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Chile anniversary rallies turn violent as churches burned, police fire tear gas

Tens of thousands of Chileans gathered within the central square of Santiago to mark the one-year anniversary of mass protests…

US elections: How Trump vs Biden affects the world

In the last four years, President Donald Trump has reviewed and, many argue, irretrievably weakened the international commitments of the…

‘I always go for chana masala, naan’: Prez Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan lucky to have Indian restaurants

Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen has spoken about her fondness for Indian food, saying the east Asian country was lucky to…

Only 22% NRIs to vote Trump, support for Modi cuts across divide: US survey

A survey has found that while almost half Indian Americans approve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s performance, they continue…

Nepal PM Oli sends a quiet message to India with a change in his cabinet

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has shunted out the country’s deputy PM Ishwar Pokhrel out of the defence ministry…

US resets ties with Bangladesh, to seek India’s view on neighbourhood

US deputy secretary of state Stephen Biegun has told the Indian government that Washington goes to be consulting it more…

India scoffs at China’s new excuse for Ladakh stand-off, cites 3 reasons

India has rejected Chinese contention that its border infrastructure upgrade along the three,488 km Line of Actual Control (LAC) is…

Nobel Economics Prize 2020 goes to Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson for auction theory

New Delhi: Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson are awarded the 2020 Nobel prize in Economic Sciences for “improvements…

China must withdraw troops at friction points, insists India

India and China on Monday held the seventh round of their corps commander-level talks to ease tensions in eastern Ladakh…

Pushback to Xi Jinping to reflect in US approach to ‘One China’ policy | Analysis

Two of the foremost important takeaways from the October 6, Quad security dialogue were that US confrontation with China over…

Ancient statues return to public view in Rome after decades in basement

After decades locked away in a basement, a variety of the simplest sculptures from antiquity are pulled from the gloom…

US heading for post-election strife

WASHINGTON: There are increasingly ominous signs that the us is heading towards post-election strife with massive distrust over voting procedures…

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un apologises teary-eyed for failing to stand by citizens during pandemic

North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un did the unthinkable when he apologised to his citizens with tears in his…

Pakistan on FATF’s ‘Enhanced Follow-up’ list for meagre progress on terror financing

Islamabad: Noting that Pakistan’s measures against concealment and terror financing “is not yet sufficient to justify a re-rating”, a regional…

Why Iraq’s Prime Minister should heed Ayatollah Sistani and disband the Iranian militias

Iraq’s top Shia cleric, Ayatollah Ali Sistani, last month involved the disbanding of all militias. this is able to involve…

Telangana farmer who starved and prayed for Trump’s recovery from Covid-19 dies

ATelangana farmer, a fanatical follower of Donald Trump who had “fasted and prayed” for the US President’s recovery from coronavirus,…

Taiwan claims entrapment after China shows spy ‘confession’

Taipei: Taiwan’s government has denounced China, citing entrapment and manipulation, after Chinese state television aired a documentary showing a Taiwanese…

2nd Cabinet minister in Nepal tests positive for coronavirus

Nepal’s education minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel has tested positive for COVID-19 — the second Cabinet minister to possess contracted the…

Time has come to accept that talks won’t make China change its aggressive stance: US NSA

WASHINGTON: China has attempted to “seize” control of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India by force as part…

Bangladesh considering death penalty for rapists as protests flare REUTERS

Dhaka: Protests rocked Bangladesh on Saturday as many people took to the streets to demand justice after a series of rapes and…