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4 Palestinians dead in new wave of violence over Jerusalem

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded yesterday in clashes with Israeli forces in Gaza and West Bank. According to Palestinian Health Ministry, two died along the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip after the Hamas group that rules the enclave had called for another “day of rage”. A third Palestinian was killed in … Continue reading 4 Palestinians dead in new wave of violence over Jerusalem

Former Nepal PM terms recent elections as a milestone

AMN Former Prime Minister of Nepal and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda has said that recently concluded election is a historical milestone to political stability, good governance and development of the country. Addressing a rally organised by the winning candidates of left alliance at Kathmandu today he said that election is an … Continue reading Former Nepal PM terms recent elections as a milestone

US retracts from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea

WEB DESK US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has backed away from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea. During a ministerial-level meeting of the UN Security Council yesterday, Tillerson said discussions can only take place after a sustained cessation of North Korea’s threatening behaviour. He said the pressure campaign must and will continue … Continue reading US retracts from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea

Strong quake hits Indonesia’s Java, two dead

In Indonesia, at least two people were killed and seven injured in a strong 6 point 5 magnitude earthquake in Java island. The quake took place late yesterday and caused damages to more than 100 buildings. Indonesia’s national disaster management agency said the quake activated early tsunami warning systems in the south of Java, prompting … Continue reading Strong quake hits Indonesia’s Java, two dead

Russia’s presidential election to take place on March 18

Russia’s presidential election will take place on 18th March following a vote in the upper chamber of the country’s parliament. President Vladimir Putin last week ended weeks of speculation, saying he will run for the fourth term. Putin’s 80 per cent approval ratings make his victory all but certain. His most visible adversary, anti-corruption crusader … Continue reading Russia’s presidential election to take place on March 18

Donald Trump should resign, says Indian-American senator Kamala

AMN Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American senator, has called for Donald Trump’s resignation, becoming the seventh lawmaker to demand it amid resurfaced allegations of sexual misconduct against the US President. “I think he should resign in the best interest of the country,” the California Democrat told POLITICO in an interview. The allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading Donald Trump should resign, says Indian-American senator Kamala

Pakistan SC rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan

WEB DESK Pakistan’s Supreme Court today rejected a petition seeking the disqualification of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as a parliamentarian in a foreign funding case, but ruled against his close aide. Khan, the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party is facing allegations of hiding his assets, owning offshore company and running the party with the help of … Continue reading Pakistan SC rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan

Concrete evidences about Iran’s breach of UNSC resolutions: Haley

WEB DESK US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said there are concrete evidences to prove that Iran is violating UN Security Council resolutions on weapons proliferation. At a press conference in Washington yesterday, she accused Iran of supplying Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement with missiles to attack Saudi Arabia. Haley claimed the fight … Continue reading Concrete evidences about Iran’s breach of UNSC resolutions: Haley

Trump, Putin talk over phone

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone today, the White House said. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a statement said that a read out of conversation will be shared later. No other details were immediately available. However, the Kremlin in a statement today … Continue reading Trump, Putin talk over phone

US’s top media regulator votes to rollback

WEB DESK United States’s top media regulator has voted to rollback “net neutrality” rules that require internet providers to treat all traffic equally. US Federal Communications Commission in meeting in Washington, adopted the proposal of Republican appointed FCC Chairman Indian-American Ajit Pai by a 3-2 vote. Mr Pai said his plan will end heavy-handed rules … Continue reading US’s top media regulator votes to rollback

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...