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‘No first use’ nuclear policy may change, says India

New Delhi’s war mania at peak Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI Indian defence minister hinted on Friday that New Delhi might change its “no first use” policy on nuclear...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ after test of ‘new weapon’

Friday’s launch was sixth round of tests since late July, an apparent response to US-South Korea war games Monitoring Desk Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong-un...

At least 13 killed in Idlib air raid: Syria

France calls for an end to fighting in Syria’s last rebel-held area as thousands continue to flee their homes. Monitoring Desk Syria France has called for an immediate...

Separatists withdraw from key posts in Yemen’s Aden

Southern forces quit public offices in port city, but refuse to leave military camps after seizing them from government. News Desk UAE Southern separatists have vacated...

Afghanistan’s Darulaman Palace emerges from ruins as centenary nears

Web Desk KABUL Inside an imposing building in Kabul, a team of welders hastily fuse a sweeping metal banister to a grand staircase. Outside, gardeners spray torrents of...

Rights group demands safe return of abducted Libyan lawmaker

Monitoring desk CAIRO Human Rights Watch is urging authorities in eastern Libya to exert “all possible efforts” to ensure the safe return of a female lawmaker...

17 Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

A navy source said the kidnappers are probably Nigerian pirates, adding that Cameroon’s security forces had launched a search for them monitoring desk YAOUNDÉ Nine...

Israel: Palestinian killed, 2 Israelis hurt in car ramming

The incident happened in an area that is close where Israeli authorities found the body of a soldier Monitoring desk JERUSALEM The Israeli military says a Palestinian...

Indonesia confirms capital move

Monitoring desk JAKARTA The Indonesian government is moving ahead with its plan to relocate the seat of government from flood-prone, traffic-choked Jakarta to an...

US’s Rashida Tlaib to avoid West Bank trip under Israel’s ‘oppressive conditions’, despite reprieve

Monitoring desk JERUSALEM US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family...