Category: World

FB founder Mark’s sister Randi sexually harassed on US Flight

Seattle: Alaska Airlines said today it's investigating a claim that flight attendants allowed a passenger to sexually harass a former…

Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

BY DIANE CARDWELL Sunnyvale, Calif. — As a scientist working for NASA in the 1990s, K. R. Sridhar developed a…

Trump seeks to quash Tillerson sacking rumour

Washington: President Donald Trump today tried to stifle reports that he was on the verge of sacking or forcing out…

Russian FM: Haley’s North Korea statement ‘bloodthirsty’

Moscow: Russia's foreign minister has accused the US ambassador to the United Nations of a "bloodthirsty" stance on North Korea…

UN Security Council to hold ministerial meeting on North Korea

United Nations: Japan announced today it will host a ministerial meeting of the UN Security Council on December 15 focused…

Elite US government hacker charged with taking secret

Washington: A member of the US National Security Agency's elite hacking team has been charged with illegally removing top secret…

Mattis embarks on visit to Middle East, W Africa, South Asia

Washington: Defence Secretary Jim Mattis today began his trip to Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and Kuwait to re-affirm the enduring US'…

US, allies push for UN meeting on North Korea rights abuses

United Nations: The United States, Britain, France and six other countries today requested a meeting of the UN Security Council…

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denies reports of his ouster

Washington D.C.: United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has dubbed the reports surfacing that the White House has a…

Pope meets Myanmar refugees in Dhaka, calls them “Rohingya” for first time on Asia tour

Dhaka: Pope Francis referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya" on Friday, using the politically sensitive…

WH says it is monitoring rise of cryptocurrencies; IMF seeks

Washington: Amidst bitcoin crossing the USD 10,000 mark in recent days, the White House today said it is monitoring the…

Pope urges world to act on Rohingya crisis

The pope made the comments in a speech shortly after arriving from Myanmar Pope Francis called on Thursday for "decisive"…

HT Leadership Summit: India needs to cherish, nurture its Muslims, says Barack Obama

New Delhi: India needs to cherish and nurture its Muslim population that is integrated and considers itself Indian, former US…

Merkel and Erdogan hold first phone call in months

Istanbul: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today discussed bilateral relations in their first phone conversation…

France: Mother admits murdering her five babies

Paris: A French mother was charged on Thursday with murdering five of her babies in a case solved by DNA…

Colorado: 10-year-old minor strangled herself over ‘bullying’

Colorado: A ten-year-old minor girl committed suicide over a video fight with an alleged bully that went viral on social…

I Am First American President To Have Recipe For Daal: Barack Obama

NEW DELHI: Former US president Barack Obama had the audience here in splits when he said that he was the…

Japan’s Emperor to abdicate throne next year

Tokyo: Japanese Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate on April 30, 2019, after a nearly 30 years reign and marking…

Israel cheers over Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti’s remark against Hamas, invites him to visit the country

Israel is all praise for Saudi Arabian Grand Mufti after the latter called Hamas a terrorist organisation. Israeli Communications Minister…

Islam is ultimate, faith trumps money and everything

Islam in the Middle East has oil, but more important than that they have a trump card that is God,…