US President Trump proposes ‘merit-based’ immigration system

New York, May 17: United States President Donald Trump has proposed a sweeping change to the immigration system to make it "merit-based" favouring professionals...

Italy’ Premier Conte renews appeal for Libyan ceasefire, peace talks to prevent crisis

Rome, May 16: There must be a ceasefire in the deadly battle for Tripoli and a return to dialogue to prevent a "humanitarian crisis" in...

UN calls for ‘maximum restraint’ amid US-Iran heightened tensions

United Nations, May 17: The United Nations has called for "maximum restraint" from all parties amid heightened tensions between Iran and the United States...

Journalist Khashoggi’ finance asks US to lead international probe into murder

Washington, May 17 (IANS) The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi has asked the United States to lead an international investigation into the murder of the Washington...
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Boeing completes software update for ‘grounded’ 737 MAX aircrafts

San Francisco, May 17: Boeing said it has completed software update and tests for 737 Max planes that have been grounded worldwide since March this...
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Over 1,100 refugees flee Sri Lankan homes over attack fears post Easter Sunday attack

Colombo, May 16: More than 1,100 refugees and asylum seekers in Sri Lanka have been forced to flee their homes due to violent attacks on...
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UK PM Theresa May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date

London, May 16: United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May will meet senior Conservative MPs later on Thursday who is demanding that she set a...
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Pakistan extends airspace ban for international flights to India till May 30

Lahore, May 16: Pakistan has on Wednesday extended its airspace ban for international flights to India until May 30 as no progress, in this respect,...

Iran committed to INF Treaty despite ‘unacceptable’ US sanction: Foreign Minister Zarif

Tokyo, May 16: Iranian foreign minister has said on Thursday Tehran will remain committed to its compliances under the landmark international nuclear treaty despite the...

US remains committed to ‘partnering’ with Iraq to advance mutual interests: State Department

Washington DC, May 16: The United States has on Wednesday said it remains committed to partnering with Iraq in order to advance mutual interests, after officially...