- Syria conflict has inflicted $20 billion loss on Lebanon: Minister
- Iran, Pakistan agree to enhance border cooperation
- Nigeria bombing kills 20 as Boko Haram storms another town
- Venezuela rejects EU claims, calls them ‘interventionist’
- Egypt’s spymaster sacked for thaw in Doha-Cairo ties, reports say
- Iran supports political dialog in Lebanon: Larijani
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- Iran warns extra-regional recon aircraft near borders
- Central African Republic clashes kill 20
- Kurdish fighters push deeper into Iraq’s northwestern town of Sinjar
At least 13 suspected militants were killed on Monday after a shootout with police in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.
In a record high, foreign investors have purchased Indian debt securities worth USD 19 billion this year, which marked a 20 per cent jump from the previous year and even saw the so-called ‘junk’ bonds being lapped up aggressively despite poor corporate and sovereign ratings.
A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November this year, it emerged on Sunday.
India will not sign any deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions at UN climate talks in Lima that threatens its growth or undermines its fight against poverty, the environment minister said Friday.