Category: World

Haley, Ivanka Trump among possible World Bank nominees: report

Washington: Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates…

Pompeo says he will meet with Saudi crown prince

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and plans to address…

World’s oceans are heating up at quickening pace: study

Tampa: The world's oceans are heating up at an accelerating pace as global warming threatens a diverse range of marine…

Fleeing Saudi woman arrives in Canada

Ottawa: The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's…

Muslims, Jews come together in Europe against halal and kosher ban

Belgium: Showing concerns about animal welfare, reportedly Belgium has banned halal and kosher animal slaughtering practices. Minister of Animal Welfare…

H1-B visas to undergo ‘changes’: Donald Trump

New York: US President Donald Trump said Friday that he will change the H1-B visa system for professionals to ensure…

US Navy Chief to begin 4-day China visit for ‘results-oriented dialogue’

Washington: A delegation of United States Navy is expected to embark on a four-day visit to China on Sunday with…

IPC upset with Malaysia’s ban on Israeli swimmers

Malaysia: The International Paralympic Committee expressed disappointment Saturday after Malaysia said it would not allow Israeli swimmers to attend a…

Elon Musk shows off prototype of Mars-bound rocket, Starship

Washington: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the first pictures of a retro-looking, steely rocket called Starship that may one…

China’s moon rover prepares for a rough ride on the dark side

Beijing: China on Friday hailed its historic mission to the far side of the moon as a "complete success" so…

20 injured in explosion at Paris bakery

Paris: A powerful explosion at a bakery rocked central Paris on Saturday, injuring at least 20 people, the police said.…

Several injured in Paris bakery blast

Paris: Several people were injured in an explosion at a bakery in Central Paris, the local police reported on Saturday.…

Macedonian Parliament agrees to rename country

Skopje: The Macedonian Parliament unanimously agreed to change the name of the country to the Republic of North Macedonia, ending…

SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of workforce

Los Angeles: SpaceX plans to lay off 10 percent of its more than 6,000 employees, a source familiar with the…

FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians: report

US: The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on…

Myanmar Court rejects appeal of Reuters journalists

Naypyidaw: The Myanmar High Court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists challenging the seven-year prison sentence handed…

US: Democrat Tulsi Gabbard will run for office in 2020

Washington: US Representative for Hawaii from Democrat Party, Tulsi Gabbard on Friday said that she will run for president in…

Saudi girl fleeing from family, granted asylum in Canada

Bangkok: An 18-year-old Saudi girl, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who fled from her family in Kuwait to Thailand, has been granted…

Trump not declaring emergency ‘right now’

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he has no immediate plans to resort to a national-emergency declaration to…

H1-B visas to undergo ‘changes’, says Trump

Washington [USA]: H1-B visa, which is availed by a large number of Indians, is said to be simplified. United States…