INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Afghanistan: Five security forces killed in Taliban attack

  WEB DESK In Afghanistan, at least five security forces have been killed after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ahmad Azizi, provincial governor’s spokesman, said two other policemen were wounded in today’s attack in Spin Bolduk district. He said seven Taliban insurgents were killed and six others were … Continue reading Afghanistan: Five security forces killed in Taliban attack

4 killed, 47 injured in a blast at a bakery in France

  AMN France’s interior minister has informed that four people have been killed, including two firefighters, and 47 injured in a blast at a bakery apparently caused by a gas leak in central Paris. Christopher Castaner told reporters at the scene that of the injured 10 people are in critical condition and 37 others less … Continue reading 4 killed, 47 injured in a blast at a bakery in France

Sushma Swaraj leaves for Uzbekistan on 2-day visit

AMN External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left for Uzbekistan on a two-day visit. She will participate in the First India-Central Asia Dialogue in Samarkand which she will co-chair with Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov. The Foreign Minister of Afghanistan will participate in the Dialogue as a special invitee for the session dedicated to connectivity … Continue reading Sushma Swaraj leaves for Uzbekistan on 2-day visit

Chinese consulate attack in Karachi: India rubbishes Pakistan’s accusations

  AMN India has rubbished allegations made by Pakistan with regard to the Chinese consulate attack which took place in Karachi last year. In response to a question regarding statements attributed to the Karachi police chief of levying false accusations against India, Ministry of External Affairs today termed the allegations as ‘fabricated and scurrilous. Rejecting … Continue reading Chinese consulate attack in Karachi: India rubbishes Pakistan’s accusations

25,000 people have fled violence in six months in eastern Syria: UN

  WEB DESK The United Nations refugee agency today said an estimated 25,000 people have fled escalating violence over the last six months in eastern Syria, where jihadists are defending their last bastions. The agency said that clashes and air strikes have forced 25,000 people to seek shelter in camps or informal settlements, sometimes after … Continue reading 25,000 people have fled violence in six months in eastern Syria: UN

Trump promises changes to H-1B visas, including potential path to citizenship

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump has assured the H-1B visa holders, an overwhelming majority of whom are Indian IT professionals, that his administration will soon bring changes that will give them certainty to stay in America and a “potential path to citizenship”. Trump tweeted that his administration is planning an overhaul of US policies … Continue reading Trump promises changes to H-1B visas, including potential path to citizenship

Nepal Army Chief to be on a 4-day visit to India

  AMN Nepal’s Army Chief Purna Chandra Thapa will be on a four-day official visit to India from today. It will be his first official bilateral visit after taking over the command of the Nepal Army. A Defence Ministry release said the visiting dignitary will be conferred with the Honorary Rank of ‘General of Indian … Continue reading Nepal Army Chief to be on a 4-day visit to India

Bangladesh man jailed for photoshopping pictures of PM Sheikh Hasina

  web desk A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for circulating photoshopped images of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Monir Hossain was found guilty by the Bangladesh Cyber Tribunal under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act of sending doctored images of Hasina, late President Zillur Rahman and former Indian Prime Minister … Continue reading Bangladesh man jailed for photoshopping pictures of PM Sheikh Hasina

UK : Labour Party leader calls for elections to end Brexit deadlock

WEB DESK Britain’s main opposition, Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday called for a general election to resolve the current deadlock in parliament over Brexit. Speaking at Wakefield in northern England, Mr Corbyn said, he will renegotiate the agreement with Brussels if they come to power. He said, if the government cannot pass its … Continue reading UK : Labour Party leader calls for elections to end Brexit deadlock

Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump arrived in McAllen, Texas yesterday to push his demand for controversial US-Mexico border wall. The President is visiting the US-Mexico border for the first time amid an extended government shutdown with no deal in sight. Mr Trump said, more barriers on the frontier with Mexico are needed to protect … Continue reading Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit

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