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Canada expresses regret after India takes up entry denial to ex-policeman

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: Canada on Tuesday expressed regret over denial of entry to a retired Indian police officer on the ground that the Indian government engages in "terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide" after India took up the matter.

22 killed as suicide bomber strikes pop gig in Manchester

Punjab News Express
MANCHESTER: At least 22 persons, including children, were killed when a suicide bomb blast tore through a crowd of fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in the Manchester Arena, shocking the country and underlining the continued threat to European security. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack, police said on Tuesday.

19 dead, 50 injured in Britain concert blasts

Punjab News Express
LONDON : At least 19 persons have been killed and 50 injured in a suspected terror attack in a stadium in Manchester, following a concert by singer Ariana Grande, media reports said.

May condemns 'appalling terrorist attack' in Manchester

Punjab News Express
LONDON  : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday condemned the "appalling terrorist attack" that killed at least 19 persons and wounded 59 in Manchester stadium in the north of England, following a concert by singer Ariana Grande,May expressed condolences to the victims and the families of those affected, and confirmed that the police were treating the incident as a terrorist attack, Efe news reported.

Five die in Pakistan blast

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : At least five persons were killed in a blast in Khyber Agency's Tirah valley on Monday, a security source said.

21 dead from attack on Syrian rebel base

Punjab News Express
DAMASCUS : At least 21 fighters from a Syrian Islamist rebel group were killed on Sunday in an attack on a village in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.

Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Trump

Punjab News Express
RIYADH : US President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him.

N.Korea test fires another missile

Punjab News Express
SEOUL: North Korea on Sunday launched an unidentified ballistic missile, which flew over 500 km, just a week after Pyongyang carried out its most successful missile test, South Korean military has confirmed.

China crippled CIA by killing US sources: Media

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON: At least 20 US spies were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese government between 2010 and 2012, crippling the country's information-gathering, a media report has said.

Trump kicks off 5-nation tour with Saudi Arabia visit

Punjab News Express
RIYADH: US President Donald Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, marking the beginning of his first foreign trip as President that includes visits to Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy.

Syrian Army confirms US strike on military convoy

Punjab News Express
DAMASCUS : The Syrian Army on Friday confirmed reports about a US-led airstrike on a military convoy near the Iraqi border, saying Washington's attempt will not terrorise the army from continuing to fight the terrorist groups.

Let's shut down PIA, says Pakistan government

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : The Pakistan government sought support from lawmakers across party lines to declare the loss-making flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) "bankrupt" and eventually shut it down, the media reported.

20 mn Africans on brink of famine: UN agencies

Punjab News Express
ROME  : Twenty million people in four African countries are on the brink of famine, senior staffers at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) said.

Australian children believe their fathers work 'too much'

Punjab News Express
CANBERRA : One third of Australian children aged between 11 and 13 believe their fathers work too much, according to the results of a study released on Friday.

China's Yulin festival banned from selling dog meat

Punjab News Express
BEIJING : After several years of protests, authorities have finally banned the sale of dog meat in the Yulin festival, which is celebrated on June 21 every year in the city.

Macron cabinet: Half of France's new ministers are women

Punjab News Express
PARIS: France's newly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his cabinet, with women filling half of the 22 positions, media reports said.

Italian court upholds ban on Sikhs carrying kirpans

Punjab News Express
ROME: The Italian Supreme Court has ruled against a Sikh migrant who wanted to carry a kirpan in public.

Doors always open for India to join Belt and Road: China

By Gaurav Sharma 
BEIJING: China on Tuesday said it was up to India to join the Belt and Road project, but the doors for New Delhi "will always remain open".

Paris prepares for Macron's inauguration as French President

Punjab News Express
PARIS: Independent-centrist Emmanuel Macron will be sworn-in as the 25th President of France following his landslide 66 per cent victory against far-Right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, at a ceremony at the Elysee Palace here, the media reported

N.Korea fires ballistic missile

Punjab News Express
SEOUL: North Korea on Sunday launched a ballistic missile which flew around 700 km into the East Sea, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff (JCS) said.

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