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USCIRF condemns Delhi violence India says desist from making ‘irresponsible’ comments at sensitive time

USCIRF condemns Delhi violence India says desist from making ‘irresponsible’ comments at sensitive time

Washington :  (PTI) Expressing “grave concern” over the violence in New Delhi, a US commission on international religious freedom urged the Indian government to take swift action for the safety of its citizens. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said that the Indian government should provide protection to people regardless of their faith […]

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Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic just months ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a move that came as the Mideast has over 220 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus. The extraordinary decision by Saudi Arabia stops foreigners from reaching the holy city […]

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Two Turkish soldiers killed in Libya: President Erdogan

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Libya: President Erdogan

Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in fighting in Libya, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday as he also defended Ankara’s move to also send Syrian opposition fighters to the North African country. Erdogan’s remarks followed reports that as many as 16 Turkish soldiers may have been killed in the fighting in Libya since […]

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Sanders Slams Trump For Selling Weapons To India

Sanders Slams Trump For Selling Weapons To India

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential front-runner Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for selling weapons to India, saying that the US should instead partner with New Delhi to fight climate change to save the planet. Sanders, who has won the Nevada and New Hampshire primaries and tied in Iowa, made the comments after Trump, […]

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Malaysia Shocker: PM Mahathir Submits Resignation

Malaysia Shocker: PM Mahathir Submits Resignation

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted a letter of resignation to the country’s king, his office said on Monday, leaving the government in limbo amid talk of forming a new governing coalition. The fate of Malaysia’s ruling coalition had been in doubt after weekend talks between some of its members and opposition […]

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Security beefed up in Kashmir in view of US president”s India visit

Security beefed up in Kashmir in view of US president”s India visit

Srinagar :  (PTI) Security has been increased across Kashmir as a precautionary measure in view of US President Donald Trump”s two-day visit to India, which began on Monday, officials said. “In view of the incidents that have taken place in Kashmir ahead of high profile visits to the country, security has been strengthened in the […]

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US, Taliban To Sign Peace Deal In Doha On 29th

US, Taliban To Sign Peace Deal In Doha On 29th

KABUL – The US and the Taliban are set to sign a historic agreement that would pave the way to ending America’s longest war, the bitter foes announced on Friday, hours after Kabul said a week-long partial truce across Afghanistan would kick off this weekend. If that so-called “reduction in violence” holds, it would mark a […]

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Iranians Vote For New Parliament Amid Tensions With US

Iranians Vote For New Parliament Amid Tensions With US

Agencies Tehran: Polls opened across Iran Friday in the country’s eleventh parliamentary election, seen as a test for the popularity of President Hassan Rouhani’s reformist-moderate camp, which has dominated Parliament since 2016. Elections for Iran’s 290-member Parliament are set amid escalating political tensions, economic struggles and concerns about escalating tensions with the US. The spectre […]

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Climate change threatens future of all children: UN report

Climate change threatens future of all children: UN report

While the children in wealthy nations have a better chance at survival and well-being, those same countries disproportionately contribute to the carbon emissions threatening the future of all children, the joint report by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and medical journal The Lancet found. The future of every single child in the world is at […]

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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visits Kartarpur corridor

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visits Kartarpur corridor

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahab and the Kartarpur corridor. During his visit, the UN secretary general was given a special briefing on the development of the Kartarpur corridor. Guterres was then taken on a tour of the gurdwara. Inside the temple, Guterres met various Sikh religious leaders and […]

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