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Hurricane Maria intensifies into dangerous Category 5 storm

New York: Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today...

China opens highway to Nepal through Tibet, can be used by military: Report

New Delhi: China has opened a strategic highway that runs from Tibet to the Nepal border and can be used for military purposes, state...

UN urged to punish Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

New Delhi: Pressure grew on Myanmar as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on its military, which is accused of driving...

US: Maria now a hurricane, heading for Caribbean

New York: Maria became a hurricane today as it headed toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometre per hour winds. US National Hurricane Centre...

Ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife wins Lahore by-election

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom has won the crucial Lahore by-election. She defeated Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Yasmin Rashid...

Fate of 39 Indians captured by IS still unknown: Iraqi PM

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the fate of 39 Indians captured by the Islamic State group when the extremists initially overran Mosul...

ISIS claims London train attack; UK raises threat level to ‘critical’

London: Britain raised its threat level to maximum yesterday and announced troops will be deployed to key sites after a bomb detonated on a...

Pak SC dismisses Sharifs’ review plea against Panama Papers verdict

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court today dismissed the review petitions filed by deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...

22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

London: An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during the morning rush hour on Friday, injuring at least 22 people in what Metropolitan...

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan into Pacific Ocean

Tokyo: North Korea today fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan. South Korean and Japanese governments said, the missile launched from North Korea flew...

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