in fighting terrorism

WASHINGTON: The United States has called for cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan in fighting terrorism. US State Department Spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau, at a regular briefing in Washington, said “we encourage the two countries to...

10,000 killed in Yemen war, far more than other estimates: UN

SANAA: At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil war, the United Nations (UN) on Tuesday, approaching double the estimates of more than 6,000 cited by officials and aid workers for...
Maryam Nawaz, Captain Safdar

Maryam, Safdar leave London for Pakistan to appear before NAB court

LONDON: Maryam Nawaz Sharif, daughter of Mian Nawaz Sharif, has said that she and her husband Capt (retd) Safdar are going to Pakistan for appearing before the accountability court on Monday. Talking to newsmen before...

Japan PM, Trump agree to hike pressure on N. Korea

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that he and US President Donald Trump agreed to hike pressure on North Korea after it launched a ballistic missile over Japan, in Pyongyang's most serious...

SpaceX postpones Falcon rocket launch for second straight day

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA: SpaceX on Thursday called off its second attempt in as many days to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite-delivery mission because of a technical difficulty, a launch commentator said....

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