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Imran Khan compares Pak to East India company

Updated: May 20, 2017 07:58 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that the incumbent leaders of Pakistan are running the country like the Britishers ran the East India Company.

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Comey will testify publicly before intelligence panel

Updated: May 20, 2017 05:17 IST     

New York [U.S.] May 20 (ANI): Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by the U.S. President, Donald Trump, amid an agency probe into Russian allegedly meddling in the U.S. election, has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee at a public hearing.

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Avoid escalation of Syrian conflict: UN

Updated: May 20, 2017 05:17 IST     

Moscow [Russia], May 20 (ANI): The United Nations is not in a position to independently confirm the reports about the U.S. airstrike on the Syrian pro-government militias on May 18, UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said.

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What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

Updated: May 20, 2017 05:02 IST     

Moscow [Russia], May 20 (ANI): Secretary of Russia Security Council Nikolai Patrushev has accused the world powers of pushing North Korea towards the development and nuclear weapons and other ballistic missile assets.

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Trump boasted of firing 'nut job' Comey to Russians

Updated: May 20, 2017 03:15 IST     

New York [U.S.], May 20 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly told the Russian officials during a meet at the Oval office on May 10 that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey relieved "great pressure."

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New York [U.S.], May 20 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump on May 19 embarked on his first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel and global summits in Italy and Belgium.

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Hopeful of meeting between Trump, Dalai Lama: Lobsang Sangay

Updated: May 20, 2017 01:37 IST     

Dharmashala [India], May 20 (ANI) :Tibet's Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Thursday expressed hope that U.S. President Donald Trump might continue to support the Tibetan cause and meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Suspected militants on Friday gunned down three Pakistani workers building a Chinese-funded "Silk Road" highway in Balochistan, just days after a similar attack that killed 10 labourers working on projects under the Chinese Belt and Road initiative.

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Beijing [China], May 19 (ANI): China on Friday said it had 'no problem' with the bilateral exercise between India and Singapore, said to be holding navy exercises in the South China Sea, citing it didn't mind such exchanges if they were due to "friendly purposes."

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Indian national who died in Atlanta to be cremated there

Updated: May 19, 2017 22:34 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): The family of the deceased 58-year-old Indian national, who was detained by the U.S. Immigation Department and later, died at an Atlanta hospital earlier this week, has allowed the Indian authorities in the city to cremate his body.

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Afghanistan: Landmine blast kills 11 of a family

Updated: May 19, 2017 22:01 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): A roadside landmine on Friday claimed 11 lives, including five women and five children, of a family in Afghanistan.

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Brexit negotiations to start formally on June 19

Updated: May 19, 2017 20:47 IST     

Brussels [Belgium], May 19 (ANI): June 19 is the first formal day of talks between Britain and the European Union (EU) about its withdrawal from the bloc.

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Pakistan files plea with ICJ to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Updated: May 19, 2017 20:13 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed the death sentence awarded to former Indian Naval officer and alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by the Pakistan military court, Islamabad on Friday filed a plea in the Hague to rehear the case within six weeks.

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Jadhav's case should not be politicised: Pak NA Speaker

Updated: May 19, 2017 19:30 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on Friday said that alleged Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav's issue should not be politicised.

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Russia slams US strike on pro-Syrian government forces

Updated: May 19, 2017 19:09 IST     

Nicosia [Russia], May 19 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday slammed the recent 'illegitimate' US-led coalition's strike against pro-Syrian government forces.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): A special court in Pakistan hearing the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf, has ordered him to appear before the court under any circumstances.

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New York [U.S.A.], May 19 (ANI): Sweden is set to drop investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, CNN quoted a prosecution statement released on Friday.

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Julian Assange

Updated: May 19, 2017 15:23 IST     

London [United Kingdom], May 19 (ANI): Prosecutors in Sweden have announced that they will drop a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, bringing to an end a seven-year legal standoff.

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Pak now forming new legal team for Jadhav's case

Updated: May 19, 2017 14:33 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Islamabad will form a new team of lawyers to present Pakistan's stance vigorously in the Kulbushan Jadhav case that is before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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Singapore court jails Bangladeshi for rape of Chinese woman

Updated: May 19, 2017 14:16 IST     

Toa Payoh [Singapore], May 19 (ANI): A Bangladeshi construction worker was on Friday sentenced to 17 years imprisonment for abducting and raping a woman at the MacRitchie Reservoir, in Singapore.

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