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Dubrovnik has GoT a tourist problem

Winter is coming.
Marc Santora Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

US forces to stay in Iraq

US forces will stay in Iraq "as long as needed" to help stabilise regions previously controlled by the Islamic State, a spokesperson for the US-led international coalition fighting the militants said on Sunday.
Reuters Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Burden of expectations on Imran

From creating 10 million jobs to building an Islamic welfare state and restoring Pakistan's tattered image abroad, new Prime Minister Imran Khan is facing a problem of his own making: runaway expectations raised by his lofty rhetoric.
Reuters Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Churchill's first German foe

At the age of just 12, Winston Churchill wrote a letter to his mother declaring that his childhood enemy was a "stealing, lying, catchpenny" tyrannical tutor whom she was planning to hire during his summer holidays.
Dalya Alberge Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Chance to dress up as a judge in UK

Of the many childhood joys, dressing up and pretending to have an adult job is one of the favourites.
Jamie Johnson Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump ire

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had "nothing to hide" from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election, and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe.
Reuters Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Imran takes oath as PM as cash crisis looms

Imran Khan was on Saturday sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan, which had till now seen two political parties ruling by rotation, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms.
Nasir Jaffry and Reuters Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Kofi Annan, who redefined UN, passes away

Kofi Annan, a soft-spoken and patrician diplomat from Ghana who became the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations, projecting himself and his organisation as the world's conscience and moral arbiter despite bloody debacles that left indelible stains on his record as a peacekeeper, died on Saturday. He was 80.
Alan Cowell Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Pakistan shelling continues

Pakistani troops were unrelenting in shelling Indian positions as Imran Khan was sworn in as Prime Minister, with fresh shelling leaving two civilians injured in a village in north Kashmir's Tangdhar sector.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Matching steps

Russian President Vladimir Putin danced arm-in-arm with Austria's foreign minister Karin Kneissl at her wedding on Saturday, after receiving an invitation that Opposition critics said undermined the West's stance against Moscow.
Reuters report, AFP picture Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies at 80

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.
Aug 18, 2018 15:34 IST

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