Items filtered by date: Friday, 01 June 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of “US hegemonism” to Russia’s visiting foreign minister on Thursday, as one of his top lieutenants was in New York trying to pave the way for a summit with President Donald Trump. Kim told Sergey Lavrov that he hopes to boost cooperation with Russia, which has remained largely on the sidelines in recent months as Kim has reached out diplomatically to the United States as well as to South Korea and China.

Pakistan has signed a deal with Turkey for the purchase of 30 attack helicopters estimated to be worth about $1.5 billion, against the backdrop of a massive cut in military aid for Islamabad from Washington.

With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela`s decades in jail but whose reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence, died on Monday at the age of 81.

Copenhagen: Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women.

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on high alert following reports of large-scale infiltration of militants in the Valley from across the Line of Control, officials said in Srinagar Friday.

Confident until days ago of executing a masterstroke of sorts by fielding the son of late BJP MP in the Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll, Shiv Sena leaders conceded on Thursday that there may have been chinks in its strategy ahead of its biggest face-off with its estranged ally BJP.

A cute message exchange between youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and Tesla CEO Elon Musk kept Twitter abuzz on Thursday.

In a third reduction on the back of softening international oil rates, petrol price was on Friday cut by 7 paise a litre and diesel by 5 paise a litre. Petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 78.29 a litre, down from Rs 78.35. Thursday witnessed a similar dip in fuel prices as petrol and diesel prices were cut by 7 paise and 5 paise respectively.

The United Nations said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Myanmar aimed at eventually allowing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh to return safely and by choice.

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