Iraqi PM becomes first foreign leader to meet Iran’s Raisi

Sept 12 – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi became the first foreign leader on Sunday to visit and meet with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi since the hardliner took office in August. Iraq has been trying to mediate between Tehran and its Gulf Arab foes, including Saudi Arabia, in […]

Taliban say woman can study at university but classes must be segregated

Sept 12 – Women in Afghanistan will be allowed to study in universities as the country seeks to rebuild after decades of war but gender-segregation and Islamic dress code will be mandatory, the Taliban’s new Higher Education minister said on Sunday. The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, said the […]

PM recalls Swami Vivekananda’s iconic 1893 speech at Chicago

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 12: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has said that the spirit of Swami Vivekananda’s iconic 1893 speech at Chicago speech has the potential to create a more just, prosperous and inclusive planet. In a tweet marking the anniversary of the iconic speech, the Prime Minister […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Era of working in Silos is over

Calls upon representatives from all Science Ministries to develop applications for sectors ranging from agriculture, railways, roads, Jal Shakti etc. DELHI, SEPTEMBER 12: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and […]

J-K parties condemn killing of police sub-inspector

Srinagar, Sep 12:  Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday condemned the killing of a police sub-inspector by a militant in the heart of the city. Probationary sub-inspector Arshid Ahmad was shot dead by a militant from point-blank range in the afternoon at a marketplace in the […]

Al-Qaida chief appears in new video marking 9/11 anniversary

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks, months after rumors spread that he was dead. The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that “Jerusalem […]

EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11′s aftermath there

The following account from Amir Shah, the now-retired Afghanistan correspondent for The Associated Press, is excerpted from the book “September 11: The 9/11 Story, Aftermath and Legacy,” an in-depth look at AP’s coverage of 9/11 and the events that followed. He was AP’s eyes and ears in Afghanistan after the […]

Biden, Obama, Clinton mark 9/11 in NYC with display of unity

NEW YORK — Three presidents and their wives stood somberly side by side on Saturday at the National September 11 Memorial, sharing a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of the nation’s worst terror attack with a display of unity. Presidents Joe Biden, Barack Obama and Bill […]

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