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Facebook lifts curbs on Donald Trump, giving him equal footing with Biden

The social media giant had initially banned the former president from using its platforms in 2021 after his supporters stormed the Capitol

Facebook lifts curbs on Donald Trump, giving him equal footing with Biden
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:50 PM IST

Iran's new prez Pezeshkian vows balance with all, warns US against pressure

Pezeshkian, a 69-year-old heart surgeon and longtime lawmaker, bested hard-liner former nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili to clinch July 5's runoff election to replace President Ebrahim Raisi

Iran's new prez Pezeshkian vows balance with all, warns US against pressure
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:33 PM IST

Boeing begins long-delayed 777-9 certification flight testing with US FAA

The company said it conducted its first flight on Friday night after receiving Type Inspection Authorization (TIA)

Boeing begins long-delayed 777-9 certification flight testing with US FAA
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:21 PM IST

With arms deals, allies make case for Nato in terms appealing to Trump

If Ukraine loses, my country's next. That's clear, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said during the NATO summit in Washington this past week

With arms deals, allies make case for Nato in terms appealing to Trump
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:18 PM IST

Taiwan ups alertness after detecting test-firing by China's missile unit

China views the democratic island as a breakaway province that should be reunified with the mainland

Taiwan ups alertness after detecting test-firing by China's missile unit
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:48 PM IST

UML & NC finalising ministerial list, Oli-led govt to be sworn-in on Monday

President Ram Chandra Paudel is expected to appoint Oli, 72, as the new Prime Minister of the Nepali Congress (NC)-UML coalition by Sunday afternoon

UML & NC finalising ministerial list, Oli-led govt to be sworn-in on Monday
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 5:40 PM IST

After a year in jail, ex-Pak PM Imran acquitted in illegal marriage case

In Islam, a woman can't remarry before completing four months after divorce or the death of her husband

After a year in jail, ex-Pak PM Imran acquitted in illegal marriage case
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 4:55 PM IST

Israeli attack on southern region leaves 71 dead, says Gaza health ministry

The ministry said 289 others were injured in the attack that struck the Khan Younis area. It said that many of the injured and dead were taken to nearby Nasser Hospital

Israeli attack on southern region leaves 71 dead, says Gaza health ministry
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 4:33 PM IST

'Upset' Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina cuts short her China visit: Report

China reportedly promised Dhaka $5 billion in loan assistance ahead of the visit. The eventual outcome of deal amounted to $100 mn

'Upset' Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina cuts short her China visit: Report
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 1:31 PM IST

Indian consulate in Seattle inaugurates new visa application centre

Mayor Harrell expressed admiration for the Indian community in Seattle, praising their contributions to enriching the bonds between India and the USA

Indian consulate in Seattle inaugurates new visa application centre
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 11:01 AM IST

Terrorism, organised crime rampant in Sahel, spilling into West Africa: UN

US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield expressed support for ECOWAS and UN efforts in West Africa and the Sahel and said the Security Council must also step up

Terrorism, organised crime rampant in Sahel, spilling into West Africa: UN
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 10:55 AM IST

Argentina's show of support to Israel, designates Hamas a terrorist group

The statement also mentioned Hamas' close ties to Iran, which Argentina blames for two deadly militant attacks on Jewish sites in the country

Argentina's show of support to Israel, designates Hamas a terrorist group
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 10:27 AM IST

US prez polls: Musk donates to Trump, tapping fortune to swing 2024 race

The money injection from Musk comes at a time when Trump has overtaken his rival, President Joe Biden, in fundraising with the help of deep-pocketed Wall Street and corporate donors

US prez polls: Musk donates to Trump, tapping fortune to swing 2024 race
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 10:06 AM IST

Pakistan secures new $7 billion loan from IMF offering breather for govt

The new 37-month deal, which will be Pakistan's 25th since independence, comes as the country faces loan repayments of about $24 billion this fiscal year, which started July 1

Pakistan secures new $7 billion loan from IMF offering breather for govt
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 9:44 AM IST

US prez polls: UAW chief suggests Trump headed for victory over Biden

Amid the fallout from Biden's June debate disaster, the UAW chief told the crowd of progressive activists that it was necessary to face uncomfortable facts

US prez polls: UAW chief suggests Trump headed for victory over Biden
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 9:20 AM IST

President Biden takes fight to Trump in bid to rescue troubled campaign

"I promise you, I'm OK," Biden told a crowd gathered at a Detroit restaurant before the event

President Biden takes fight to Trump in bid to rescue troubled campaign
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 9:07 AM IST

Democrats weigh Biden's impact on House races as Republicans grow confident

Republicans in Biden-won districts are also certainly feeling better about their prospects of winning reelection

Democrats weigh Biden's impact on House races as Republicans grow confident
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:44 AM IST

Emergency workers uncover dozens of bodies in Gaza after Israeli assault

The grisly scenes of the dead underscored the horrifying cycle nine months into the Gaza war

Emergency workers uncover dozens of bodies in Gaza after Israeli assault
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:33 AM IST

Caribbean seeks help after Hurricane Beryl devastates small islands

Scientists are debating what exactly climate change does to hurricanes, but they agree it makes storms more likely to rapidly intensify

Caribbean seeks help after Hurricane Beryl devastates small islands
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:31 AM IST

Ukraine's Zelenskyy takes his case for military aid to US state governors

Zelenskyy's plea at the National Governors Association summer meeting in Salt Lake City came days after NATO leaders met in the US capital and pledged more help for Ukraine

Ukraine's Zelenskyy takes his case for military aid to US state governors
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:30 AM IST