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Bill Clinton, Merkel, Macron to speak at Kohl memorial

        German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former US president Bill Clinton will address a ceremony in Strasbourg where former German leader...

First session of Pakistan’s 15th Parliament summoned on Monday

The maiden session of Pakistan's newly-elected National Assembly, Parliament's lower house, will be held on Monday, 19 days after the general elections won by...

Three Indian-origin South Africans held for medical school scam

        Three Indian-origin South Africans have been arrested in a massive corruption scam for allegedly selling seats to Indian students to study medicine and other...

Imran Khan talks tough amid violent protests against Asia Bibi verdict

Talking tough, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday night told hardliners not to "confront the state" and refrain from vandalism after the Supreme...

Pakistan plans takeover of charities run by Islamist figure U.S. has targeted

Pakistan’s civilian government detailed its plans in a secret order to various provincial and federal government departments on Dec. 19, three officials who attended...

UN calls for safe release of Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan

The UN has called for the speedy and safe release of the seven Indian engineers abducted in Afghanistan’s restive northern Baghlan province. The abducted...

Colombia landslide death toll rises to 234: Red Cross

The toll has risen to 234 dead in a violent landslide in Colombia caused by the overflowing of three rivers swollen by torrential rain,...

WTO chief says global trade deal within reach

  THE WORLD Trade Organization (WTO) appealed on Saturday (October 5) for support from Asia-Pacific nations to help clinch a deal on easing global trade...

Sikh group in US ties 9,000 turbans to set Guinness World Record

A Sikh organisation here created a world record by tying thousands of turbans within a few hours as members of the community commemorated the...

Bangla team’s Indian support staff recalls NZ mosque horror first gunshots then a bloody...

The plan was to offer the Friday namaaz and then head for practice. But the Bangladesh players ended up praying for their own lives...