October 7, 2017

North Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA cites Russian lawmaker

MOSCOW: North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the […]
October 7, 2017

India fumes as Bangladesh backs China’s Belt and Road Initiative

NEW DELHI – Bangladesh has supported China’s One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) initiative, a day after the Trump administration threw its weight behind […]
October 5, 2017

‘A magnificent honour’: Britain’s Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Literature Prize

STOCKHOLM – British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. Article continues after the advertisement The […]
October 5, 2017

Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honorary title for response to Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of Oxford honorary title by […]
October 5, 2017

Las Vegas shooter booked hotel during Lollapalooza: report

WASHINGTON: The Las Vegas gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in recent US history had booked a Chicago […]
October 1, 2017

Hezbollah says Israel pushing region to war

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Sunday of pushing the region to war in Syria, […]
October 1, 2017

China dismisses reports of confiscating copies of Quran in Xinjiang

BEIJING – Authorities in China have dismissed the reports of seizure of the copies of the Holy Quran and prayer […]
September 29, 2017

Five killed as suicide bomber blows up near mosque in Kabul

KABUL – Suicide attackers targeted the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday near a large Shia mosque leaving five people dead […]
September 28, 2017

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

COX’s BAZAR: At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar […]
September 28, 2017

Japanese PM Abe dissolves lower house announcing snap election

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday dissolved the lower house of parliament seeking fresh mandate amid escalating […]
September 28, 2017

Most US voters think Trump not fit to be president: poll

A majority of US voters believe Donald Trump is not fit to be president and only 36 percent approve of […]
September 23, 2017

New quake shakes Mexico; death toll hits 300

Mexico City, Mexico: A new quake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, causing no casualties but suspending rescue operations […]
September 23, 2017

China experts say 3.4-quake hits N.Korea in ‘suspected explosion’

BEIJING: China’s seismic service CENC on Saturday detected a zero-depth, 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea, calling it a “suspected explosion”. […]
September 22, 2017

North Korea raises threat of hydrogen bomb test in Pacific

PYONGYANG: North Korea could consider testing a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in retaliation to Donald Trump’s threats to […]
September 22, 2017

UN needs $200 million for ‘catastrophic’ Rohingya influx

DHAKA: The United Nations will need $200 million over the next six months to face the “catastrophic” influx of more […]

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