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In 1st UN speech, Trump warns US may have to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

New Delhi: US president Donald Trump has vowed to confront North Korea and destroy it completely, if forced by the rogue regime. In his debut...

US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after 5 months

New Delhi: The US has resumed fast processing of H-1B work visas in all categories subject to Congress-mandated limit, five months after it was...

Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny: Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Nay Pyi Daw: Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi today condemned all human rights violations and said anyone responsible for abuses in...

Hurricane Maria intensifies into dangerous Category 5 storm

New York: Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today...

China opens highway to Nepal through Tibet, can be used by military: Report

New Delhi: China has opened a strategic highway that runs from Tibet to the Nepal border and can be used for military purposes, state...

UN urged to punish Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

New Delhi: Pressure grew on Myanmar as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on its military, which is accused of driving...

US: Maria now a hurricane, heading for Caribbean

New York: Maria became a hurricane today as it headed toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometre per hour winds. US National Hurricane Centre...

Ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife wins Lahore by-election

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom has won the crucial Lahore by-election. She defeated Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Yasmin Rashid...

Fate of 39 Indians captured by IS still unknown: Iraqi PM

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the fate of 39 Indians captured by the Islamic State group when the extremists initially overran Mosul...

ISIS claims London train attack; UK raises threat level to ‘critical’

London: Britain raised its threat level to maximum yesterday and announced troops will be deployed to key sites after a bomb detonated on a...

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