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  • Two students killed after gunman opens fire at a School in U.S

    In the United States, two students were killed after a gunman opened fire at Saugus High School in southern California. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said during a press conference that the victims including the suspect were taken to the local hospital with gunshot wounds. Villanueva said the authorities saw school surveillance video showing the […]

    BRICS trade ministers meeting begins in Brasilia

    Ahead of upcoming BRICS 2019 summit, BRICS trade ministers meeting has started in Brasilia. Commerce minister Piyush Goyal is leading the Indian delegation. The meeting will focus on trade facilitation, investment promotion and cooperation in customs among other issues. Getting through comparative advantages of all the BRICS countries to develop upon shared prosperity in the […]

    China objects to US plan to take Dalai Lama’s succession issue to UN

    China today objected to the US’ plan to take up the issue of 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 must as the Tibetan spiritual leader turned 84 […]

    Hong Kong police shoot and critically wounded a protester

    Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester as the territory spiralled into violence today. A pro-Beijing supporter was also set on fire who was demanding greater democracy and police accountability in Hong Kong. The territory’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam, speaking to reporters, warned protesters they would not succeed in getting their demands. There […]

    Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid turmoil

    The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has resigned amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month. He has been in power for nearly 14 years. He left the post after losing the support of the army and the police. The head of the army had called on him to go after protests over his election […]

    US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession issue to stop China from handpicking his successor

    The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama’s succession issue to stop China from handpicking his successor. An envoy said this after meeting the Tibetan spiritual leader. US Ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom   Sam Brownback said he spoke at length about the succession issue with the 84-year-old Dalai Lama […]

    France announces death of top jihadist leader in Mali

    France has announced the death of a top jihadist leader in Mali as it sought to reassure the West African nation of European support in the fight against militant bloodshed. The Defence Minister, Florence Parly said, French troops killed Moroccan Ali Maychou of the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) in Mali last month. […]

    Antonio Guterres hails ‘landmark’ meeting on Syrian Constitution

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today hailed as a landmark the first meeting of a committee comprising Syrian government and opposition negotiators, tasked with amending the war-torn country’s Constitution. The two sides sat face-to-face in Geneva for the launch of the constitutional review committee’s work yesterday. At a Conference on mediation in Istanbul organised by […]

    US releases video of Al-Baghdadi’s killing; Head of Central Command warns against attacks by IS

    A top American General has said the Islamic State is still dangerous and it could attempt a retribution attack after the killing of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a United States raid. The Head of US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie, speaking to reporters after the Pentagon released video and photos of the US […]

    At least 73 killed as massive fire breaks in train in Pakistan

    At least 73 people lost their lives and several others injured as a massive fire broke out on a moving train in Pakistan’s in eastern Punjab province today after a gas canister carried by a passenger exploded. The train, Tezgam Express, was on its way to Rawalpindi from Karachi when the fire broke out, destroying […]