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Kids in cages: Geneva protest urges UN action on Trump migration policy

Teenagers huddled in a cage outside the UN in Geneva Monday, as protestors demanded that the world body address the "unconscionable" US policy of separating migrant families crossing its southern border.

'Explosion' near China-North Korea border causes small quake

A "suspected explosion" near the China-North Korean border caused a small earthquake on Monday, Chinese seismology authorities said, less than an hour after news broke about Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to Pyongyang.

Pak govt's controversial lunar calendar challenged in Peshawar HC

The controversial lunar calendar launched by Pakistan's minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry was challenged in the Peshawar high court on Monday, with the petitioner saying it was not in line with Islamic teachings and demanded the minister's sacking.

Myanmar's hardline monks rail against Rohingya and Suu Kyi

Hundreds of monks swathed in saffron and maroon robes filed early morning into a Yangon monastery for the annual meeting of the Buddha Dhamma Parahita Foundation.

President Xi to make maiden visit to North Korea ahead of his meeting with Donald Trump

President Xi Jinping would make his maiden visit to Pyongyang this week, in a big boost to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who is under heavy pressure from the US to give up nuclear weapons programme. Xi's visit to North Korea comes ahead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump on sidelines of G-20 summit.

China slams US criticism of UN envoy's Xinjiang trip

China News: BEIJING: China on Monday rejected US criticism of the UN counterterrorism chief's visit to the restive region of Xinjiang as "absurd" after Washington.

Sri Lanka abusing UN law to make arrests: Rights group

South Asia News: COLOMBO: Media activists on Monday accused Sri Lankan police of using a UN convention on hate speech to crack down on media freedom and the country's .

EU drops sanctions threat against Maldives

South Asia News: LUXEMBOURG: The European Union on Monday dropped the threat of sanctions against the Maldives, saying the political situation had improved in the Indi.

Iran say it will reach allowed enriched uranium limit in 10 days

Middle East News: DUBAI: Iran will break through internationally agreed limits on the size of its stockpile of low-enriched uranium in 10 days, but there is still time .

Boko Haram suicide bombing in north east Nigeria kills 17: Officials

Rest of World News: KANO, NIGERIA: A triple suicide bombing by Boko Haram jihadists killed 17 people in the northeastern Nigerian town of Konduga, emergency services said.

Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising army hacked to death

Pakistan News: ISLAMABAD: A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's powerful military and the spy agency ISI was hacked to d.

Israel to attend US Mideast peace conference: Minister

Middle East News: JERUSALEM: Israel will attend an upcoming conference on the economic aspects of Washington's peace plan aimed at resolving the Israeli-Palestinian con.

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him

Johnson, the favourite to replace May, won the support of 114 Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the leadership contest. A total of 313 lawmakers voted. His closest rivals were: Jeremy Hunt, the foreign minister, who won 43 votes; Michael Gove, environment minister, with 37 votes and Dominic Raab, former Brexit minister, on 27 votes.

Saudi youth avoids death, sentenced to 12 years

Last year, the Saudi public prosecutor’s office sought a death sentence for Murtaja Qureiris, now 18-year-old.The charges filed against the teenager related to his attendance at anti-govt protests, some that took place when he was 10. According to a rights group, the judge told the teenager’s lawyer that instead of the death penalty, he would receive a 12-year sentence.

Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in China

Pakistan News: FAISALABAD: Pakistani investigations are uncovering the extent of trafficking networks that sell young women into prostitution in China after tricking.
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