Asia

Iran, Afghanistan join hands against drug trafficking, terrorism

Tehran, April 19 (IANS) — Iran and Afghanistan have agreed to cooperate against illicit drug trafficking and the perils... (more...)

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Video purports to show Islamic State militants killing captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya

By Jon Gambrell And Merrit Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded... (more...)

Centre focused on serving poor: Modi

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told BJP MPs that his government was focused on... (more...)

Abu Salem’s aide arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — A shooter associated with gangster Abu Salem was arrested here, police said on Sunday. Jaan... (more...)

Energy, infrastructure high on Xi’s Pakistan visit

Beijing, April 19 (IANS) — Deals ranging from energy and infrastructure to education and culture will be signed during... (more...)

Afghan president in Iran for talks to boost ties

Tehran, April 19 (IANS) — Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks to boost... (more...)

Modi discusses government schemes with BJP MPs

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi told BJP MPs on Sunday that “they are not there for... (more...)

India losing ‘virtual water’ through food exports

By Sahana Ghosh Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) — Have you heard of water export? Apparently, India has been sending “virtual”... (more...)

Glimpse silence of ‘Nirbaak’ through hand shadowgraphy

Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) — Known for out-of-the-box thinking, national award winner Srijit Mukherji has used the rare... (more...)

Nuclear agreements would’ve huge impact: Modi

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agreements with France and Canada... (more...)

’126 soldiers killed in clashes with Kokang army’

Yangon, April 19 (IANS) — The Myanmar government on Sunday said 126 soldiers have been killed and 359 injured so far... (more...)

Norwegian journalist arrested in Yemen to return home

Oslo, April 19 (IANS) — Norwegian journalist Raymond Lidal, who was arrested last month in Yemen on the charge of spying... (more...)

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