Musk denies James Murdoch taking over as Tesla’s Chairman

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied that James Murdoch, the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is going to replace him at electric car maker Tesla. Reacting to a Financial Times... Read more »

Nikki Haley quits as US Ambassador to UN

Nikki Haley, the first American of Indian descent to hold a cabinet-level position in the US, resigned as Ambassador to the UN on Tuesday and said that despite speculations she was not... Read more »

Trump apologises to Justice Brett Kavanaugh on ‘behalf of Nation’

US President Donald Trump apologised to Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family “on behalf of our nation” for what he called a desperate Democrat-led campaign of “lies and deception”... Read more »

Brazilian far-right candidate wins first round of presidential election

Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won the first round of Brazil’s presidential election following one of the most polarising campaigns since the country returned to democracy three decades ago, according to the... Read more »

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Pyongyang to meet Kim Jong-un

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Sunday and is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Pompeo left for... Read more »

Interpol chief goes ‘missing’ in China

¬†Interpol President Meng Hongwei has gone missing during a visit to his native country China, leading to an investigation by the French police into his disappearance, the media reported. Meng’s wife, who... Read more »

Bhutto murder: SC rejects petition seeking police officers’ bail suspension

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking the suspension of bail granted to two police officers accused in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. A two-member bench... Read more »

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll reaches 1,407

Indonesian authorities on Wednesday raised to 1,407 the number of deaths caused by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi Island. In a televised press conference in Jakarta, National... Read more »

Suspect in custody after letters sent to President Donald Trump, Pentagon

A suspect believed to be connected to mysterious letters sent to US President Donald Trump and top Pentagon officials has been taken into custody by federal law enforcement in the state of... Read more »

Russia completes delivery of S-300 missile systems to Syria

Russia has delivered to Syria S-300 air defence systems to improve safety of its military personnel deployed in the country, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has said. “We have completed the delivery... Read more »