Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  News  >  World
Latest

‘Conventional’ war with India a possibility — Imran Khan

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on ‘Conventional’ war with India a possibility — Imran Khan

  Islamabad, Sep. 15 (PTI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said there was no question of talking to New Delhi after it revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, as he warned about the possibility of a conventional war with India which could go beyond the subcontinent. “So that’s why we have approached […]

Read More →
Latest

Embattled Israeli PM fights for survival in do-over election

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Embattled Israeli PM fights for survival in do-over election

Jerusalem, Sep.15 (PTI/AP): A visibly frantic Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight of his political life as the country heads to national elections for the second time this year.

Read More →
Latest

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong, Sep. 15 (PTI/AFP): Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.

Read More →
Latest

S Africans and foreigners march against xenophobia

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on S Africans and foreigners march against xenophobia

Johannesburg, Sep. 15 (IANS): South Africans from all walks of life joined migrants to march against the attacks on foreigners. Since last month, there has been some attacks and looting of shops owned by foreigners. A total of 12 people have been killed including South Africans.

Read More →
Latest

Saudi Arabia battles market jitters after oil plant attacks

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Saudi Arabia battles market jitters after oil plant attacks

Riyadh, Sep. 15 (PTI/AFP): Saudi energy giant Aramco is battling to reassure markets after devastating attacks on two oil plants, where a prolonged shutdown risks roiling investor confidence ahead of the state-owned giant’s mega stock listing, analysts say.

Read More →
Latest

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims “huge” Brexit progress

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims “huge” Brexit progress

London, Sep. 15 (PTI/AFP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that “huge” progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comicbook hero Hulk. The Conservative leader made the comments ahead of meetings with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and EU negotiator Michel Barnier […]

Read More →
Latest

Hamza bin Laden killed in US operation — Trump

By   /  September 14, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Hamza bin Laden killed in US operation — Trump

Washington, Sep. 14 (PTI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, was killed in an American counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The confirmation of Hamza’s death has come more than a month after the US media reported that he was killed, […]

Read More →
Latest

African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral in divided Zimbabwe

By   /  September 14, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral in divided Zimbabwe

Harare, Sep. 14 (PTI/AFP): Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man they lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and economic turmoil. Mugabe, who died in Singapore last week aged 95, left Zimbabwe deeply divided over his […]

Read More →
Latest

Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens

By   /  September 14, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens

Hong Kong, Sep. 14 (PTI/AFP): Fights erupted in Hong Kong on Saturday with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese flags to assault opponents on a street, deepening the city’s polarisation after months of pro-democracy protests. The once-stable international hub has been convulsed by weeks of huge, sometimes violent rallies […]

Read More →
Latest

US, Brazil agree to Amazon development

By   /  September 14, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on US, Brazil agree to Amazon development

Washington, Sep. 14 (IANS): The US and Brazil have agreed to promote private-sector development in the Amazon and has also pledged a $100 million biodiversity conservation fund for the world’s largest rainforest which has been ravaged by massive wildfires. The developments took place during a meeting here on Friday between Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo […]

Read More →