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  • US keen to have military dialogue with China

    The US is keenly interested in having a military dialogue with China to be able to better understand that country’s programmes but Beijing has not been forthcoming to it, an administration official has said. “We continue to be very interested in military-to- military engagement and dialogue so that we can better understand what China’s plans […]

    UN Security Council Slams Killing of Three Peacekeepers in DRC

    The UN Security Council strongly condemned the killing of three UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and encouraged the DRC government “to ensure that the perpetrators of such attacks are swiftly brought to justice.” About 50 rebels attacked the Indian peacekeepers, who are serving in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in […]

    Crocodile Predicts Australian PM Victory in Election

    An enormous saltwater crocodile named Harry picked Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard as the winner of the federal election in Darwin of Australia on Wednesday. Harry weighs about 720 kilograms and is nearly five meters long. He lives in an enclosure at a popular tourist attraction on one of Darwin’s busiest streets. On Wednesday afternoon, […]

    US fully ending combat troops’ presence in Iraq

    The last US combat troops are leaving Iraq in a convoy to Kuwait, more than seven years after a US led invasion toppled Iraqi Saddam Hussein. The United States is on schedule to draw down its forces in Iraq to 50,000 by 31st August. Whereas, the soldiers staying behind will remain on training mission. There […]

    Accept Indian aid, no role for politics in disaster: US to Pak

    With Pakistan dilly-dallying on taking USD five million in flood aid from India, the US has said politics should have no role in disaster response and it “expects” Islamabad to accept the assistance. “In terms of responding to a disaster, politics should play no role. You have a country (India) that’s willing to help (Pakistan), […]

    16 Injured in Handgrenade Attack in NW Pakistan

    At least 16 people were injured in a handgrenade attack Thursday morning in district Bannu in the northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, local media reported. According to the reports, an unidentified person has attacked a shop with a handgrenade in the crowded downtown oil bazaar. Police have cordoned off the area following the attack, […]

    Pak not in Obama’s itinerary to Asia in November: White House

    There is no discussion to add Pakistan in the US President Barack Obama’s itinerary when he visits India and other Asian nations in November, the White House has said. “I haven’t heard any discussion of that,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton said when asked if there was any chance that President might add […]

    Australian PM Delivers Final Speech for Elections

    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday stressed why voters should give Labor another term and painted the Coalition as reckless spenders in her final speech to voters at National Press Club. In a new announcement, she has said Labor’s paid parental leave scheme will be widened to allow fathers and other carers to have […]

    US will not settle for second place: Obama

    The US would not settle for a second place in a world where countries like India and China are pacing ahead, trying to out-compete America in jobs, clean energy and education, President Barack Obama has said. “Right now, countries like China and India and South Korea and Germany, they are fighting as hard as they […]

    Japanese Helicopter Crashes into Sea

    A Japanese helicopter belonging to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism fell into the sea in western Japan on Wednesday afternoon, according to NHK. Five people were on board when the Japan Coast Guard helicopter crashed off Kagawa Prefecture, after barging in on electrical cables at 3 p.m. local time (0600 GMT), the […]