Category: World

US further tightens noose around Iran for supplying oil to Syria

Washington: The United States has imposed sanctions on an international network through which Iran and Russia provide millions of barrels…

Trump defends Ivanka’s use of personal email

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump over her use of personal email for…

India, Bhutan review bilateral ties

New Delhi:India and Bhutan reviewed all aspects of their bilateral ties during a three-day visit by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale…

Maldives all set to rejoin Commonwealth of Nations

Male [Maldives] After leaving the Commonwealth of Nations in 2016, the Maldives is set to rejoin the organization under the…

Expanding ties with Bhutan a priority for India: Foreign Secretary

Thimpu: Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale on Tuesday said that India attaches the highest priority to further expanding its unique…

Trump’s asylum ban for migrants blocked by federal judge

California: A United States federal judge on Tuesday nullified the President Donald Trump-led administration's decision of refusing asylum to immigrants…

Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt business: report

WASHINGTON: The US president's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation…

US had been giving aid, while Pakistan had been deceiving it: Trump

Washington/Islamabad: Defending his decision to withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid to Pakistan, Trump said, “I ended…

Ivanka Trump used personal mail for government business

Washington: Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump's daughter, sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials…

Despite massive protests French Government to hike fuel tax

Paris: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday informed that the French government, regardless of protests across the country last…

White House restores CNN journalist’s credentials, with warning

Washington: The White House said Monday it restored in full the media credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a…

Xi visits Philippines as China, US wrangle for supremacy

Manila: Chinese President Xi Jinping lands Tuesday for his first state visit to the Philippines, a traditional US ally that…

Trump says bin Laden should have been captured sooner

Washington: President Donald Trump repeated Monday that Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, killed by US Navy SEALs in May 2011,…

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala volcano erupts again

Guatemala City: Authorities in Guatemala declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people early Monday after the Central American…

UN urges more efforts to integrate migrant children in schools

Paris: The United Nations on Tuesday called on countries to step up efforts to integrate the growing numbers of refugee…

US Muslim lawmaker-elect in proposal to end head-covering ban in Congress

Washington: A Muslim congresswoman-elect has co-authored changes to a longstanding rule banning the wearing of head coverings on the US…

Multiple victims after shots fired at Chicago hospital: police

Chicago: A gunman opened fire Monday at a hospital in the US city of Chicago, police said, adding that there…

Germany bans 18 Saudi nationals from Europe’s Schengen zone

Brussels: Germany has banned the entry of the 18 Saudi Arabian nationals linked with the murder of former Washington Post…

Putin visits Turkey to inaugurate undersea gas pipeline

Istanbul: The Russian President was received by his Turkish counterpart on Monday to officially inaugurate the TurkStream undersea natural gas…

Need electronic voting in Parliament: Prez Sirisena

Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday said in the Parliament that a no-confidence motion in the House should be held…