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‘Azad Kashmir part of India, will have control one day’

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (Azad Kashmir) has always been part of India and someday the country will have “physical jurisdiction” over it.

20 dead as truck falls off south Philippine cliff

At least 20 villagers were killed and 14 others were injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff Tuesday in a remote mountain village in the southern Philippines, police and the Red Cross said.

Explosion targets Afghan president’s rally, 24 killed

At least 24 people were killed in Afghanistan following a bomb attack at an election campaign of President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday, according to local media.

World famous teacher meets Trump

Peter Tabichi, the Nakuru teacher who won Sh100 million after clinching the 2019 Global Teacher Prize, met US President Donald Trump on Monday.

Trump says he does not want war with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict.

Bangladeshi in Rome comes to focus returning wallet to its owner

International Desk: A Bangladeshi youth in Rome has come in limelight after returning a wallet to its owner.

US data ‘shows Iran behind Saudi oil attacks’

International Desk: The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

7 killed in Colombia plane crash

International Desk: At least seven people were killed when a small plane crashed on Sunday in a residential district of Popayan, a town in southwest Colombia, officials confirmed.

44 bodies found in Mexico well identified

International Desk: Forensic scientists in Mexico have managed to identify 44 bodies buried in a well in the state of Jalisco.

Iran condemns U.S. ‘deceit’ over Saudi oil attacks

International Desk: Iran has accused the US of "deceit" after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tehran was behind damaging drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities.

Nuclear war may take place with India: Imran Khan

International Desk: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to play their due role in resolving the Kashmir issue and warned them that the dispute — which has now become a flashpoint between India and Pakistan — carries the potential of turning into a nuclear war and impacting the entire world.

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

International Desk: Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

Saudi Arabia shuts down half its oil production

International Desk: Saudi Arabia has cut oil and gas production following drone attacks on two major oil facilities run by state-owned company Aramco.

Trump confirms Laden's son is dead

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has confirmed that Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, was killed in a US operation.

Amit Shah appeals for Hindi as India’s national language

International Desk: On Hindi Diwas on Saturday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made an appeal to unify India with the country's most widely-spoken language - Hindi.