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  • 14 Taliban militants killed in Afghan air strike
    14 Taliban militants killed in Afghan air strike
    IANS File Photo   Kunduz (Afghanistan), November 19 (IANS): At least 14 Taliban militants, including a militants' divisional commander, were killed in an air strike carried out by Afghan Air Force in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, police…
  • Sydney air pollution due to bushfires among worst in the world
    Sydney, November 19 (IANS): The air pollution levels in the most populous Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday was among the 20 worst in the world due to smoke caused by bushfires.   "#Sydney is also known as the 'big smoke' and is living up to…
  • Sri Lanka will be friendly with all nations, but neutral in matters among int'l powers: Gotabaya
    Sri Lanka will be friendly with all nations, but neutral in matters among int'l powers: Gotabaya
    Gotabaya Rajapaksa greets supporters in Colombo, Sri Lanka on November 17. (IANS Photo)   Colombo, November 18 (PTI): Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivered a measured speech on Monday at his swearing-in ceremony, saying…
  • China sails 1st indigenous aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
    China sails 1st indigenous aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
    China sails 1st indigenous aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait. (IANS Photo)   Taipei, November 18 (IANS): China has sent its first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier, known as 002, across the Taiwan Strait, the island's Ministry of…
  • Rioters' acts imitate terrorism: Hong Kong police
    Rioters' acts imitate terrorism: Hong Kong police
    Hong Kong, November 18 (IANS): Condemning the escalating violence, Hong Kong police on Monday said that the latest attacks by rioters imitated terrorism, after a car attempted to hit an officer and a large group of rioters took away an arrested…
  • Pak successfully conducts test launch of nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile
    Islamabad, November 18 (PTI): Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can strike targets up to 650 kilometres, bringing many Indian cities under its range. The test-firing…
  • Kim Jong-un supervises airborne landing training: Report
    Kim Jong-un supervises airborne landing training: Report
    Kim Jong-un. (File Photo)   Seoul, November 18 (IANS); North Korean state media in a report on Monday said that leader Kim Jong-un supervised an airborne landing training, while emphasizing the need to improve the country's war preparedness.  …
  • After win, Gotabaya says he is President of all Sri Lankans
    After win, Gotabaya says he is President of all Sri Lankans
    Colombo, November 17 (IANS): Amidst clear divisive vote between the majority and the minority, President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said that he is the President of all Sri Lankans and the leader of not only those elected him but also those…
  • Schools to remain closed as HK braces for more protests
    Schools to remain closed as HK braces for more protests
    Hong Kong, November 17 (IANS): Hong Kong's Education Bureau has announced that all schools will continue to be suspended on Monday out of safety concerns, as protesters and police clashed on Sunday outside Polytechnic University. Schools were…
  • Johnson surges ahead of Corbyn in new poll
    Johnson surges ahead of Corbyn in new poll
    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (IANS Photo)   London, November 17 (IANS): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has extended his lead over opposition Labour Part leader Jeremy Corbyn as he strengthens the ruling Conservatives' grip on working-class…
  • 7 killed in Bangladesh building collapse after blast
    7 killed in Bangladesh building collapse after blast
    Building collapses. (IANS Photo)   Dhaka, November 17 (IANS): At least seven people were killed and 32 others injured on Sunday after gas line explosion caused a building's collapse in Bangladesh's seaport city of Chattogram, a police official…
  • Pak's MQM founder seeks asylum, financial help from India
    London, November 17 (IANS): Altaf Hussain, the founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) who has been charged with a terrorism offence, has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help by giving asylum and financial help to him and his…
  • Israel launches fresh air strikes on Gaza
    Israel launches fresh air strikes on Gaza
     A ball of fire is seen following an Israel airstrike in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip early on November 15. Photo: AFP   Jerusalem, November 16 (IANS) Israel on Saturday launched fresh aerial attacks at Hamas targets on the Gaza strip in…
  • Trump clears 3 service members linked to war crimes
    Trump clears 3 service members linked to war crimes
    Washington, November 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has cleared three service members who were involved in war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. With the presidential executive order, Trump on Friday issued for pardons for two soldiers, First Lt…
  • Pope Francis to reunite with cousin during Thailand trip
    Pope Francis to reunite with cousin during Thailand trip
    Bangkok, November 16 (IANS) Pope Francis will begin his official visit to Thailand on November 20 where he is slated to be reunited with his second cousin Ana Rosa Sivori, who came to the Southeast Asian country as a missionary 50 years ago. Sister…
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