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Asia-Pacific nations, including China, sign world’s biggest trade agreement sans India

Fifteen Asia-Pacific nations, including China, on Sunday signed the world's biggest trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), sans India with hopes that it will...

Pak Bans 1st Class Air Travel By Leaders, Officials, Work Hours Revised

Pakistan's new government has banned the discretionary use of state funds and first-class air travel by officials and leaders, including the president and the...

Traders say Kenyan forces looted mall during siege

STORE owners in the upmarket Nairobi shopping mall where 67 people were killed this month in Kenya’s bloodiest militant attack in years said on...

Will Fight For The Immigrant Narrative: Indian-American Comedian Hasan Minhaj

  Popular Indian-American stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj has vowed to fight for the "immigrant narrative" amid a rise in hateful rhetoric in the US as...

Hong Kong suspends extradition bill in dramatic backdown

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread...

Man in Saudi jail for over 15 yrs; family moves MEA for help

A man from Bihar has been languishing in a jail in Saudi Arabia for over 15 years, and his family, unable to pay a...

Pakistan’s First Hindu Woman Senator To Champion Girls’ Education

As the first woman senator from Pakistan's lowest Dalit caste, Krishna Kumari Kohli has an ambitious to-do list, from tackling honour killings to kidnappings...

NATO pulls off summit despite insults

NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from "delinquent" to "brain dead" on Wednesday, declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together...

Russia Vetoes UN Draft Resolution On Syria Gas Attack Probe

Russia on Wednesday vetoed a UN draft resolution demanding the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of a suspected chemical attack that the West...

Iranian missiles target U.S. troops in Iraq

Iranian forces fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, raising...