Pakistan’s last-minute efforts to avoid being placed on the list, which included taking over bodies linked to a powerful Islamist figure, proved insufficient.
Of the 40 accusations, 15 were reported from peacekeeping operations, 17 came from UN agencies, funds and programmes, while eight were reported by implementing partners.
An examination of the genomes of dozens of ancient and modern horses concluded that Przewalski’s horse descended from horses domesticated in northern Kazakhstan some 5,500 years ago.
“We have consulted Nilekani, we want to build an Aadhaar-like model for the scheme…He has agreed to help us,” a NITI Aayog official said.
The agency has said that the two were not cooperating with the investigation into the alleged loan default.
Donald Trump doesn’t have one foreign policy – he has several, and they all clash.
John Kelly and H.R. McMaster have chafed at Trump’s treatment of them in public and in private, which both at times have considered insulting, said sources.
Boko Haram insurgents drove into Dapchi on Monday evening in trucks, some of them camouflaged and mounted with heavy guns, and attacked the girls’ school.
With a stress on education and job creation, the allocation for capital account expenditure has been increased by 10.70% against the revised estimate for the last year, which stood at Rs 3,808 crore.
Names of nearly 150 wanted terrorists and their associates were removed from the blacklist over the last few years.
The 2017 index also singled out India as one of the “worst offenders” in the Asia-Pacific region.
It was Canada’s worst mass murder, yet it is barely remembered in the country.
In his launch address, Haasan touched upon key issues concerning Tamil Nadu including the Cauvery river water dispute, alleged corruption and vote for money.
There is a common misunderstanding that human cloning is the replication of people. Rather, cloning is the replication of gene sets, analogous to when people produce twins.
The delegation to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be led by Kim Yong Chol, vice-chairman of North Korea’s Party Central Committee.
A tough water-saving regime and the generosity of farmers have helped push back the dreaded “Day Zero”.
The US has been lobbying for months for Iran to be held accountable at the UN. A resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia, China, the US, France or Britain to pass.
Trump held an hour-long meeting with students who survived the Florida shooting where he said arming teachers and other school staff could help prevent future mass shootings.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said putting Rohingya on the low-lying island would be a “temporary arrangement” to ease congestion at the camps in Cox’s Bazar.
All units employing 20 or more employees are mandatorily covered under the social security schemes run by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation.
“The prosecutor general said that she believed the vote was unconstitutional and as a result the state of emergency is also unconstitutional,” one official said.
North Korea’s cyber army is closely controlled by the ruling regime – a key difference from other countries’ cyberattack and espionage groups.
There were 954 hate groups in the country in 2017, marking a 4% increase over the previous year when the number rose 2.8%, the civil rights watchdog said in its annual census of such groups.
The order overturns a change in the law by Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that allowed the former premier to lead the party despite being legally banned from holding public office.
In an age of increased scrutiny, violent and repressive states are turning to subtler methods of removing dissidents and opponents.
A group of divers recently connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet.
Researchers who analysed the genetics of the typhoid strain found it had mutated and acquired an extra piece of DNA to become resistant to multiple antibiotics.
“India, it has been an important market for us, but again there is this opportunity cost of the deals that we are not able to do that don’t get discussed,” Trump Jr. said.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud also extended similar relief to the director of the Malayalam movie ‘Oru Addar Love’.
The rightwing leader has seen his dominance of Israeli politics threatened by corruption investigations since police recommended that he be indicted for bribery and fraud.
A federal judge in Delaware has overturned a jury’s verdict requiring Gilead Sciences Inc. to pay a record $2.54 billion because its hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni infringed a patent held by rival Merck & Co Inc.
Without rain, Cape Town could run out of water by July 9, city authorities predict.
The bench considered the submission that deployment of the central armed forces fell under the central government’s administrative domain and allowed it to withdraw the remaining CAPF companies.
Once the station’s reconstruction is complete, “construction of Ram temple will be started” says Vinay Katiyar, BJP MP and prime accused in the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
President Yameen imposed the emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed the convictions of nine opposition leaders and ordered his government to free those held in prison.
Pakistan has been scrambling to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force.
Was the early conception of IS a branching-out of the old Baath party? Or was it, as some argue, completely separate with no connection at all? Reality is probably a bit of a mix of both.
Islamabad hopes that by seizing control of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation charities, which the US says are terrorist fronts, it can stave off being included this week on a global watchlist of country’s deemed to be doing too little to curb militant financing.
After refusing to leave office this week, Samangan governor Abdulkarim Khaddam agreed to go under a deal between his Jamiat-i Islami party and Ghani’s office in Kabul, party officials said.
Most mammals rely on scent rather than sight, but there is something particularly unusual about the vision of humans, apes and monkeys that requires an explanation.