Category: World

Huge 7.1 magnitude quake hits on border with Brazil

The quake struck 155miles north-west of Puerto Maldonado in south-eastern Peru. It rocked the nation…

Fire breaks out near Tesla production unit in US

San Francisco: A fire broke out near electric carmaker Tesla's production plant in Fremont, California…

Trump declares emergency in Hawaii as Hurricane Lane approaches

Washington: US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Hawaii given the…

Indonesian man pays $10,000 alimony in ‘coins’

Solo (Indonesia): An Indonesian civil servant who owed his ex-wife a large alimony has paid…

Resilient and resourceful, Rohingya diaspora carve out new lives

RAKHINE: Driven from Myanmar over decades, Rohingya Muslims have been labeled the most persecuted people…

Google deletes accounts on youtube, Googlw plus and other sites that had ties with Iran

Google announced on Thursday that it deleted 58 accounts with ties to Iran on its…

Scott Morrison set to be Australia’s new PM

Canberra: Ending days of political chaos in Australia, former treasurer Scott Morrison is all set…

Trump to revisit criminal justice reform after midterm elections

Washington: United States President Donald Trump and Senate leaders on Thursday agreed to hold off…

Senate green signals massive bill on defense, domestic spending

Washington: Voting overwhelmingly for legislation to fund much of the government, the U.S. Senate on…

Woman jailed for leaking secret US government report

Washington: A woman who pleaded guilty to leaking to media a secret US government report…

Forgotten in Myanmar, 129,000 Rohingya languish in camps

Sittwe: Abdurahim worries the lack of food, medicine and free movement is doing lasting damage…

Pentagon announces flight tests of new decoy plane

Washington: The US military has successfully tested a new generation of flying decoy that tricks…

Russia will block US bid for UN blacklist of Russian ships over N.Korea

United Nations: Russia will oppose a US request to the UN Security Council to blacklist…

Australia braces for new prime minister after bitter coup

Sydney: Australia was bracing for yet another change of prime minister Friday after a revolt…

Team Trump warns impeachment would prompt revolt, economic crash

Washington: US President Donald Trump and his allies tried to head off mounting talk of…

US appoints new special envoy for N.Korea

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he has appointed Stephen Biegun as the…

UN Secy General condoles demise of Vajpayee

New York : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to former prime minister…

US diplomat to visit India for strategic talks

Washington: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will travel to…

Pompeo asks Imran Khan to take ‘decisive action’ against terrorism

Washington: United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Thursday (local time) spoke with…

EU closely monitoring situation in poll-bound Maldives

Colombo: The European Union is closely monitoring the situation in the Maldives in the run-up…