Category: World

Mick Mulvaney named acting White House Chief of Staff

Washington: United States President Donald Trump announced Mick Mulvaney, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as the…

Brazil orders extradition of former left-wing militant Cesare Battisti

Sao Paulo: Brazilian President Michel Temer passed orders for the extradition of former left-wing militant Cesare Battisti, a day after…

Nepal: 18 dead, 16 injured after mini-truck plunges into river

Kathmandu: At least 18 people died while 16 others sustained injuries after a mini-truck plunged into a river from a…

India hands over houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw: India on Tuesday handed over to Myanmar the first 50 housing units built for the displaced Rohingya…

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa to step down as PM to ‘ensure stability’

Colombo: Mahinda Rajapaksa will on Saturday step down as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka "to ensure stability of the…

Trump knew paying hush money was wrong, says ex-lawyer Cohen

Washington: Donald Trump knew he was doing wrong when he directed hush money to be paid to two women during…

Airliner turned back after human heart left on board

Chicago: A Southwest Airlines flight headed from Seattle to Dallas was turned back mid-flight after it was discovered that a…

Russian Pres Putin’s ‘Stasi’ ID card found in Germany

Dresden: An East German secret police identity card belonging to Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was a Soviet spy…

Trump’s inaugural committee probed over illegal foreign donations

Washington: US President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee is currently being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible financial abuses related…

Terror financing from Pakistan concerns Canada

Vancouver: A 2018 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada has raised concerns over terror financing from various countries…

Beijing detains another Canadian amid diplomatic upheaval

Washington: Chinese authorities on Friday detained another Canadian Michael Spavor on the suspicion of "activities that endangered China's national security.…

President Kovind inaugurates ‘Enterprise India’ exhibition in Yangon

Yangon [Myanmar]: President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 'Enterprise India' exhibition here on Thursday, bringing in the best of Indian products,…

Nepal, China agree to boost bilateral ties

Beijing: Nepal's Foreign Secretary met China's Foreign Minister here on Thursday to boost bilateral cooperation and discuss issues of mutual…

Kim Jong-un face mask stirs controversy

Seoul: A South Korean fashion and cosmetics firm has stirred controversy with a facial mask featuring Kim Jong-un prompting many…

Brexit: EUCO calls backstop a ‘temporary arrangement’

Brussels: The European Council (EUCO">EUCO) announced that the backstop in the endorsed Brexit Withdrawal Agreement was a "temporary insurance policy"…

Saudi Crown Prince ‘responsible’ for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder: Nikki Haley

Washington: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman popularly known as MBS was "responsible" for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal…

US Senate passes resolution to hold Saudi Crown Prince responsible for Khashoggi’s death

Washington: The United States Senate has approved a resolution to hold Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) responsible for…

Russian ‘spy’ pleads guilty of conspiring against US

Washington: Maria Butina, an alleged Russian spy, pleaded guilty of conspiring against the United States of America for working to…

Venezuela: 2 killed, 6 injured in LPG station blast

Miranda: A blast at an LPG dispensing station belonging to Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) resulted in the death of two…

May not expecting a ‘breakthrough’ on Brexit at EU summit

London: UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that she was not expecting a "breakthrough" on the Brexit agreement…