Category: World

US proposes new tariffs on EU over Airbus subsidies

Washington: The United States on Monday (local time) proposed a list of tariffs on EU products, ranging from large commercial…

London becomes first city to implement 24×7 pollution charge zone

London [UK]: London on Monday (local time) became the first city in the world to implement a special Ultra Low…

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing

Washington DC [USA]: The United States on Monday (local time) barred the entry of at least 16 Saudi nationals into…

Explosive-laden vehicle targets foreign forces convoy in Afghanistan

Parwan [Afghanistan]: An explosive-laden vehicle targeted a foreign forces convoy of the Bagram Airfield here on Monday evening, according to…

May to meet Merkel, Macron, seek Brexit extension

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Paris and Berlin on Tuesday to meet French President Emmanuel Macron…

Second group of Rohingya arrive in Malaysia within weeks

Kuala Lumpur: Forty-one Rohingya were found on a Malaysian beach Monday, police said, the second group of the Muslim minority…

US CENTCOM Commander calls on PM Imran Khan

Islamabad: Incoming commander of the United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. called on Prime Minister…

Afghanistan faces massive revenue loss due to Pakistan airspace closure

Kabul: The Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan on Monday said that the country has suffered an estimated revenue loss of…

Range of BrahMos missiles may be increased from 400 km to 500 km

Moscow: The range of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, produced jointly by Russia and India, is planned to be increased to…

New Zealand: Number of visa applicants increased after Christchurch attack

Wellington: Following terrorist attack on mosques in New Zealand, the number of visa aspirants has increased. According to the association…

Mom and Pop Stores in Singapore’s Little India Go Online

Singapore: Singapore is a compact island-state. Including the 62 surrounding islands – yes, it’s not just one island – it…

Nissan shareholders remove former chairman Carlos Ghosn from its board

Tokyo: Shareholders of Nissan Motor on Monday voted to remove former chairman Carlos Ghosn from its board amid allegations of…

Several minority groups stage anti-Pakistan protests outside White House

Washington: Hundreds of people took to streets outside the White House here on Sunday to protest against decades of atrocities…

Christchurch mosque terror attacks were second September 11, says Imam Gamal Fouda

Christchurch: The 'imam' of one of the mosques here that survived back to back shootings last month called the terror…

Days after abduction in Uganda, US tourist, tour guide rescued

Kampala [Uganda]: American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and her tour guide, who was kidnapped in Uganda on April 2, have…

Democrats will hold House of Representatives in 2020 elections, asserts Pelosi

Washington: Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday (local time) said that the Democrats will retain control of the House of Representatives…

Homeland Security Dept Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

Washington: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has stepped down from her post, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday…

Trump doing his job to secure US-Mexico border, says Mike Pence

Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence has heaped praises on President Donald Trump over his tough stance on immigration, saying…

Democrats will ‘never’ obtain Trump’s tax returns, says acting White House chief of staff

Washington: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday (local time) said Democrats will not get to see…

5.2 magnitude quake jolts Tonga

Nuku Alofa: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale jolted Neiafu town in Tonga on Sunday (local time), the…