Category: World

Britain urges US, Europe to ‘go further’ in countering Russia

Washington: New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday will urge the United States and European countries to do more…

UN chief will seek progress on N.Korea during leaders’ gathering

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said he planned to discuss ways to encourage denuclearization of the Korean…

Donald Trump vows ‘no concessions’ to Turkey over US pastor

Washington: US President Donald Trump has insisted he will not back down in a standoff with Turkey over a detained…

Why multiple earthquakes are rattling one Indonesian island

Jakarta: The Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has been hammered by a series of powerful earthquakes in the past three weeks…

Venezuelan business leaders lambast Maduro’s new banknotes

Caracas: New banknotes stripped of five zeros entered circulation in Venezuela on Monday as part of President Nicolas Maduro's radical…

Melania Trump to make solo Africa trip

Washington: The US first lady Melania Trump will travel to Africa later this year, her office announced Monday, with further…

Afghanistan: Taliban kidnaps 170 passengers

Kabul: Taliban militants on Monday kidnapped 170 passengers after they launched an ambush on three buses on the highway connecting…

White House rejects Turkey’s offer for pastor’s release

Washington: The White House rejected Turkey's offer to release an American pastor in exchange for forgiveness of billions of dollars…

Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared ‘contacts’

Kinshasa: The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month,…

Kerala floods: Maldives stands in solidarity with India

[Maldives]: The Government of Maldives on Monday extended help to India by donating USD 50,000 for the ongoing rescue and…

Ex-Trump lawyer investigated for $20 million bank fraud: report

Washington: Federal investigators are investigating whether President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen committed bank and tax fraud exceeding…

Tesla shares fall again on doubts about go-private deal

New York: Tesla Motors dropped in early trading on Monday due to rising doubts about Chief Executive Elon Musk's plans…

Melania Trump laments cyber bullying

Washington: US First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the…

Abuse victims’ outcry more powerful: Pope Francis

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday released a letter addressing recent revelations of a decades-long clerical sexual abuse scandal in…

UN proposes options to protect Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres presented some options in order to protect Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. He has suggested…

Thieves kept tracking device in own car after the theft, get caught by cops

The thieving duo Laith Khan and Atiq Rahman stole the Range Rover car from a solicitor’s driveway but were themselves…

18 YO solves underwater six Rubix’s cubes challenge

New Delhi: A Georgian teenage boy has created history by solving all the six Rubik’s cubes underwater in a single…

Afghanistan President Ashraf Gilani declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has declared a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban ahead of Eid al-Adha, effective from Monday.…

Malaysia PM calls for China’s help with fiscal problems

Beijing: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's top leadership to help with his country's fiscal problems Monday, as…

Model claiming Trump secrets pleads not guilty in Thailand case

Pattaya: A Belarusian model who sparked global intrigue after claiming she had evidence of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump…