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    China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid regional tensions
    Apr26

    China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid regional tensions

    New Delhi: China on Wednesday launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier, aimed at boosting its blue-water capabilities amid growing tension about Beijing flexing its muscle in the strategic South China Sea. The launch ceremony was attended by General Fan Changlong, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission. The 50,000-tonne...

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’
    Mar31

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’

    London, Mar 31: (AP) North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said today in a stark expression of America’s top national security concern at the moment. He emphasized diplomatic means of changing Pyongyang’s “reckless” agenda. On his...

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe
    Mar28

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    Stockholm, Mar 28: The World Health Organization warned today of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January. “With steady progress towards elimination over the past two years, it is of particular concern that measles cases...

    Facebook peace initiative: Over 27 lakh Indians and Pakistanis became FB friends on a single day!
    Mar24

    Facebook peace initiative: Over 27 lakh Indians and Pakistanis became FB friends on a single day!

    New Delhi, Mar 24: Despite the hostile relationship between India and Pakistan, people of both the countries continue to make bonds with each other on social media. According to the data released by the popular social networking site Facebook, 2,700,149 Indians and Pakistani turned a new leaf and became friends in a single day. Facebook on Friday...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Kiev, Mar 23: (AP) A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev today, prompting another war of words between the two countries. Denis Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was...

    Ex-Donald Trump campaign chief sought by Ukraine
    Mar18

    Ex-Donald Trump campaign chief sought by Ukraine

    Washington, March 18: Ukrainian prosecutors want to question US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief in connection with a corruption probe and have made repeated requests for assistance from American authorities, a media report said on Saturday. Prosecutors in Kiev said they have made seven separate appeals over the past two years...

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel put aside past differences; discuss terrorism, NATO
    Mar18

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel put aside past differences; discuss terrorism, NATO

    Washington, March 18: United States (US) President Donald Trump had the first encounter on Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and both the leaders put aside their past differences and spoke on important issues like terrorism and NATO etc. The much-awaited meeting was postponed since Tuesday as the heavy snow did not allow the two leaders...

    Vladimir Putin says Angela Merkel to visit Russia on May 2
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin says Angela Merkel to visit Russia on May 2

    Moscow, Mar 16: Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to visit Russia on May 2, President Vladimir Putin said today, a first visit by the German leader to the country in nearly two years. “We are awaiting Mrs Merkel on May 2,” Putin said while meeting with the premier of the German state of Bavaria, Horst Seehofer, a conservative critic of Merkel,...

    EU extends sanctions over Ukraine crisis for six months
    Mar13

    EU extends sanctions over Ukraine crisis for six months

    Brussels, Mar 13 (AFP) The European Union today prolonged by another six months sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals over their role in the Ukraine crisis. The asset freezes and travel bans were first introduced in early 2014 as the crisis deepened into outright war between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern...

    Russian woman pardoned by Vladimir Putin over text message freed
    Mar12

    Russian woman pardoned by Vladimir Putin over text message freed

    Moscow, Mar 12 : A Russian woman pardoned by President Vladimir Putin after she was sentenced to seven years in jail for treason over a text message about movements of military equipment was released Sunday, local media reported. Shopkeeper Oxana Sevastidi, 46, was convicted in March 2016 over an SMS sent eight years earlier about a train...

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