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China cries foul over US plan to take Dalai Lama’s succession issue to UN

China on Monday objected to the US' plan to take up the issue of the Dalai Lama's successor to the United Nations, accusing Washington of "misusing" the world body to interfere in its internal affairs.

China has been asserting that its assent to the Dalai Lama's successor is a...

Pakistan stoops to new low with Abhinandan Varthaman's mannequin display at PAF museum

Islamabad, Nov 11: In a bizarre promotion of its heinous propaganda against India, Pakistan has displayed a mannequin of Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman inside a war museum of Pakistan Air Force in Karachi.

A Twitter posting by Pakistan journalist and political commentator Anwar Lodhi...

Sharif needs to be shifted abroad immediately: Party

Lahore, Nov 11: The danger to Nawaz Sharif's health is increasing due to a delay in his travel abroad for treatment, his party has said, as the ailing former Pakistan prime minister awaits the removal of his name from the no fly-list.

The 69-year-old Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo...

End of trade war? USA, China agree to roll back tariffs

Washington, Nov 8: China and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others' goods as part of the first phase of a trade deal, officials from both sides said on Thursday, offering a new sign of progress despite ongoing divisions about the months-long dispute.

The...

Muslim woman, 3 other Indian-Americans create history, win state, local polls in US

Washington, Nov 7: Four Indian Americans, including a Muslim woman and a former White House technology policy advisor, have won state and local elections held in the United States on Tuesday.

Indian-American Ghazala Hashmi, a former community college professor, created history by becoming the first Muslim woman to be...

Donald Trump impeachment public hearings to begin ‘next week’

Washington, Nov 7: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has announced that the panel's first open hearings as part of an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump will begin next week.

Schiff, in a tweet on Wednesday, said they will hear from William Taylor, the top US diplomat...

11,000 Scientists Declare Climate Emergency across the Globe, Warn of Unavoidable Human Suffering

Nov 6: More than 11,000 scientists warned Tuesday of "untold suffering" due to global warming, even as another team said Paris carbon-cutting pledges are "too little, too late".

The European Union, meanwhile, confirmed that last month was the warmest October ever registered, fast on heels of a record September...

Pak protest leader convenes all-party meet as deadline for PM Imran’s resignation ends

Islamabad, Nov 4: Pakistan's firebrand cleric-cum-politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday convened an all-party meeting to discuss the future course of action as the deadline set by him for Prime Minister Imran Khan's resignation has expired.

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader, who is leading a huge protest dubbed...

Tariff war: China wins WTO case to sanction $3.6 billion in US trade

Nov 4: China secured the World Trade Organization’s go-ahead to impose $3.6 billion in sanctions against the US, in a case that predates the tariff war between the world’s two largest economies but may add a layer of tension to ongoing talks.

The damages awarded, in a document released...

Indian-origin man sentenced to 15 years for raping, robbing woman in UK

London, Nov 3: An Indian-origin man who raped and robbed a woman at knife point in south-east England has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment by a UK court.

Diljeet Grewal was found guilty of rape, sexual assault and aggravated burglary at Isleworth Crown Court and sentenced...