Category: World

Murders leave Rohingya camps gripped by fear

Cox's Bazar: A spate of bloody killings is fuelling unease in the Rohingya camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, where overstretched…

Egypt strengthens internet control

Cairo: A new law has been approved by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten the government's control over the…

‘Everything’s business’: Rohingya crisis offers earning opportunity

Teknaf: Captain Min Min, a Buddhist from Myanmar, looks on as a stream of Muslim Rohingya labourers zig-zag up narrow…

S. Koreans head for family reunions in North after decades apart

Sokcho: Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans set off for the North Monday to meet relatives for the first…

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia’s Lombok island, five dead

Mataram: Multiple earthquakes -- including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor -- have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok,…

Trump once again compares Russia probe to McCarthyism

Washington: President Donald Trump on Sunday once again, as he has regularly done, compared the Russia probe investigation to McCarthyism,…

New 7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok island

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's Lombok island again on Sunday but no tsunami alert…

World Hindi Conference: Swaraj stresses promotion of the language

Port Louis [Mauritius]: External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that the onus was on India to protect…

Uber quarterly loss jumps as it invests in ‘big bets’

San Francisco: Uber on Wednesday disclosed that its quarterly loss jumped despite taking in more money, as it invested in…

Criminal case filed against BMW over S. Korea car fires

Seoul: A group of BMW owners in South Korea filed a criminal complaint against the German automaker Thursday over alleged…

Kim again slams international sanctions on N.Korea

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, for the second time in less than a week, slammed international sanctions on his…

#FreePress: Hundreds of US newspapers hit back at Trump

Washington: US newspapers big and small hit back Thursday at Donald Trump's attacks on the news media with a coordinated…

Row over Putin’s attendance at Austria minister’s wedding

Vienna: The expected attendance of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Saturday's wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl sparked a…

Putin dances at Austrian wedding before meeting with Merkel in Germany

Vienna: Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl on Saturday, in a visit that…

Nepal PM Oli vows to develop Province no. 2

Janakpur: In his maiden address in the Province no. 2 Assembly, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli promised to develop…

Meeting with foreign leaders ‘not a bad thing’: Trump

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his recent meetings with foreign dignitaries such as North Korean leader…

Dawood Ibrahim’s finance manager Jabir Moti detained in London

London:The law has moved a step closer to bringing Dawood Ibrahim to justice for the 1993 Mumbai Serial Bomb blasts…

‘Diplomatic rock star’: Tributes pour in for Kofi Annan

GHANA: From his native Africa to the United States, tributes poured in from top leaders around the world Sunday after…

8.2 magnitude quake rattles Fiji

New Delhi: A massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Scale struck Fiji Islands region on Sunday. The quake, that…

Nepali PM congratulates Pakistan’s new PM

Kathmandu: Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Saturday congratulated former cricketer Imran Khan on his election as the new…