Labour MP apologises for comments made to pregnant journalist

Labour MP, Tuliq Siddiq, has apologised for her comments to a pregnant Channel 4 journalist that allegedly seemed to be “threatening”.

300,000 people evacuated, airports closed as Cyclone Mora nearing

Bangladesh's Civil Aviation Authority has suspended domestic and international flights in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar, as the high intensity Cyclone Mora is expected to make a landfall

Misconduct charge against Trump should be heard: Nikki Haley

In a surprising break from the administration's stand, Nikki R Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, said that women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard.”

US citizens told to avoid travelling to Pakistan

The United States has advised its citizens to avoid travelling to Pakistan, saying that foreign and indigenous terrorist groups continue to pose a threat to them throughout the country

Lanka hands over Hambantota port to China

While the opposition and the trade unions have dubbed the deal as a “sell-out,” Sri Lanka last week formally handed over the strategic southern port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease

US and Lanka strengthen trade and transportation partnership

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Atul Keshap and secretary of civil aviation G S Withanage signed an agreement to amend the US-Sri Lanka Open Skies Agreement of 2002 to facilitate the movement of cargo goods more efficiently and profitably

Left parties poised to form govt in Nepal

Nepal’s Communist parties are headed for a landslide win in elections seen as a turning point after two decades of conflict, political instability and disaster that have crippled the Himalayan country.

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes office as Nepal PM

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken oath as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal, administered by President Bidya Devi Bhandari, in Kathmandu

Priti Patel criticises UK Brexit strategy

The former Cabinet minster who resigned from her post as International Development Secretary in November, Priti Patel has expressed her displeasure over the Government's Brexit Strategy. She believes that the Government has been “ill-equipped”...

Brexit 'divorce bill' could cost £40 billion

Ever since the EU and Brexit referendum took place in June 2016, there has been a sense of anxiety whether the outcome will be fruitful. With the deadline penned as March 2019 for the official Brexit to happen, the future of trade relationship...

Mayor of London's 6-day trip concludes after a raft of new Pakistani and Indian investments announced for London

The Mayor of London's 6-day journey from India to Pakistan has been a momentous one that will undoubtedly go down in history. On his 4th day of his 6-day mission to two nations, the Mayor of London crossed the Wagah border, walking from India...

Musharraf may ally with Hafiz Saeed for 2018 polls

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who earlier came in support of the terror groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), has now said that he would welcome an alliance with global terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai...

A post-graduate student from Hyderabad was shot at in a Chicago neighbourhood last week. Mohammad Akbar (30), a computer science student at DeVry University, was shot at and admitted to the Illinois Mason Medical Centre, his family members said,...


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