Cross-border terror among major challenges for SAARC: Jaishankar – India news

External Affairs Ministry Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday that cross-border terrorism, curbing trade and obstructing trade are the major challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has to ensure lasting peace and security in...

Trump Confirms Science Prioritizes 200,000 Dead In Politics

New York: With the nation's Kovid-19 death at 200,000, President Donald Trump is engaged in an ongoing war against his administration's own scientists. Over the past six months, the Trump administration has prioritized politics over science at key moments,...

J&J Closes Final Study of Single-Shot Kovid-19 Vaccine in 60,000 Volunteers

CHICAGO: Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday kicked off the final 60,000-person trial of a single-shot Kovid-19 vaccine, which would potentially simplify the delivery of millions of doses compared to leading rivals using two doses. The company expected the results...

Chinese tycoon and Xi critic jailed for 18 years on charges of corruption

Beijing: A Chinese tycoon who called President Xi Jinping a jester and criticized for dealing with the coronovirus outbreak was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday on charges of corruption, bribery and embezzlement of public money. Ren Xikiang once...

UK lockdown: UK intensifies second covid-19 lockdown outbreak

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Monday pointing to a second national lockdown as an economic recovery threatens a swift coronavirus outbreak to destroy any shootings and send millions back in isolation. The United Kingdom already has the...

US judge orders Commerce Department to remove WeChat from App Store

Washington: A US judge early Sunday asked the Commerce Department to require Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc Google to remove Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat from download until late Sunday. US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler Inn San francisco One order...

More than 30 Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: Ministry

KABUL: The Afghan Air Force on Saturday attacked several Taliban targets, killing more than 30 rebel fighters, officials said, with President Ashraf Ghani once again calling for a ceasefire. The Taliban claimed that the strike killed about two dozen...

Assange’s lawyer says Trump offered deal to avoid extradition

London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer tells London The court said its client was indirectly offered a "win-win" deal by President Donald Trump, who extradited him from the US on disclosure of the source of documents leak from the...

Yoshihide Suga: Japan’s new PM begins 1 full day, pledges to pursue reforms World News

Tokyo: Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga began its first day on Thursday with a resolve to pursue next year's reforms. "I am determined to work hard for people and achieve results so that we can live up to...

Donald Trump made video of Biden playing anti-police songs

Washington: US President Donald Trump, who is trying to convince voters that his challenger Joe Biden will promote violent crime, retweeted a fake video Wednesday to show Democrats singing an anti-police rap song. In the video, which Twitter...

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Donald Trump promises to transfer power if American votes are lost

Washington: President Donald Trump on Wednesday explicitly refused to guarantee a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the...

The Pakistan Army is involved in the National Polio and Tree Planting Campaign

Chief of Army Staff (COOS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday planted trees as part of a lush green Pakistan and attended a...

Scientists use Indian Ocean earthquake data to show how fast it is warming

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Scientists have developed a new way to measure the speed of the Indian Ocean by analyzing the sound produced by...

‘51.6 million people were double killed by climate-related disasters, Kovid-19’

New York: Internationally, at least 51.6 million people have been affected by floods, droughts or hurricanes as well as the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, the...

Riyadh gives special permission to PIA to operate 21 additional flights for the kingdom

A PIA spokesman said the increase in flights would allow PIA to allow 25,500 passengers to travel from Pakistan before September 30. Photo:...