Saturday, October 16, 2021
- Advertisement -spot_img


Latest International News

North Korea stages massive parade to mark 70th anniversary

It is not yet clear whether North Korean leader Kim Jong-un joined the event and if intercontinental ballistic missiles were put on display.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to retire

For Chinese tycoons to step aside in their 50s is rare; they usually remain at the top of their organisations for many years.

China welcomes 2+2 dialogue, wants regional peace

The Indo-Pacific featured in 2+2 dialogue on Thursday and both New Delhi and Washington vowed to work for inclusive and open Indo-Pacific.

Swaraj, Sitharaman hold talks with US counterparts ahead of two-plus-two

In a special gesture, Swaraj received Secretary Pompeo at the airport here on Wednesday while Sitharaman welcomed Secretary Mattis, reflecting the importance India attaches to their visit here.

Kim-Moon’s 3rd summit from Sep 18 in Pyongyang

Kim and Moon have agreed to hold the new summit to continue strengthening ties and work on the denuclearization of the peninsula, as stipulated in their joint declaration signed in the first inter-Korean summit in April.

India buying Russian missile system not primary focus of 2+2 talks: Pompeo

India is expected to convey to the US during the dialogue that it is going ahead with the Rs 40,000 crore deal with Russia to procure a batch of S-400 Triumf air defence missile system.

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

The Haqqani network has been blamed for spectacular attacks across Afghanistan since the US invasion.

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Once Mugabe's right-hand man, Mnangagwa of the ruling ZANU-PF party won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote -- just enough to meet the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off against the main opposition led by Nelson Chamisa, who scored 44.3 percent.

Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 magnitude earthquake in western Iran: Officials

Iran sits on top of two major tectonic plates and sees frequent seismic activity.

US, allies ready for new strikes on Syria: Russia

To this end, a Sullivans destroyer of the US Navy with 56 cruise missiles on board arrived in the Persian Gulf a few days ago, and a B-1B strategic bomber of the US Air Force armed with 24 air-to-surface cruise missiles was re-deployed to the Al Udeid air base in Qatar,

Vajpayee an exemplary statesman: UN chief

Guterres, during his visit to the Permanent Mission of India this week, extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the former prime minister, recalling that he had met Vajpayee during the first India-EU summit.

Iran says Israel, US to be targeted if Washington attacks

The Revolutionary Guards also said that they will continue increasing Iran's defensive capabilities despite US pressure to scrap its ballistic missile programme.

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

Iran state media said it had "advanced avionics" and multi-purpose radar, and that it was "100-percent indigenously made" for the first time.

Rocket attack in Kabul during President Ghani’s Eid speech

On Sunday, the Afghan President had proposed a ceasefire from August 20 to November 20 (birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, or Milad-ul-Nabi), however, it remains in limbo pending a response from the insurgents.

Donald Trump ‘most likely’ to meet Kim Jong-un again

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said it is "most likely" he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again following their historic summit...

Over two million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

Mecca: More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. From first light on Sunday, throngs of the faithful...

Iran announces new fighter jet

The defence minister of Iran dismissed the idea of an "Arab NATO" -- an old concept that has recently resurfaced as Washington tries to push regional countries to accept a greater share of their defence.

8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Fiji

Suva: A massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale on Sundat struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off...

Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Annan was the first black African to take up the role of the world's top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006.

China lodges protest over Pentagon report on planned strikes

The Pentagon report, published on Friday, said China was developing long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for strikes against the US and its allies, reports Efe news.

Latest news

- Advertisement -spot_img
Telangana Today