At least 12 dead, dozens injured in blast at Afghanistan election rally
November 11, 2018 7:59:26 pm

The Taliban, a movement dominated by Sunni Muslim ethnic Pashtuns, does not have any openly sectarian agenda and deny targeting Shi'ites but many Hazaras have blamed Pashtuns for the attacks on mosques and cultural centres.

November 11, 2018 8:04:54 pm

Trump, who has pursued "America First" policies since entering the White House and in the run-up to the congressional elections this month declared himself a "nationalist", sat still and stony-faced in the front row as Macron spoke.

London: Idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple
November 11, 2018 6:31:51 pm

While the idols are made of brass, the temple authorities fear the robbers may have mistaken them for gold and hope they would be returned as they are more precious to the community than in terms of their monetary value.

Paris: Vice President Naidu among world leaders marking World War I centenary
November 11, 2018 5:55:14 pm

On Saturday, Naidu had inaugurated the first India-built war memorial in northern France to pay tribute to thousands of Indian soldiers who died fighting in World War I.

November 11, 2018 5:01:32 pm

Mahinda Rajapaksa's move signalled that he would contest the snap polls, to be held on January 5, under his own party banner and not that of Sirisena's Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

At least 12 dead, dozens injured in blast at Afghanistan election rally
November 11, 2018 4:23:44 pm

The Taliban carry out near-daily attacks, mainly targeting Afghan security forces at rural outposts.

November 11, 2018 4:04:27 pm

The BNP, which is in disarray following the jailing of its chief, former prime minister Khaleda Zia, on corruption charges, had also pressed for a caretaker government at the 2014 election and boycotted it after the demand was not met.

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November 11, 2018 3:49:17 pm

Transportation of pigs in and out of the area has been banned. The movement of pork products outside the area has also been prohibited.

Trump’s first Medal of Freedom honorees include Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley, Miriam Adelson
November 11, 2018 3:50:39 pm

The award was established by President John F. Kennedy to honour those who contributed significantly to American culture or the national interest through public or private actions.

November 11, 2018 12:11:48 pm

The cancellation of Saturday's visit drew criticism from those who say the president should have found a way to travel to Aisne-Marne regardless of the weather.

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November 11, 2018 11:11:31 am

Guterres underlined the "utmost importance of respecting democratic processes and institutions and resolving differences in accordance with the rule of law and due process."

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November 11, 2018 9:52:58 am

"The bottom of the recession, the floor, will be hit the first quarter of 2019, and in the second quarter we are going to see a recuperation," IMF mission chief for Argentina Roberto Cardarelli told reporters at a press briefing in Buenos Aires.

November 11, 2018 11:24:06 am

The Camp Fire is not over. Only 20 percent contained, it still threatens other communities, including the edges of Chico, the biggest city in Butte County and the evacuation destination for many Paradise residents, like Stewart.

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November 11, 2018 9:01:03 am

The nominee Hong Nam-ki's remarks contrast slightly with the Bank of Korea's view, which holds that the economy is "roughly around" its full potential growth level, and has left the door open for a policy rate hike at its November 30 monetary meeting.

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November 11, 2018 8:48:03 am

The march is a focus of debate about whether the conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) party of government tacitly encourages groups with roots in the fascist and anti-Semitic movements.

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November 11, 2018 8:05:24 am

The 92-year-old Queen joined her son and heir to the throne Charles, grandsons William and Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan at the Royal Albert Hall in central London at an event organised to pay tribute to all those who have died.

UK, EU agree tentative Brexit deal on financial services: report
November 11, 2018 7:45:27 am

A report in the Sunday Times also said that the European Union had rejected May's plan for an independent mechanism to oversee Britain's departure from any temporary customs arrangement it agrees.

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November 11, 2018 7:30:17 am

The drama echoed the 2000 presidential vote recount that took place in Florida, with both sides alleging foul play and sending teams of lawyers to the Sunshine State.

November 11, 2018 7:24:38 am

Four car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, Friday afternoon. After the three explosions in front of the hotel, a fourth blast hit as medics attempted to rescue the injured.

November 11, 2018 11:25:01 am

On Friday, Sirisena dissolved Parliament five days before it was to convene for a crucial floor test, with the new ruling coalition still seven to nine seats short of majority in the 225-member House.