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24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

Over 90% and artisanal gold mining, mostly in mines long abandoned by big corporates, is widespread providing a source of income for many our correspondent HARARE Rescue...

Trump’s nominee for UN ambassador withdraws

The UN post has been vacant since the start of the year after Nikki Haley, a former governor seen as a rising star in Republican politics, decided to leave after two...

Fire sweeps through Bangladesh slum, nine dead

Fires regularly break out in Bangladesh’s slums, where millions live in squalid living conditions news desk CHITTAGONG Bangladesh: A fire tore through a slum in...

Pakistani diplomat from Geneva to visit Xinjiang Pakistani diplomat from Geneva to visit Xinjiang

INP BEIJING Senior diplomats from permanent missions of eight countries to the United Nations Office at Geneva including Pakistan arrived here to visit Xinjiang Uygur...

Shutdown in IOK against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu, India

INP SRINAGAR In occupied Kashmir, shutdown is being observed in all district headquarters of the Kashmir including Srinagar as a mark of protest against attacks by Hindu...

Acting Pentagon chief not decided yet on funding US-Mexico border wall

News desk Washington Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity...

Indian govt withdraws security of five Kashmiri leaders

INP SRINAGAR Following the Pulwama deadly attack, the Indian government has withdrawn the security of five Kashmiri leaders and all public facilities extended to them. A...

Kashmiris’ safety shouldn’t be compromised: Mirwaiz

INP SRINAGAR In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has called for protection of Kashmiris in Jammu and Indian cities, saying their...

Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request: Asahi

easing N Korea tensions INP TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request...

Trump meets wall of opposition

‘I didn’t need to do this,’ says Trump, declaring border emergency NEWS DESK Washington President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to unlock...