Category: World

Trump says could cancel Putin meet due to Ukraine attack

Washington: President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that he could cancel a planned summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin due…

Indonesia due to release preliminary Lion Air crash report

Jakarta: Indonesian investigators are expected Wednesday to release a preliminary report into the Lion Air plane crash last month that…

Ukrainian president warns of threat of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia

Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday warned of the threat of "full-scale war" and said Russia had sharply increased…

US intel chief to brief NATO on US withdrawal from INF treaty

Washington: US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday that he is heading to Europe to explain to allies…

Gabon’s ailing Ali Bongo to fly to Rabat Wednesday: wife

Libreville: Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will on Wednesday be transferred…

Erdogan warns Greece, Cyprus over “reckless” oil, gas exploration

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned that "reckless" oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean was…

Drought, conflict driving desperate Afghans to marry off children for money: UNICEF

GENEVA: With a devastating drought worsening an already horrendous humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, parents are increasingly compelled to "sell" young…

Briton jailed by UAE for spying returns to London

LONDON: British academic Matthew Hedges returned to London on Tuesday, his family said, a day after the UAE pardoned his…

After months stranded in Malaysia airport, Syrian refugee leaves for Canada

Kuala Lumpur: A Syrian refugee who spent several months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has…

Jack Ma, China’s richest man, is a Communist Party member

BEIJING: Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world's richest people but he has now emerged…

Tear gas used against migrants at Mexico border very safe: Trump

Washington: United States President Donald Trump has claimed that the tear gas used against migrants at the Mexico border is…

People jailed for over 2 years can’t contest polls: Bangladesh court

Dhaka:A Bangladesh court on Tuesday ruled that people who have been jailed for more than two years with their appeals…

India provides Myanmar aid under friendship project

Yangon: India has extended a $5 million aid to Myanmar in the second round of funding under the Myanmar-India Friendship…

Putin has ‘serious concern’ over Ukraine martial law

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed "serious concern" over Ukraine's decision to impose martial law, the Kremlin said Tuesday,…

‘Asleep’ pilot missed destination in Australia

Canberra: A small plane overshot its destination in Australia by almost 50 km after its pilot fell asleep in the…

US deplores Russian action in Kerch Strait, extends support to Ukraine

Washington: The United States expressed "deep concerns" over the November 25 seizure of three Ukranian ships in the Kerch Strait…

US tepid over Yemen ceasefire

Washington: The United States has taken a step back in their support for a United Nations (UN) ceasefire in Yemen,…

Trump says China tariff rates very likely to rise: report

Washington: US President Donald Trump said Monday he expected to raise the punitive tariff rates on hundreds of billions in…

5.0-Magnitude quake strikes south Japan, no tsunami warning

Tokyo: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 struck Japan's southern Ibaraki Prefecture, the weather agency here said Tuesday.…

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ over GM’s Canada plant closure

Ottawa: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he had expressed his "deep disappointment" to General Motors over its decision to…