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15 injured in powerful explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada

15 injured in powerful explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada

Toronto, May 25 :  A powerful explosion at an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Ontario province injured 15 people, three of them seriously, when two unidentified men detonated an improvised explosive device, police said today. Two suspects with their faces covered entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late last night, dropped the device and fled, police said. […]

 Press Trust of india

US blames ‘trail of broken promises’ for North Korea summit cancellation

US blames ‘trail of broken promises’ for North Korea summit cancellation

Washington, May 25 :  A “trail of broken promises” by North Korea, including keeping a team of US officials waiting in Singapore for a preparatory meeting, forced US President Donald Trump to cancel his proposed summit with Kim Jong-un, according to a senior White House official. It was on March 8 that a delegation visiting […]

 A FP

N Korea open to US talks ‘any time’ despite Trump axing summit

N Korea open to US talks ‘any time’ despite Trump axing summit

Seoul, May 25 : North Korea said today it is willing to talk to the United States “at any time” after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit, a decision that once more casts a pall of uncertainty over the the turbulent Korean peninsula. Trump blamed “open hostility” from the North Korean regime for his decision […]

 Press Trust of india

India concerned over lack of political will for adequate funding for UN peacebuilding

India concerned over lack of political will for adequate funding for UN peacebuilding

United Nations, May 25 :  India has voiced concern over the lack of genuine political will in ensuring adequate funding for UN peacebuilding, saying funds available for such efforts are not even one per cent of the annual peacekeeping budget. India is the largest cumulative troop contributor to UN peacekeeping operations, having provided almost 200,000 […]

 Press Trust of india

Change in North Korean attitude after Kim met Chinese Prez Xi: WH

Change in North Korean attitude after Kim met Chinese Prez Xi: WH

Washington, May 25 :  The White House today tended to point the finger at China for the sudden change in attitude of the North Koreans for the proposed June 12 summit in Singapore. “We can only speculate as to exactly what was discussed or why that might be, but the shift in attitude did not […]

 Agencies

North Korea demolishes nuke test site with series of blasts

North Korea demolishes nuke test site with series of blasts

Punggye-ri (North Korea), May 24 (AP) North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site today, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists. The explosions at the nuclear test site deep in the mountains of the North’s sparsely populated northeast were […]

 Press Trust of india

China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

Beijing, May 24 :  China today dismissed as “shocking” and “baseless” a media report that President Xi Jinping has asked Pakistan to relocate JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to a West Asian country, amid mounting international pressure on Islamabad to act against him. According to the report, a close aide of the prime minister of Pakistan […]

 Press Trust of india

US warns employees in China after consulate staff member suffers possible sonic attack

US warns employees in China after consulate staff member suffers possible sonic attack

Washington, May 24 :  The US State Department has issued a health alert to its employees in China after one of them experienced a possible sonic attack and suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, an incident termed as “very similar” to suspected attacks on American diplomatic staff in Cuba. The Trump administration said they are […]

 Press Trust of india

US released ‘far fewer funds’ to Pak in 2018; may even come down next year: Pompeo

US released ‘far fewer funds’ to Pak in 2018; may even come down next year: Pompeo

Washington, May 24 :  The US released “far fewer funds” to Pakistan in 2018 and it may even come down next year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicated today as he accused Islamabad of treating American diplomats “badly”. Accusing Pakistan of harbouring terror groups like the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network within its border […]

 A FP

Death toll in Bangladesh ‘anti-drugs’ crackdown rises above 50

Death toll in Bangladesh ‘anti-drugs’ crackdown rises above 50

Dhaka, May 24 : Shootouts across Bangladesh left nine alleged drug dealers dead today, police said, as authorities stepped up a crackdown that now has claimed at least 52 lives in 10 days and drawn criticism from rights groups. The campaign comes as Bangladesh struggles to contain a surging drugs trade, particularly in methamphetamine pills known […]

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