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New Zealand disarms police as terror threat level lowered

Online Wellington New Zealand police on Wednesday ended the routine arming of frontline officers as the terrorism threat level was lowered a month after the Christchurch...

Khalifa issues law amending real estate regulations, property ownership in Abu Dhabi

News Desk Abu Dhabi President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a law amending some provision of Law No.19 of 2005, which regulates the real...

Fact check: Man in viral post supporting BJP is not IAF pilot Abhinandan

Online NEW DELHI An image of a doppelganger of Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthanam, who was captured and later released by Pakistan, has gone viral showing...

Macron: Notre Dame will rise again

Cathedral fire out after heroic battle | Precious art work saved | Ancient roof partially destroyed NEWS DESK PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to rebuild...

Japan, US struggle to find crashed jet and its ‘secrets’

News Desk TOKYO One week after an F-35A stealth fighter jet crashed off the northeastern coast of Japan, US and Japanese military vessels are struggling to find the...

Foxconn’s Gou hints at run for Taiwan presidency

News Desk TAIPEI Foxconn’s chairman Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after reports said the...

China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust

Online Beijing Chinese authorities have seized 7.5 tonnes of ivory — 2,748 elephant tusks — in one of the biggest busts in recent years as the country cracks down on...

Notre-Dame smoulders as investigation begins

Online PARIS Firefighters doused the smouldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water on Tuesday, the morning after a raging inferno swept through the Gothic cathedral in the...

Chinese State leader eulogies Sino-Pak friendship

INP BEIJING Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Wang Yang eulogized the growing Sino-Pak friendship and said it meets the common...

Storms sweep across the South, killing 8 and injuring dozens

News desk WASHINGTON Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens...