Category: World

US gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi case

Washington: US President Donald Trump has cautioned against rushing to blame Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal…

US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia: AFRICOM

Mudug: United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced that an American airstrike coordinated with the Somalian federal government killed "approximately 60…

US FORSCOM gets 1st woman chief

North Carolina: Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson has become the first woman Commanding General of the United States Army Forces…

US strike in Somalia killed 60 militants: Pentagon

Washington: The United States conducted its largest air strike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60…

Guantanamo prison to stay open at least 25 years: US admiral

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base: Former president Barack Obama had vowed to close the US military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,…

UN Security Council asked to hear from UN mission on Myanmar atrocities

United Nations: The United States and eight other countries on Tuesday requested a UN Security Council meeting on Myanmar to…

China rolls out PR push on Muslim internments

Beijing: China on Tuesday issued an ardent defence of the alleged mass internment of minorities in its far west Xinjiang…

Trump says ‘100 percent’ sure to seek reelection

Washington: Not that there was much doubt, but President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is sure to seek a…

Afghanistan: US has agreed to discuss bringing its troops home

Doha: Meeting was held in Doha, Qatar, between US diplomats and top Afghan Taliban officials. According to reports coming after…

China defends re-education centres in Xinjiang

Beijing: China on Tuesday said that re-education camps in Xinjiang, in which human rights organisations say close to one million…

Russia probes ISS rocket failure

Baikonur: Russian investigators have launched a probe into why a Soyuz rocket failed shortly after blast-off, in a major setback…

French, German Foreign Ministers discuss Khashoggi case with US State Secretary

Paris: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his German counterpart Heiko Mass on Tuesday discussed the recent disappearance of…

I’ve never registered for any political party: Mattis

Washington: US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that he never spoke to the President about resigning from his position…

Mattis visits Vietnam to strengthen military cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis arrived here on Tuesday where he will meet his Vietnamese…

Impossible to talk of justice in the present world order: Erdogan

Constantinople: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the world order on which there is hope of crores of people…

Charlize Theron condemns Donald Trump

Los Angeles: Actress Charlize Theron has condemned US President Donald Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Fords accusations against Supreme Court…

Ebola resurges in Congo, WHO convenes Emergency Committee

Kinshasa: The World Health Organisation's (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom convened an Emergency Committee on Monday under the International Health Regulations…

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem: PM

Sydney: Australia is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Tuesday,…

Trump questions climate change during hurricane damage tour

Panama City: President Donald Trump on Monday met with victims of Hurricane Michael in devastated areas of Florida and Georgia…

Trump surveys Florida, Georgia in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Okaloosa County (Florida): United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Okaloosa County on Monday (local…