Tue, Apr 25, 2017 | updated 02:09 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], Apr 22 (ANI): Syrian families are naming their children Putin as a mark of gratitude for the Russian President's support for his Syrian counterpart in the six-year war, a government official has said.

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New York [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): More than 50 Afghan soldiers have been killed after some Taliban suicide attackers disguised as army personnel targetted a national army base in northern Afghanistan.

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Trump`s remark raises fears of U.S. disengagement in Libya

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 05:31 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): Donald Trump's declaration that the United States had "no role" in Libya has raised doubts about whether a political compromise can still be reached with the help of Americans in the embattled oil-rich country, possibly opening the door to greater Russian involvement in the region.

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UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 03:53 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council has formally condemned North Korea's latest missile launch, demanding that it "immediately" ceases further actions that violate resolutions.

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New York [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): The FBI gathered intelligence last summer that suggests Russian operatives tried to use Trump advisors, including Carter Page, to infiltrate the Trump campaign, according to the U.S. officials.

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Syria still has chemical weapons: U.S. defence secy

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 03:31 IST     

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): The Syrian Government has retained an unspecified amount of chemical weapons and dispersed its aircraft after a U.S. cruise-missile attack this month, United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday.

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12 die as rioting breaks out in Venezuela

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 03:29 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], Apr 22 (ANI): At least a dozen people were killed as the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, erupted into a night of riots, looting and clashes between government opponents and the National Guard on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

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Paris [France], Apr 22 (ANI): France goes to the polls on Sunday with terrorist violence casting a shadow over its Presidential election, after the shooting of a policeman on the Champs Élysees.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22 (ANI): Asserting that the integrity of the armed forces was beyond reproach, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor has clarified that comments by a few people regarding the head of premier intelligence agency were baseless and unwarranted.

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Astana [Kazakhstan], April 21 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday stressed further strengthening strategic cooperation with Russia to play a constructive role seeking political settlement for international hot issues.

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Insurgents breach Afghan Army Headquarters, eight killed

Updated: Apr 21, 2017 22:31 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 21 (ANI): Eight people were killed and 10 wounded as insurgents penetrated the Afghan National Army's 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Balkh province on Friday afternoon.

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Lahore [Pakistan], Apr 21 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Ministry has conveyed to the Lahore High Court that no laws were violated in issuance of the detention orders against Jamaat-ud- Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and his aides.

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Qatari royals held hostage released in Iraq

Updated: Apr 21, 2017 21:11 IST     

Abu Dhabi, [UAE], Apr 21 (ANI): Members of the Qatari royal family held hostage in Iraq since 2015 were among the 26 Qataris released on Friday, the CNN reported citing a Qatari source

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New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): The Indian-American community in the United States has launched a petition seeking the Washington's intervention to bring justice to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was recently sentenced to death by a Pakistan court.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 21 (ANI): A mob brutally attacked a man inside a mosque in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province's Chitral for allegedly uttering blasphemous remarks following Friday prayers.

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Beijing [China], Apr 21 (ANI): Accusing India of playing the Dalai Lama card against China, state-run Global Times on Friday warned this move will only end up in New Delhi "paying dearly for it".

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Beijing [China], Apr 21 (ANI): Beijing on Friday dismissed New Delhi's protest over its decision to rename six places in Arunachal Pradesh, which China considers to be a disputed territory, saying "it is a legitimate measure".

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Washington [USA], Apr. 21 (ANI): China on Wednesday put its land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers "on high alert" and the US sees it as evidence that Beijing is preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan Army chief Gen. (Retd.) Raheel Sharif on Friday departed for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance.

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U.K. may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President

Updated: Apr 21, 2017 16:18 IST     

London [U.K.], Apr 21 (ANI): European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has said that Brexit, a term that describes United Kingdom's withdrawal from European Union, could be reversed after the snap elections.

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