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How Pakistan kept a tight vigil on Jadhav’s meeting with wife, mother

ISLAMABAD: In a carefully choreographed event that unfolded in tweets, photos and TV footage, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row in Pakistan for alleged spying, met his wife and mother on Monday. The 40-minute meeting, which took place after many representations, was arranged at the heavily guarded Foreign Affairs Ministry building, and ... Read More »

Tunnel collapse after North Korea nuclear test may have killed 200: Report

TOKYO: More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said on Tuesday. A tunnel collapsed at Punggye-ri in early September, days after North Korea conducted its sixth and largest underground nuclear test on September 3, ... Read More »

3 killed in shooting at office park in Maryland

EDGEWOOD, Md.: A gunman opened fire at a Marylandoffice park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler identified the shooter as 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince. He said Prince opened fire with a handgun and then fled the Emmorton ... Read More »

Vijay Mallya arrested in London in money laundering case

NEW DELHI: Absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in connection to a loan default case to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore, was arrested in London, Doordarshan News reported on Tuesday. The fugitive businessman has been arrested in connection to a money laundering case. He will shortly be ... Read More »

Swaraj meets Tillerson, discusses bilateral ties

NEW YORK: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday held a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during which they reviewed all aspects of the bilateral relationship and discussed the situation in the neighbourhood and the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly session here. ... Read More »

N.Korea tests short-range missiles as S.Korea, U.S. conduct drills

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – North Korea fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Saturday, South Korea and the U.S. military said, as the two allies conducted annual joint military drills that the Northdenounces as preparation for war. The U.S. military’s Pacific Command said it had detected three short-range ... Read More »

Harvey makes landfall in Texas as Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 130 miles per hour, the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The hurricane made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor around 10 p.m. ... Read More »