• L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

    L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

    Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94

  • Mexico earthquake death toll rises to 273

    Mexico earthquake death toll rises to 273

    The toll from Tuesday's powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico has climbed to 273, officials said.

  • Mexico earthquake toll 250 as search for survivors continues

    Mexico earthquake toll 250 as search for survivors continues

    The death toll in the powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico on Tuesday climbed to 250 as rescue workers backed by an army of volunteers on Thursday searched for survivors buried under mounds of rubble, officials said

  • Pak finance minister faces arrest warrant

    A Pakistani court on Wednesday issued a bailable arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and ordered the police to produce him before it on September 25, after he failed to appear in a corruption case linked to the Panama Papers scandal

  • Parliament Square to get first statue of a woman

    A century after she successfully campaigned to win women the right to vote, British suffragette Millicent Fawcett will become the first woman honoured with a statue in London’s Parliament Square

  • Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria roared ashore in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the US territory in about 90 years after lashing the US Virgin Islands and devastating a string of tiny Caribbean islands, killing at least one person

  • Tube blast probe picks up pace with two more arrests

    Tube blast probe picks up pace with two more arrests

    Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command detained two men under the UK's Terrorism Act on Wednesday

  • Bangladesh army to build shelters for Rohingyas

    Bangladesh army to build shelters for Rohingyas

    The soldiers would also ensure order and assist in distributing relief among the refugees

  • Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir

    Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir

    Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today demanded the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir, asserting that his country will continue supporting the right to self-determination in Jammu and Kashmir

  • President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Donald Trump

    President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Donald Trump

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country

  • 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, death toll rises to 224

    7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, death toll rises to 224

    The Mexican authorities have said that the number of casualties will rise after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the centre of the country. The quake is the deadliest in Mexico since a 1985 quake on the same date killed thousands

  • 'Charismatic' Sushma Swaraj Ivanka Trump talk empowerment

    'Charismatic' Sushma Swaraj Ivanka Trump talk empowerment

    US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump today met External Affairs Minister Sus­hma Swaraj on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session

  • Tripura is first state to set up district family welfare committees

    Tripura on Monday became the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband's relatives, as per an apex court directive

  • Ivanka Trump meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses women entrepreneurship

    Ivanka Trump meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses women entrepreneurship

    US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly session here

  • US to stick to its position on climate change: White House

    The White House (WH) yesterday insisted that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord unless it can re-enter on more favourable terms, denying reports that Washington was softening its stance on the landmark agreement

  • Pakistanis vote in Lahore by-polls

    Pakistanis vote in Lahore by-polls

    Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz is contesting the elections

  • India won't rest till Azhar is brought to justice, Indian Diplomat

    India won't rest till Azhar is brought to justice, Indian Diplomat

    He also said Islamabad'­s decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN is like 'Miyan ki daud masjid tak'

  • 'Lack of food and water could kill Rohingya refugees'

    'Lack of food and water could kill Rohingya refugees'

    Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to lack of food, shelter and water, given the huge numbers fleeing violence in Myanmar, an aid agency warned on Sunday, as authorities began moving people to camps to streamline the distribution of help

  • Prince Charles to give up royal residence as king

    Prince Charles to give up royal residence as king

    Britain's Prince Charles has no plans of moving into Buckingham Palace when he takes the throne as Queen Elizabeth II's heir, as he is no fan of a 'big house', a UK media report has claimed

  • Second man arrested over London Tube train bombing

    Second man arrested over London Tube train bombing

    A second man was arrested over the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured and resulted in an increase in the country's terror threat level from "severe" to "critical", police said on Sunday

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