Category: World

US congratulates Alvi for presidential election win

Washington: The United States on Sunday congratulated Arif Alvi on his swearing in as the new President of Pakistan. In…

75 Ikhwanul Muslimeen supporters sentenced to death

Srinagar: 75 prominent members and affiliates of the Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian court. They…

Iran and Russia can work together to restrain US: Khamenei

Tehran: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said Iran and Russia can…

Egyptian court jails Photojournalist Shawkan for 5 years

Washington: Photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, also known as 'Shawkan', was convicted earlier today and sentenced to serve five years in…

Trump again asks Apple to start manufacturing in US

Washington: After Apple hinted at increasing the price of its products owing to tariffs on China, US President Donald Trump…

Trump seeks to move past Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Washington: US President Donald Trump has sought to move past a lawsuit from pornstar Stormy Daniels, stating in a court…

White House narrows search for anonymous op-ed writer

Washington: White House aides have narrowed down their search for the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed that…

UK: license of Urdu TV channel revoked even before it is launched

London: Ofcom the UK's communications regulator has revoked the broadcast license of Ausaf TV, a proposed Urdu channel, ahead of…

Ingrid Hayden named deputy special envoy for Afghanistan

New York: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Ingrid Hayden of Australia as his Deputy Special…

6 killed in Nepal helicopter crash

Kathmandu: At least six persons were killed after an Altitude Air airline helicopter crashed in a dense forest area on…

Alibaba co-founder and China’s richest man announces retirement

Jack Ma, The co-founder and chairman of Alibaba plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote…

Trumps calls on Dept of Justice to investigate NYT article

Washington: United States President Trump on Friday called on the Department of Justice to investigate an anonymous, anti-Trump publication on…

Japan toll rises to 30 after powerful quake

Tokyo: The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 30 Saturday, as tens…

Expecting ‘positive’ letter from Kim, says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he is expecting a "positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Speaking…

Malaysia PM denounces caning of women for lesbian sex

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex…

Fired-up Obama attacks Trump and Republicans

Chicago: Barack Obama assailed US Republicans Friday for failing to keep President Donald Trump in check, in a forceful return…

Myanmar rejects ICC decision over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar: Myanmar on Friday "resolutely" rejected a ruling by the International Criminal Court empowering the tribunal to probe alleged crimes…

Air India aircraft lands on under construction runway

New Delhi: An Air India plane mistakenly landed at a non-operational and under construction runway at the Male Velana International…

Morocco says over 50,000 migrant crossings to Europe foiled

Rabat: Moroccan authorities have so far this year foiled 54,000 bids by illegal migrants to cross to Europe, the official…

Kim urges Trump to resume denuclearisation talks in ‘goodwill manner’

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked United States President Donald Trump to restart the talks on denuclearisation in…