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Trump expected to pressure Chinas Xi to rein in North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pressure China’s president when they meet next month in Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea out of a belief that Details

North Korea warns threats a big miscalculation in letter to Australia lawmakers

North Korea has sent a letter to Australia’s parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to destroy it, according Details

More than 300000 Rohingya refugee children outcast and desperate : Unicef

Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) said on Details

Quebec passes controversial face veil ban

Quebec has passed a contentious law that would make it illegal for Muslim women, and other individuals, who cover their faces to receive public services, including riding public buses. Members of Details

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of promoting regime change

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to engineer "regime change" during its four-month blockade of its Gulf neighbour. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told CNBC on Tuesday Details

Rohingya Persecution : WB suspends $200m loan for Myanmar

The World Bank has suspended $200 million credit for budget support to Myanmar’s government due to the persecution of Rohingyas of Rakhine State, The Daily Star has reported. The loan agreement Details

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

Iranians quickly closed ranks against a hawkish new U.S. approach to Tehran, but Iran’s powerful hardliners are set to exploit the latest dispute with Washington to weaken domestic rivals who Details

North Korea crisis : Tillerson says diplomacy will continue

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has insisted President Donald Trump wants to resolve the confrontation with North Korea through diplomacy. It will continue until "the first bomb drops", he told Details

Evacuation deal as ISIL defeat in Syrias Raqqa nears

Syrian ISIL fighters are set to evacuate their former stronghold of Raqqa in a withdrawal negotiated by local officials and tribesmen, as US-backed forces near the capture of the city. Officials Details

World leaders react to Donald Trumps speech on Iran

World leaders were quick to react to US President Donald Trump's decision to "decertify" an international deal on Iran's nuclear programme. The 2015 deal, reached between Iran and the United States, Details

Ivory Coast crash: Four die when cargo plane comes down off coast

A cargo plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, shortly after taking off from Abidjan airport, killing four people and injuring six. The wreckage of the turboprop plane was Details

India is complicit in the Rohingya suffering

The stance of the Indian government regarding the Rohingya crisis is a source of consternation, to put it mildly. The central government has decided that ethnic Rohingya who are already Details

North Korean leader promotes sister Kim Yo-jong

Kim Jong-un announces changes at line-up of powerful Workers Party's Politburo as he reaffirms N Korea's nuclear drive. An image of Kim Yo-jong shown on a TV screen in Seoul, South Details

Trumps immigration proposals threaten Dreamers deal

US president seeks border wall funding in exchange for a deal to protect some 690,000 immigrants known as 'Dreamers'. US President Donald Trump has presented a new hardline immigration proposal to Details

Only one thing will work with N Korea :Trump

"Only one thing will work" in dealing with North Korea after years of talks with Pyongyang brought no results, US President Donald Trump has warned. "Presidents and their administrations have been Details

Attack foiled near Saudi palace in Jeddah

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia cautions citizens after unconfirmed reports of foiled attack near Al Salam Palace in Jeddah. The United States Embassy in Saudi Arabia warned US citizens to exercise Details

Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet by state government

The Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is not mentioned in a new Utter Pradesh tourism booklet which highlights key attractions in the Indian state. The 32 Details

I watched my son drown : Rohingya boat survivor

The Rohingya refugee boat was metres away from safety in Bangladesh when a huge wave upended it, throwing Nur Fatima and her nine-month-old son into the choppy surf. She grabbed the Details

Las Vegas shooter named as Stephen Paddock

At least 59 people have been killed and more than 500 injured after at least one gunman opened fire on concert-goers on the popular Las Vegas Strip in the US Details

Meeting of security council again in next week

After the ineffectual discussions about the Rohingya crisis, The United Nations Security Council is meeting next week again. Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Anan will address the meeting.Kofi Anan Details