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20 May, 2018 3:53 PM Prominent historian Lewis dead

Historian Bernard Lewis, whose influential books shaped generations of scholars on the West Asian region but whose views stirred fierce passions, died at an assisted living facility on Saturday, The Washington Post reported. He was 101. Mr. Lewis, who was born in London and was a long-time professor at Princeton University, was a Cold War hawk, a strong 24

9 May, 2018 3:18 AM Donald Trump pulls US from Iran nuclear deal, to revive sanctions

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Iran from obtaining a nuclear bomb and said he would reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran immediately. The decision is likely to raise the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upset America`s European allies and disrupt global oil supplies 120

26 April, 2018 2:01 PM Iran Won't Accept Any Amendment To Nuclear Deal Says Senior Official

A May 12 deadline is looming for Donald Trump to decide on whether to re-impose U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran Ankara: A top adviser to Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday Tehran would not accept any change to its nuclear deal, as Western signatories prepare a new package in the hope of persuading U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the accord 58

2 April, 2018 8:17 PM Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

AMRITSAR: Shortly after the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at Amritsar, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and job for one person to be given per family. The cricketer-turned-politician also said that the current pension of Rs 20,000 given to each family will be continued 50

24 March, 2018 4:06 PM March 20, 2018: When the death of 39 missing Indians was confirmed

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced in the Rajya Sabha on March 20 that 39 Indians, who were believed to have been kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Iraq in 2014, had been confirmed dead. Their bodies were recovered from a mass grave and DNA tests confirmed them to be the construction workers who went missing from Mosul. The government 82

17 March, 2018 4:49 AM FIFA lifts three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international matches

FIFA has lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage matches. “We are allowing international matches to be staged in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala,” FIFA president Gianni Infantino told reporters after a meeting of the FIFA Council here on Friday 35

17 March, 2018 3:24 AM FIFA Gives VAR Green Light For 2018 World Cup In Russia, Lifts 30-Year Iraq Ban

Video assistant referee technology (VAR) will make its debut at the 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer despite lingering opposition from within and outside football, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Friday. "We are going to have in 2018, for the first time, a World Cup with VAR," said Infantino after a meeting of the FIFA Council which, as expected 51

9 March, 2018 3:21 AM Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un: A recap of US-North Korea's vehement relations

In a historic decision, the White House has confirmed that Donald Trump has accepted Kim Jong Un's invitation for talks and that he would become the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader. Following a historic announcement at the White House, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are poised for a face-to-face 83

5 March, 2018 11:39 AM Iraq pips Saudi Arabia to become India’s top crude oil supplier

In the current financial year, it supplied 38.9 million tonnes, says Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Iraq has overtaken Saudi Arabia by a wide margin to become India’s top crude oil supplier, meeting more than a fifth of the country’s oil needs in the current financial year. Saudi Arabia traditionally has been India’s 36

26 February, 2018 1:58 PM Jordan's King Abdullah II to visit India on Tuesday, hold meeting with Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Jordanian King Abdullah II will be on a five-day tour to India starting on February 27. During his visit, the King will deliver a special address on "Islamic Heritage and promoting understanding" at Vigyan Bhawan. This will be the Jordan King's second visit to India. He will lead a large business delegation. India is Jordan's fourth largest 242