UN chief, Iran condemn Kabul terror attack

United Nations/Tehran, July 25 : Iran’s Foreign Ministry and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned a deadly terrorist bomb attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Monday offered his condolences to the Afghani government, nation and the families of the victims, saying Iran will help them in fighting extremism […]

Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi Minister flip-flops

New Delhi, July 24 : In a flip-flop, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said here on Monday that the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are considered alive, after having said earlier in the day his government was not 100 per cent sure about this. “We are trying to follow news […]

Modi, Sonia condemn Kabul terror attack

New Delhi, July 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the terror attack in the Afghan capital on Monday that left at least 36 dead and said India stood with Afghans in their fight against terrorism. “Strongly condemn the terrorist attack in Kabul. My heart goes out to the victim’s families. We stand […]

BRICS Trade Union Forum kicks off in Beijing

Beijing, July 24 : The sixth BRICS Trade Union Forum opened in Beijing on Monday to discuss the trade union role in sustainable development. China was hosting for the first time the BRICS Trade Union Forum since it was established in 2012, Xinhua news agency reported. The two-day meeting will focus on issues, including challenges […]

Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness

Chandigarh, July 24 : Families of 39 Indians, mostly from Punjab, who went missing in Iraq’s Mosul town three years ago are still keeping their fingers crossed even after Iraqi Foreign Minister on Monday said that he was not sure if the missing Indians were alive or not. “We can only hope for the return […]

Netanyahu vows to bring embassy guard home from Jordan

Jerusalem, July 24 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that an Israeli security guard who shot dead two Jordanians after being stabbed outside Israel’s Embassy in Jordan will be brought back to the country. In a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office, Netanyahu said he called the guard over the phone […]