Category: World

6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Canada

Toronto [Canada]: An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck off the Canadian province of British Columbia early…

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong: A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to…

Pak envoy to US skips NAB hearing in Rs 150 mn transaction case

London [England]: Pakistan ambassador to the United States, Ali Jahangir Siddiqui, skipped appearing before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation…

Hurricane Willa upgrades to Category 4, speeds toward Central Mexico

Mexico City: Hurricane Willa has upgraded from Category 3 to 4 storm days before it is supposed to make landfall…

Clemson University students injured as dance floor collapses

Washington: Several students were injured after a dance floor collapsed during a party at an apartment building near Clemson University…

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

Sydney: Meghan, the pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, is scaling back her engagements during the royal couple's 16-day Pacific…

Russia warns Trump over ‘dangerous’ plan to quit nuclear treaty

Moscow: Moscow on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump that his plan to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty…

Iran dismisses allegations of meddling in US election

Tehran: Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied allegations of interfering in the US mid-term Congressional elections. "Iran's policy is not…

Vice President addresses Indian diaspora in Belgium

Brussels: India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Jain Temple in the Belgian port city of Antwerp on Saturday where…

Germany orders recall of 43,000 Opel diesels

Germany: Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall tens of thousands of diesel vehicles…

Maldives: Abdulla Yameen loses election challenge

Male: Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Sunday suffered a humiliating legal defeat after the country's top court rejected his plea…

Georgia police officer shot in line of duty, dies

Washington: A police officer of Gwinnett County, Georgia, succumbed to injuries after being shot in the line of duty on…

Hurricane Michael: Death toll mounts to 36

Washington: The death toll for Hurricane Michael has risen to 36. According to CNN, people from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina,…

US will pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia, says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty…

Chaos erupts as migrant caravan clashes with Mexican police

Tapachula: Chaos erupted as Honduran migrants in a caravan surged across a bridge leading to Mexico on Friday. Tear gas…

US’ withdrawal from arms deal reflects its unipolar world dream: Russia

Moscow [Russia]: Following the United States' announcement of withdrawal from a key arms deal with Russia, a source from the…

Trump warns against suspending Saudi arms deal

Carson City (Nevada) [U.S.A.]: Amid the chaos surrounding Saudi Arabia's admission of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death in the Saudi consulate…

In Brussels, VP Naidu dines at Saravana Bhavan

Brussels: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a three-day visit to the European country for the 12th Asia-Europe…

Abductors release Africa’s youngest billionaire after nine days

Dodoma: Mohammed Dewji, a prominent Tanzanian businessman and Africa's youngest billionaire, who was abducted last week, has been found safe…

North Korean hacker group stole $571 mn in crypto attacks

San Francisco: A North Korean hacking group called Lazarus has stolen cryptocurrencies worth more than half a billion this year.…