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In Jerusalem’s Old City, Palestinians recall 1967 uprooting

Agencies, Jerusalem Days after capturing Jerusalem’s Old City in a 1967 war, Israel razed the Moroccan Quarter, a ramshackle neighbourhood of Palestinian homes in front of the Western Wall, aiming to create an open space for Jews to pray...

Macron aims to consolidate power as France elects parliament

Agencies, Paris French voters cast their ballots today in the first round of a parliamentary election expected to give centrist President Emmanuel Macron the strong majority needed to carry out the far-reaching economic and social reforms he...

Britain’s May seeks deal to cling to power

Agencies, London British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a deal with a small Northern Irish party today to stay in power after losing her party’s parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks...

US, Turkey discuss Qatar row, Syria on phone call : sources

Agencies, Ankara US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed developments in Syria and in the row between Qatar and its fellow Arab states on a phone call late on Saturday, Turkish foreign ministry...

Modi meets Xi amidst differences over NSG bid, CPEC

Agencies, Astana Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here in a first meeting with the Chinese leader this year that follows the boycott by India of OBOR conference, held in Beijing last...

PM arrives in Kazakhstan to warm welcome

Agencies, Astana Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kazakh capital Astana to a red carpet welcome where he will be attending the much-awaited Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. With roadblocks against India’s entry into...

Al Shabaab takes over Somali town, claims killing 61 in military base attack

Agency, Bossasso, Somalia Al Shabaab militants captured a town in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region today, a senior official said, and the group said it had killed at least 61 soldiers in the fighting. “Al Shabaab attacked...

Dangal one of the most successful films in China in recent years : Chinese leader

Agencies, New Delhi Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dangal’ has not just won hearts of people of China but has also left the leaders on the Chinese political scene impressed. Dangal, which has earned over Rs 1,000 crore in China since its release...