Support in UK for more tax and spending at 15-year high: Survey
September 21, 2018 8:52:43 am

The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) said its survey, based on interviews conducted in 2017, showed 60 per cent of respondents backed more tax and spending, up from 49 per cent in 2016 and 31 per cent in 2010.

Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat: Report
September 21, 2018 8:50:37 am

Britain and Russia have been at loggerheads over many issues including an incident in Salisbury when London accused Moscow of poisoning a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with the nerve agent Novichok.

India and Pak foreign ministers meeting in New York terrific news: US
September 21, 2018 8:33:02 am

On Thursday, spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar announced that India has agreed to a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Pakistan's request

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September 21, 2018 8:28:41 am

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, in its letter said the tariff would impact prices of everything from food products to beverages and personal care items.

US blocks slave-made goods to 'safeguard American jobs'
September 21, 2018 8:23:28 am

Trump has imposed import duties on China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union, raising trade tensions as he seeks to set right what he sees as unfair trade balances.

China tightens embrace of Hong Kong with bullet train, other mega projects
September 21, 2018 8:16:16 am

Unlike other cross-border connections, the $11 billion train project has stoked considerable controversy, with Hong Kong, a former British colony, having had to concede part of its jurisdiction to China for the first time.

Kavanaugh case: Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee sets conditions for testifying
September 21, 2018 8:06:44 am

A lawyer for the woman told a Senate panel on Thursday that she would not testify on Monday as Republicans want but would be willing to appear sometime next week if certain terms were met

US lawmakers urge new Pakistan govt to treat minorities with equality
September 21, 2018 12:53:30 am

The US State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China's Equipment Development Department, which oversees defense technology.

September 21, 2018 12:17:28 am

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, along with seven other men, are accused of violating stock market and central bank rules to make unlawful profits through dealing in shares of Al Watany Bank of Egypt in 2007.

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September 21, 2018 8:35:19 am

Moon said he and Kim spent most of a three-day summit discussing how to break an impasse and restart nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington, which are at odds over which should come first, denuclearisation or ending the war.

UN chief Antonio Guterres hints at support for human rights probe in Kashmir
September 20, 2018 11:12:11 pm

Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were convicted on September 3 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a case that was seen as a test of democratic freedoms in Myanmar.

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September 20, 2018 10:48:14 pm

Pompeo, the point person of Trump administration's North Korea policy, also said the latest meeting between the North and South Korean leaders is a welcome thing.

Iran rejects US call for inspecting Iranian military sites
September 20, 2018 8:55:20 pm

The US special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, said on Wednesday that Washington now wanted to negotiate a treaty that included Tehran's ballistic missile programme and its regional behaviour.

September 20, 2018 10:08:20 pm

Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan tweeted: "We are closely monitoring the horrific shooting in Aberdeen. Our prayers are with all those impacted, including our first responders. The State stands ready to offer any support."

September 20, 2018 7:59:56 pm

For many Americans, the Trump-Russia story as it has been voluminously reported over the past two years is a confusing tangle of unfamiliar names and cyberjargon, further obscured by the shout-fest of partisan politics.

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September 20, 2018 7:20:50 pm

Twelve people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a limestone quarry on the fringes of Naga City on the island of Cebu, where the tally of those missing stood at about 50.

September 20, 2018 6:07:41 pm

The party's county unit, Fort Bend County Republican Party which published the ad, apologised and clarified that it "was not meant to disparage Hindu customs or traditions in any way".

September 20, 2018 2:28:13 pm

Lawmakers from Kenyatta's Jubilee party have promised to back his proposals when they are put to a vote, but some opposition lawmakers have opposed them. Jubilee enjoys a comfortable majority in the house.

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September 20, 2018 1:54:39 pm

Maintaining a united front that refuses to let May bypass the negotiations run by Michel Barnier of the European Commission, the EU leader did not respond to her.

September 20, 2018 1:47:13 pm

The incident initially appeared likely to cause friction between two countries that back opposing sides in Syria's complex civil war, with the head of the defence ministry in Moscow accusing Israel of indirectly causing it.