Category: World

Indonesian Lion Air passenger plane missing: aviation authority

Jakarta: An Indonesian Lion Air passenger plane went missing Monday shortly after taking off from the capital Jakarta, an aviation…

Trump congratulates Brazil’s president-elect

Washington: US President Donald Trump called Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday to congratulate the far-right candidate on winning Brazil's presidency, the…

In the fast lane: Female motortaxi drivers on the rise in Bangkok

Bangkok: Hair pulled back tightly as she lounges on her red scooter, Ar is a rare sight among the male-dominated…

US Muslim groups raise tens of thousands for synagogue victims

Washington: A crowdfunding campaign by two Muslim American groups has raised almost $80,000 for the surviving victims of the Pittsburgh…

UN chief voices concern over deepening political crisis in Sri Lanka

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deepening political crisis in Sri Lanka and called for…

PM Modi visits automation facility in Japan

Yamanashi [Japan]: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited the FANUC Industrial facility here during…

Khashoggi case: US Defence Secretary calls for transparent investigations

Manama [Bahrain]: United States Defence Secretary James Mattis met Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and called for a transparent…

Pittsburgh synagogue gunman spoke of ‘genocide and desire to kill Jews’

Pittsburgh: The Pittsburgh synagogue gunman spoke of "genocide and his desire to kill Jewish people" during his attack, authorities said…

Tesla under US criminal probe for Model 3 comments: source

New York: US criminal investigators are probing whether Tesla Motors misled investors about the timetable for meeting key car production…

PM Modi gifts stone bowls, dhurries to Japanese counterpart

Yamanashi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe two handcrafted stone bowls made from rose quartz and…

Woman in Uganda has been fighting malaria with homemade soaps

Joan Nalubega, a woman in Uganda has been fighting malaria with homemade soaps. She was inspired to do this by…

My conscience is clear: Ex-Malaysian PM on 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday insisted that he was not associated with any wrongdoings in…

Space travel can alter brain: Study

London: Spending long periods in space not only leads to muscle atrophy and reductions in bone density, it also has…

Shooter targets synagogue in Pennsylvania on IRF day

Pittsburgh: A shooter opened fire near the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, leading to "multiple casualties" at…

Egyptian armed forces say prevented attempt to smuggle weapons, drugs From Libya

Cairo [Egypt]: Egyptian Armed Forces prevented the smuggling of weapons and large batches of drugs from neighboring Libya, an army…

Blast in Central Afghanistan leaves 5 people killed: Reports

Moscow [Russia]: As many as five people were killed and 12 others were injured as a result of an explosion…

Inside China’s internment camps: Tear gas, Tasers and textbooks

BEIJING: On state television, the vocational education centre in China's far west looked like a modern school where happy students…

Mattis condemns Khashoggi killing, calls it security concern

Manama: US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Saturday condemned the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as "intolerable" and…

Blasphemy not freedom of speech: European court

A Vienna court in 2011 had convicted a 47-year-old woman from Vienna, identified only as E.S. for disparaging religious doctrines.…

Dow adds to gains after solid US jobs data

New York: The Dow added to records early Wednesday following solid US hiring data and relief at Italy's more conciliatory…