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US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over treatment of Muslims, Beijing slams move

US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over treatment of Muslims, Beijing slams move

The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention and abuse of Muslim minorities, aggravting tensions with Beijing and casting a pall over high-level

Oct 09, 2019, 08:26 AM IST
North Korea suspends denuclearisation talks, US says they'll continue

North Korea suspends denuclearisation talks, US says they'll continue

The North Korean delegation and the US team renewed this Saturday in Stockholm their negotiations on denuclearisation.

Oct 06, 2019, 09:05 AM IST
Pakistan, Afghanistan among 10 violent places in world, Iceland most peaceful

Pakistan, Afghanistan among 10 violent places in world, Iceland most peaceful

Afghanistan has replaced Syria as the most violent place.

Sep 21, 2019, 20:49 PM IST
Suspicious objects found at Nepal's revered Pashupatinath Temple, Army called in

Suspicious objects found at Nepal's revered Pashupatinath Temple, Army called in

The Pashupatinath Temple is considered as one of the most sacred places of worship for Hindus and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Sep 20, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
Video: Pakistani analyst falls off chair during live TV debate on Kashmir

Video: Pakistani analyst falls off chair during live TV debate on Kashmir

The analyst, identified as Mazhar Barlas, fell off the chair suddenly during the discussion, leaving everyone shocked. The reaction of the anchor is unmissable too.

Sep 20, 2019, 15:16 PM IST
US President Donald Trump confirms death of Al Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden in anti-terror operations

US President Donald Trump confirms death of Al Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden in anti-terror operations

Trump did not specify where Hamza was killed and under what circumstances.

Sep 14, 2019, 19:15 PM IST
US-led global coalition uses F 15, F 35 jets to bomb ISIS island in Iraq - WATCH

US-led global coalition uses F 15, F 35 jets to bomb ISIS island in Iraq - WATCH

A tweet by OIR Spokesman Col. Myles Caggins III revealed the sheer massive firepower that was used to destroy the ISIS-controlled Qanus Island.

Sep 11, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
US designates Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali as global terrorist

US designates Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali as global terrorist

The new executive order signed by President Trump also enables the US agencies to identify, sanction and deter perpetrators of terrorism worldwide

Sep 11, 2019, 16:49 PM IST
Donald Trump calls off US-Taliban peace talks after Kabul attack

Donald Trump calls off US-Taliban peace talks after Kabul attack

A Romanian soldier serving with the NATO-led mission in the country was also killed.

Sep 08, 2019, 07:14 AM IST
Another Pashto singer killed in Pakistan's SWAT, police say accused brother absconding

Another Pashto singer killed in Pakistan's SWAT, police say accused brother absconding

The dead body of the artist, Sana, was shifted to Saidu Sharif Hospital for post-mortem

Aug 31, 2019, 08:14 AM IST
Not involved in failed Iranian satellite launch: Donald Trump

Not involved in failed Iranian satellite launch: Donald Trump

Satellite imagery shared by NPR on Thursday showed that an Iranian rocket appeared to have exploded on the launch pad while attempting to launch a satellite into orbit. 

Aug 31, 2019, 06:55 AM IST
Four killed in blast in a mosque in Pakistan's Balochistan, 15 injured

Four killed in blast in a mosque in Pakistan's Balochistan, 15 injured

At least four people were killed and fifteen injured in a blast inside a mosque in Kuchlak near Quetta in Pakistan on Friday.

Aug 16, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Arctic sea ice could disappear in September if global temperature rises by 2 degrees: Study

Arctic sea ice could disappear in September if global temperature rises by 2 degrees: Study

Historically, September is the month that sees the Arctic Ocean's least ice cover during the year after the short polar summer.

Aug 15, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
Kim Jong-un has issued 'small apology' for testing missiles: Donald Trump

Kim Jong-un has issued 'small apology' for testing missiles: Donald Trump

North Korea has conducted multiple short-range missile tests in less than two weeks. 

Aug 10, 2019, 20:00 PM IST
Germany's biggest cocaine consignment worth Rs 7663 crore seized by customs in Hamburg

Germany's biggest cocaine consignment worth Rs 7663 crore seized by customs in Hamburg

The shipment, disguised as soya beans, was hidden in over 200 black sports bags inside a shipping container.

Aug 03, 2019, 20:16 PM IST
7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's west coast, tsunami warning issued

7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's west coast, tsunami warning issued

A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has struck the west coast of Indonesia on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Aug 02, 2019, 18:30 PM IST
It's formally dead: Russia after US pulls out of key nuclear treaty

It's formally dead: Russia after US pulls out of key nuclear treaty

The response from Moscow came after the United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty and had no plans

Aug 02, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
British student dies after tragic fall from plane in Madagascar

British student dies after tragic fall from plane in Madagascar

Alana Cutland, the 19-year-old Cambridge University student,  hailed from Milton Keynes. 

Aug 01, 2019, 22:13 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes south coast of Japan, no tsunami warning issued

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes south coast of Japan, no tsunami warning issued

No tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of Honshu on Sunday.

Jul 28, 2019, 09:15 AM IST
Donald Trump was directly involved in talks for hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels: FBI

Donald Trump was directly involved in talks for hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels: FBI

Cohen, 52, pleaded guilty in August 2018 to violating campaign finance law by directing payments of $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels and $150,000 to Playboy model Karen McDougal to avert a

Jul 18, 2019, 22:41 PM IST