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7 hour 19 minute

Vatican Official Defends Upcoming China Deal Against 'Drastic' Critics

Vatican City: The Vatican's most senior official after the pope has strongly defended an upcoming landmark deal between the Holy See and China from criticism by those who say it will be a sell-out to the communist government.The Vatican and China have been in advanced talks this year to forge what would be an historic breakthrough and a possible precursor to a resumption in diplomatic relations after 70 years, with secretary of state Cardinal Pietro Parolin among the chief architects.Parolin told reporters he hoped the accord can be signed "in the not too distant future".The accord, which Vatican sources said...
12 hour 27 minute

3 Babies Among 5 Slashed In New York, Accused Found With Her Wrists Cut

Washington, United States: Three babies and two adults were slashed at a child care center Friday in New York City, police said.A 52-year-old woman working at the center has been arrested after the 3:30 am assault in the Queens borough of the city.The woman was found in the basement of the in-home center with self-inflicted cuts to her wrists, a New York Police Department official told AFP.Two baby girls and a baby boy were attacked by the woman, the officer said on condition of anonymity. One of the girls is in serious condition, he said.The two adults were a co-worker...
12 hour 31 minute

No “Deal” With Saudi For Release Of Sharifs From Jail: Pak Minister

Islamabad: There was no "deal" between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members after a top court suspended their sentences in a corruption case, a senior Pakistani minister has asserted.The Islamabad High Court Wednesday suspended the jail sentences of Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield corruption case and they were released from the Adiala Prison in Rawalpindi."No country asked for his release. Nawaz Sharif is not so important for Saudi Arabia that they will talk about him," Minister for...

12 hour 37 minute

Kremlin Says US Using Sanctions To Squeeze Russia Out Of Arms Trade

MOSCOW: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that by imposing sanctions on buyers of Russian weapons, and on people associated with the Russian military, the United States is trying to squeeze out competitors in the global arms trade.The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, something Russia denies.Peskov called the new sanctions hostile and unpredictable but did not say how Russia would respond. "They use this practice so often that...
12 hour 46 minute

At Least 15 Killed In Afghanistan Bus Crash

Herat, Afghanistan: At least 15 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the second major traffic accident this month.Another 30 were wounded in the early morning crash in Bakwa district of Farah province, provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib told AFP.The bus had been travelling from Herat province to the southern province of Kandahar when the accident happened.At least three women and two children were among the casualties, Nasir Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, told AFP.The dead were all bus passengers, he added.It was not clear how the crash...
12 hour 51 minute

Ivanka Trump's Dream Job Actually Not That Different From You And Me

Houston, Texas: Adviser to President of The United States on job creation, economic development and entrepreneurship -- this is what it says on Ivanka Trump's Facebook page. While the credentials to her name seem like a "dream" job by itself, Ivanka Trump today confessed that her dream was to actually be an astronaut. US President Donald Trump's daughter was touring the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston today, where she had a telephonic conversation with the crew onboard the International Space Station. "You actually have my dream job, I always wanted to be an astronaut. I always want to go...

16 hour 39 minute

China A Far Greater Threat To US Than Russia, Says Mike Pompeo

Washington: A highly centralised and non-transparent Chinese government which is aggressive in its military posture with its economic strength and treats intellectual property and religious minorities horribly, poses a far greater threat to the US than Russia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday.He also said that China presents a myriad of opportunities, but lots of challenges.The world's two largest economies are engaged in a trade war. The US is due to impose punitive tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods on Monday, bringing the total to $250 billion, on top of separate duties on steel and aluminum from...
17 hour 22 minute

73-Year-Old US Mayor Shoots Alligator She Thinks Ate Her Miniature Horse

A miniature horse vanished a few years ago from Judy Cochran's Southeast Texas cattle ranch. On Monday, she fired one shot to kill what she says was the likely perpetrator: a 12-foot, 580-pound alligator in a murky pond on her property.This act quickly earned Cochran her 15 minutes of fame, and not just because of the gator's size. Cochran, 73, is the recently elected mayor of the town of Livingston, population 5,000 or so, as well as a grandmother of three and a great-grandmother of one."You have to be a good shot, because he could just come walking up on...
17 hour 22 minute

At Least 79 Dead In Tanzania Ferry Sinking: State Media

Nairobi, Kenya: At least 79 people died when a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, Tanzanian state media said Friday, citing a regional governor, as the search for survivors continued."At the moment the death toll is 79," said Mwanza governor John Mongella, quoted on state television.The number of those found alive after Thursday's disaster remains 37, with no more survivors found since rescue operations resumed Friday morning.The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers double the ferry's capacity when it capsized close to the pier at Ukara Island on Thursday afternoon, according to state media.Tanzania's Electrical, Mechanical...

17 hour 25 minute

Russia Warns US Is "Playing With Fire" Over Sanctions

Moscow: Moscow said Friday Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against "playing with fire.""It would be good for them to remember there is such a concept as global stability which they are thoughtlessly undermining by whipping up tensions in Russian-American ties," deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said in a statement."Playing with fire is silly, it can become dangerous," he added."We recommend that Washington's operators of the sanctions machine at least superficially acquaint themselves with our history to stop going round in circles."On Thursday, the United States expanded its sanctions...
17 hour 27 minute

"Withdraw So-Called Sanctions Or Bear Consequences," China Warns US

Beijing, China: HighlightsUS imposed sanctions on Chinese military organisation Chinese firm had bought Russian weapons China said it has lodged an official protest with the United StatesBeijing called on the United States on Friday to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian weapons or "bear the consequences"."The Chinese side expresses strong indignation over the above-mentioned unreasonable practices of the US side," foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular press briefing.Geng said Beijing had lodged an official protest with the United States."The US actions have seriously violated the basic principles of international relations and seriously...
17 hour 32 minute

International Peace Day: Why United Nations Observes This Day

New Delhi: The global community is celebrating the International Day of Peace today. The day is observed on 21 September every year. The International Day of Peace was first celebrated in 1982. It is recognized by United Nations. It has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly a day "devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples."A resolution for the declaration of The International Day of Peace was moved by the United Kingdom and Costa Rica in 1981. Initially, the annual International Day of Peace was observed on every third Tuesday of...