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  • Turkish court sentences 24 to life term over failed 2016 coup

    A Turkish court today gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers for their part in the 2016 failed coup that aimed to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. State news agency Anadolu reported that the court handed 17 of the 24 people consecutive life terms for violating the constitution and attempting to assassinate […]

    US Secretary of State to reach India on June 25

    US Secretary of State, Michael R Pompeo, will be on a three-day visit to India from June 25. Announcing the visit in New Delhi today, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, this will be the first high-level engagement with the US after the elections in India. He said, during his visit, Mr Pompeo will […]

    China’s President Xi Jinping in N Korea for meeting with Kim Jong-un

    China’s President Xi Jinping is in North Korea for a meeting with Kim Jong-un. It is the first Chinese state visit to the North since 2005. The two leaders, who have met in China four times, are expected to discuss the stalled talks over the North’s nuclear programme as well as economic issues. China is […]

    Mexico ratifies US-Mexico-Canada agreement

    Mexico has ratified the US-Mexico-Canada agreement. This makes it the first country to give the new North American trade deal final approval despite recent tensions with the US. The Mexican government called the deal’s passage a clear message in favor of an open economy and deepening economic integration in the region. President Andres Manuel Lopez […]

    Saudi journalist Khashoggi victim of premeditated extrajudicial execution: UN Report

    A United Nations Special Rapporteur said in a report today that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which the State of Saudi Arabia is responsible. UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings, Agnes Callamard, published the report following a six-month investigation into the killing in October […]

    14 civilians killed in Syrian Regime Bombardment

    Bombardment by the Syrian Regime killed 14 civilians including two rescue workers in the northwestern part of the country. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said, those killed also included seven children in various areas of Idlib province. A regime air strike targeted an ambulance in the town of Maaret al-Noman, killing two rescue […]

    Trump to hold extended talks with Xi on sidelines of G20

    US President Donald Trump has said, he will hold an extended meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 summit. The move is seen as a major development amid the ongoing trade war between two of the world’s largest economies. Trump met with Xi at the previous G-20 at Buenos […]

    Nepal: Programmes being organised to celebrate 5th International Day of Yoga

    In Nepal, many programmes are being organised to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga. Embassy of India in Kathmandu organised a programme on Yoga Day. The event started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message on International Day of Yoga. Besides school students, officials of Indian Embassy and their family members, a large number of […]

    United Kingdom: Boris Johnson takes lead in run-up to the election of PM

    In the United Kingdom, Prime Ministerial race has narrowed to five candidates from six after a crunch vote last night when ruling Conservative Party MPs voted in a secret ballot for the second time to whittle down the list of contenders further. Boris Johnson once again came top of the second ballot, with 126 votes, […]

    US President Trump says, he had positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping

    US  President Donald Trump said he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping today. He said that they will hold an “extended meeting” next week at the G20 summit. Trump’s tweet set a more upbeat tone for his talks with Xi at the summit in Japan, amid concerns over whether the […]