Xi, Kim to jointly create ‘bright future’ of bilateral ties

Pyongyang/Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed here on Thursday to work together to create a bright future of inter-party and inter-state relations at a new starting point in history, the state-run news agency reported. Xi and Kim reviewed an honour guard, with the Chinese leader being greeted with a 21-gun More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Graft case: Pakistan court rejects Nawaz Sharif’s plea for bail

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday turned down former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. The case was filed in the wake of the apex court’s More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Trump signals ease in trade tensions with China, global markets to gain

Mumbai: Indian markets may gain on Wednesday as US President Donald Trump signalled easing of US-China trade tensions. Within minutes of his tweet, positive reaction was seen in the US financial markets Trump said More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Turkey to retaliate if US imposes sanctions over S-400 deal

Ankara: Turkey will retaliate if the US imposes sanctions over its purchase of the S-400 air defence systems from Russia, the country’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. We will not step back More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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UK Home Secretary signs Assange extradition order to US

London: British Home Secretary Sajid Javid said here on Thursday he had signed an extradition request from the US for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange is contesting his extradition to the US stating that More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Iran’s top leader rules out talks with US

Tehran: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday ruled out any negotiations with the US over the spiky issues between the two countries as he spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Zardari arrested by NAB in fake accounts case

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday arrested by the country’s anti-corruption watchdog in a fake bank accounts case. He has spent nearly 11 years in prison in connection with More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Don’t target Pakistan at SCO summit: China

Beijing: China on Monday said Pakistan should not be targeted on terrorism at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to raise the issue of More...

By IANS On Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Bangladeshi arrested in terror plot against NY Times Square

New York: For the second time, a Bangladeshi has been arrested in connection with a terrorist plot against Times Square, New York city’s popular tourist area crowded with thousands of visitors. Alam discussed More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
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Donald Trump denies calling Meghan Markle ‘nasty’

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he called Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty” and blamed the news media for making up the whole episode. I never called Meghan Markle More...