Category: World

28-year-old immigrant in Canada turns millionaire, wins 2 lotteries in 5 months

Ottawa: A young West African immigrant who moved to Canada two years ago has hit the lottery jackpot -- twice.…

Could have been handled better: Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Hanoi: Myanmar State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that her government could have handled the situation…

Myanmar response to Rohingya crisis ‘could have been handled better’: Aung Suu Kyi

RAKHINE: Myanmar’s military response to the Rohingya crisis which drove 700,000 of the Muslim minority into Bangladesh “could have been…

Suu Kyi defends imprisonment of Reuters journalists

Hanoi: Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday defended the seven-year jail terms handed to two Reuters journalists…

Mass death sentences in Egypt unfair: U.N. rights Chief Michelle Bachelet

Geneva: Terming it an ‘unfair trial’, United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Egypt’s appeals court to overturn mass…

Skewer through his cheek, skull: US teen survives “one in a million” fall

CHICAGO: A 10-year-old American boy was making a remarkable recovery Wednesday after a meat skewer impaled his skull but missed…

Trump branded Egyptian President a killer, claims US journalist

Washington: US President Donald Trump reportedly referred his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah-al Sisi as a "killer", according to investigative Journalist…

Reuters pair in Myanmar not jailed because of journalism: Suu Kyi

Hanoi: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that two Reuters journalists jailed for investigating a massacre…

World leaders to attend Kofi Annan’s state funeral in Ghana

Accra: Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan will be buried in his native Ghana on Thursday after a state funeral…

Russia deploys most advanced air defences at army drills

Telemba: Russia showcased its most sophisticated air defence system on Wednesday, using it to repel a mock attack from the…

PLO mission: Palestine plans to fight US’ decision

Ramallah [Palestine]: Days after the Trump administration decided to shut the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) diplomatic office in Washington DC,…

Bomb scare briefly closes runway at Japan’s Narita airport

Tokyo: Japan's Narita airport briefly closed one of its two runways Thursday after what is suspected to be an unexploded…

Myanmar Govt permits UN to probe Rohingya abuse

Geneva [Switzerland]: The Myanmar Government granted permission to the United Nations inspection teams to assess dozens villages and townships in…

Pentagon identifies two sets of North Korea remains: Mattis

Washington: Scientists have identified two of the sets of remains of US troops killed in the Korean War that were…

Tesla shares bounce as Musk risk seen as overblown

New York: Tesla shares bounced Monday following an upbeat analyst note that suggested worries about chief executive Elon Musk and…

Russia denies suspecting US astronauts of drilling hole on space station

Moscow:Russia on Wednesday reacted angrily to a report that it suspects US astronauts of deliberately drilling a hole on the…

Donald Trump’s Ireland visit postponed

Dublin: U.S, President Donald Trump's Ireland visit has been postponed due to scheduling reasons, the Irish government announced on Tuesday.…

This dam will be disastrous: Sindhi body to Pak

London: World Sindhi Congress (WSC) has condemned the Pakistan government's decision of building a dam on the River Indus. Expressing…

UN warns world community of ‘humanitarian nightmare’ in Syria’s Idlib

United Nations: Expressing concern over civilian killings in Syria’s Idlib, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appealed to Russia,…

Amid crackdown on religions: China restricts online religious coverage including burning incense

Beijing: Amid an ongoing crackdown on churches, masajid and other places of worship by the officially atheist Communist Party, China…