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Sikhs, Hindus original residents of Afghanistan: Envoy

Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan are its original residents and not migrants from India, the Afghan ambassador to the US has said here at...

Strike over long lines shuts Eiffel Tower for second day

The Eiffel Tower was turning away tourists for a second day on Thursday as workers pressed a strike over a new access policy which...

Nearly 400 killed in Indonesia tsunami-earthquake, death toll may rise

Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals...

Pakistan’s Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Cows roam freely in the Pakistani city of Mithi, as in neighbouring India. Considered sacred animals among Hindus, they embody the religious tolerance of...

Paris on high alert as city shuts down for ‘yellow vest’ protests

Paris was on high alert Saturday with major security measures in place ahead of fresh "yellow vest" protests which authorities fear could turn violent...

Former Pak PM gets 7 yrs imprisonment in Al-Azizia case acquitted in Flagship

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft...

Venezuela’s Guaido calls on troops to join him in uprising against Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest...

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir situation

Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the...

Saudi Aramco announces IPO plans

Saudi Aramco's blockbuster listing remained shrouded in mystery on Monday, a day after the company finally announced its plans, with scant details disclosed and...

Pakistan foreign minister wants resumption in cricket ties with India

PAKISTAN foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Monday (February 27) called for the resumption of cricket ties with arch-rivals India. “Pakistan pushes for cricket...