New York, Dec 7 : United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the face of international criticism while asserting that he was “not taking a position of any final status” of the ancient city that is also claimed by Palestine. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, speaking […]

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London, Dec 6 : A 20-year-old man accused of a plot to bomb Downing Street’s security gates and then kill British Prime Minister Theresa May was on Wednesday remanded in custody after he appeared at a court here. Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman from north London was charged with preparing acts of terrorism and was remanded in […]

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Rabat, Dec 6 : Morocco has expressed its deep concern and strongly condemned the intended move of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer its embassy to the disputed holy city, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement. King Mohammed VI, the chairman of the Organization of […]

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Chicago, Dec 6 : Former President Barack Obama has lamented the lack of US leadership in the fight against climate change and without mentioning his successor Donald Trump, who has been dismantling his administration’s environmental policies, he said that the country is in a position that is “difficult to defend”. “Obviously we’re in an unusual […]

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Doha, Dec 6 : Qatar’s Emir has said his country will reject the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani made the remarks at a meeting with Palestine’s envoy in Doha on Tuesday who delivered a message from Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported. […]

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234 killed, 400 injured in Yemen clashes

Sanaa, Dec 6 : Death toll from week-long clashes in the Yemeni capital Sanaa has increased to 234 people, while 400 others were wounded, including 383 severely injured, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the Middle East said on Tuesday. “Our ICRC teams are now doing all they can to supply hospitals […]

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United Nations, Dec 4 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the parties to the conflict in Yemen to cease all air and ground assaults, expressing deep concern about the “sharp escalation” of armed clashes and airstrikes in the capital, Sana’a, and other parts of the war-torn country over the past several days. […]

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Amman, Dec 4 : Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has warned the US of “dangerous consequences” if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the BBC reported on Monday. Ayman Safadi said he had told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that such a declaration would trigger great anger in the Arab and Muslim […]

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New Delhi, Dec 4 : The Westminster Magistrates’ court in London has begun the extradition proceeding case of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday. A joint team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate were present in the court to assist the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) with their legal aid for securing […]

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