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US beefs up naval presence off Yemen

Washington, April 21 (IANS) — The US has bolstered its naval presence in the waters off the war-torn Yemen by sending... (more...)

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China’s Silk Road Fund to invest in Pakistan hydro project

Beijing, April 21 (IANS) — China’s Silk Road Fund, the China Three Gorges Corporation and the Private Power and... (more...)

US journalist faces espionage charge in Iran

Washington, April 21 (IANS) — Iranian authorities have charged US journalist Jason Rezaian with four serous crimes,... (more...)

China, Pakistan to lift bilateral trade to $20 bn

Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) — China and Pakistan on Monday agreed to work towards raising bilateral trade to $20 billion... (more...)

UN chief slams execution of Ethiopian Christians by IS

United Nations, April 21 (IANS) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned “in the strongest terms,... (more...)

BNP calls shutdown on Wednesday to protest attack on Khaleda

Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) — The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has called a nationwide shutdown on Wednesday... (more...)

EU presents 10-point plan on migrant crisis

Brussels, April 21 (IANS) — European foreign and interior ministers, at a joint meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, presented... (more...)

Breast cancer in South Asian women often diagnosed at later stage: study

By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Women of South Asian descent are more likely to be diagnosed with... (more...)

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By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Women of South Asian descent are more likely to be diagnosed with... (more...)

Three migrants drown as vessel sinks off Greek island

Athens, April 21 (IANS) — At least three people drowned, while 90 other migrants were rescued as a vessel carrying... (more...)

Nearly 3,000 Tunisians join IS

Tunis, April 21 (IANS) — Nearly 3,000 Tunisians have joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, Tunisia’s... (more...)

Dissident AAP leaders Bhushan, Yadav expelled from party

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) — It was the end of the road for Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) founder-leaders, Prashant... (more...)

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