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 2018-07-21 09:53 

The Times of India

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes...

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa today on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second most populous continent....

 2018-07-21 09:38 

The Times of India

Xi ends state visit to UAE with raft of deals signed...
 2018-07-21 07:37 

The Times of India

Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza...

Israel's army declined to comment on the reported ceasefire, but a spokeswoman said there was no known military activity in the area. There were no other reports of unrest by Saturday morning....

 2018-07-21 06:46 

The Times of India

CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US...

China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia has said....

 2018-07-21 06:08 

The Times of India

Town that doesn't vote: Pak Ahmadis say forced to abstain...

There are no campaign posters in the Pakistani town of Rabwah, and no election rallies on its streets. Though they could be an influential bloc in a key electoral battleground, nearly 90 percent of its residents will not vote in a July 25 poll....

 2018-07-21 05:56 

The Times of India

The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'...
 2018-07-21 05:16 

The Times of India

Putin's idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House...

The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's controversial summit with the Russian leader....

 2018-07-21 01:00 

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US presses China and Russia to enforce sanctions on North Korea...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused North Korea of violating an array of tough sanctions imposed by the council. He warned that "when sanctions are not enforced, the prospects for the successful denuclearization of North Korea are diminished....

 2018-07-21 00:56 

The Times of India

Trump was 'taped' talking of paying for Playboy model's story...

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, people familiar with an investigation into the attorney said on Friday....

 2018-07-20 14:17 

The Times of India

Merkel vows to work at "under pressure" US relationship...

At a wide-ranging news conference, Angela Merkel described Germany's relationship with the United States as "crucial", even after US President Donald Trump last week accused Berlin of being a "captive" of Russia due to its energy relia...

 2018-07-20 10:19 

The Times of India

Eight dead as boat capsizes and sinks in Missouri lake...

A tourist boat capsized and sank during a fierce storm on a lake in Missouri, killing at least eight people, the local sheriff said. Another seven people were hospitalized and an unknown number were missing after the accident on Table Rock Lake, Stone Cou...

 2018-07-20 04:43 

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Russia shows off Putin's 'super weapons'...

President Putin announced an array of new nuclear weapons in March in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and evade a US-built missile shield....

 2018-07-20 01:15 

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US to alert public to foreign efforts to undermine American politics...

The US Justice Department announced on Thursday a policy to alert the public about foreign cyber operations like Russia's alleged hacking and disinformation campaign during the 2016 US presidential election....

 2018-07-19 21:09 

The Times of India

White House invites Vladimir Putin to Washington for fall meeting...

Unbowed by criticism over his Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington in the fall, the White House said Thursday....

 2018-07-19 17:34 

The Times of India

Despite summit criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting...

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting....

 2018-07-19 14:58 

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EU is urging members to prepare for no-deal Brexit...
 2018-07-19 14:25 

The Times of India

Putin slams 'pathetic' US forces ready to sacrifice Russia ties...

Vladmir Putin made the comments in a speech to Russian diplomats in Moscow after holding a summit in Helsinki with Trump that has ignited a political firestorm in the United States. Trump said he wanted to improve relations with Russia, which he character...

 2018-07-19 12:19 

The Times of India

Pak army has no direct role in July 25 general elections: Official...
 2018-07-19 10:43 

The Times of India

Maldives tourism thrives despite political crackdown...

The number of tourists visiting the white-sanded Indian Ocean archipelago soared 10 per cent year-on-year to 726,515 in the first half of 2018, according to tourism ministry data released yesterday....

 2018-07-19 05:00 

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Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law...

The "nation-state4; law, backed by the right-wing government, passed by a vote of 62-55 and two abstentions in the 120-member parliament after months of political argument. Some Arab lawmakers shouted and ripped up papers after the vote....

 2018-07-19 04:12 

The Times of India

Military looms large over divisive Pakistan election...

Observers have slammed "blatant" attempts to manipulate the ballot, which will see the brother of a recently jailed three-time prime minister face off against a former World Cup-winning cricketer for leadership of the nuclear-armed nation, whose s...

 2018-07-19 02:41 

The Times of India

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling...

Amid bipartisan condemnation of Trump's embrace of a longtime US enemy in Helsinki, the US president delivered a rare admission of error Tuesday, saying he misspoke by one word when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016...

 2018-07-19 02:40 

The Times of India

FBI chief reiterates: Russia meddled, whatever Putin & Trump say...

On Monday, Trump appeared to accept Putin's denial in a press conference after their meeting in Helsinki, sparking outrage in Washington and a rare statement of disagreement by the head of the US intelligence community, Director of National Intelligen...

 2018-07-19 02:26 

The Times of India

Trump urges Erdogan to free US pastor held in Turkey...

"A total disgrace that Turkey will not release a respected US Pastor, Andrew Brunson, from prison. He has been held hostage far too long....

 2018-07-19 02:00 

The Times of India

US hotel sues shooting victims to avoid liability...

MGM's legal approach, which stirred outrage online on Tuesday, turns on an interpretation of federal law, and which has apparently never before been used to try to shield a company from liability....

 2018-07-18 13:00 

The Times of India

'Trump asked Rouhani for meeting 8 times at UN'...

The chief of staff to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that his US counterpart Donald Trump asked for a meeting eight times during the UN General Assembly last year....

 2018-07-18 09:39 

The Times of India

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout...
 2018-07-18 09:10 

The Times of India

As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws...

As Turkey's controversial two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats. The opposition insists the laws are just as oppressive a...

 2018-07-18 07:24 

The Times of India

Uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons: Iran nuclear chief...

Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, tells state TV on Wednesday that Iran has imported some 400 tons of the stuff since the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Western powers, bringing its stockpile to between 900 and 950 tons &md...

 2018-07-18 06:19 

The Times of India

Britain 'concerned' over move to ban Hong Kong party...

The bid to bar the Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), a well-known but small group with a core membership of around a dozen, has been made because it is a potential threat to national security and public safety, according to authorities....

 2018-07-18 05:56 

The Times of India

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media...
 2018-07-18 05:10 

The Times of India

MGM Resorts sues victims of Las Vegas massacre...

The suit does not seek money but rather aims to force around 1,000 people suing MGM over the October shooting rampage that left 58 dead at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, to drop their suits on grounds that MGM Resorts is not liable....

 2018-07-18 05:03 

The Times of India

Mexico's next government to weigh legalizing drugs...

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalizing drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said on Tuesday....

 2018-07-18 03:22 

The Times of India

Trump: No 'time limit' to denuclearize North Korea...

Trump met with Kim Jong Un on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in Singapore during which the North Korean leader pledged to work toward denuclearization of the peninsula....

 2018-07-18 00:31 

The Times of India

Russian woman in US held for being Moscow's agent...

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington, DC, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups, the US justice department said...

 2018-07-17 16:19 

The Times of India

Donald Trump embraced Vladimir Putin, America groaned. What happens next?...

The Washington political playbook suggests President Donald Trump should make clear and fast that the US isn't in the pocket of Russia President Vladimir Putin. But apologies and clarifying statements just aren't Trump's style....

 2018-07-17 15:47 

The Times of India

Ex-British PM Blair calls for second vote to 'fix Brexit mess'...

Blair himself said it was a "mush", an "incomplete half-in half-out" plan that pleased no one- and was unlikely to be accepted by Brussels. He noted the inherent dilemma in Brexit- stay close to the EU to protect trade but forfeit the oppo...

 2018-07-17 15:10 

The Times of India

'US House may consider new sanctions on Russia'...

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said he is willing to consider additional sanctions on Russia, and reiterated his support for US intelligence community findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 election....

 2018-07-17 14:02 

The Times of India

Obama delivers Mandela address in likely rebuke to Donald Trump...

Former US President Barack Obama is making his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Ma...

 2018-07-17 13:52 

The Times of India

Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump...

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. While the US leader went home to widespread criticism after their Monday meeting, the Russian president came home to universal praise in Moscow even though there were no major...

 2018-07-17 08:57 

The Times of India

Tanzania president says his party will rule 'forever'...

Tanzania's Prez John Magufuli who has come under fire for his authoritarian leadership style has vowed that his ruling party will be "in power forever, for eternity". In a speech broadcast on radio and television, Magufuli said that opponents ...

 2018-07-17 07:29 

The Times of India

Taiwan's Apache fleet goes into service amid China tensions...

The US sold 30 Apache AH-64E — also known as the "tank killer" — to Taiwan as part of a $6.5 billion arms deal announced in 2008 that angered Beijing. China sees the self-ruled island as part of its own territory to be reunified, by fo...

 2018-07-17 07:28 

The Times of India

In a first, Chinese-ruled Hong Kong moves to ban separatist group...

The move against the Hong Kong National Party comes at a time authorities have ratcheted up pressure on young democracy activists, some of whom have been jailed, and denounced any pro-independence action as an illegal challenge to Communist Party rulers i...

 2018-07-17 07:21 

The Times of India

Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban...

The Taliban have long refused direct talks with the Afghan government, demanding instead to negotiate with Washington. The Taliban official, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said, "We wait for them to officially inform us."...

 2018-07-17 07:19 

The Times of India

Two Koreas fully restore western military communication line...

The complete restoration of fax and phone connections was part of an agreement from last month's inter-Korean general-grade military talks, the first such meeting in more than a decade, reports Yonhap News Agency....

 2018-07-17 06:59 

The Times of India

Bangladesh drug war death toll hits 200: Rights group...

Bangladesh launched the crackdown to smash the surging trade in "yaba", a cheap methamphetamine and caffeine pill, which authorities say has spread to almost every village and town....

 2018-07-17 06:46 

The Times of India

Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation...

Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for cooperating following last year's disputed presidential election which were marked by violence....

 2018-07-17 06:08 

The Times of India

Royalty, pope, Trump... Putin makes everyone wait...

Data compiled by Statista shows how on one occasion in 2014 the Russian president kept his German counterpart Angela Merkel waiting for four hours and 15 minutes. In close second is former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych, who in 2012 waited four hours...

 2018-07-17 05:56 

The Times of India

Trump faces outrage back home after Putin summit...

From describing his comments at the joint press conference as "disgraceful";, "shameful" to "treacherous";, even some of his closest supporters described Trump's statements as the most serious mistake of his presidency....

 2018-07-17 01:46 

The Times of India

Pak: Senior ANP leader survives assassination attempt...

A senior leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday survived an assassination attempt when heavily-armed militants opened fire on him during a meeting with his party workers in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, a police officer said....

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