Trump names Robert Williams as his point person for South Asia

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he intends to name an experienced intelligence officer as the assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs. In a statement issued by the... Read more »

3 killed in France Christmas market shooting, gunman at large

Paris, Dec 12 A massive hunt was underway on Wednesday for a gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, killing three people and injuring 12... Read more »

May to face vote of no confidence from Conservative MPs

London, Dec 12 UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence from MPs of the ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday. The vote will take place between 6 p.m.... Read more »

May meets Merkel in bid to save Brexit deal

Berlin, Dec 11: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel here as part of a whistle-stop tour to meet European leaders in an attempt to salvage her Brexit... Read more »

12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security forces

Kabul, Dec 11: At least four members of the Afghan security forces and eight civilians, including two women and a child, were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by the... Read more »

India hands over houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 11: India on Tuesday handed over to Myanmar the first 50 housing units built for the displaced Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state following delegation-level talks between President... Read more »

US returns 3 church bells seized from Philippines in 1901

Manila, Dec 11:The US on Tuesday returned to the Philippines three church bells seized by American troops as war booty over a century ago. A US Air Force plane bearing the three... Read more »

Legal challenge filed against ousted Sri Lankan PM

Colombo, Dec 11: A local Sri Lankan Municipal Councillor on Tuesday filed a petition in the Court of Appeal against ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe continuing to be a member of Parliament. The... Read more »

‘I can’t breathe’, Khashoggi’s last words

Washington, Dec 10 “I can’t breathe,” were the last words uttered by Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi before he was killed by a Saudi hit squad at the country’s consulate in Istanbul in... Read more »

Netanyahu, Putin agree to arrange security meeting

Jerusalem, Dec 9 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to soon arrange a meeting between security delegations of the two countries. The agreement was reached during... Read more »