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Afghan govt’s control over territories reaches record low

WASHINGTON The Afghan government has lost control over a record number of districts this year, although Taliban too have lost some areas, says an official US report sent...

India minister turns on own party over killing of tiger

NEW DELHI An Indian cabinet minister accused a party colleague on Sunday of ordering the “ghastly murder” of a tiger and vowed legal action after the man-eating...

Brazil’s next president declares war on ‘fake news’ media

Brasilia For Brazil’s right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, attacking critical press outlets almost daily on social media is not enough. Once in office, he vows...

Peaceful Afghanistan in Pakistan’s best interest: Ghani

KABUL Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that peaceful Afghanistan is in best interest of region especially Pakistan (First door neighbour) and one needs to realize...

US-Led Coalition Strikes Kill 14 Civilians In East Syria: Monitor

Strikes on the area intensified following an attempted jihadist attack on a coalition base in the nearby village of Al-Bahra, the Britain-based monitor said BEIRUT At...

Iran will resist, defeat US sanctions: Revolutionary Guards chief

DUBAI The top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said on Sunday Iran would resist and defeat a US “psychological war” and...

S. Lanka’s Tamil parties vow to vote against Mahinda Rajapaksa

Tamil National Alliance vows to back no-confidence motion against newly appointed PM amid protracted political crisis Colombo Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime...

French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

PARIS France’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May...

Russian-made fighter plane crashes in Egypt

CAIRO/MOSCOW A Russian-made MiG-29 fighter plane crashed during a training flight in Egypt, Russia’s state-controlled aircraft manufacturer was quoted by RIA news...

Gilani, Sehrai others condemn Rayees Wani’s killing

SRINAGAR In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf...