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Imran Khan aims to ‘refresh’ ties in maiden talks with Donald Trump on July 22

In March, President Trump indicated his readiness to meet Pakistan's new leadership, amidst the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban facilitated by Islamabad to end the brutal war in Afg

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China earthquake: 5.6-magnitude quake hits Sichuan province

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China's Sichuan Province, a week after thirty-one people were injured in a tremor in the same area.

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Joe Biden returns to campaign trail with strong defence of Obamacare

Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail Wednesday with a defense of the Affordable Care Act, consciously drawing a contrast with other Democratic presidential hopefuls after spending weeks focused al

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One killed as volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli

A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted dramatically on Wednesday, reportedly killing a hiker and sending tourists fleeing. The volcano is known to be active but on Wednesday there was a

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Donald Trump says immigrants ‘unhappy’ with detention centers should stay home

Democratic lawmakers and civil rights activists who have visited migrant detention centers along the border in recent days have described nightmarish conditions marked by overcrowding and inadequate a

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Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed, 12 others for terror financing through charities

The move comes as the United States, the United Kingdom, France and some other prominent countries voiced concern over Pakistan's failure to do enough to contain terror funding on its soil.

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Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for attacking PM Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago

A Pabna court sentenced nine people to death and 25 others to life in prison for attacking the train, media reports said.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. (Reuters File photo) News

Indian-origin truck driver arrested in US for killing wife, three others

The Branford police department said in a statement on Facebook that West Chester Police had notified them that Singh was staying at a local residence.

The suspect was arrested in a Wal-Mart parking lot at 2 pm on Tuesday, shortly after leaving the home. (Representational image) News

Donald Trump administration decides not to include citizenship question in 2020 Census

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, termed the decision as a welcoming development for the country's democracy.

The Trump administration's politically-motivated efforts to undermine the Constitution in this instance were so reprehensible that even the conservative Supreme Court couldn't let them get away with it. (Reuters File photo) News

US Presidential elections 2020: Kamala Harris surges to second spot among Democratic aspirants

Harris was elected as the US Senator from California two years ago, during which she had made a national presence for her taking a tough stand against President Trump and his policies.

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris (Reuters photo) News

Japan hit by torrential rains, orders 800,000 to evacuate from Kyushu island

Another 310,000 residents of the island were advised to find shelter, Kyodo News reported.

About 900 mm (35.4 inches) of rain has fallen on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, where Kagoshima is located, since late June, NHK said. (Reuters File photo) News

Libyan official says airstrike kills 40 migrants in Tripoli

In a statement, the UN-supported government blamed the self-styled Libyan National Army, led by Khalifa Hifter, for the airstrike.

A destroyed and burnt tank in Libya (Reuters Photo) News

Chinese engineer convicted of conspiring to illegally export semiconductor chips to China

In addition to the illegal exports, the jury also found Yi-Chi guilty of mail fraud, wire fraud, subscribing to a false tax return, making false statements to a government agency and conspiracy to gai

Yi-Chi was convicted of all 18 counts in a federal grand jury indictment, the department said in the statement. (Representational image) News

Four Indian-Americans arrested in US for H1B visa fraud

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

The conspiracy charge carries a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a USD 250,000 fine. (Representational Image) News

Imran Khan owns assets worth more than Rs 10 core; Bilawal wealthiest politician in Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assets worth Rs 10.8 crore, operates three foreign currency accounts and owns four goats, the election commission said on Tuesday.

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Pay back looted money and leave Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has declared that his government would not offer any amnesty to politicians like ex-president Asif Ali Zardari and premier Nawaz Sharif accused in corruption cases b

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Easter bombings: Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings

Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested their own chief and the former defence secretary for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, a police

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China slams US, UK, EU for backing ‘ultra-radicals’ in Hong Kong

"I would like to reiterate that Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China and its affairs are purely domestic. We deplore and strongly oppose the relevant countries' gross interference in

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Pakistani news channel stopped from airing jailed ex-prez Asif Ali Zardari’s interview

Former president Asif Ali Zardari, who is in the custody of the anti-corruption body National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for corruption cases, gave the interview to senior journalist Hamid Mir of Geo

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US strongly condemns brazen Kabul terrorist attack

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families.

The Taliban set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people. (AP Photo) News

China says violent actions in Hong Kong an ‘undisguised challenge’

A representative of China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned the violence of some protesters who are angered by a proposed extradition bill and said Beijing supports the Hong Kong government to hold

Andrew Leung, president of the Legislative Council, looks at damaged glass panels, a day after protesters broke into the councul building, in Hong Kong (Reuters Photo) News

Facebook office evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin

A drop of sarin on skin can cause sweating and muscle twitching, and exposure to large doses can result in paralysis and respiratory failure leading to death.

Facebook spokesman Anthony Harrison said four buildings were evacuated and that three have been cleared for people to come back in. (Reuters File photo) News

Recorder found in Texas plane crash; some victims identified

On June 21, a different model crashed shortly after takeoff in Hawaii, killing 11 people in the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011.

National Transportation Safety Board and FBI investigators inspect a hangar at Addison Airport in Addison, Texas. (AP Photo) News

Chinese newspaper calls for ‘zero tolerance’ over Hong Kong protests

Opponents of the extradition bill, which would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party, fear it is a threat to Hong Kong's much-cherished rule o

Protesters gather inside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong (AP Photo) News

Dawood Ibrahim’s Pakistan aide in UK opposes US extradition citing depression

In his opening statement, Hardy laid out details of the D Company as an international criminal organisation based in India, Pakistan and the UAE which carried out illegal activities in the US, includi

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Pakistan’s ex-president Asif Ali Zardari arrested in separate corruption case

Pakistan's former president and co-chairman of the Opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari was this time arrested in the Park Lane case which is related to the alleged properties in L

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South Korea hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement

Lee Sang-min, the spokesman of South Korea's Unification Ministry, said that the Trump-Kim meeting could breathe new life into the nuclear negotiations and benefit Seoul's efforts to keep alive moment

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