Conte returns as Italy’s new Prime Minister Conte returns as Italy’s new PM

Conte will lead a new government comprised of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD)


Joshua Wong arrested: Hong Kong pro-democracy activist

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested

The detentions come a day ahead of a planned demonstration scheduled for this weekend 


SpaceCom: Trump launches space warfare command Trump launches space warfare command

Although there is already an Air Force focused on space warfare, the new command will be developing specialised systems and preparation for "Star Wars"-type showdowns


‘Extremely dangerous' hurricane Dorian bears down on Florida Hurricane Dorian bears down on Florida

The storm is expected to hit somewhere between Florida and southern Georgia, possibly late on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of USA

The storm is expected to hit somewhere between Florida and southern Georgia, possibly late on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of USA

 


Assam on high alert as final NRC list set to release Saturday Assam to release final NRC list Saturday

Security measures have been tightened across Assam and prohibitory orders under 144 Cr PC have been clamped in vulnerable areas of the state


Pakistan to observe Kashmir Solidarity Hour today Pakistan to observe Kashmir Solidarity Hour today

On the call, all education institutions, government and private offices, banks, traders, lawyers and military authorities will take part in Kashmir Solidarity Day events


Trump statue erected in Melania's home country Slovenia Trump statue erected in Melania's home country Slovenia

The new statue of the US president is built in the village of Sela pri Kamniku, about 30km (20 miles) north-east of the capital Ljubljana


Modi govt accuses Indian Muslims of supporting Pakistan Modi govt accuses Indian Muslims of supporting Pakistan

Minister Prakash Javadekar says to attack former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for giving Pakistan a “handle” to target India at the United Nations over the situation in Kashmir

 


'Don't beat us, just shoot us': Kashmiris allege violent army crackdown Kashmiris allege violent army crackdown

Several villagers of Indian-administered Kashmir say they were beaten with sticks and cables, and given electric shocks


Sikh woman abducted, forced to convert in Pakistan Sikh woman abducted, forced to convert in Pakistan

Jagjit Kaur maintains her action was voluntary, but her family has appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan for justice


10 Pakistani commandos killed by Indian Army since August 5 10 Pakistani commandos killed by Indian Army

The Pakistan Army has also deployed over 100 SSG commandos along the Line of Control in the last 15 days to push infiltration and attempt BAT action against the Indian troops, sources said earlier


Pakistan test fire ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’ Pakistan test fire ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’

The training launch came at a time when speculation of Pakistan closing its airspace completely to India was rife


Brazil bans burning for two months to defuse Amazon crisis Brazil bans burning for two months to defuse Amazon crisis

The decree, which will be officially published on Thursday, prohibits any burning for the next 60 days, barring some exceptions in cases of approved agricultural and forestry practices, media reports said


India's top ports alerted to 'Pakistan-trained commandos' attack India's top ports alerted to 'Pakistan-trained commandos' attack

On Thursday, Pakistan successfully carries out a training launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, an exercise viewed as hostile by some in India


Pakistan PM Khan calls for nationwide protests over Kashmir Imran Khan calls for nationwide protests over Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for mass demonstrations across the country to protest against Delhi's actions in Indian-administered Kashmir


Archbishop of Canterbury mourns victims of Sri Lanka attacks Archbishop of Canterbury mourns victims of Sri Lanka attacks

Welby is expected to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and later preside over service in an Anglican cathedral in Colombo


Airstrikes kill at least 30 troops in Yemen Airstrikes kill at least 30 troops in Yemen

The attack comes a day after government forces pushed into Aden to try and retake the city from UAE-backed southern separatists


Tornado kills 8 on China's Hainan island Tornado kills 8 on China's Hainan island

The tornado strikes Nada town in Danzhou city early Thursday morning


India plans massive hiring drive for govt workers in Kashmir India to hire govt workers in Kashmir

Indian officials have characterized their surprise move to strip Kashmir's special constitutional status as a way to boost its economic potential


Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K

Tensions have escalated along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir ever since the Centre scrapped the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370


US ready to fight Amazon fires only in cooperation with Brazil US ready to fight Amazon fires only in cooperation with Brazil

On Monday the countries of the G7 -- Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States -- pledges 20 million (18 million euros) to tackle Amazon blazes


South Korea's top court sends ex-leader case to lower court S Korea's SC sends Geun-hye's case to lower court

An appellate court earlier sentenced Park to 25 years in prison over bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other charges


India seeks to portray sense of calm in locked-down Kashmir India seeks to portray sense of calm in locked-down Kashmir

India has circulated photos and videos with rousing Kashmiri folk music evoking 20th century wartime newsreels


Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Rouhani in New York Abe to meet Iran's Rouhani in New York

Abe travelled to Iran in June and met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as Rouhani in a bid to ease tension between Tehran and Washington


No decision yet on airspace closure to India: Pak FM No decision yet on airspace closure to India: Pak FM

Referring to the human rights crisis in occupied Kashmir, he said India had damaged the spirit of bilateralism by its unilateral and illegal actions


Restrictions necessary to prevent civilian casualties, net restoration to be deferred: J-K Governor Restrictions necessary to prevent civilian casualties: J-K Governor

The Internet is a handy tool for anti-national elements and the restoration of connections will be deferred for some more time, says Malik 


Iran says no talks with US unless it lifts sanctions No talks with US unless it lifts sanctions: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says the removal of US sanctions could also help salvage the Iranian nuclear deal


Duterte arrives in Beijing to raise South China Sea with Xi Duterte arrives in China to discuss on disputed South China Sea

The 2016 Hague arbitration mostly invalidated China's claim to virtually the entire South China Sea


Afghanistan: Two female officers shot dead by suspected Taliban militants Taliban militants kill 2 female officers in Afghanistan

About 14,000 US troops remain in Afghanistan, training and advising Afghan security forces and conducting counter-insurgency operations


Death toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack Death toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack

Because of the loud reggaeton music pounding inside, many patrons and dancers did not notice the attack until the bar was in flames


UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash

It sparked protests across the country, a legal challenge and a petition with more than a million signatures


Indian SC to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October Indian SC to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

The court also orders the federal government to submit a response within seven days to a plea by Anuradha Bhasin, the editor of the daily Kashmir Times, who has sought a relaxation of a government ban


Queen approves PM's parliament suspension plan UK Parliament to be suspended in September

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says: "Suspending Parliament is not acceptable, it is not on. What the prime minister is doing is a smash and grab on our democracy to force through a no deal


Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

A data breach at the Australian National University last year exposed sensitive staff and student data going back two decades


Facebook tightens rules for political ads ahead of US elections Facebook tightens rules for political ads ahead of US elections

The move is the latest by Facebook to crack down on efforts to deceive or manipulate users after the social network admitted lapses in the 2016 election


Legacy of nuclear testing is nothing but destruction: UN chief Legacy of nuclear testing is nothing but destruction: UN chief

In a world of rising tensions and divisions, the UN chief says, their collective security depends on the signing and ratification of the treaty


Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

The trade union confederation calls the rally after Cathay Dragon, a Cathay group airline, fired the head of its cabin crew union


Lebanon's Hezbollah group rules out wider war with Israel Hezbollah rules out wider war with Israel

  The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group is ruling out a wider war with Israel but says it will…


Nearly 50 migrants rescued in 2 days in busy English Channel Nearly 50 migrants rescued from English Channel

A Marine helicopter plucked 12 migrants from the sandbank while the other 13 made their way to shore as the tide receded

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