Category: World

“Women are Pak’s favourite tool to silence dissidents”

Vancouver [Canada]: The head of the World Baloch Women Forum (WBWF), Prof Naela Quadri Baloch has stated that "Violation of…

Australian diplomat’s tip a factor in FBI’s Russia probe

Washington: An Australian diplomat's tip appears to have helped persuade the FBI to investigate Russian meddling in the US election…

Merkel sees Germany split over pace of social change

Berlin: Germans have rarely been so divided about the changes taking place in their society, the country's long-time leader Angela…

China tightens rules on oversea cash withdrawals

Beijing: China has tightened rules on how much cash cardholders can withdraw overseas in a bid to clamp down on…

Man takes hostages at Ukraine post office; some released

Moscow: Ukrainian officials say a man has taken people hostage at a post office in Ukraine, though at least five…

3 killed in Houston shootout, gunman kills self

Houston: At least three people were shot dead, when a gunman opened fire at an automotive industry in south-west Houston,…

Syrian offensive against Kurds would be a ‘mistake’: Mattis

Washington: US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis today warned President Bashar al-Assad against launching an offensive against US-supported Syrian Kurds,…

US considering withholding USD 255 mn aid to Pak: NYT

New York: The Trump administration is strongly considering to withhold USD 255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction with…

Russia calls ongoing strain with US a major disappointment

Moscow: The Kremlin views the continued strain on Russia's relations with the United States as a major disappointment of the…

IS claims Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing: propaganda

Beirut: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for the bomb attack days earlier that tore through a Saint Petersburg…

US condemns police action against peaceful protestors in Iran

Washington: The United States has condemned the arrest of peaceful protestors in Iran and urged all the countries to support…

No action, no money: US to cut USD 255 mn aid to Pak for neglecting terror

New York: The Trump administration is strongly considering to withhold USD 255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction with…

Israeli military attacks Gaza Strip after rocket fire allegation

Jerusalem: Soon after the allegations of rockets being fired from Gaza which struck Israel, the Israeli military has attacked two…

Malcolm Turnbull fined $250 for not wearing a lifejacket

Sydney [Australia]: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been fined USD 250 for not wearing a lifejacket while steering his…

Rohingya crisis: Repatriation process to start on Jan 22

Naypyidaw [Myanmar]: Myanmar Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye on Thursday announced that the repatriation…

Indonesia to strengthen its personnel for curbing IS-linked attacks

Jakarta [Indonesia]: Indonesia on Friday announced that its counter-terrorism police force will deploy 600 extra personnel next year to monitor…

Heavy security cover in NYC’s Time Square ahead of New Year’s Eve

New York [USA]: The New York Police Department (NYPD) on Friday announced that there would be heavy security cover in…

Russia amends law to crack on terrorism

Moscow [Russia]: Russia on Friday amended its law in order to crack on terrorist activities in the country and to…

Panama to extradite ex-Mexican governor next week

Panama City [Panama]: Panama on Friday announced that they would extradite a former Mexican governor to Mexico on charges of…

US helicopters evacuate IS leaders in Syria: Report

Hasaka [Syria]: A Syrian news agency has claimed that the United States (US) helicopters evacuated Islamic States (IS) leaders in…