Category: World

After infesting the whole city, rats reach White House lawns!

Washington: Earlier rats were spotted roaming freely, here and there, on the streets of Washington, and rushing across the trash…

Top German journalist ‘faked stories’ for years, apologises

Frankfurt am Main: Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel stunned the media world on Wednesday by revealing that one of…

‘Detention of third Canadian not linked with arrest of Huawei CFO’

Ottawa [Canada]: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that detention of a third Canadian citizen by the Chinese authorities…

US preparing for ‘full’ withdrawal from Syria: Report

Washington: US President Donald Trump is planning a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of American troops from Syria, CNN reported on…

Late rights activist Asma Jahangir wins UN Human Rights Prize for 2018

United Nations: Late lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018.…

Elon Musk unveils underground tunnel prototype

Los Angeles: Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a prototype of high-speed tunnel system to transport passengers in…

Plane aborts landing due to strong winds, video goes viral

Manchester [UK]: Strong winds at the airport forced the pilot to abort landing of the plane. Although the pilot struggled…

Russian trolls aimed to deter black US voters: study

Washington: The Russian troll farm that disrupted the 2016 US presidential election sought particularly to demoralize African-Americans and deter them…

Pope rejects seasonal consumerism

Vatican City: Pope Francis said on Wednesday that at a time of year driven by consumerism and individualism, people ought…

Man jailed for threatening to kill Trump

Washington: A 39-year-old man living in the US state of Arizona has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for…

Mother to see dying son after US waives visa ban

San Francisco: A mother from Yemen was granted Tuesday her wish to see her dying toddler one last time in…

Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep US students safe

Washington: A safety panel set up by US President Donald Trump in the wake of numerous school shootings recommended Tuesday…

US leaving nuke treaty may collapse arms control system: Putin

Moscow [Russia: Warning the United States of repercussions over withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russian President Vladimir…

Killings of journalists in reprisal for work doubled in 2018: Report

New York: The number of journalists killed on duty rose in 2018 and the number murdered in reprisal for their…

China, US authorities discuss trade negotiations

Beijing: Authorities from China and the US on Wednesday discussed the 90-day truce aimed at putting an end to the…

Belgium’s PM Charles Michel resigns

Brussels [Belgium]: Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel announced his resignation from the post on Tuesday (local time). Calls for his…

Britain beefs up security for a no-deal Brexit possibility

London: The United Kingdom has readied 3,500 troops, who are on standby, in case of a no-deal Brexit, with a…

‘US confirms pull out from INF treaty’

Moscow: The United States of America will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, confirmed Russia's deputy Foreign…

Millionaire arrested for throwing cash from top of the building

A 24-year-old man named Wong Ching-kit was arrested in Hong Kong for throwing cash from the top of a building…

Heavy snow forces Lhasa’s Potala Palace to shut doors

Beijing: Potala Palace in the Tibet capital on Wednesday announced temporary closure to the public following heavy snowfall. A snowstorm,…