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Horrifying: Authors condemn attack on Rushdie

London: Authors around the world have expressed their shock and sadness at the attack on Salman Rushdie in New York state. The stabbing came after years of Islamist death threats against Rushdie over The Satanic Verses, published in 1988. Fellow...

Tension between pro-government forces flares up in Yemen

Aden, Yemen: Tension between units of the Yemeni government forces flared up on Friday as the newly-formed Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) insisted on removing rebellious security officers from their positions in the oil-rich province of Shabwa, an official told...

FBI took top secret files from Trump home: Warrant

New York: The FBI seized top secret files from former US President Donald Trump's estate in Florida this week during its raid, according to a search warrant. Agents removed 11 sets of documents, including some marked "TS/SCI", a designation...

US Congress passes tax, health care, climate bill

Washington: US House of Representatives passed the Democratic spending bill on tax policy, health care, and climate change, a few days after the Senate approval. The bill on Friday, dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act, is scaled down from the massive...

Salman Rushdie’s tryst with ‘fatwa’

New Delhi: Salman Rushdie, literally the "midnight's child" draws a close relation to his most celebrated title -- being born in 1947, when India too announced her "tryst with destiny". The Indian-born novelist catapulted to fame with "Midnight's Children" in...

Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye: Media

New York: Celebrated author Salman Rushdie, whose "Satanic Verses" drew death threats in the 1980s, is on ventilator after a New York stabbing incident. Rushdie's agent told the media nerves in the novelist's arm were severed; and his liver was...

Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

New York: Renowned author Salman Rushdie, who faces death threats for years after writing 'The Satanic Verses', has been attacked on stage during an event at the Chautauqua Institution in New York, police said. The author was attacked when he...

DOJ seeks unsealing Trump raid warrant

Washington: The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion to unseal the search warrant for former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement days after Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents raided the Mar-a-Lago...

Pakistan plans to tackle TTP resurgence

Islamabad: The Shehbaz Sharif government is preparing a ‘contingency plan’ to deal with the potential resurgence of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) after reports suggested the terrorist outfit was trying to make a comeback. On Thursday, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif...

Colombia seeks to restart peace talks with ELN

Havana: The Colombian government wants to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla in the Cuban capital, Colombia's Foreign Affairs Minister Alvaro Leyva said here. "We hope to resume dialogues with ELN in this land of peace...

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Horrifying: Authors condemn attack on Rushdie

London: Authors around the world have expressed their shock and sadness at the attack on Salman Rushdie in...