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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea to ‘deter’ Pyongyang

BUSAN: A US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea Friday for the first time in… Read More

UNGA: PM Shehbaz meets US President Biden

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met US President Joe Biden and his wife on Friday on… Read More

King Charles to announce Archie, Lilibet’s titles after Harry releases his book

King Charles III will only decide on Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle's children’s titles once… Read More

S Korea, Japan hold first bilateral talks since 2019, seek stronger ties

  Meeting takes place in New York on sidelines of UN General AssemblyTwo leaders agree on… Read More

US President Joe Biden urges world to help Pakistan after cataclysmic floods

PM Shehbaz to address UNGA session on September 23.Devastating floods kill more than 1,500 people… Read More

Israeli minister foresees direct pilgrim flights to Saudi Arabia next year

JERUSALEM: An Israeli official said on Saturday he expected members of the country's Muslim minority… Read More

‘Unrealistic’ energy policies will lead to higher inflation: MbS

JEDDAH, (Saudi Arabia): Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Saturday more investment… Read More

Oscar-nominated ‘Godfather’ actor James Caan dies at 82

LOS ANGELES: American actor James Caan, who starred as gangster Sonny Corleone in epic mafia… Read More

India’s SC slams Nupur Sharma

NEW DELHI: A ruling party spokeswoman whose remarks on Islam embroiled India in a diplomatic… Read More

Strikes kill 21 in Ukraine’s Odessa

SERGIYVKA, (Ukraine): Missile strikes slammed into a residential building and a recreation centre early Friday,… Read More

Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid

VILNIUS/WARSAW: European grid operators are ready to implement immediately a long-term plan to bring the… Read More

First same-sex couples get married in Switzerland

GENEVA: The first same-sex couples tied the knot in Switzerland on Friday following a referendum… Read More

Death toll from northeast India landslide rises to 20

GUWAHATI: Rescuers in India’s northeast have recovered 20 bodies from the site of a landslide… Read More

‘Stop interfering in Afghanistan’, says Taliban leader in rare appearance

KABUL: The Taliban’s reclusive supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada called Friday for the world to stop… Read More

Australia PM hails ‘new start’ in ties with France

PARIS: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese welcomed a “new start” in relations with France as… Read More