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  • At least 20 killed, 24 injured in mass shooting at Walmart store in US city of El Pasco

    At least 20 people have been killed and another 24 injured in a mass shooting in the US city of El Paso, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has confirmed. He described it as one of the deadliest days in the state’s history. The massacre happened at a Walmart store last night near the Cielo Vista Mall, […]

    President Kovind to hold talks with his Guinea counterpart today

    President Ram Nath Kovind will hold talks with his Guinea counterpart Alpha Conde in the capital Conakry today. Both the Presidents are expected to review the entire gamut of bilateral relations and discuss issues of mutual interest. Various agreements are also likely to be signed after the talks. Mr Kovind reached Conakry last evening on […]

    Jaishankar emphasises on better connectivity between India and other MGC nations

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has emphasised on better connectivity between India and other member countries of the Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) bloc for developing a vibrant economic growth corridor. The MGC, is a sub-regional cooperation organisation comprising India and five ASEAN countries, namely, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Addressing the 10th MGC Ministerial […]

    800 asylum seekers returned to wait in Mexican border city

    The United States government has sent back about 800 migrants, mostly Central American and Cuban, to northern Mexico border city since expanding its controversial “remain in Mexico” program. They are among nearly 3,000 people with pending U.S. immigration proceedings who have been sent back to wait in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state. Under the program, migrants who […]

    Five killed, scores injured in blast targetting police vehicle in Pakistan

    In Pakistan, a powerful blast targeting a police vehicle in the restive Balochistan province has killed five people, including two security personnel. 38 others were injured. Quetta’s Deputy Inspector-General of police said that the target of the blast appeared to be the Station House Officer (SHO) of the area, who received some injuries and has […]

    China blames US for mass demonstrations in Hong Kong

    China today alleged America’s hand behind the mass demonstrations in Hong Kong. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thinks the violent behaviour in Hong Kong is reasonable because the US also contributed to that. Giving a recap of the recent events in Hong Kong, Hua said, at the […]

    Pakistan: At least 34 people die in rain-related incidents

    At least 34 people, including children and women, were killed in separate incidents after incessant rains caused flash floods and lashed various parts of Pakistan. At least 18 people were dead in torrential rains and thunderstorms in southern Sindh province. In parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, 16 people have died and 30 others were injured. […]

    16 People killed in rain related incidents in Pakistan

    In Pakistan, flash floods caused by torrential rains have killed at least 16 people in the northwestern part of the country, an official said today. The incessant rains in the last six days have played havoc in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A spokesman for the Provincial Disaster Management Authority said at least 16 people, […]

    Pakistan: 17 People killed in military plane crash in Rawalpindi

    In Pakistan, at least 17 people including two pilots were killed and 12 others injured when a small military plane crashed into a residential area near the garrison city of Rawalpindi in the wee hours today. District commissioner Rawalpindi Ali Randhawa told the media that the incident occurred between 2:30 and 2:40 am when the […]

    UN report: Record 12,000 children killed and injured in armed conflicts

    UN says in a report that a record number of more than 12,000 children were killed and injured in armed conflicts last year, with Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and Yemen topping the casualty list. According to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ annual report to the Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict, deaths and injuries were among more […]