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WION Web Team Delhi, India Nov 19, 2018, 07.02 PM (IST)

Pak lost over $123 bn by joining US war on terror; aid received was minuscule: Imran Khan on Trump's tirade

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday reacted to Donald Trump's latest tirade on Islamabad. In a series of tweets, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf chief stated that "no Pakistani was involved in 9/11 but Pak decided to participate in US war on terror."

Maldives set to pull out of China free trade deal, says senior lawmaker

The Maldives’ new government will pull out of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China because it was a mistake for the tiny nation to strike such a pact with the world’s second biggest economy, the head of the largest party in the ruling alliance said.VVIP chopper deal case: UAE court says 'considering possibility of extraditing Michel' to India

VVIP chopper deal case: UAE court says 'considering possibility of extraditing Michel' to India

Dubai has approved India’s request to extradite Christen Michel, who is wanted in connection with the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestand VVIP chopper deal case.

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested in Tokyo for financial misconduct

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday in Tokyo for financial misconduct, news agency AFP reported quoting Japanese media.

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval interfered in Asthana probe, CBI official tells top court

A CBI officer, who was probing the FIR lodged against Special Director Rakesh Asthana, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of his transfer to Nagpur in Maharashtra.