Category: World

China urged to immediately free sick activist

Beijing: A group of 14 non-profits on Monday called on Beijing for the immediate and unconditional release of a Chinese…

Sri Lanka: Previous Parliamentary status enforced until Rajapaksa proves majority

Colombo [Sri Lanka]: Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya on Monday said that he was "compelled to accept…

Khashoggi’s body chopped and dissolved in acid: reports

Ankara: Reports are doing rounds that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved in acid. However, Turkey's…

US to exempt China, India, Japan from Iran oil sanctions: Pompeo

Washington: The United States will exempt China, India and Japan from oil sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

74 pc Americans believe Muslims face discrimination: survey

Washington, DC: A survey was conducted by New America, in collaboration with the American Muslim Institution (AMI) to examine the…

China’s import expo opens, Xi urges building an open world economy

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the opening of the world's first import-themed national-level expo here on Monday, calling it…

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi must be arrested and surrendered to the Court: International Criminal Court

Rejecting a request made by Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi ¬- son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for an international…

US sanctions will not hurt Iranian people: Pompeo

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran, saying the new tough controls…

Will anyone benefit from the US-China trade war?

Singapore: On Thursday last week, President Trump hinted that he was close to agreeing a trade deal with China after…

US issued strongest sanctions on Iran ever: Trump

Washington: With just a few hours before the sanctions on Iran comes into effect, United States President Donald Trump on…

Pompeo says he will meet N.Korea number two in New York

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will meet this week in New York with North Korea's…

Russia turns up uninvited to major NATO wargames

On board Navy USS Mount Whitney: The whirring of a low-flying Soviet Union-era war plane signalled Russia's uninvited arrival to…

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Hokkaido: USGS

Tokyo: A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Monday, the US Geological Survey said. The…

Trump, Democrats in frenzied final push ahead of US elections

Macon: Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals made frenzied, final pushes to motivate their core voters Sunday ahead of contentious…

Plane crashes after mid-air collision in Canada

Ottawa: Two aircrafts collided mid-air over Ottawa‘s west end on Sunday, which led to one of them crashing in a…

China faces grilling over internment camps at UN review

Beijing: China will be grilled over its mass detainment of Uighur minorities during a UN human rights review on Tuesday,…

Melania Trump no-show during midterm campaigning

Washington: US First lady Melania Trump has decided not to hit the campaign trail alongside her husband President Donald Trump,…

Egypt: 19 terrorists linked to Coptic Christian attack killed

Cairo [Egypt]: Egypt's Interior Ministry on Sunday confirmed that as many as 19 terrorists, linked to the recent attack on…

14 killed in a road accident in China

Lanzhou [China]: At least 14 people were killed while 27 others sustained injuries in a 31-vehicle pile-up on an expressway…

US adds 250,000 jobs , unemployment rate steady

Washington: The US economic engine delivered another jolt of good news as Republicans battle to maintain control of Congress in…