Wednesday, 25 April 2018


Iranian Foreign Minister in Russia for talks on nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

MOSCOW: Iran’s foreign minister is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and the situation in Syria, where both nations support President Bashar Assad. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the need for close cooperation to safeguard the nuclear agreement during ...

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Stockport woman says she killed dad

Stockport woman says she killed dad

MANCHESTER: A body has been found after a woman went to a police station in Greater Manchester and claimed she had killed a man and buried his body in a garden. On Tuesday, officers began to dig up a garden in Reddish, Stockport and later said human remains had been ...

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Malaysia will pay $70M to firm if it finds missing plane

Malaysia missing plane

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and US firm Ocean Infinity have struck a deal to resume an underwater search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing nearly four years ago, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said today. He said that while the deal is based on a “no cure, ...

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Rape, murder of a girl sparks protests in Pakistan’s Kasur


KASUR: Protests broke out in Kasur on Wednesday after reports that body of an eight years old minor girl, who went missing last week, has been found dumped in a trash pile. According to TV channels, forensic  examination of the body has confirmed that  the girl identified as Zainab  was ...

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13000 tourists stranded in Alps by huge snowfall


ZERMATT: Tens of thousands of people have been stranded across the Alps after “once-in-a-generation” weather dumped nearly 2 meters of snow on some ski resorts in less than 48 hours. Unusually heavy snowfall and a high risk of Alpine avalanches have stranded 13,000 tourists in the Swiss resort of Zermatt ...

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British Asian teen with allergy died after eating chicken burger

Teen 1

MANCHESTER: An inquest was set at last to resume into the death of a Wigan student today – almost three years after the tragedy. Shahida Shahid died after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to a meal she had just eaten. The 18-year-old, who attended Winstanley College, lost her fight for ...

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The White House struggles to silence talk of Trump’s mental fitness


WASHINGTON: The White House is struggling to contain the national discussion about President Trump’s mental acuity and fitness for the job, which has overshadowed the administration’s agenda for the past week. Trump publicly waded into the debate spawned by a new book, “Fire and Fury” – Michael Wolff’s inside account ...

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Fix problems to stay partners with US, CIA chief tells Pakistan

CIA chief Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON: After US President Donald Trump’s diatribe against Pakistan, the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has now launched a barrage of allegations, accusing Pakistan of providing safe havens to terrorists. CIA chief Mike Pompeo reiterated Trump’s allegations, threatening Islamabad that they would ‘protect’ the United States if Pakistan ...

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Terrorist couple found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attack


DERBY: A couple who met on a dating site were today convicted today of preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in the UK. Munir Mohammed, 37, from Derby, bought items to make the lethal devices and received support and advice from Rowaida El-Hassan, a 32-year-old qualified pharmacist. She ...

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