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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei

US not after eradicating IS terror: Khamenei

Tehran, Dec 12. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei has said that the US was not willing to eradicate the Islamic State, and accused it of rather making efforts to preserve some terror...

EU condemns terrorist attack at church in Cairo

Brussels, Dec 12.  The European Union (EU) on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack at a Coptic church in Cairo which claimed 25 lives and wounded 49 others."Today's terrorist bombing at Cairo's Coptic...

World Bank cancels $100m loan to Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 8. The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan approved for a natural gas efficiency project, citing a lack of interest on the part of a Pakistani gas distribution...

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against Musharraf

Islamabad, Nov 28. A Pakistani provincial court on Monday issued arrest warrant against former President General Pervez Musharraf in a case pertaining to the alleged murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab...
IS, Israel clash for first time near Golan Heights

IS, Israel clash for first time near Golan Heights

Jerusalem, Nov 28 - Israeli forces reportedly killed four Islamic State militants in Syria in the first direct clash between the country and the jihadi group, the media reported.The militants opened...

Revolutionary Cuban icon Fidel Castro dies at 90 

Havana, Nov 26 . Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, Cuban state television announced on Saturday, ending an era for the country and Latin America."The commander in chief of...

UN concerned over India-Pakistan border tension

United Nations, Nov 25.  UN Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon expressed serious concern over the prevailing situation at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, an official statement said on Friday.The Secretary-General said...

Obama lauds Ellen DeGeneres for gay rights influence

Los Angeles, Nov 23.  Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has been praised by US President Barack Obama for her influence on the gay rights movement as she received the country's highest civilian honour.DeGeneres was...

Sharif should reach out to Donald Trump, says Musharraf

Islamabad, Nov 21. Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that it was a golden opportunity for Pakistan to step up and build an immediate liaison with the US President-elect Donald Trump...

US under Trump will have different priorities, India will have to engage with multiple...

New Delhi, Nov 21 .  The incoming Trump administration in the United States "will have different priorities", there may be a "degree of decoupling" with Europe and fluidity at the great-power level...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...