UN chief condemns Russian envoy’s assassination

United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov in Turkish capital of Ankara, calling it...

China urges S. Korea to stop Thaad deployment

Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) China on Friday urged South Korea to stop deployment of an advanced US missile defence system, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad),...

China seeks political solution to Syrian question

United Nations, Dec 10 (IANS) A Chinese envoy to the UN has called on the international community and the UN to maintain the overarching direction of seeking...

UAE participating in Bali Democracy Forum

Bali, Dec 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is participating in the Bali Democracy Forum on December 8 and 9 with a delegation headed by Mohammed Abdullah Al...

Police quiz Netanyahu’s wife over misusing public money

Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) Israeli police on Friday said Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, was interrogated for 11 hours on suspicion of misusing public money. The questioning...

Raul Castro bids adieu to brother Fidel

Havana, Nov 30 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute to his brother Fidel Castro with a speech recounting all the historical milestones that they lived through...

Your toddler may know when you are lying

Singapore, Nov 30 (IANS) The next time you try to tell a lie or simpler versions of truth to your kids, be careful. A new study has suggested...

Why women are better at multitasking than men

Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS) Multitasking is harder for men because they need to mobilise additional areas of their brain and use more energy than women when switching...

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