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Chicken-egg sized 552-carat yellow diamond found in Canada, largest in North America

Chicken-egg sized 552-carat yellow diamond found in Canada, largest in North America

A 552-carat yellow diamond discovered at a Canadian mine is said to be the largest gem-quality stone ever found in North America.The diamond was unear...

UAE President declares 2019 as the Year of Tolerance

UAE President declares 2019 as the Year of Tolerance

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday declared 2019 as the Year of Tolerance, an extension of the Year of Zayed which has run t...

21 people killed in fighting between ethnic groups in Ethiopia

21 people killed in fighting between ethnic groups in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, at least 21 people have been killed in two days of fighting between ethnic groups. The state-affiliated Fana radio yesterday reported tha...

Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa to resign today

Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa to resign today

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign today to pave the way for formation of new government under ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe.His...

Nigerian military lifts ban on UNICEF operations in ravaged northeast

Nigerian military lifts ban on UNICEF operations in ravaged northeast

The Nigerian military has lifted a ban on UNICEF operations in the ravaged northeast.Earlier it had suspended the aid agency and accusing it of traini...

Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

US President Donald Trump has named budget director Mick Mulvaney as the acting chief of staff, a week after he announced John Kelly's scheduled depar...

Nepal bans use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500, Rs 200

Nepal bans use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500, Rs 200

The Nepal government has declared the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations illegal in the country. The decision, ...

Indian techie sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexual assault inside plane

Indian techie sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexual assault inside plane

An Indian techie from Tamil Nadu was sentenced to nine years of imprisonment on Thursday on charges of a "brazen sexual assault" against a fellow fema...

Truth always triumphs: Amit Shah on Supreme Court

Truth always triumphs: Amit Shah on Supreme Court's judgment on Rafale deal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict on the Rafale deal. BJP president Amit Shah said the verdict "exposes" the C...

In a rebuke to Trump, US Senate blames Saudi prince for Khashoggi’s murder

In a rebuke to Trump, US Senate blames Saudi prince for Khashoggi’s murder

Washington: The US Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end US military support for ...

Trump welcomes governors-elect to White House

Trump welcomes governors-elect to White House

Washington: President Donald Trump has welcomed governors-elect from both parties to the White House.Among those attending Thursday were Florida Repub...

French police kill Strasbourg Christmas market gunman

French police kill Strasbourg Christmas market gunman

Strasbourg: The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jih...

EU steps up planning for no-deal Brexit

EU steps up planning for no-deal Brexit

EU leaders have agreed to step up preparations for Britain crashing out of the bloc next March without a deal, with the European Commission to publish...

Dozens killed near Mali

Dozens killed near Mali's border with Niger

In Mali, several dozen civilians have been shot dead by gunmen who raided homes in northeast near the border with Niger. Officials  and a Touareg...

Dissolution of Parliament by President unconstitutional: Lankan SC

Dissolution of Parliament by President unconstitutional: Lankan SC

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ruled that dissolution of Parliament on November 9 by President Sirisena was unconstitutional. The seven-member jud...

Canadian Michael Spavor detained in China as Huawei row continues

Canadian Michael Spavor detained in China as Huawei row continues

A second Canadian has been detained in China on accusations of harming national security, as tension continues between the two countries.It was confir...

Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 50

Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 50

Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured when a high-speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in a...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis: Officials

Israeli forces kill Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis: Officials

Tel Aviv: Israeli forces killed a Palestinian overnight suspected of having killed two Israelis in the occupied West Bank, following a two-month manhu...

Saudi Arabia to make biggest investment in Pakistan

Saudi Arabia to make biggest investment in Pakistan's history: Minister

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan Minister on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Saudi Arabia promises to be "the biggest foreign investment i...

Four-year-old Emirati boy dies after getting trapped in washing machine

Four-year-old Emirati boy dies after getting trapped in washing machine

Ajman: A 4-year-old Emirati boy suffocated after climbing into a front-loading washing machine at his home in Al Rawdha area in Ajman, said Lieutenant...

Now, fill fuel anywhere with Dubai

Now, fill fuel anywhere with Dubai's compact petrol station

Dubai has just launched its very first compact petrol station that will cater to residential and remote communities throughout the city. Three station...

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has been given a three-year prison sentence. Cohen admitted lying to the Congress, campaign fi...

Theresa May wins vote of confidence in her leadership of Conservative Party

Theresa May wins vote of confidence in her leadership of Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party. She got the support of 200 MPs while 117 ...

Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured

Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured

Hundreds of police officers are hunting a gunman after three people were killed and 12 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Stra...

Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States in a case that has rattled relations b...

Four dead in Strasbourg

Four dead in Strasbourg's Christmas market shooting in France

In France, the death toll has risen to four in a gunshot in Strasbourg on the German border.French security forces said, the killing took place near S...

UN Chief Antonio Guterres to attend last day of talks between Yemen

UN Chief Antonio Guterres to attend last day of talks between Yemen's government and Huthi rebels

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend the last day of talks between Yemen's government and Huthi rebels in Sweden tomorrow. In...

Canadian judge grants bail for Huawei executive

Canadian judge grants bail for Huawei executive

A Canadian judge has granted bail to a top Huawei executive after her arrest on a US warrant, in a case that has frayed relations between the North Am...

May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

Berlin: Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals on Tuesday in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal,...

Khashoggi, other journalists named Time

Khashoggi, other journalists named Time 'Person of the Year'

New York: Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday named Time magazine's "Per...

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