Category: World

US cannot afford truculent child president: John Kerry

London: US former Secretary of State Joh Kerry tore into President Donald Trump on Thursday for skipping a visit to…

PM Modi’s visit to Nepal cancelled

Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal which was scheduled for next month has been cancelled, an Indian…

‘Urdu language and social media’: 2-day seminar at Jamia Al-Azhar

Cairo: 4th world seminar was organised at the oldest Islamic University, Jamia Al-Azhar, under the chairmanship of Chancellor Shaikh Mohammed.…

Alice Wells to visit Singapore

Washington: United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will visit Singapore from November…

Bangladesh suspends repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Dhaka/Naypyidaw: Bangladesh on Thursday suspended the first planned phase of repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, officials said, citing a…

Sri Lanka: UNP holds protest against political crisis

Colombo: Members and supporters of United National Party (UNP) on Thursday took to streets in protest as the political and…

US: Kevin McCarthy elected as Minority Leader of the House

Washington: Representative Kevin McCarthy of the Republican party was elected as the minority leader of the House on Wednesday. McCarty…

Murmurs over Hillary for 2020

Washington: Hillary Clinton, who was the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 elections, may…

Second Trump-Kim summit in 2019: Pence

Singapore: US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday confirmed that a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean…

Nepal’s first robot waiter is ready for orders

Kathmandu: "Please enjoy your meal," says Nepal's first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to…

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 rocks Kamchatka Peninsula

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hit the eastern coast of Russia's far eastern Kamchatka peninsula, seismologists said on Thursday.…

British Cabinet supports draft Brexit deal: Theresa May

London: After a five-hour meeting with the British Cabinet, UK's Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Cabinet agreed to…

Doubts over Rohingya repatriation as official says none want to return

Cox's Bazar: Doubts over plans to begin repatriating the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled Myanmar last year escalated…

Lion Air: a deadly crash and a whole lot of questions for Boeing

Washington: Questions swirled Wednesday about how Boeing had failed to tell airlines and pilots about changes to an anti-stall system…

C.American caravan gains speed, first migrants cross border

Tijuana: Hundreds of Central Americans arrived at the United States's southern border Wednesday, defying visiting US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis,…

US lawmakers introduce bill hitting China for Uighur repression

Washington: A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday seeking to punish China over its "human rights abuses" of…

Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter

Washington: President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday that it has "broad discretion to regulate access to the White House…

Baby delivered after pregnant mother killed in London

London: British doctors said on Wednesday that they have saved the life of an unborn baby after his mother was…

China needs to make policy changes to avoid cold-war situation: Pence

Washington: If China wants to avoid a cold-war scenario anytime in the future then it needs to make massive changes…

Myanmar jailing of Reuters pair ‘deeply troubling’: Pence

Singapore: The jailing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar over their reporting of the Rohingya crisis is "deeply troubling", US…