Category: World

916,000 pigs culled to curb African swine fever

Beijing: China has reined in the African swine fever epidemic with 916,000 pigs culled as of Jan. 14, the Agriculture…

British MP Tulip Siddiq delays giving birth for Brexit vote

LONDON: A lawmaker has postponed giving birth in order to vote on Britain’s divorce deal with the EU on Tuesday.…

“A Very Good Feeling, Felt I Was Reborn,” Saudi teen after arriving in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a teenage woman who fled Saudi Arabia is in Canada now after the United Nations High Commission…

Indian Embassy organises training for 62 officials of Nepal govt

Kathmandu: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Monday organised a special tailor-made training course for 62 officials of the…

Crashed Lion Air plane’s cockpit voice recorder found

Jakarta: Indonesian Navy divers on Monday retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the ill-fated Lion Air Flight 610, that plunged…

Zimbabwe erupts in anger after 150% fuel price hike announced

Bulawayo: Hundreds of people on Monday took to the streets here to protest against Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision of…

Donald Trump hosted fast-food dinner for college football team

Washington: US President Donald Trump hosted a fast-food dinner for a university football team during their national championship celebration at…

Trump says ‘never worked for Russia,’ slams ‘big fat hoax’

Washington: US President Donald Trump declared Monday that he has "never" worked on behalf of Russia after bombshell reports were…

China announces death sentence for Canadian drug trafficker amid Huawei row

Beijing: A Chinese court here on Monday announced death sentence for a Canadian man who was earlier convicted under charges…

Theresa May demands no delay in Brexit results

London: Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said that she was looking forward to quick results over Britain's withdrawal from…

Two suspected N. Korean fishermen rescued off northern Japan

Japan: Two men claiming to be from North Korea were found aboard a wooden fishing boat drifting off northern Japan…

Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death

China: A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on drug trafficking charges on Monday after his previous 15-year…

Pilot of Emirates plane takes quick decision, saves many lives

Dubai: Quick decision by the pilot of the Emirates plane saved the lives of many passengers. This incident took place…

Pompeo says Yemen rebels not complying with truce deal

Riyadh: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday accused Yemen's rebels of failing to comply with a ceasefire agreement…

China defends Huawei after employee’s arrest in Poland

Beijing: China on Monday defended the reputation of telecom giant Huawei after its executive was arrested in Poland on charges…

One dead, four missing in Russia gas blast

Moscow: One person was killed and four were missing after a gas explosion tore through a multi-storey residential building in…

Switzerland: Man fined for publicly saying ‘Allahu Akbar’

Schaffhausen: A Muslim man is fined £178 (approx. Rs 32,000 in PKR) by Switzerland police for saying ‘Allahu Akbar’ publicly.…

Justin Trudeau lookalike found in Afghanistan talent show

KABUL: An Afghan talent show contestant's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely…

Teacher documented boss obscene call. Guess who went to jail?

JAKARTA: Baiq Nuril Maknun, a high school bookkeeper has been confronting alleged sexual harassment by her former superior, the principal…

US citizenship for H-1B visa holders, promises Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump stated that he will change the H1-B visa system for professionals to ensure "certainty" and…