Category: World

Cold welcome at US-Mexico border for 2,000 caravan migrants

Tijuana: Mexican authorities said Friday more than 2,000 Central Americans from a migrant caravan heading toward the United States have…

US politician stands to win election by one vote

Chicago: It was an oft-repeated mantra of the hotly-contested US midterm elections: "Every vote counts." That turned out to be…

Trump says China wants trade deal, more tariffs may not be needed

Washington: President Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he…

US judge orders W.House to restore CNN reporter’s access

Washington: A federal judge Friday ordered the White House to reinstate the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, whose…

Democracy in tatters, Sirisena pushes Lanka into deep political crisis

Colombo: With the political situation highly turbulent in Sri Lanka, the parties are now waiting for the Supreme Court's verdict…

British MP Rehman Chishti resigns from UK top portfolios over Brexit, Aasia Bibi case

London: In the wake of wave of opposition and resignations from the government and the Parliament over the volatile issue…

15 countries mount pressure on China over rights abuses against Uighur Muslims

Beijing: Ambassadors of 15 countries led by Canada are seeking a meeting with the top official in China‚Äôs restive, heavily…

Rohingya say prayers of thanks after repatriation halted

Balukhali: Rohingya Muslims living in Bangladeshi refugee camps gave prayers of thanks Friday after threatened repatriations back to Myananmar were…

US court filing cites charges against Assange

Washington: A pair of references to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a major target of the investigation into Russia's interference in…

China backs second Trump-Kim summit

Beijing: China on Friday said it supports the proposed second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader…

100 Rohingya found off Myanmar’s south coast en route to Malaysia

Kyauktan: A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country's…

Video of hotel staff cleaning drinking cups, toilets with same towels goes viral

China: In a video which went viral, hotel staff can be seen cleaning drinking cups and toilets with the same…

JCB holds tourism campaign in Japan

Osaka: In order to increase the inflow of tourists from Southeast Asia, Tourism Bureau in Osaka has partnered with private…

Drugged Property dealer wanted to teach Girlfriend a Lesson, kills her in a drink and drug-fuelled sex session

John Broadhurst is accused of 26-year-old Natalie Connolly's murder at their home in Kinver, near Stourbridge, in December 2016. Ms…

S Korean diplomat to visit US next week for denuclearisation talks

Seoul: Lee Do-hoon, the special representative for peace and security affairs of the Korean Peninsula, is scheduled to embark on…

S Korean diplomat to visit US next week for denuclearization talks

Seoul: Lee Do-hoon the special representative for peace and security affairs of the Korean Peninsula, is scheduled to embark on…

Bangladesh halts forced Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka: Muhammad Abdul Kalam, the Commissioner of the Bangladesh Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission, stated that the Rohingya will not…

This is a Brexit that delivers: Theresa May defends draft deal

London: Ruling out the possibility of a second referendum, UK Prime Minister Theresa May strongly defended her draft Brexit agreement…

Lion Air crash: Victim’s family sues Boeing over faulty aircraft design

Illinois: The family of Rio Nanda Putrama, who is feared to have been killed in the Lion Air Flight 610…

Israel Defence Minister’s exit spurs demand for elections

Jerusalem: Key ministers from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet called for fresh elections after Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned…