Category: World

Man’s quick reflexes save the baby as woman drops him while escaping burning building

A video going viral on social media shows a baby falling from his mother’s arms as she was trying to…

Indian Muslim teen wins £76,000 Eton Scholarship, called “traitor” by trolls

LONDON: Hasan Patel, an Indian origin British Muslim has won a coveted £76,000 scholarship to study at pretigious Eton College.…

Trump climbs down in wall row, Congress passes bill ending shutdown

Washington: President Donald Trump on Friday brought a temporary end to the longest government shutdown in US history, while dropping…

At least 7 killed, 150 missing in dam collapse in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro: At least seven people were killed, and around 150 others went missing, after a dam burst at…

‘We have reached deal to reopen govt’: Donald Trump

US: US President Donald Trump announced that lawmakers have reached a deal to reopen the US government, which has been…

Democrats declare victory in shutdown battle with Trump

WASHINGTON: Democratic leaders in Congress declared victory Friday in a successful negotiation to reopen the US government after a record…

UN says fire damages two food silos near Yemen’s Hodeida

Sanaa: A fire on the edge of the Yemeni port city of Hodeida has reportedly damaged two food silos, the…

USA appoints Elliott Abrams to lead efforts in Venezuela

Washington: The United States, on Friday, announced that foreign policy veteran, Elliott Abrams, will be leading US efforts on Venezuela…

Trump signs deal to end shutdown without Mexico Wall funding

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Friday night (local time) signed the short-term spending bill, bringing to an end…

Brazil dam collapse: 7 dead, many missing

Brasilia: A dam collapse at an iron-ore mine in southeast Brazil has left at least seven people dead and some…

China to arrest 19 over military veteran protests: state media

Beijing: Chinese authorities on Friday ordered the arrest of 19 people for allegedly organising protests by military veterans in two…

Trump backs down, agrees to Democrats’ terms to end government shutdown

NEW YORK: Taking a blow to his outsize ego, US President Donald Trump has agreed to the Democrats' terms to…

Muslims offer $50,000 interest-free loans to federal workers

WASHINGTON: Local Muslim Community is offering interest-free loans to federal employees in Wisconsin affected by the partial government shutdown. Masood…

Protestors build border wall to act out potential Brexit unrest

Jonesborough: Protestors shut down a border road between Ireland and Northern Ireland on Saturday, erecting a concrete wall with mock-military…

Trump faces unfamiliar jolt in US govt shutdown row: losing

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump loves to make the pistol gesture when pronouncing his "You're fired" catchphrase. But in the tussle with…

Pope says ‘senseless’ to condemn every immigrant as threat

Panama: Pope Francis said in Panama on Friday that it was "senseless" to condemn every immigrant as a threat to…

Trump associate Roger Stone arrested for obstruction in Mueller probe

Washington: Roger Stone, a long-time informal adviser to President Donald Trump, has been arrested on charges of obstruction, witness tampering…

Baloch leader criticises UN for ignoring human rights violations by Pakistan in Balochistan

London: Free Balochistan Movement chief Hyrbyair Marri has attacked the United Nations for "ignoring" Balochistan despite Pakistan being involved in…

China reacts sharply as US warships pass through Taiwan Strait

Beijing: China has reacted sharply after the United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait amid heightening bilateral tensions.…

UN rights expert leads probe into Saudi journalist’s killing

Geneva: A team of UN experts is set to carry out an investigation into the killing of a prominent Saudi…