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South Korea’s Moon offers to resume cooperation with North Korea to help denuclearization

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in told U.S. President Donald Trump in a call on Tuesday that his country is willing to open economic...

EU chief ponders ‘special place in hell’ for Brexiteers

BRUSSELS: European Council President Donald Tusk took a swipe on Wednesday at some Brexit-backers in Britain, wondering aloud what “special place in hell” might...

No troop withdrawal timetable for Afghanistan exists: Khalizad

United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday refuted Taliban’s claims pertaining to a US troop withdrawal timetable for Afghanistan. U.S. Special...

Macron MP leaves party as unease over French anti-hooligan bill grows

PARIS:  A lawmaker has told his colleagues he will leave French President Emmanuel Macron’s governing party, a day after an unprecedented number of lawmakers...

Sri Lanka to resume executions within two months: president

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president said Wednesday that a 42-year moratorium on capital punishment will end within two months with the hanging of drug convicts. Maithripala...

US should ‘repent’ for its ‘past wrongs’: Iranian president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country would be ready to establish “friendly relations” with the United States if it apologised for past...

Pope Francis holds historic mass of over 170,000 people in Abu Dhabi

Pope Francis held a historic public mass for an estimated 170,000 Catholics at a stadium in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on...

Indian political parties are abusing WhatsApp service: executive

NEW DELHI: India’s political parties have been abusing Facebook Inc’s popular messaging service WhatsApp ahead of the country’s general election and the company has...

Venezuelan army blocks humanitarian aid fearing military intervention

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido stepped up efforts Wednesday to win recognition from EU holdout states and insisted the armed forces allow desperately needed...

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar to visit Karachi for Kaifi Azmi festival

Bollywood actors Shabana Azmi and her husband Javed Akhtar will visit Karachi next month to attend a conference on poet Kaifi Azmi, according to the...
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