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US outlines ‘Phase 1’ trade deal with China, suspends October tariff hike

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials...

African free trade zone takes effect

An African free trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of...

Abducted Indian workers in Iraq ‘promised freedom’

SEVERAL families of 40 Indian construction workers abducted in strife-torn northern Iraq say they have spoken with the men, whose captors claim they will...

Coronavirus cases hit 100,000; death toll nears 3,500

The number of cases from the new coronavirus topped 100,000 worldwide as official data Saturday showed a significant hit to Chinese exports after the...

Millions on virus lockdown in China; Indian nurse in Saudi infected

China put millions of people on lock down on Thursday in two cities at the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and...

Major states snub calls for climate action as UN summit wraps up

A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a U.N. climate summit ground to a close,...

Toll rises to 12 in Karachi airport attack

HEAVILY armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi tonight (June 8), killing at least six people as flights were...

China looms over South Asian summit in the Himalayas

WHEN eight South Asian leaders gather for a summit in Kathmandu on Wednesday (November 26), they will meet in a conference centre donated by...

Saudi Prince Plans On Building A Mega City With Latest Robotics

Saudi Arabia's crown prince wants to build a mega-city with the latest robotics under his grand plan to reform the kingdom. Civil servant Amer...

Aircel-Maxis case: Court to pass order on charge on Jan 24

    A special court will pronounce on Tuesday next its order on framing charge against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others in the...