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European Parliament backs break-up of Google

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google today in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and the US Internet giant. Reuters file photo

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google today in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another...

WHO suspends op in Balochistan after attack on polio team

A child is administered the polio vaccine. The WHO today suspended its activities in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province due to security concerns after four members of a polio vaccination team were gunned down by militants, in one of the deadliest attacks on medical workers in the region. AP file photo

The WHO today suspended its activities in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province due to security concerns after four members of a polio...

Four Afghans, one Briton killed in Kabul suicide attack

A British national and four Afghans were killed Thursday in a suicide attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul which left 34 others injured, officials said. AP photo

A British national and four Afghans were killed Thursday in a suicide attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul which left 34 others injured......

Malik claims to have proof of IS presence in Pak

Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has claimed that he had documentary evidence about the presence of the dreaded Islamic State terror group in the country. AP file photo

Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has claimed that he had documentary evidence about the presence of the dreaded...

Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc

After a day when they apparently ignored each other in front of cameras, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif shook hands and met briefly during the retreat at the Saarc Summit Thursday. PTI file photo

In a final ice-breaking moment, that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering regional cooperation, Indian Prime Minister...

SAARC leaders gather at Nepal resort for retreat

Narendra Modi flew in an Indian Air Force chopper to the Dhulikhel resort to join other South Asian leaders at the retreat. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Narendra Modi flew in an Indian Air Force chopper to the Dhulikhel resort to join other South Asian leaders at the retreat...

Iraqi forces break IS siege on town in Iraq's eastern province

Iraqi security forces Wednesday broke the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group's months-long siege of a town in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, provincial and security sources said. Reuters file photo

Iraqi security forces Wednesday broke the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group's months-long siege of a town in Iraq's...

When Sharif walks for speech, Modi reads newspaper

First, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif totally ignored his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after entering the podium to take his seat. He did not look at Modi and proceeded straight to his seat.  PTI file photo

The frostiness of ties between India and Pakistan was visible in the Nepalese capital at the 18th Saarc Summit's inaugural session Wednesday...

No prospect of structured talks with India: Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said India had cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks and it was for it to initiate talks. PTI file photo

Amid continued strain in ties, Pakistan today said it does not see any prospect of having structured talks with India in the near...

E-visa for 43 countries to be rolled out tomorrow

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Israel, Palestine, Germany and the US, will be able to avail of the much-awaited electronic visa facility from tomorrow. DH file photo

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Israel, Palestine, Germany and the US, will be able to avail of the much-awaited electronic visa...

Protests across US as troops deployed in Ferguson

Protest marches have sprang up across the United States, and police battled to stifle another night of unrest in Ferguson, ground zero of America's latest racially-charged riots. AP photo

Protest marches have sprang up across the United States, and police battled to stifle another night of unrest in Ferguson, ground zero...

India to provide immediate visa for patients from SAARC: PM

Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that India will provide immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant for treatment in the country. AP photo

Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that India will provide...

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Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

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