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North Korea claims to have tested new engine for ballistic missiles

North Korea says it has successfully tested an engine designed for an intercontinental ballistic missile. The new type of engine would guarantee the ability to launch a nuclear strike on the US mainland. State media said the test was conducted at the country’s long-range missile launch site near its west coast. It is the latest … Continue reading North Korea claims to have tested new engine for ballistic missiles

British PM admits to benefited from father’s Panama offshore fund

British  Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted that he has benefited from a Panama-based offshore trust set up by his late father. In an interview with television channel ITV, Mr Cameron said, he held around 30,000 pounds stake in an offshore tax haven fund, but sold it in 2010, four months before he became the … Continue reading British PM admits to benefited from father’s Panama offshore fund

US, Gulf share concern about Iran’s actions: Kerry

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said, US and Gulf allies have a shared concern about Iran’s destabilising actions in the region. He commented following a series of talks on regional security issues with Bahraini and GCC officials. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, speaking on behalf of the six-state GCC, said that if … Continue reading US, Gulf share concern about Iran’s actions: Kerry

Panama Papers: Argentina President Mauricio Macri faces probe

Argentina President Mauricio Macri is the latest world leader to be caught in the storm of Panama Papers after the prosecutors opened an investigation into his offshore financial dealings. Argentine federal prosecutor says, he requested the judge for information from the national tax authority and anti-corruption office to determine whether Mr Macri omitted to complete … Continue reading Panama Papers: Argentina President Mauricio Macri faces probe

Experts sees flaws in Obama’s Syria policy

Experts have criticized the Obama administration for not following a decisive strategy in Syria since the Arab Spring, reports Anadolu from Washington. Addressing a panel organized by the Turkish Heritage Organization in Washington D.C. Wednesday, senior vice president of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Daniella Pletka, said the biggest problem … Continue reading Experts sees flaws in Obama’s Syria policy

S Korea to welcome Muslims with new halal eatries

AMN With the growing number of Muslim tourists, South Korea has decided to encourage local restaurants to serve up halal food. It has introduced a new certification system, according to the country’s tourism organisation. According to media reports the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) said that more than 200 halal eateries will be highlighted in a … Continue reading S Korea to welcome Muslims with new halal eatries

SAARC agriculture ministers agree for “food bank” and “seed bank”

AMN / DHAKA The agriculture ministers of SAARC countries who met here today aggreed for the proposed “food bank” and “seed bank” to tackle possible crises in member nations. “So far the issues of the food bank and the seed bank were issues of mere discussions . . . today we the SAARC agriculture ministers … Continue reading SAARC agriculture ministers agree for “food bank” and “seed bank”

Turkey accuses EU states of breaking extradition law

Web desk Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday accused European Union of violating international law by turning down Ankara’s requests to extradite terrorists. “Some European countries have repeatedly ignored Turkish requests to extradite suspects wanted for terrorism offenses despite extradition”, Erdogan said at a function in  ANKARA . Erdogan also rejected allegations that Turkey would … Continue reading Turkey accuses EU states of breaking extradition law

Protest in Bangladesh after blogger hacked to death

Students in Bangladesh held protests over alleged government inaction after another secular blogger was killed by suspected Islamists. Nazimuddin Samad was hacked with machetes yesterday in the capital Dhaka and then shot. Police said students from the Jagannath University, where Mr Samad studied, blocked roads in and around the university. They told that police inaction … Continue reading Protest in Bangladesh after blogger hacked to death

Pakistan halts Indo-Pak peace process..

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, today declared that “peace process with India has been suspended”. He also ruled out Indian investigative team visit to Pakistan. “The visit of the Pakistani probe team to Pathankot is not about reciprocity,” Basit tilad media in New Delhi India has repeatedly said … Continue reading Pakistan halts Indo-Pak peace process..

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