Category: World

UN chief urges Myanmar to pardon Reuters reporters

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he hoped that Myanmar's government will pardon two Reuters journalists who…

US criticizes treatment of Uighur Muslims in latest China row

Washington: The United States on Friday denounced China's treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a…

Saudi Arabia hopes US not to sanction Riyadh over S-400 purchase: Ambassador to Russia

Moscow: Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Russia Rayed Krimly on Friday expressed hope that Washington would not impose sanctions on Riyadh…

Daifuku introduces advanced airport facility

Tokyo: Material handling giant Daifuku unveiled new technology- Self Bag Drop (SBD)- at Logis-Tech Tokyo 2018 that was held in…

Kashmiris protest at UNHRC, demands Pakistan to dismantle terror infrastructure

Geneva: Political activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) held a massive protest in front of the United Nations Human Rights…

Yamaha unveils ‘Niken’- a new motorbike with three wheels

Tokyo: Leading motorcycle maker Yamaha unveiled its new tricycle motorbike, 'Niken', earlier this week. Mr. Yoshihiro Hidaka, President and CEO…

China protests US sanctions, says it violates principles of international relations

Beijing: The sanctions imposed by United States against China over military cooperation with Russia, are a gross violation of the…

Russia warns US on new sanctions

Moscow: Hours after United States issued new sanctions against Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov warned Washington that playing…

Shia communities across the Muslim world commemorate the death of Imam Hussain

Baghdad: Shia communities across the Muslim world including Iraq and Iran commemorated the death of Imam Hussain on Ashura, the…

US welcomes India-Pakistan foreign ministers’ meeting

Washington: The United States has welcomed India's acceptance of Pakistan's proposal for a meeting between of the foreign ministers of…

44 dead in Tanzania ferry accident

Dodoma [Tanzania]: At least 44 people were killed after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria…

Ex-columnist jailed for criticizing Aung San Suu Kyi

In the latest challenge to freedom of expression in the Southeast Asian country, a former newspaper columnist for state media…

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies

Hanoi: Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang passed away on Friday in Hanoi due to serious illness. The 61-year-old died at…

Reconstruction of Israel may take more than half a century: United Nations

New York: An official of United Nations said that the destruction caused after 2011 due to war in Syria is…

Another key Tesla executive resigns

San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla's Vice President of Global Supply Management Liam O' Connor has resigned from the company.…

Shrapnel found in Yemen ties US bombs to string of civilian deaths over course of bloody civil war

Last month, a CNN investigation found remnants of a US-made bomb at the scene of an airstrike that left dozens…

India welcomes inter-Korean summit

New Delhi: India on Thursday hailed the recent inter-Korean summit held in Pyongyang, saying that such engagement would help in…

Japan: Virtual currency worth $60 million hacked

Tokyo [Japan]: Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following…

Maryland shooting: 3 killed, 2 wounded

Maryland: A woman opened fire at a drugstore distribution center here on Thursday killing three people and injuring two others.…

Woman, man caned for affair outside marriage

Banda Aceh: A woman and a man were publicly caned in the Indonesian province of Aceh on Thursday for having…