Nikki Haley flayed for backing flag associated with white supremacy

Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor, was criticized after she told a conservative radio host that the Confederate flag symbolised “service, sacrifice and heritage” for some people in her state until a white supremacist, Dylann S...

18 Indians feared killed in LPG blast at Sudan factory

Eighteen Indians were feared killed in an LPG tanker blast in a ceramic factory in Sudan

629 Pakistani women sold as brides in China, reveals report

According to a report complied by Pakistani investigators, 629 girls and women from Pakistan were sold as brides to Chinese men and taken to China

Lahore HC adjourns hearing of Musharraf’s plea

The Lahore High Court (LHC) resumed hearing of a petition filed by former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf requesting to stay the treason case trial being conducted against him until he recuperates and appears before the court

Bangladesh top court defers Khaleda's bail hearing

With authorities in Bangladesh failing to submit the medical report of jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia, the Supreme Court deferred the hearing of her bail application, according to media reports

26 die as cyclone Bulbul batters Bangladesh

At least 26 people were killed in nine southern districts of Bangladesh as Cyclone Bulbul ravaged through those in the past two days

See you at trial: Harris’ retort to Trump’s tweet

Taunted by President Donald Trump after she dropped out of the US presidential race (“Too bad. We will miss you Kamala!” he tweeted), California Senator Kamala Harris torched the incumbent as she exited, retorting, “Don’t worry, Mr. President....

Nikki Haley flayed for backing flag associated with white supremacy

Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor, was criticized after she told a conservative radio host that the Confederate flag symbolised “service, sacrifice and heritage” for some people in her state until a white supremacist, Dylann S...

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Won’t do anything that harms India’s interest: Lanka prez

Sri Lanka will work with India and it won’t do anything that will harm its interests, newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said ahead of his visit to New Delhi on November 29

Nepal's ailing PM Oli reshuffles his cabinet

New ministers were inducted into Nepal's government as part of a cabinet reshuffle by ailing Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, who is trying to strengthen his grip, improve ties with a powerful ally and minimise internal party conflict

To end dependency on India, Nepal inks rail deal with China

Nepal seeks to end Indian dominance over its trade routes with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel during Chinese President Xi Jinping two-day visit to the Himalayan nation

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

A guide to travel after Brexit

The UK is set to leave the European Union on March 29, in an end to an unbearably long process that has divided the nation. The exit will have profound implications for travelers, and there will be several changes. In a brief guideline to visas...

Islamabad: Four flags of the dreaded militant group Islamic State or ISIS have been confiscated near a highly- sensitive ordnance unit close to Islamabad, setting alarm bells ringing for the Pakistani security establishment.



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