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Category: World News

Trump defends Syria move on surprise visit to troops in Iraq

Baghdad: US President Donald Trump along with First Lady Melania Trump paid a surprise Christmas visit to American troops in…

UN chief calls for peaceful general elections in Bangladesh

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has asked all stakeholders in Bangladesh to ensure that the upcoming general elections are…

Russia’s ‘invulnerable’ N-missile ready to deploy

Moscow: Russia’s new hypersonic missile system, which Moscow claims is “invulnerable” to the US defences, will enter service in 2019,…

Indonesia tsunami toll rises to 430, nearly 22,000 displaced

Sumur (Indonesia): Indonesian authorities on Wednesday raised to 430 the death toll in the devastating tsunami triggered by a volcanic…

Fish skin cheaper, less painful in treating burns

LONDON: Using fish skin to heal burns can be cheaper and less painful than bandages, says a scientist. Using the…

Bangladesh opposition demands CEC’s resignation

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s main opposition alliance has demanded the resignation of the chief election commissioner, questioning his neutrality, days ahead of…

Pakistan’s former lawmaker shot dead

Karachi: Pakistan’s former lawmaker Syed Ali Raza Abidi was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his home in Karachi, the…

Koreas broke ground on railways but sanctions block project

Seoul: North and South Korea broke ground Wednesday on an ambitious project to modernise North Korean railways and roads and…

At least 43 killed in Kabul govt compound attack

Kabul: An hours-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry…

Sirisena meets party organizers

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has held a meeting with his party’s electoral organisers, fuelling speculation that the SLPF…