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Report on International Religious Freedom

Online Washington The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom released. The report covers government policies violating religious belief and...

Istanbul votes in test for Erdogan and Turkish democracy

news desk Istanbul Istanbul returned to the polls on Sunday in a re-run of the mayoral election that has become a test of Turkish democracy as well as President Recep...

Trump dismisses E. Jean Carroll rape allegation as ‘fiction’

Online Washington US President Donald Trump has dismissed allegations that he raped a woman in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s as “fiction”. The US...

Trump warns Iran of ‘obliteration’ in event of war

Iran policy chaos US asked the UN Security Council to meet on Monday to discuss Iran Online Washington President Trump has said he does not want war but warned Iran it...

Trump nominates Esper as Secretary of Defense

White House confirm WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, hours after the president...

Philippines agree to joint China probe over boat sinking

News Desk MANILA China and the Philippines agreed to conduct a joint inquiry over the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel in disputed waters,...

Seven-storey building collapses in Sihanoukville

Online Cambodia A seven-storey building has collapsed in Cambodia, killing three people with others reported missing. The under-construction building in the coastal city...

Sri Lanka extends emergency in surprise move

Just over 100 people, including 10 women, are in custody in connection with April’s Easter Sunday suicide attacks News Desk COLOMBO A state of emergency was extended...

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris after altercation

News Desk LONDON British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between...

‘No hurry’ for Iran strikes: Trump

US approves, then cancels, Iran strikes after drone shot down: report news desk washington President Donald Trump said Friday he is in “no hurry” to bomb Iran,...