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Return to Afghanistan from your foreign safe havens: US tells Taliban

Return to Afghanistan from your foreign safe havens: US tells Taliban

Washington, Apr 26 :  The US today urged the Taliban to return to Afghanistan from their foreign safe havens, saying there was no justification for its announcement of annual spring offensive. It said that there was no need for a new fighting season, and that it was time for the Taliban to participate in the […]

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Will review Sino-Indian ties from strategic perspective, says PM ahead of talks with Xi

Will review Sino-Indian ties from strategic perspective, says PM ahead of talks with Xi

 New Delhi, Apr 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will review the developments in Sino-Indian relations from a strategic and long-term perspective during a two-day informal summit at Wuhan in China from tomorrow. The summit is being seen as an effort by India and China to rebuild trust […]

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Building peaceful neighbourhood Pak’s foreign policy priority: UN envoy

Building peaceful neighbourhood Pak’s foreign policy priority: UN envoy

New York, Apr 26 :  Building a peaceful neighbourhood is Pakistan’s foreign policy priority which requires normalisation of relations with India on a durable basis, Islamabad’s envoy to the UN has said. According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the UN, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told a visiting delegation of the US War […]

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Macron seeks US help to reinvent multilateralism

Macron seeks US help to reinvent multilateralism

Washington, Apr 26 :  French President Emanuel Macron today sought the American involvement to reinvent multilateralism, saying the US’ role was decisive for creating and safeguarding today’s free world. He said the US invented multilateralism, enganging countries for pursuing a common goal, and now it has to help to preserve and reinvent it. “We have […]

 A FP

Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit

Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit

Seoul, Apr 26: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula for their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism. Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the two Koreas […]

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US high court reviews Trump’s power to block Muslim immigrants

US high court reviews Trump’s power to block Muslim immigrants

Washington, Apr 25:  President Donald Trump’s effort to ban immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries heads to the Supreme Court today, which will decide if his argument asserting national security interests was tainted by religious bias. The case, known as Trump v. Hawaii, will address the president’s broad powers to set immigration policy, which the administration […]

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Indonesia oil well explosion kills 18, injures dozens

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 18, injures dozens

Banda Aceh (Indonesia), Apr 25:  The death toll from a blaze at an illegal Indonesian oil well  today has jumped to 18 with dozens injured, authorities said, warning there could be yet more victims. Images from the accident showed a towering flame shooting some 70 metres above homes and palm trees dotting a small community […]

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Canada van massacre driver charged with murder, most victims women

Canada van massacre driver charged with murder, most victims women

Toronto, Apr 25: A Canadian man who apparently had a grudge against women was charged with murder after allegedly plowing a rented van onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people — an incident that shocked the nation. Police said the suspect, 25-year-old Alek Minassian, was not known to them before Monday’s carnage in Canada’s […]

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Iran’s Rouhani questions ‘right’ to seek new nuclear deal

Iran’s Rouhani questions ‘right’ to seek new nuclear deal

Tabriz, Apr 25: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani today questioned the legitimacy of demands for a fresh nuclear agreement with Tehran, after the leaders of the US and France called for a “new” deal. “Together with a leader of a European country they say: ‘We want to decide on an agreement reached by seven parties’. What […]

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H1B approvals for Indian IT companies drop by 43% between 2015-17: Report

H1B approvals for Indian IT companies drop by 43% between 2015-17: Report

Washington, Apr 25:  Top seven Indian IT companies experienced a whopping 43 per cent drop in their H-1B visa approvals between 2015 and 2017, a US think-tank has said. The National Foundation for American Policy in a report said that the 8,468 new H-1B visas for Indian-based companies in the finanacial year 2017 equaled only […]