Category: World

Kim meets Cuban President in Pyongyang

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday met Cuban President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez at his office and discussed…

First two Muslim women elected to US Congress: networks

Chicago: US voters elected two Muslim women, both Democrats, to Congress on Tuesday, marking a historic first in a country…

Ola starts ride-share services in New Zealand

Bengaluru: Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Tuesday forayed into New Zealand starting its cab hailing services in Auckland, Wellington and…

6 held over suspected plot to attack Emmanuel Macron

Paris: French police on Tuesday arrested six people over a suspected plot to launch an assault on President Emmanuel Macron,…

North Korea puts Kim painting on show for first time

Seoul: North Korea has displayed a portrait of Kim Jong Un in public for the first time, with analysts saying…

Families hold mass prayer at sea for Indonesia jet crash victims

Karawang: Hundreds of grieving relatives prayed Tuesday at the spot where a Lion Air jet plunged into the sea as…

Facebook must act to stop incitement ahead of 2020 Myanmar poll: report

Yangon: Myanmar's 2020 elections may be fertile ground for "incitement to violence" and Facebook should prepare now, an assessment of…

Ivanka Trump hit by ethics watchdog over China trademarks

New York: US first daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump is facing ethics questions after she was granted Chinese trademark…

US stocks trade higher as mid-term elections begin

New York: US stocks traded higher on Tuesday as investors closely followed the country's mid-term elections. The Dow Jones Industrial…

Lion Air’s airspeed indicator malfunctioned in last 4 flights

Jakarta [Indonesia]: Investigators of the Lion Air Flight 610, that crashed recently, have confirmed that the airspeed indicator of the…

Uyghurs, Tibetans jointly hold anti-China protest rally outside UN

Geneva: A large number of exiled Uyghurs and Tibetans living in Europe on Tuesday carried out a massive anti-China protest…

German car parts maker to shut UK sites, citing Brexit

London: Schaeffler, a German maker of parts for cars and industrial products, announced Tuesday plans to shut two UK sites,…

Rouhani to break US sanctions; vows to continue selling oil

Tehran: Iran has greeted the re-imposition of United States sanctions with air defence drills. President Hassan Rouhani was defiant as…

Pakistan wants to have friendly relations with China

The dramatic expansion of Beijing’s power — including economic, military and political — over the last few decades has significantly…

India, Malawi ink 3 MoUs

Lilongwe [Malawi]: India and Malawi on Monday signed three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) on extradition treaty, cooperation in the field…

Ending relief from nuclear deal, US sanctions Iran kick back in

The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday, but eight major importers of Iranian oil are…

1 killed, 2 injured in California shooting

California: A person died and two others were injured in a shootout at a California detox centre early on Monday.…

Trump restores sanctions against Iran; Iranians take to street in protest

Tehran: As the Trump administration restored all sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal, thousands of Iranians rallied in Tehran on…

Nearly 80 children kidnapped from Cameroon school

Yaounde [Cameroon]: Around 79 children from a boarding school in Cameroon's Northwest region were kidnapped by armed men on Monday.…

Zhuhai Air Show opens its doors to the world

Zhuhai [China]: From 6-11 November 2018, Zhuhai in southern China becomes an even more bustling metropolis than usual. This is…