Category: World

United States: Sikh student removed from soccer for wearing turban

Washington: A Sikh student in Pennsylvania was allegedly removed from a high school-level soccer game on Tuesday by the referee…

Thailand expects 250,000 to attend late king’s cremation

A quarter of a million people are expected to descend on the Thai capital for an elaborate late king's cremation…

Hong Kong lawmaker guilty of desecrating Chinese flag

A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker on Friday was found guilty of "desecrating" the Chinese flag by turning them upside down…

UN chief tells Myanmar to end ‘nightmare’ as 19 drown in Rohingya boat capsize

Cox’s Bazar: UN chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar's leaders to end the "nightmare" faced by Rohingya refugees fleeing an army…

China: Police order Muslims to hand over Koran and prayer mats

Beijing: Chinese authorities have reportedly ordered Muslims to hand over all religious items including prayer mats and copies of the…

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Iran’s ‘malign’ activities

Washington: US President Donald Trump has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on election victory and discussed how…

UN chief to Myanmar: End military ops, open humanitarian access

United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres decried the humanitarian “nightmare” faced by Myanmar’s Rohingya and demanded that the government…

South Asia strategy an opportunity for Pakistan to engage in counter-terrorism: Jim Mattis

Washington: The recently announced South Asia strategy by President Donald Trump is an opportunity for Pakistan to engage in "counter-terrorism…

Vladimir Putin in Turkey for talks on weapons deal, Syria

TURKEY: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks on Syria and a…

Check-in systems crash: Passengers face chaos at airports across the world

New York: Passengers at airports across the world facing chaos as computer check-in systems crashed. According to the news published…

Israel reduces Elor Azaria’s 18 months sentence to fourteen

Jerusalem: Israel's military chief of staff has reduced the sentence of Elor Azaria's sentence by four months. He was found…

Cloned Washington Post website in China removed after controversy

Beijing : A Chinese company has cloned the Washington Post website in Chinese language, carrying articles on foreign policy and…

Chinese media slams India for accusing Pakistan of harbouring Terrorists

Beijing: State-run Chinese media has slammed India for criticising Pakistan at the United Nations General Assembly in New York as…

Anti-Pakistan protests erupt outside Jalalabad consulate in Afghanistan

Jalalabad : Dozens of Afghans, mostly Pashtuns, staged a protest against Pakistan in Jalalabad in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. The protest…

Burma: Israel refuses to stop arms sales despite increase in ethnic cleansing

‘More than 100 tanks, boats and light weapons, have been sold to the Burmese government by Israeli arms companies’ Tel Aviv:…

“Hand over airports or face ban”: Iraqi Govt says Kurds

Baghdad: Majority of Kurdish voters supported independence in Monday's referendum, announced Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Tuesday. Barzani says his…

Hindu-American group expresses concern over killing of Myanmar Hindus

Washington: An eminent Hindu group in the US has expressed concern over reports that a mass grave containing the bodies…

Haqqanis, Hafiz Saeed were ‘darlings’ of the US for decades: Pakistan FM Asif

New York: Clarifying Pakistan's position, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has refused to accept the blame for the presence of the…

Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy

An Australian pizzeria that hung a taxidermied dairy cow (hanging cow) from its ceiling to call attention to the industrialisation…

Twitter denies to delete Trump’s tweet threatening North Korea

Twitter has said Donald Trump's tweet attacking North Korea do not break its rules despite potentially constituting threatening behaviour. The…