Category: World

Reconstruction of Israel may take more than half a century: United Nations

New York: An official of United Nations said that the destruction caused after 2011 due to war in Syria is…

Another key Tesla executive resigns

San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla's Vice President of Global Supply Management Liam O' Connor has resigned from the company.…

Shrapnel found in Yemen ties US bombs to string of civilian deaths over course of bloody civil war

Last month, a CNN investigation found remnants of a US-made bomb at the scene of an airstrike that left dozens…

India welcomes inter-Korean summit

New Delhi: India on Thursday hailed the recent inter-Korean summit held in Pyongyang, saying that such engagement would help in…

Japan: Virtual currency worth $60 million hacked

Tokyo [Japan]: Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following…

Maryland shooting: 3 killed, 2 wounded

Maryland: A woman opened fire at a drugstore distribution center here on Thursday killing three people and injuring two others.…

Woman, man caned for affair outside marriage

Banda Aceh: A woman and a man were publicly caned in the Indonesian province of Aceh on Thursday for having…

1 killed, 4 injured in Pennsylvania shooting

Washington: A person was killed and four others injured in a shooting incident at a magistrate's office building in Pennsylvania…

Free Balochistan Movement to stage protests against Pak, Iranian terror

New York: The Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) will organise a protest demonstration on September 24 during the 73rd United Nations…

The US has spent $1.5 trillion on war since Sept 11 attacks

KABUL: The collective wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have cost U.S. taxpayers more than $1.5 trillion since Sept. 11,…

Volkswagen won’t confirm claim it will quit Iran

Germany: Car giant Volkswagen declined Thursday to confirm a claim by American ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell that it would…

Iran remains leading state sponsor of terrorism: US

Washington: United States counterterrorism officials have said that despite major strides in combating and regaining territories from terror groups such…

Shinzo Abe re-elected as LDP head, may become Japan’s longest-serving PM

Tokyo: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as the president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Thursday…

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

Dhaka: The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the…

Those opposing CPEC will ‘never succeed’: Chinese President to Pak

Xi Jinping, the Chinese President has told Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa that those who are opposing China‚Äôs…

International Criminal Court begins inquiry into atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

The Hague: International criminal court (ICC) is going to launch a preliminary investigation into the deportations of hundreds of thousands…

Giving birth at Afghanistan’s ‘baby factory’: 60+ times a day

Khost: The mother was admitted at 9.30am, the birth recorded at 9.35. Women often arrive in extremis at the Doctors…

N Korea’s denuclearisation to be completed by 2021: Pompeo

Washington: The process of rapid denuclearisation of North Korea, which will be done by constant negotiations with the United States,…

Korean leaders undertake joint excursion to Mt. Paektu

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday undertook a joint excursion to Mount…

Trump visits areas affected by Florence, promises residents aid

Washington: President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited the two states most heavily affected by Hurricane Florence and promised that "a…