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Turkey summons Iran envoy over press criticism of Erdogan Turkey summons Iran envoy over press criticism of Erdogan

ANKARA: Turkey said on Thursday it had summoned Iran's ambassador to protest attacks on Turkish…


US tells China to end 'business as usual' with N. Korea US tells China to end 'business as usual' with N. Korea

WASHINGTON: United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry urged China to end "business as usual"…


Pakistan assures Saudi Arabia of 'unconditional support' Pakistan assures Saudi Arabia of 'unconditional support'

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reaffirmed on Thursday its support to Saudi Arabia, which is embroiled…


S Korea resumes broadcasts to North S Korea resumes broadcasts to North

South Korea has resumed loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts into North Korea in response to Pyongyang's…


Migrants struggle in sub-zero temperatures Migrants struggle in sub-zero temperatures

Medics working at refugee aid camps in the Balkans say they are seeing a spike in the number of migrants…


Massive bushfire destroys Western Australia town Massive bushfire destroys Western Australia town

About 95 homes have been destroyed after a bushfire ripped through a Western Australian town.  …


Chinese shares jump higher in volatile trade Chinese shares jump higher in volatile trade

Chinese shares jumped higher on the first day of trade after a "circuit breaker" mechanism…


Somalia cuts ties to Iran amid regional crisis Somalia cuts ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Somalia says it has cut diplomatic ties with Iran amid ongoing tensions between the Islamic Republic…


Islamic State does not represent Islam, says Geelani Islamic State does not represent Islam, says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has denounced the Islamic State…


Amartya Sen applauds Delhi’s odd-even rollout Amartya Sen applauds Delhi’s odd-even rollout

NEW DELHI: The odd-even scheme of the Aam Aadmi Party government to curb pollution got thumbs up from…


Iran bans imports from Saudi Arabia Iran bans imports from Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN: Iran's government banned on Thursday all imports of products made in Saudi Arabia, Iranian…


Iran accuses Saudis of bombing embassy in Yemen Iran accuses Saudis of bombing embassy in Yemen

Iran has accused Saudi-led coalition warplanes of "deliberately" bombing its embassy in Yemen's…


50 killed in Libya truck bomb blast 50 killed in Libya truck bomb blast

At least 50 people have been killed by a truck bomb targeting a police training centre in the western…


Mehbooba Mufti Expected to be Next J-K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Expected to be Next J-K Chief Minister

Fifty-six-year-old Mehbooba Mufti will likely take over as the next chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir…


Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, dies Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, dies

EW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, 79, passed away on Thursday at the…


Call for rethink after Cologne attacks Call for rethink after Cologne attacks

Police in Germany will have to rethink their tactics following attacks on women in the city of Cologne…


Libya oil storage tanks ablaze after assault by IS Libya oil storage tanks ablaze after assault by IS

Shelling by so-called Islamic State (IS) on two oil terminals in Libya has started fires that have spread…


UN vows action on N Korea nuclear test UN vows action on N Korea nuclear test

The UN Security Council says it will begin work immediately on new measures against North Korea, after…


Angela Merkel to receive prestigious Four Freedoms Award Angela Merkel to receive prestigious Four Freedoms Award

The Hague:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as this year's recipient of a prestigious…


Big earthquake coming, warn experts Big earthquake coming, warn experts

NEW DELHI: The Union home ministry's disaster management experts have warned of a bigger catastrophe,…


North Korea nuclear H-bomb claims greeted with scepticism North Korea nuclear H-bomb claims greeted with scepticism

SEOUL: International scepticism and condemnation have greeted North Korea's claim to have successfully…


Barack Obama: US gun control inaction must end Barack Obama: US gun control inaction must end

An emotional US President Barack Obama has unveiled new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the "constant…


N Korea announces hydrogen bomb test N Korea announces hydrogen bomb test

North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb which, if confirmed, would…


Afghanistan conflict: US casualties on special forces mission Afghanistan conflict: US casualties on special forces mission

Image caption Local forces have been supported by the US and UK military in combating the Taliban in…


Kuwait recalls envoy from Iran over Saudi row Kuwait recalls envoy from Iran over Saudi row

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait became Tuesday the latest Gulf Arab state to recall its ambassador from Iran to…


Beijing says pollution lessened in 2015 despite smog alerts Beijing says pollution lessened in 2015 despite smog alerts

Beijing:  Environmental authorities in Beijing say air quality improved in 2015, a year in which…


Japan to send Plutonium cache to US under nuclear deal: Reports Japan to send Plutonium cache to US under nuclear deal: Reports

Tokyo:  Japan will send a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the…


Rescue and Relief work on in quake-hit Manipur Rescue and Relief work on in quake-hit Manipur

Rescue and relief work was today on in full swing in quake-hit Manipur even as life limped back to normal…


UN condemns attack on Saudi embassy in Iran UN condemns attack on Saudi embassy in Iran

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned an attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran by protesters…


Obama takes action over US gun laws Obama takes action over US gun laws

US President Barack Obama is to widen background checks on buyers of firearms, in a series of measures…


Pathankot attack: Combing operation continues Pathankot attack: Combing operation continues

The counter offensive against the terrorists at Punjab`s Pathankot air base was going on for the past…


Turkey urges calm in Saudi-Iran dispute Turkey urges calm in Saudi-Iran dispute

Turkey's government has urged Saudi Arabia and Iran to calm their diplomatic row, saying the dispute…


IS video suspect thought to be Briton

IS video suspect thought to be Briton

  The chief suspect in the latest propaganda video by so-called Islamic State (IS) is thought to…


14 Dead, Over 30 Injured in China Bus Fire 14 Dead, Over 30 Injured in China Bus Fire

A bus caught fire in northern China on Tuesday, killing 14 people and injuring more than 30, a fire…


The article Pakistan doesn’t want to read The article Pakistan doesn’t want to read

The International edition of the New York Times newspaper had two blank pages after printers in Pakistan…


Saudi Arabia-Iran row: Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties with Tehran Saudi Arabia-Iran row: Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties with Tehran

Bahrain has announced it is severing diplomatic ties with Iran, following a similar move by Saudi Arabia.…


Indian consulate in Afghanistan attacked, 2 gunmen killed Indian consulate in Afghanistan attacked, 2 gunmen killed

NEW DELHI: The Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif came under attack on Sunday night…


Iran official says Saudi dispute may halt hajj Iran official says Saudi dispute may halt hajj

Tehran:  A prominent Iranian lawmaker says Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties…


Pakistan arrests 42 alleged IS supporters: Officials Pakistan arrests 42 alleged IS supporters: Officials

MULTAN: A Pakistani minister says counter terrorism officials in the country's eastern Punjab province…

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