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Chinese military unveils new weapons after SCS verdict

Chinese military unveils new weapons after SCS verdict

BEIJING: Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal… Read more »

Modi, Zuma hold talks in Pretoria

Modi, Zuma hold talks in Pretoria

PRETORIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with South African President Jacob Zuma on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in… Read more »

UK poised to have first woman PM since Margaret Thatcher

UK poised to have first woman PM since Margaret Thatcher

LONDON: Britain is poised to get its first woman Prime Minister in more than a quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher as the race to succeed David Cameron after… Read more »

May wins first round of voting to choose new British PM

May wins first round of voting to choose new British PM

LONDON: UK home secretary Theresa May won the first round as the Conservative party began voting today to choose a new party leader who will go on to succeed David… Read more »

Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend

Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend

PRETORIA: South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in jail today for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago. High Court judge Thokozile… Read more »

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, smiles as he poses for a photograph with Lobsang Sangay, who was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile for the second five-year term in Dharmsala, India, Friday, May 27, 2016. Sangay was the first elected Tibetan political leader after the Dalai Lama dissolved his powers in 2011. (AP Photo/ Ashwini Bhatia)

‘Never too late’ to give up separatism: China tells Dalai Lama

BEIJING: China today asked the Dalai Lama to give up his bid to divide the country and said it was “never too late” return to the “right track” as the Tibetan… Read more »

India 'still stuck' in 1962 war mindset Chinese media

India ‘still stuck’ in 1962 war mindset: Chinese media

BEIJING: Criticizing the strong reactions from India over China blocking its bid to enter NSG, a state-run daily today said India is “still stuck” in the 1962 war mindset as… Read more »

Paul family's dynamism has changed many lives UK's ex-PM

Paul family’s dynamism has changed many lives: UK’s ex-PM

LONDON: Lauding Lord Swraj Paul and his family, Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said their “dynamism and contribution” to the community has changed the lives of many people… Read more »

Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi report

Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi: report

RIYADH: A suicide bomber blew himself up near the United States consulate in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea city of Jeddah today, reported the Sabq online newspaper, which is close to… Read more »

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States that sponsor terrorists must be made accountable: India

UNITED NATIONS: India has demanded in the UN that perpetrators of terror attacks and the nations that sponsor and provide safe havens to terrorists must be made accountable as it… Read more »

UNMOGIP head calls on UN chief

UNMOGIP head calls on UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The new head of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan has called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ahead of… Read more »

China accuses US of ignoring facts over India's NSG bid

China accuses US of ignoring facts over India’s NSG bid

BEIJING: China today accused the US of ignoring facts over India not getting entry into the NSG and claimed that the plenary meeting of the elite grouping in Seoul did… Read more »

Britain votes to exit EU, PM Cameron to quit

Britain votes to exit EU, PM Cameron to quit

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron today announced his resignation in the wake of defeat in the crucial referendum after Britain voted to leave EU in a deadly blow to the… Read more »

Will strive to strengthen ties with UK, EU both India

Will strive to strengthen ties with UK, EU both: India

TASHKENT: As Britain voted to leave the European Union in a landmark referendum, India on Friday said it values its ties with both the UK and EU and will strive… Read more »

China defends its opposition to India's NSG bid

China defends its opposition to India’s NSG bid

BEIJING: Defending its opposition to entry of non-NPT countries like India into NSG, China today said it was guided by the rules of the 48-nation grouping which were not directed… Read more »

India''s SCO membership will help drive its economic growthPM

India’s SCO membership will help drive its economic growth: PM

TASHKENT: As the final process for India’s accession as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the partnership will help protect the… Read more »

EU determined to keep unity as 27 after Brexit

‘EU determined to keep unity as 27 after Brexit’

BRUSSELS: European Union president Donald Tusk said today that the bloc is determined to stay unified after Britain voted to leave, and warned against “hysterical” reactions. “Today on behalf of… Read more »

Pound, Asia markets collapse as Britain quits EU

Pound, Asia markets collapse as Britain quits EU

HONG KONG: The pound today collapsed to a 31-year low and there was pandemonium on currency, equity and oil markets as Britain voted to leave the European Union, fuelling a… Read more »

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Friday, May 27, 2016 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Trump hails Britain’s vote to exit EU as ‘great thing’

LONDON: Donald Trump on Friday hailed Britain’s vote to exit the EU as a “great thing” shortly after arriving in Scotland on a business trip, his first foreign visit since… Read more »

Brexit unlikely to lead to contagion EU Schulz

Brexit unlikely to lead to contagion: EU’s Schulz

FRANKFURT: The European Parliament’s chief expressed hopes today that Britain’s decision to leave the EU would not lead to contagion, as Germany’s finance minister said clear procedures for an exit… Read more »