Category: World

Ethiopian PM hands half of cabinet to women, including defence job

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday unveiled a downsized cabinet where, in a first, half the…

Trump threatens to use military to close US-Mexico border

Washington: US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to use the military to close the border with Mexico if a…

UK to consider longer transition period to ease deadlock: May

Brussels: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the UK's transition out of the EU can be extended by…

Journalist Almeida’s persecution is a crackdown on Pakistani media

Karachi: Pakistan’s Oldest English language paper founded by Quaid-I-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was once the most sort after paper for…

Bangladesh’s PM Hasina gifts 50 Crore land on eve of Durga Puja

Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina has gifted one and a half Bigha land to Hindu community on the eve of Durga…

Is the criticism of Khabib nothing short of a racism?

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defended his title in an extremely powerful display against his strongest and most provocative player,…

Saudi journalist’s fingers were chopped before decapitating him during interrogation: Turkish daily

Ankara: Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was said to be tortured before being decapitated inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, reported…

Global trade wars risk ‘millions of jobs’: WTO chief

London: Escalating trade wars "pose real risks" to the global economy, potentially threatening millions of jobs, head of the World…

Melania Trump’s plane forced to land due to smoke in cabin

Washington: The airplane carrying first lady Melania Trump was forced to land a few minutes after taking off as smoke…

Trump awards retired US Marine highest military honour

Washington: US President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour to retired US Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John L.…

Auto-industry issues ‘stark warning’ against no-deal Brexit

Brussels: Europe's biggest auto companies came to Brussels on Wednesday to issue a blunt warning against a no-deal Brexit, just…

Pompeo to undertake 2-day visit to Panama, Mexico

Washington D.C. [USA]: United States (US) Secretary of State Micheal R. Pompeo is slated to travel to Panama City and…

Trump proposes 5% cut on federal agencies’ budget to tame deficit

Washington: President Donald Trump has called for reducing the US federal budget deficit by cutting financing to government agencies and…

Pakistan may buy Chinese missile ‘better’ than Brahmos

Beijing: Pakistan might buy a supersonic missile successfully test-fired by China which is said to be cost-effective and better than…

Blast in Crimea college a terrorist attack, says Russian investigative committee

Moscow: A deadly blast rocked the polytechic college in Kerch, Crimea, on Wednesday leaving at least 18 people dead and…

Khashoggi disappearance: Pompeo to visit Turkey

Washington: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be travelling to Turkey at the request of US President Donald…

#MeToo: Campaign against abusers begun in 2007, only ‘hashtag’ came in last year

New Delhi: The MeToo campaign that has taken take over Bollywood and other sectors as well in its grip was…

UN allocates $34.6mn for drought-affected Afghans

Kabul: The UN has allocated $34.6 million in emergency aid to support 2.2 million Afghans affected by a severe drought,…

Lankan President’s Advisor rubbishes RAW assassination plot reports

New Delhi: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's Advisor and Coordinating Secretary, Shiral Lakthilaka, on Wednesday rubbished media reports that claimed…

US gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi case

Washington: US President Donald Trump has cautioned against rushing to blame Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal…