Category: World

China defends re-education centres in Xinjiang

Beijing: China on Tuesday said that re-education camps in Xinjiang, in which human rights organisations say close to one million…

Russia probes ISS rocket failure

Baikonur: Russian investigators have launched a probe into why a Soyuz rocket failed shortly after blast-off, in a major setback…

French, German Foreign Ministers discuss Khashoggi case with US State Secretary

Paris: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his German counterpart Heiko Mass on Tuesday discussed the recent disappearance of…

I’ve never registered for any political party: Mattis

Washington: US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that he never spoke to the President about resigning from his position…

Mattis visits Vietnam to strengthen military cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis arrived here on Tuesday where he will meet his Vietnamese…

Impossible to talk of justice in the present world order: Erdogan

Constantinople: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the world order on which there is hope of crores of people…

Charlize Theron condemns Donald Trump

Los Angeles: Actress Charlize Theron has condemned US President Donald Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Fords accusations against Supreme Court…

Ebola resurges in Congo, WHO convenes Emergency Committee

Kinshasa: The World Health Organisation's (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom convened an Emergency Committee on Monday under the International Health Regulations…

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem: PM

Sydney: Australia is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Tuesday,…

Trump questions climate change during hurricane damage tour

Panama City: President Donald Trump on Monday met with victims of Hurricane Michael in devastated areas of Florida and Georgia…

Trump surveys Florida, Georgia in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Okaloosa County (Florida): United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Okaloosa County on Monday (local…

South Korean president lobbies for Kim Jong Un on Europe tour

Paris: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that world powers needed to reassure North Korea's Kim Jong Un that…

Prince Harry and pregnant Meghan set for first public outing

Sydney: Prince Harry and Meghan are set to make their first public appearance since announcing they are expecting a baby,…

Rogue killers may be behind Khashoggi’s disappearance: Trump

Washington: President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that "rogue killers" could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,…

Flash floods kill 6 in France

Paris: At least six people have been killed by flash floods in France's Aude region, authorities said on Monday. Officials…

Khashoggi disappearance: Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia

Washington: United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo will be travelling to Saudi Arabia at the request of President…

Selfie craze claims another life: 27-year-old woman falls to death from balcony

Panama: Selfie craze claimed another life. A 27-year-old woman died after falling from the 27th floor of the building. The…

Trump to send Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he spoke to Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journalist…

PM Modi to meet President Xi next month

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Argentina in November, Chinese Ambassador to India,…

Assange’s communications to be partly restored by Ecuador govt

London: The Ecuadorian government will partially restore communications for Julian Assange at the country's embassy in London, Wikileaks said. The…