Category: World

Israel charges Jewish teen over Palestinian’s killing

JERUSALEM: Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged a Jewish 16-year-old with manslaughter after he allegedly threw a stone at a car…

US proposes FTA with Pak, seeks assistance to end the Afghan war

Islamabad: Senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has proposed a Free Trade Agreement with Pakistan if Islamabad agrees to assist Washington…

Pelosi postpones Trump’s State of the Union address

Washington: Citing the ongoing partial government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has postponed US President's State of the Union address…

Maduro does not have legal authority to break ties: USA

Washington: Upholding its decision to recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim President of Venezuela, the United States of…

Trump cancels State of the Union address after Pelosi’s rebuff

Washington: US President Donald Trump has cancelled the annual State of the Union address after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi barred…

Cohen postpones testimony citing threats from Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has postponed his public testimony in front of the US Congress,…

Trumps delays speech until government shutdown ends

Washington: US President Donald Trump backed down late Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union…

INF treaty: Didn’t get a chance to ‘disprove erroneous allegations’, claims Russia

Moscow: Russia slammed the United States for not giving a chance to Moscow to "disprove" Washington's "erroneous" and "fabricated" allegations…

Canada acquires rare book previously owned by Adolf Hitler

Ottawa: Library and Archives Canada announced Wednesday it had acquired a rare 1944 book that once belonged to Adolf Hitler.…

Pope to reach out to young people at giant Panama gathering Thursday

Panama City: Pope Francis will on Thursday formally open World Youth Day celebrations which have drawn around 200,000 young people…

Police foil plan to attack Muslim community in New York; 4 arrested

New York: Police foiled a plan to attack the Muslim community in upstate New York on Tuesday and arrested three…

SL: PM Wickremesinghe to establish new political alliance soon

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the new political alliance National Democratic Front (NDF) led by the…

Chinese cement firm to set up plant in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota

Colombo: A Chinese firm is to set up a cement plant in Hambantota where Beijing already controls the strategic port,…

Xi likely to visit India before general elections: Report

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping may visit India for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi before this year's…

Netanyahu blocks Gaza aid funds after border flare-up

Gaza: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blocked millions in Qatari aid to the Gaza Strip in response to renewed…

Hotel fired its robot staff for slacky job, 243 robots now jobless!

Japan’s Henn-na Hotel, also known as Japan’s robot hotel expected that its robot staff will entertain guests and make daily…

Thailand to hold general election on March 24

Bangkok: Thailand will hold general election on March 24, the first polls since a coup d'etat in May 2014, the…

Apple begins ‘Shot on iPhone Challenge’, 10 winning photos to be featured

Apple has started its iPhone photo competition and asked its users to submit the most beautiful images captured on their…

Drone sighting briefly disrupts major US airport

Washington: Flights were grounded for almost an hour at the Newark International Airport in the US state of New Jersey…

5.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand

Wellington [New Zealand]: An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale struck off New Zealand on Wednesday. The quake hit…