Mon, May 22, 2017 | updated 09:05 PM IST

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile

Updated: May 21, 2017 15:27 IST     

London [U.K.], May 21 (ANI) :North Korea on Sunday tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Sunday from a location near Pukchang .

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Iran fires mortar shells into Pakistan

Updated: May 21, 2017 14:20 IST     

Islamabad [Paksiatn], May 21 (ANI): Mortar shells were fired into Pakistan's territory from across the Iranian border, reports Samaa TV.

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Afghanistan: 20 policemen killed in clash with Taliban

Updated: May 21, 2017 12:56 IST     

Zabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): As far as 20 local and national policemen were killed and six other were reportedly injured in clashes with the Taliban insurgents in the southern Zabul province on Sunday.

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Trump's former adviser asked to testify in Russia probe

Updated: May 21, 2017 08:46 IST     

London [U.K.], May 21 (ANI): The House Intelligence Committee has asked a former adviser to President Donald Trump, for a voluntary interview and documents in connection with the accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

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Afghan VP Dostum exiled to Turkey

Updated: May 21, 2017 07:18 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Afghanistan's embattled Vice President, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum has left for Turkey, another long exile for the former warlord amid a criminal investigation into rape accusations leveled against him.

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Plane crashes into Los Angeles airport truck after landing

Updated: May 21, 2017 07:01 IST     

New York [U.S.], May 21 (ANI) :At least six people were injured, one critically, when a Aeromexico flight Boeing 737 passenger jet collided

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New York [U.S.], May21 (ANI) : Robert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden, said that ahead of 2011 Abbottabad raid, he gave departing gifts to his children and believed that he won't be able to meet his family again.

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New York [U.S.], May21 (ANI) : The father of former FBI Director James Comey termed his son's firing as "a Trump deal" and said that the U.S. President Donald Trump was "scared to death" of him."

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New York [U.S.], May21 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has revealed that he didn't discuss former FBI director James Comey's dismissal with U.S. President Donald Trump during his White House meeting on May 10.

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Bangladesh PM Hasina likely to meet Trump in Riyadh

Updated: May 21, 2017 04:23 IST     

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May21 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to have their first meeting in Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the Arab Islamic American Summit.

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Rescued Chibok girls reunited with families

Updated: May 21, 2017 02:55 IST     

Abbuja [Nigeria], May21 (ANI): The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on May 7 following a deal with the Nigerian authorities, have finally been reunited with their families. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this month.

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Pak lawyers give 7 days to PM Sharif for resignation

Updated: May 21, 2017 02:32 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association have threatened to launch a countrywide movement if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif doesn't resign in seven days.

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MoU signed to impart Yoga training in China's Huzhou city

Updated: May 21, 2017 00:17 IST     

Huzhou [China], May 21 (ANI) : An MoU has been signed between Indian Yoga Institute - Krishnamachargya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) - and Huzhou Taihu Tourism Resort to impart Yoga training through Indian teachers for next five years in China's Huzhou city.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 20 (ANI): The White House on Saturday announced that the United States has sealed an arms deal worth USD 350 billion with Saudi Arabia, which comes as President Donald Trump began an official visit to the Muslim-majority nation.

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Moscow/Beijing, May 20 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday congratulated Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election to head the country.

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London [U.K.], May 20 (ANI): The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) on Saturday held demonstrations outside the Pakistan Embassy in London against growing atrocities by the state's Army in Balochistan.

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Trump receives royal welcome in Saudi Arabia

Updated: May 20, 2017 20:05 IST     

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], May 20 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump was welcomed with pomp and show in Saudi Arabia at an event, which featured a military brass band and a fighter jet flyover.

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At least two killed in coordinated attack on New Kabul Bank

Updated: May 20, 2017 18:38 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): At least two people were killed and 30 other wounded after assailants stormed the New Kabul Bank branch in Paktia, Afghanistan.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has held a highly classified meeting with his close legal aide and former attorney general Salman Aslam Butt in connection with documentation to establish the money trail of his family's London properties.

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Nepal PM to step down by May 24

Updated: May 20, 2017 17:57 IST      By: Binod Prasad Adhikari

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 20 (ANI): With the successful conclusion of the first phase of local polls, Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is expected to resign by May 24.

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