Category: World

Nepal’s new CJ to take oath on Wednesday

Kathmandu: Nepal's new Chief Justice, Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana will assume his post on Wednesday. Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari…

Kim warns N. Korea could consider change of tack

Seoul: Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains…

Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

Jerusalem: Israel's centre-left opposition dramatically split on Tuesday ahead of an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing he…

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to contest US Presidential elections

Massachusetts: Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday announced her intent to run for the post of President in the 2020…

Bangladesh: Lawmakers to be sworn in on Jan 3

Dhaka [Bangladesh]: The newly elected Bangladesh lawmakers will be sworn in on January 3 at the Jatiya Sangsad here. The…

UK counter-terror police probe Manchester knife attack

British counter-terrorism police were investigating a multiple stabbing in which the suspect reportedly shouted "Allah" at a Manchester railway station…

Bangladesh: UN condemns deaths, calls for calm after violence-marred polls

New York: The United Nations (UN) called for restraint in Bangladesh after the elections stirred violence and claimed 19 lives…

Russia building collapse: Death toll rises to 7

Chelyabinsk: The death toll in a Russia building collapse rose to seven after two more bodies were recovered from the…

Town in Guatemala banned plastic products, using these natural materials instead

An indigenous town in Guatemala ( a Central American country) has banned the plastic products. They now use cloth napkins,…

Democrats plan to pass bill in attempt to end govt shutdown

Washington: Democrats in the House are planning to pass a stopgap spending bill in order to fund the Department of…

New Year 2019: Sky dazzles with fireworks near iconic structures

Moscow: Beginning from Australia and New Zealand located in the southern hemisphere to Russia, France and Athens in Europe, people…

Will seek new way if US misjudges our patience: Kim Jong-un

Pyongyang: North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un threatened that his country would have to "seek a new way" if the United…

Car ploughs into crowd in Tokyo, 9 injured

Tokyo: Around nine people were injured, when a car deliberately drove into a crowd of New Year's revellers at Harajuku…

Man at New Year’s Eve party shot dead six family members including kids

BANGKOK: A Thai man at a New Year's Eve party shot dead six family members including his two young children…

Palestinian court sentences man to life over Jerusalem land sale

Ramallah: A Palestinian court sentenced a Palestinian-American man to life in prison Monday over the sale of Jerusalem property to…

Iraqi education minister Shaima Khalil resigns over alleged ISIS links

Baghdad: The newly appointed Iraq’s education minister Shaima Khalil Al-Hayali has resigned over allegations that he has links with ISIS.…

Jatiya Oikya Front lost due to ‘criminal activities’: Hasina

Dhaka: Awami League Chief Sheikh Hasina on Monday said that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led Jatiya Oikya Front (National Unity…

Devastating cyclone Usman leaves 68 dead in Philippines

MANILA: At least 68 people have died in a tropical storm that brought heavy rains and triggered deadly landslides over…

17-year-old sold his kidney for an iPhone, is bed-ridden for life

A 17-year-old Chinese student got himself an iPhone 4 by selling one of his kidneys around 7 years ago. A…

Two killed in bombing in troubled south Philippines

Cotabato: Two men were killed and at least 32 others wounded Monday after a bomb went off outside a shopping…