Category: World

Trump hopeful of reaching trade deal with China

Washington DC [USA]: United States President Donald Trump on Friday was optimistic of reaching a proposed trade agreement with China…

‘Long’ Putin-Trump meeting planned at G20: Kremlin adviser

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin may hold a "long" meeting with US counterpart Donald Trump during the G20 summit late…

US adds 250,000 jobs in October; unemployment rate steady

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

Obama brands Trump’s border deployment plan a ‘political stunt’

Miami: Former president Barack Obama on Friday decried as a "political stunt" Donald Trump's plan to send thousands of US…

Targeting of children is utterly unacceptable: UN Secretary-General on death of Palestinian children

New York: Deploring the deaths of the three Palestinian children, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the targeting of children or…

Japan Airlines pilot held for being drunk

London: A Japan Airlines pilot was on Thursday arrested shortly prior to his scheduled flight from London to Tokyo as…

VP Naidu meets Botswana President Masisi

Gaborone [Botswana]: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday met Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and congratulated him for taking over…

Netanyahu condemns Khashoggi murder but backs stability in Saudi

Varna, Bulgaria: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in his first…

Washington re-imposes toughest sanctions on Iran

Washington: The White House on Friday confirmed re-imposition of toughest sanctions on Iran, which were lifted under the 2015 nuclear…

Black box of crashed Lion Air flight 610 retrieved

Jakarta [Indonesia]: One of the black boxes of the crashed Lion Air flight 610 was on Thursday recovered by Indonesia's…

Doctors awaiting Oli’s kidney test reports before discharge

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who has been undergoing treatment in a hospital will be discharged once doctors…

US must provide solid proof when accusing China of economic espionage: Beijing

Beijing [China]: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang on Friday said that Washington should provide concrete examples to substantiate its…

Germans to vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

Germany: Volkswagen will on Thursday get a taste of the anger felt by duped German diesel drivers when consumer groups…

Nearly half a billion people in Asia-Pacific undernourished: UN

Bangkok: Nearly half a billion people in Asia are hungry and lack access to adequate nourishing food, including in the…

Japan approves bill to widen immigration doors to foreign workers

Tokyo: The Japanese government approved a bill on Friday to revise the immigration control law to allow more foreign workers…

US considering exempting these nations from Iran Oil sanctions

Washington: The United States has said that while their goal remains to completely put an end to Iran oil exports,…

Shimizu Corporation introduces tradition of construction

Tokyo [Japan]: The Yoyogi National Gymnasium was constructed in 1964 for the Tokyo Olympics by Japanese construction company Shimizu Corporation.…

Nissei accelerates soft ice-cream consumption

Osaka [Japan]: Tourists regardless of any age loves a unique blue and white soft ice cream that a shop in…

Japan cabinet approves bill to accept foreign workers

Tokyo: Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a draft bill to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into the country, in a…

Sexual abuse part of daily routine in North Korea: Report

Washington D. C. [USA]: Sexual harassment offences against women by people in positions of power like government officials and the…