Category: World

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with US VP Pence

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a bilateral meeting with the United States Vice President Michael R Pence…

US Vice-Pres Mike Pence criticizes Suu Kyi for Myanmar genocide

Singapore: Once hailed as a champion in the fight for democracy, Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi was criticized on…

Sri Lanka: No-confidence motion against PM Rajapaksa passed

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against the government of the newly-sworn Prime Minister Mahinda…

Trump nominates new ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated retired Army General John P. Abizaid of Nevada as Washington's ambassador…

Call after Khashoggi’s killing: ‘Tell your boss mission is accomplished’

Washington: Shortly after Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a member of a Saudi assassination squad is said to have phoned a…

Facebook blocks more accounts for malicious activities

San Francisco: The Facebook crackdown on accounts engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" on its platform and on Instagram continues. "Combined…

CNN sues Trump administration for barring its journalist from White House

New York: American broadcaster CNN on Tuesday filed a lawsuit suing United States President Donald Trump and his associates, seeking…

Fake news: Trump on secret North Korea bases

Washington: United States President Donald Trump labelled reports about North Korea's undeclared operating missile bases as "fake news" on Tuesday.…

Melania Trump calls for Mira Ricardel’s ouster from WH

Washington: US First Lady Melania Trump has called for the ouster of Mira Ricardel, a senior national security advisor in…

Trump lashes Macron as Europe moves on defense without US

Washington: Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing…

Michelle Obama’s memoir ‘Becoming’ out, an instant hit

Washington: A new memoir titled "Becoming" by Michelle Obama was out Tuesday, in which the former U.S. first lady revealed…

US hate crimes soar 17% last year: FBI

Washington: Hate crimes reported to the FBI soared about 17 per cent across the US in 2017 compared to the…

Russia blocks return of IS militants’ families: activist

Moscow: A Chechen activist on Tuesday accused Russia's FSB security service of blocking attempts to bring back widows and children…

Trump says N.Korea missile work ‘normal’

Washington: President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States was aware of undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by…

Firefighters battle blazes on two fronts in California, 44 dead

Paradise: Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in northern and southern California on Tuesday as body recovery teams searched the remains…

Suu Kyi stance on Rohingya ‘indefensible’: Malaysia PM

Singapore: Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is "indefensible", Malaysia's leader said Tuesday in…

Beijing dismisses ‘hearsay’ on Muslim internment

Beijing: China defended its internment of Muslims in the country's northwest as a terror prevention measure on Tuesday, calling on…

White House rejects CNN lawsuit over revoking reporter’s credentials

Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The White House on Tuesday said that it will mount a "vigorous" defence against the lawsuit…

Nationalism a driving force behind fake news in India: BBC research

A research conducted by BBC has revealed that a rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to…

Yemen conflict: 149 killed in 24 hours in Hodeidah

Sanaa: In fresh clashes between security forces and Houthis in Hodeidah city of Yemen 149 people have been killed. An…