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British PM Boris Johnson likens himself to Incredible Hulk, vows October 31 Brexit

British PM Boris Johnson likens himself to Incredible Hulk, vows October 31 Brexit

British PM Boris Johnson has said he wants to negotiate a new deal that does not involve a `backstop`, which would potentially tie Britain against its will to EU rules after it leaves in order to

Sep 15, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
In plea to former colonial power, Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God save the queen’

In plea to former colonial power, Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God save the queen’

The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's

Sep 15, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
US blames Iran for attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia

US blames Iran for attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia

Yemen`s Iran-aligned Houthi group claimed credit for the attacks on two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia`s oil industry, including the world`s biggest petroleum processing facility.

Sep 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
Attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities knock out half of the kingdom's supply

Attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities knock out half of the kingdom's supply

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom’s output, in a move expected to send oil

Sep 15, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
Imran Khan go back: Massive protests humiliate Pakistan PM in POK

Imran Khan go back: Massive protests humiliate Pakistan PM in POK

Hundreds of people in Muzzafarabad chanted 'Imran Khan go back' as they showed just what they thought of the Pakistan PM's false claims and sympathies.

Sep 14, 2019, 17:24 PM IST
Baby born in America on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz

Baby born in America on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz

A mother in the US called her newborn daughter a "little miracle" as she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9.11 pm weighing 9lbs 11oz.

Sep 14, 2019, 14:46 PM IST
2 major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

2 major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

Drone attacks set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the state media reported.

Sep 14, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
New Delhi vs Islamabad at UNHRC: India asks Pakistan to forget J&K and look within

New Delhi vs Islamabad at UNHRC: India asks Pakistan to forget J&K and look within

India advised Pakistan to look into its own cases of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Balochistan and Sindh.

Sep 14, 2019, 07:23 AM IST
Britain may need a second referendum on Brexit to resolve the impasse: David Cameron

Britain may need a second referendum on Brexit to resolve the impasse: David Cameron

Former British prime minister David Cameron said a no-deal Brexit would be "a bad outcome" which should not be pursued and said a second referendum remained an option.

Sep 14, 2019, 06:27 AM IST
Expected world to react much more on Kashmir: Imran Khan

Expected world to react much more on Kashmir: Imran Khan

Unable to recognise the follies of peddling lies on Kashmir, Imran Khan has continued to feign disappointment over the world's reaction to a problem that does not exist.

Sep 13, 2019, 21:46 PM IST
9 killed in Brazil hospital fire

9 killed in Brazil hospital fire

Patients from the private Badim Hospital in northern Rio de Janeiro were evacuated as thick smoke spread through the building on Thursday night.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:55 PM IST
3 persons die, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

3 persons die, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

A third person has died in southern Spain`s torrential rains, the local mayor told Spanish radio Cadena Ser on Friday as airports and dozens of roads were closed in the second day of heavy rainfall.

Sep 13, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
PNB scam: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's brother Nehal Deepak

PNB scam: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's brother Nehal Deepak

Investigations reveal that Nehal Modi was the director of now-defunct Firestar Diamonds USA. 

Sep 13, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
Imran Khan admits Pakistan trained terrorists using US funds

Imran Khan admits Pakistan trained terrorists using US funds

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday admitted that the country trained terrorists with funds from the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 

Sep 13, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Seven dead, 10 hurt in southeast Turkey blast: Governor's office

Seven dead, 10 hurt in southeast Turkey blast: Governor's office

Seven people were killed and 10 were wounded in southeast Turkey when an improvised explosive placed on a road went off as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, a governor`s office in the region

Sep 13, 2019, 10:03 AM IST
Imran Khan claims 58 nations support Pakistan but UNHRC has just 47 members

Imran Khan claims 58 nations support Pakistan but UNHRC has just 47 members

'You have to understand, there are 47 members including India and Pakistan, they are claiming 60, so either they have gone beyond to wider international community,' said MEA.

Sep 13, 2019, 09:06 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan to lead  'big jalsa' in PoK's Muzzafarbad on Friday

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to lead 'big jalsa' in PoK's Muzzafarbad on Friday

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold a 'jalsa', a public rally, in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's (PoK) capital Muzzafarbad on Friday to show solidarity with Kashmir. 

Sep 13, 2019, 08:06 AM IST
Saudi princess handed 10-month suspended prison sentence for beating worker in Paris flat

Saudi princess handed 10-month suspended prison sentence for beating worker in Paris flat

Speaking after the verdict, Princess Hassa bint Salman`s French lawyer said most of the declarations made by workman Ashraf Eid were false and that an appeal would be lodged.

Sep 12, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
50 dead after train derails in Congo

50 dead after train derails in Congo

Congo's Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Steve Mbikayi, said the derailment happened around 3 a.m. local time (0100 GMT), near the town of Mayibaridi, and gave a provisional death toll of 50.

Sep 12, 2019, 20:09 PM IST
UK government publishes no-deal Brexit scenarios predicting disorder

UK government publishes no-deal Brexit scenarios predicting disorder

A `no-deal` Brexit could snarl cross-Channel trade routes, disrupting supplies of medicines and fresh food while protests spread across Britain, according to a worst-case scenario reluctantly

Sep 12, 2019, 14:56 PM IST