NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State John Kerry told Narendra Modi that India’s stance on a key WTO trade deal sent the wrong message, as he met the country’s new prime minister for the first time on Frid
NEW DELHI: The new Indian Army chief Gen.
BANNU: Thousands of women displaced by fighting in Pakistan are struggling to get food and other aid because they lack identity cards and conservative elders have forbidden them from going to distribu
BEIJING: Nine militants were shot dead and one captured in China’s restive far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, state media said, the latest bout of violence in a week in which dozens have been k
Manila: Philippine government and rebel negotiators began a new round of meetings Friday to draft a Muslim self-rule law after falling behind a timetable laid out in a peace treaty, officials said.
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan: Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan’s second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267.
KARACHI: Rescuers have recovered 14 more bodies in rough seas off Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi as the search for a group of bathers who drowned earlier this week resumed Friday, officials said.
JOHANNESBURG: US President Barack Obama and African leaders meeting at a breakthrough summit in Washington next week should commit to rolling back growing threats to freedom of expression on the conti
MOSCOW: Russian bloggers took revenge on Friday for a controversal new law imposing tough rules on online expression by inundating Moscow’s communications watchdog with phoney registration requests.
MADRID: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy repeated on Friday his threat to block attempts by leaders of the economically powerful Catalonia region to hold an independence referendum in November.
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