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Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president

13 Feb, Berlin: Billed as Germany's "anti-Trump", centre-left former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new ceremonial head of state. The 61-year-old,...

N Korea fires ballistic missile in challenge to Trump: Seoul

12 Feb, Seoul: North Korea fired a ballistic missile today in an apparent provocation to test the response from new US President Donald Trump,...

India successfully testfires interceptor missile

12 Feb, New Delhi: India successfully testified an interceptor missile on Saturday from an island off the coast of the eastern state of Odisha,...

‘World’s heaviest woman’ to fly to India for surgery

11 Feb, Mumbai: An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman will fly to India for weight reduction surgery Saturday after intervention from...

US appeals court rules against Trump on travel ban

10 Feb, Los Angeles: A US court on Thursday unanimously refused to reinstate Donald Trump's ban on refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries,...

5.2 magnitude earthquake hits NW Pakistan

10 Feb, Islamabad: An earthquake measured at 5.2 magnitude hit parts of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on Friday, local meteorological office said. The Pakistan...

Explosion at French nuclear plant, ‘no radiation risk’

10 Feb, Caen: An explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast caused minor injuries today, but the authorities said there was...

Trump writes letter to Chinese President Xi, seeks ‘constructive relationship’

9 Feb, Washington : US President Donald Trump sent a letter to China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday saying he looked forward to working with...

Sri Lanka wants stronger relations with China, says FM

9 Feb, Colombo: Sri Lanka, on Wednesday said it shared very good relations with China and looked forward to working closely with them. Foreign Minister,...

Israel settlement law crosses ‘thick red line’: UN

8 Feb, Jerusalem: A new Israeli law legalising dozens of Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian land crossed a "thick red line" towards annexation...