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Sisi, Macron voice support for political settlement in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday called for a political settlement in Libya. The call was issued in a phone conversation held by the two leaders, Egyptian presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement, Xinhua reported. “Noting that

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Bhutan King, British HC pay homage to Vajpayee

Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith on Friday paid their homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP office here. The Bhutanese King visited the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters and placed a wreath on

Hundreds stranded in Manila airport as plane crash lands

Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Manila airport on Friday after a Chinese airline plane crash-landed amid heavy rains, forcing authorities to shut the runway. The China-based Xiamen Air plane skidded off the runway on Thursday night with 157 passengers and eight crew onboard,

Oil prices decline on rising US stockpiles

Oil prices went down on Wednesday as official data showed that U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly last week. The West Texas Intermediate for September delivery decreased $2.03 to settle at $65.01 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery

Trump ends critical ex-CIA chief’s security access

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan, denying his critic any access to sensitive information, the White House has said. Brennan had slammed Trump’s performance in July after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as

Naipaul’s sibling urges people to read his works

Society can best embrace V.S. Naipaul is by reading his works and understanding how he relected on the times, Savi Naipaul Akal, one of the three surviving siblings of late Nobel Prize-winning writer has said. Naipaul, 85, died on August 11. “The best way our

PIA under fire over Polish tourist’s ‘Kiki challenge’

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has come under fire over a promotional video made by the national flag carrier in collaboration with a Polish tourist who is seen doing the ‘Kiki challenge’ inside an empty aircraft. On Monday, a video went viral of Polish tourist Eva