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India’s ‘no first use’ nuclear policy may change in future: Rajnath Singh

INP NEW DELHI Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday hinted a major shift in policy of using nuclear weapons saying that India could be open to altering its...

Migrant rescue boat in limbo off Italy as medical cases evacuated

Monitoring desk ROME Italy has evacuated a handful of medical cases from a Spanish migrant rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa, as the boat remained in limbo on...

Gabon’s Bongo in first live public appearance after stroke

Monitoring desk LIBREVILLE President Ali Bongo of Gabon on Friday made his first live appearance in public nearly 10 months after suffering a stroke, attending...

Myanmar rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy

Ethnic armed rebel groups have for decades fought against the military for land and resources in Myanmar’s east MOnitoring desk YANGON Myanmar’s military was...

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok for prime minister

Monitoring desk KHARTOUM Sudan’s main opposition alliance will nominate Abdalla Hamdok, an economist who has served in international institutions, to be prime minister...

Starvation likely killed Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia, no sign foul play

Family lawyer said it is too early to rule out the possibility of criminal behaviour Monitoring desk SEREMBAN, Malaysia A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a...

Iraqi govt cancels permission for anti-Daesh coalition to fly in Iraqi air space

Monitoring desk BAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has canceled permission for the international anti-Daesh coalition and Iraqi armed factions to use Iraqi...

Ankara won’t tolerate US delay over Syria safe zone: Turkey’s foreign minister

Monitoring desk ANKARA Ankara will not tolerate any delay from the US over setting up a safe zone in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday....

Pakistan Day function held at Pakistan High Commission

INP CANBERRA A simple and dignified flag hoisting ceremony was today held at the High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra to mark the Independence Day. The ceremony...

‘Moscow does not object to UNSC meeting on Kashmir’

INP UNITED NATIONS Russian envoy to the United Nations (UN) Dmitry Polyanskiy has said his country does not object to the meeting called by Pakistan to discuss India’s...