Category: World

IMF warns of economic hit from extended government shutdown

Washington: While it is too soon to gauge the economic damage from the US government shutdown, the longer it continues…

8 killed in car explosion in Bogota

Bogota [Colombia]: Eight people were killed on Thursday after a car bomb exploded outside a police academy in Columbia's capital…

Volcanic Mount Shindake erupts in Japan

Kagoshima: Mount Shindake volcano erupted on Kuchinoerabu Island in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture on Thursday. Quoting Japan's Meteorological Agency, NHK World…

70 per cent of organisations in Southeast Asia worries about Belt and Road Initiative

Singapore: A large number of companies and institutions in southeast Asia are worried about participating in China's One Belt One…

Hitachi halts work on Welsh Nuclear power project

Washington: Japan's Hitachi Ltd on Thursday announced that it was halting the work on a 15 billion pound nuclear power…

May stresses on putting the national interest first amid Brexit mayhem

London: Amid continuing uncertainty regarding the Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May stressed on putting the national interest first and…

Indonesian woman mauled to death by crocodile

Jakarta: An Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a crocodile in Sulawesi after she fell into its enclosure,…

Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

Canberra: A 21-year-old Israeli student was killed in Australia's Melbourne city while she was on a video call with her…

55 biz men of Nepal have stashed billions in Swiss Banks, says CIJ

Kathmandu: As many as 55 businessmen of Nepal have parked Nepali Rs 52,072,774,000 billion in Swiss Banks by defying the…

Louisville international to rename airport in honor of Muhammad Ali

NEW DELHI: The Louisville International Airport will be undergoing a name change in honor of legendary sports figure and heavyweight…

Speaker Pelosi blocks Trump’s symbolic State of Union speech

New York: Raising the stakes in the US government shutdown standoff, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has blocked President Donald Trump…

Apple to slow down hiring after weak iPhone sales

After lower-than-expected iPhone sales and missing revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, Apple Inc is planning to cut back on…

Macedonia name row: Greek PM survives no-confidence vote

Athens: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday narrowly sailed through a no-confidence vote, paving the way for the Parliament…

Reverted Muslim TV anchor Marziyeh Hashemi arrested in US; mistreated in jail

Tehran: American-born journalist Marziyeh Hashemi was arrested in the United States while working for Iran’s English-language state television. Iran on…

Donald Trump to unveil missile defence review

Washington: US President Donald Trump will visit the Pentagon on Thursday to unveil his administration's long-awaited missile defence review, officials…

China ‘not worried’ about others’ reactions on death penalty of Canadian drug trafficker

Beijing: China on Wednesday stated that it was 'absolutely not worried' about foreign countries' reactions on the announcement of the…

Amid shutdown, Pelosi asks Trump to defer State of the Union address

Washington: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked US President Donald Trump to postpone his State of the Union address…

N Korea yet to take ‘concrete steps’ for denuclearisation: Pence

Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday said that North Korea is yet to take "concrete steps" to dismantle…

Man plotting to attack White House taken into custody

Washington: A young man from the southern US state of Georgia was arrested on charges of plotting to attack the…

Iran journalist arrested in US: employer

Tehran: The head of Iran's English-language Press TV said Wednesday that one of its journalists and her son has been…