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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border on Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday.
Apr 26, 2018 13:11 IST

Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators.
Apr 26, 2018 14:45 IST

US must keep Dreamers' plan: Judge

In the biggest setback yet for the Trump administration in its attempt to end a programme that shields some undocumented young adults from deportation, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the protections must stay in place and that the government must resume accepting new applications.
Miriam Jordan Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Harassment slur on scientist

Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, considered one of the world's leading authorities on gene therapy and cancer, has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of "inappropriate conduct" against him.
PTI Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Abbasi rejects names for airport

A ministerial committee proposed three names, including Gandhara - the name of the land and its associated civilisation - for Islamabad's new state-of-the-art airport, but all of them were rejected by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
PTI Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Hero's ailment 'can be treated in Pak'

Former captain and Olympian hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed's heart ailment can be treated in Pakistan and there is no need for him to travel to India for a heart transplant, the authorities here have informed him.
PTI Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Italian woman's body exhumed in Pakistan

Pakistani police exhumed the body of an Italian woman of Pakistani descent on Wednesday to investigate whether her family killed her in the name of honour after she refused to marry a man of their choice.
Reuters Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Singapore mourns bear born, bred in city

Singapore on Wednesday mourned the death of the first polar bear born and bred in the tropical island city, put down by wildlife authorities after a five-year battle with health difficulties stemming from old age.
Reuters Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

May suffers Lords loss

Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt a new defeat by Britain's upper house of parliament on Wednesday over her Brexit plans, this time in a challenge to the government's push to adopt wide-ranging powers to amend laws.
Reuters Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

Uber halts Vienna services

Ride-hailing service Uber is suspending operations in Vienna after an Austrian court issued a temporary injunction against it on Wednesday.
Reuters Apr 26, 2018 00:00 IST

H1-B spouse visa threat

The Donald Trump administration is planning to stop issuing permits to the spouses of H1-B visa-holders to work legally in the US, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers.
PTI Apr 25, 2018 00:00 IST

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