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Anti-Extradition bill: Hong Kong protesters end 15-hour seize of police headquarters

Hong Kong, June 22: Tens of hundreds of protesters dispersed after blocking police headquarters in the Asian leading financial centre on Saturday morning after demonstrating...

Southeast Asian leaders kick ASEAN summit to discuss South China Sea, Rohingya Muslims

Bangkok, June 22: Southeast Asian leadership kicked-off a two-day summit on Saturday in Bangkok, though it was not clear over what progress does the ten-nation...

US President Trump, Saudi MbS discuss Iran, Middle East tension via phone call

Washington DC, June 22: United States President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MbS, held a telephonic conversation...

FATF tells Pakistan to ‘swiftly’ complete ‘Action Plan’ on terrorism or face consequences

Florida, June 22: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has told Pakistan on Friday to "swiftly" complete its plan to curb terrorism and terror financing...

US warns India against Russian S-400 deal, may trigger CAATSA sanctions

Washington DC, June 22: The United States has on Friday urged India against cracking a deal with Russia for purchasing Russian made S-400 air defence...

Trump nominates Mark Esper as Acting Secretary of Defence to replace Patrick Shanahan

Washington DC, June 22: United States President Donald Trump has on Friday nominated Mark Esper for the post of the nation's acting defence secretary after...

Mauritania begins historic 1st poll since independence in 1960

Mauritania is on Saturday heading to polls in the first election since the nation achieved independence in 1960, which may result in the first...

China’ Xi, N Korea’ Kim agree to bolster ties irrespective of external situation

Seoul, June 22: Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have on Thursday reached a consensus over "important issues", and agreed to...

Heatstroke prevention measures to be tested in Tokyo

Tokyo, June 21 (IANS) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on Friday that it would begin test competitions starting next month to assess the effectiveness of...

International Yoga Day 2019: How countries around the world celebrated?

New Delhi, June 21: The International Yoga Day celebration was held in most of the countries across the globe. All world leaders joined Indian Prime...