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  • 1 on 1 First Summit: US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin vow for a fresh start to troubled relations

    US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin vowed a fresh start to troubled relations between the two countries, at their first one-on-one summit in Helsinki, Finland yesterday. Both leaders held a two-hour long closed door meeting during which they discussed a number of issues, including Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential […]

    EU urges big powers to prevent trade “conflict and chaos”

    The European Union on Monday called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to avoid trade “conflict and chaos” to prevent it spiraling into violent confrontation. “It is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russia, not to destroy (the global trade order) but to improve it, not […]

    Pakistan: At least 18 killed and 30 injured in road accident in Sindh province

    In Pakistan, at least 18 people were killed and 30 injured in a road accident in Sindh province this morning. Police said, the accident took place when a speedy trailer rammed into a bus, carrying people from a wedding party, in Hala area of Hyderabad district. The bus had stopped on the National Highway to […]

    Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar file appeals in Islamabad High Court against Avenfield verdict

    Jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar today filed appeals in the Islamabad High Court against their conviction by the Accountability Court in Avenfield Reference. The appeal states that the sentences may be suspended and they be released on bail till the final decision of the court. It […]

    US, N.Korea hold talks on return of remains of American troops killed in Korean War

    North Korean and US military officials met at the inter-Korea border today to discuss repatriation of the remains of American troops killed during the Korean War. Returning the remains of the US soldiers, who perished during the 1950-53 conflict, was part of a deal signed by the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and US President […]

    Under austerity push, Mexico’s President-elect slashes own salary

    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he plans to earn 40 per cent of what his predecessor makes, when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government. Lopez Obrador told reporters that he will take home 108,000 pesos a month, which is USD 5,707 at current exchange rates, and that […]

    EAM Sushma Swaraj calls on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and met the country’s Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa to discuss ways to further strengthen the bilateral ties. Ms Swaraj, who arrived in Manama on Saturday on a two-day visit, also co-chaired the second joint commission meeting with her counterpart […]

    All eyes on Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki today

    U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first summit meeting in the Finnish capital Helsinki to discuss bilateral relations and host of international issues. Trump has said that, he will raise the subject of 12 Russians indicted for alleged hacking during the 2016 US election while Russia has denied […]

    EU, ASEAN agree to restart process of establishing FTA between them: Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said, the European Union (EU) and ASEAN have agreed to restart the process of establishing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between them. Mr.Lee said that Singapore hopes to establish a framework to identify areas with potential to work out deals. Singapore takes over as the ASEAN coordinator for […]

    Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village prompting tsunami fears

    A huge iceberg, the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, prompting fears it could swamp the settlement with a tsunami if it splits. Video posted on social media shows the iceberg towering over houses on a promontory in the village of Innaarsuit, when a […]