Category: World

Sudan: 8 killed in agitation over bread, fuel price hike

Khartoum: Agitation resulting from soaring prices of bread and fuel claimed the lives of eight people across Sudan, local media…

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner to face corruption charges

Buenos Aires: In an investigation called "notebooks of corruption", former Argentine president and now a Senator Cristina Kirchner will be…

US hopes for 2nd Kim-Trump summit in early 2019

Washington: Amid the apparent standstill in denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

N Korea to denuclearise after US eliminates ‘nuclear threat’

Washington: North Korea will not give up nuclear weapons until the United States eliminates its own "nuclear threat." CNN cited…

US withdrawal affects world stability: Syrian Democratic Forces

Damascus: A Kurdish-led alliance in Syria on Thursday said that US President Donald Trump's surprise decision to withdraw American troops…

Pakistan’s men in uniform ‘lording’ over Pakistani media organisations

London: Ever since cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan assumed office as Pakistan's Prime Minister in August, Pakistan Army is leaving no stone…

US imposes new sanctions hitting Russians, Skripal poisoners

Washington: The Donald Trump administration has imposed a new set of sanctions on Russian entities and individuals including two men…

US Sentences announces 40 years imprisonment for terror attacks plotting

Washington: The United States has sentenced Canadian citizen Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy to 40 years in prison for plotting terrorist attacks…

Myanmar forces conduct ‘clearance operations’ after two killed in Rakhine state

Yangon: Myanmar forces are conducting new rounds of "clearance operations" in conflict-hit Rakhine state after four local Buddhists were attacked…

Thousands stranded at UK’s Gatwick Airport after drone sightings

London: Tens of thousands of passengers were stranded at Gatwick Airport, one of the UK's busiest, as flights to and…

At least 4 civilians killed in Herat explosion

Moscow: At least four civilians have been killed, while three others injured in a blast in Herat province of Afghanistan…

Flights suspended at London Gatwick Airport after drones spotted

Flights have been suspended from the Gatwick airport after drones were sighted flying over the airfield. The runway has been…

Syrian teen attacked in US school toilet

A video of a student in purple attacking a Hijab-clad girl in a high school bathroom caused outrage online. The…

Russian EN+ Group believes US Congress may seek extra conditions for lifting sanctions

Moscow: Russian energy-related company EN+ Group said in a statement on Thursday that it believed the US Congress could seek…

Sri Lankan President unveils new Cabinet

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled a new Cabinet on Thursday, days after Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated as Prime…

Nepal court gives life imprisonment to rape convict for the first time

Kathmandu: In a first of its kind, the Kaski District Court here on Wednesday sentenced a rape convict with life…

5.7 magnitude earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

New Britain: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Papua New Guinea on the morning of December 20.…

USA commits $10 million in support to Maldives

Washington: The USA has extended support to the tune of USD 10 million to the Maldives to assist the new…

US sanctions 12 Russians for ‘malign activities’

Washington: The Departments of State and the Treasury took joint action against Russia's continued and blatant disregard for international norms.…

Taliban to hold peace talks only after foreign troops leave Afghanistan: Russian official

Moscow: The Taliban will engage in peace talks with the Afghan government only if foreign troops are withdrawn from the…