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Category: World News

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at 80

ACCRA: Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Prize Laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his family…

Death toll in Italy bridge collapse rises to 41

ROME: The death toll in a bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa climbed to 41 even as preparations…

Russia reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal

MOSCOW: Moscow is determined to take all necessary measures to preserve and implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),…

Over 1.28 lakh Indians pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj

JEDDAH: Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said. (more…)

Imran Khan elected as Pak’s new PM

ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister on Friday after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz…

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning today over one of several graft cases…

Turkey says will respond if US imposes more sanctions

ISTANBUL: Turkey Friday threatened to respond if Washington levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has…

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed to 2019

Washington: A multimillion-dollar military parade planned by US President Donald Trump through the streets of Washington DC in November has…

Nepal Govt under fire for curbing press freedom

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Communist government Friday introduced a new criminal code that makes publishing confidential information, recording audio or taking pictures…

US sanctions Myanmar military commanders over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

WASHINGTON: The US government Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of…