Category: World

India reiterates support to UN’s efforts for protecting children in armed conflicts

New York: Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations (UN) Tanmaya Lal has reiterated India's strong support for…

Pakistani Canadian reveals his role behind anti-India UN Report on Kashmir

Mississauga: In a sensational revelation, a Pakistani Islamist, based in Canada has admitted that the United Nations High Commissioner for…

INS Sumitra enters Indonesia’s Sabang Port

Jakarta: Indian warship INS Sumitra, which was on a mission in Malacca Straits, on Tuesday entered Port of Sabang in…

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s widow leaves China

Beijing: After about eight years of house arrest, Liu Xia, widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has…

4 year old accidentally shoots himself, father arrested

A 4-year-old boy in Georgia who goes by the name Justin Foss Jr. found a gun hidden inside his house…

Animals still a draw, despite shrinking crowds, says Chinese circus

Dongguan: A crowd of just 10 people watched the endangered Siberian tiger roar on command on his hind legs and…

Australia: ‘Monster Crocodile’ caught after decades search

Sydney - An elusive saltwater monster crocodile weighing 600kg has finally been caught after an eight-year hunt in Australia, officials…

Taiwan shuts down for Typhoon Maria

Taipei: Schools and offices in Taiwan will close Tuesday and flights have been cancelled as Typhoon Maria churns towards Taiwan…

Rain adds urgency to rescue of last five trapped in Thai cave

Mae Sai: Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave…

Eight rescued from Thai cave, but five remain trapped

Mae Sai: Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave on Monday, authorities said, bringing…

Assange case affecting ties with Britain: Ecuador FM

Quito: The ongoing case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has affected the relationship between Ecuador and Britain, according to Ecuador's…

China launches new Beidou navigation satellite

Beijing: China on Tuesday sent a new Beidou navigation satellite into the orbit on a Long March-3A rocket from the…

Scrapped drill with S. Korea would have cost $14 mn: Pentagon

Washington: When President Donald Trump announced the US would halt joint military drills with South Korea, he backed his controversial…

Toll in Japan rains rise to 122, as hope for survivors fades

Kurashiki: The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding and landslides rose Tuesday to 122,…

Thai cave rescue: Four more boys rescued, five remain trapped

Chiang Rai: Out of 13 Wild Boars soccer team members, eight have so far been rescued from the Tham Luang…

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns: Downing St

London: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned on Monday in a major blow for Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after…

India, S Korea have complementary strengths: Moon Jae-in

Noida: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that India and South Korea shared strong bilateral relations and would…

After Exposure To A Russian Nerve Agent Novichok, Dawn Sturgess Dies In UK

A woman who was exposed to the nerve agent novichok in Amesbury, Wiltshire, has died in hospital. Prime Minister Theresa…

UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

Salisbury: British police rushed to solve a murder mystery on Monday after a woman died following exposure to the nerve…

Japan PM cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100: local media

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides…