Trump puts Pakistan on notice on Afghanistan, seeks Indian help (Roundup)

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI; President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-awaited Afghanistan policy, warning the US will take action within Pakistan if it did not stop backing terrorists battling American forces. And in a first for an American President, Trump brought India directly into the equation by assigning a strategic role for New Delhi.

Afghan President welcomes new US strategy

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Gahni on Tuesday welcomed the new strategy announced by US President Donald Trump.

Trump puts Pakistan on notice, warns it has much to lose by backing terrorists

MEW YORK: With his trademark bluntness, US President Donald Trump has put Pakistan on notice with a virtual ultimatum warning that it "has much to lose" by backing terrorists and held out threat of action against them within its borders.

33 injured in US train crash

Washington: At least 33 people were injured in a train crash at a station in the US city of Philadelphia early on Tuesday.

Twitter too slow to act on abusive content: British MP

London: A British Labour Party leader has accused Twitter of acting too slow while taking down graphic images of suspected rape and abuse cases even after such tweets were reported.

Top companies in Britain not prepared for cyber attacks

LONDON:  Two thirds of bosses in Britain's biggest businesses are not trained to deal with cyber attack, a government report revealed on Monday.

Russian jets kill over 200 Islamic State militants near Eastern Syria’s Deir al-Zor: Agencies

Moscow, Russian Air Force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

UK scientists create world's smallest surgical robot

LONDON: British scientists have developed the worlds smallest surgical robot which could transform daily operations for tens of thousands of patients, the media reported on Sunday.

Comedian-actor Dick Gregory dies at 84

WASHINGTON: Renowned stand-up comedian, actor and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has passed away. He was 84.

Stories with human characters influence children more

NEW YORK: Children learn moral lessons more effectively from stories with human characters than with "cute" human-like animals, a new study has revealed.

Saudi vaccinates 1.1 mn Haj pilgrims

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Sunday said its health control centres vaccinated more than 1.1 million pilgrims at ports of entry, the media reported.

Now an artificial heart made of spider silk

London, Researchers have developed cardiac muscle tissue made of spider silk, to investigate whether artificial silk protein could be suitable for engineering cardiac tissue.

10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina

Dhaka: A tribunal here in Bangladesh on Sunday awarded death penalty to 10 people for planting a bomb in 2000 to assassinate then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

IS claims stabbing attack in Russia

Moscow: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a knife attack that left seven persons injured in the Russian city of Surgut, media reports said.

Twitter trolls Trump on 'heel' Madonna shares first family portrait with her six kids Afghan forces foil Taliban's offensive, 70 militants killed 7 injured in Russia knife attack Trump adviser Steve Bannon steps down 9 killed in IS attack in Iraq Looking into reports of missing British child in Spain attack: May Russia's nuclear submarine successfully fires missile Barcelona attack: Injured included people from Asia US born NRI teenager, Yadvir Singh feels the pulse of rustic Punjab, participates in "Chhinj Mela" Lesbian Hindu, Jewish women wed in Britain 32 killed in one day in Philippines war on drugs Army helicopter carrying 5 crew members crashes Trump accuses Amazon of harming retailers across US Man sentenced to life for murdering Chinese student Hockey: Ramandeep, Chinglensana star in India's 4-3 win over Austria Spanish daily's website unblocked in China Salaries of high-skilled foreign workers in US increase 2 killed, 5 wounded in ISIS suicide bombing in Gaza Russian watchdog detects over 23,000 websites promoting suicide Nakodar man killed in Philippines Police kill 2 suspected extremists in Egypt shootout Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up US report lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan Indian-origin man awarded $2.9mn after bad reference cost him job Tweets can signal health issues: Report 286 bodies recovered in Sierra Leone mudslide Google pays high school student $10,000 for exposing hack Average life expectancy exceeds 72 years in Russia Intel CEO is third executive to leave Trump council
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