Trump, Moon agree to lift limits on South Korea's missiles International News 

Trump, Moon agree to lift limits on South Korea’s missiles

The White House on Monday announced that the United States and South Korea have agreed to remove the limits on South’s missile payload capabilities after North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test. Washington DC: The White House on Monday announced that the United States and South Korea have agreed to remove the limits on South’s missile payload capabilities after North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test. White House readout of the call between U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In said that Trump “gave his in-principle approval to…

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Raqqa internally displaced people who fled raqqa sit in a truck during the fighting with islamic state fighters in raqqa reuters International News 

Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies – Amnesty

Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria`s Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages. BEIRUT: Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria`s Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages. The rights group also said Russia-backed Syrian government forces had carried out indiscriminate attacks against civilians, reported to have…

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Trump hits out at Pakistan for offering safe haven to `agents of chaos` International News 

Trump hits out at Pakistan for offering safe haven to `agents of chaos`

Unveiling his long-awaited strategy for Afghanistan on Monday, Trump hit out at Pakistan saying “it has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists.” Columbia: Unveiling his long-awaited strategy for Afghanistan on Monday, Trump hit out at Pakistan saying “it has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists.” He further warned that a hasty exit from Afghanistan would create a “vacuum” that would benefit America`s jihadist foes, in a major policy address on his strategy in the 16-year conflict. Here are the LIVE updates of the…

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Day after Spain terror attacks, three dead in Finland, Germany stabbing spree International News 

Day after Spain terror attacks, three dead in Finland, Germany stabbing spree

Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday. Helsinki: At least three people were killed in stabbing attacks in Finland and Germany on Friday, a day after over a dozen people were massacred in terror attacks in two Spanish cities, media reports said. Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said after officers shot one suspect and warned several others could be at large….

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Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 dead, many injured; ISIS claims responsibility International News NEWS 

Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 dead, many injured; ISIS claims responsibility

A van zigzagged down one of Barcelona`s busiest tourist avenues mowing down pedestrians on Thursday. Barcelona: A van rammed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday killing at least 13 people, as per reports, ISIS took the responsibility of this terror attack. Witnesses said the van zigzagged down one of Barcelona`s busiest tourist avenues, Las Ramblas, mowing down pedestrians and leaving bodies strewn across the ground. Visuals showed several bodies motionless with paramedics and bystanders bent over them, treating them and trying to comfort those still conscious. Around…

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Chinese side requests flag meeting after Ladakh skirmish International News NEWS 

Chinese side requests flag meeting after Ladakh skirmish

A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. New Delhi: A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. A scuffle took place on Tuesday when troops of China’s PLA tried to cross the Line of Actual Control near Pangong Lake in Ladakh. The standoff continued for…

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Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India International News NEWS 

Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end. New Delhi: Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end. So Mr. Mahmood will be going to over take out going High Commissioner Mr. Abdul Basit. Mahmood, who joined Pakistan’s Foreign Service in 1985, had discharged his responsibilities in Islamabad’s diplomatic mission in…

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South African police confirm Grace Mugabe remains in the country International News NEWS 

South African police confirm Grace Mugabe remains in the country

South African police confirmed on Wednesday that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe remained in the country and had applied for diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel. Johannesburg: South African police confirmed on Wednesday that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe remained in the country and had applied for diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel. They also confirmed that Mugabe, the 52-year-old wife of veteran Zimbabwean leader Robert, had failed to appear at a…

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installs disputed new Venezuela Assembly

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claims its work will yank Venezuela out of its worsening spiral of political and economic crisis, though he has not detailed how. Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was to install a powerful new Assembly of his allies on Friday, dismissing an international outcry and opposition protests saying he is burying democracy in his country. The Constituent Assembly, elected last weekend in a vote marred by violence and allegations of fraud, will sit in a chamber in the Legislative Palace in Caracas, where the opposition-controlled legislature is…

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US issues ban on tourist travel to North Korea

Strict warnings against travel to the North were already in place before the ban was first announced last month following the death of American student Otto Warmbier. Columbia: The United States issued a ban on Wednesday prohibiting its citizens traveling to North Korea, a move triggered by the death of a US student imprisoned by Pyongyang during a tourist visit. The ban, which comes into effect September 1, was introduced after officials said the “serious risk” of arrest by Pyongyang officials during tourist travel presented an “imminent danger to the…

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