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Saudi Arabia’s monarch cuts ministers’ pay by 20%

Riyadh:Saudi Arabia canceled bonus payments for state employees and cut ministers’ salaries by 20 per cent, steps that further spread the burden of shoring up public...

Over 101 prisoners released from Taliban

KABUL (INP): Over 101 inmates were released from the Taliban-run prisons during the operations conducted by the Special Forces of the Afghan National Defense and...

Iraqi crime lord dubbed the ‘Godfather of traffickers’

London:Made £364,500 a MONTH smuggling migrants into the UK from France. An Iraqi crime lord dubbed the ‘Godfather of traffickers’ and king of the Calais...

PLA emerges as World‘s strongest army

BEIJING (INP): More than three years ago, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made improving the army’s combat...

Preparing for peace: inside Farc’s Colombian jungle base

Brazil:It’s early September, the Colombian football team has just scored against bitter rivals Brazil, and the crowd gathered around a tiny TV screen rises and whoops,...

Indian SC refuses to urgently hear petition challenging Indus Water Treaty

New Delhi(INP): The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking declaration of the India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty as unconstitutional....

China flies army planes over strait near Japan

BEIJING (Online): More than 40 Chinese military aircraft have traversed a strait near Japan, China’s defence ministry said Monday, after Tokyo announced it may...

Burhan Wani will be freedom fighter when Kashmir issue is resolved: Father

SRINAGAR (INP): Father of Hizbul Mujahiddn Commander Burhan Wani , whose death sparked a cycle of protest-and-crackdown in India-held Kashmir that has left more than 80...

Oman court jails journalists, closes down newspaper

MUSCAT(Online): A court in Oman on Monday ordered the permanent closure of a newspaper which had reported on alleged corruption within the judiciary, and jailed three of...

Egypt migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 55

ROSETTA, Egypt: Rescuers brought more bodies ashore Thursday after a boat crowded with migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, leaving at least 55 people dead and...