Myanmar jail for US journalist

Danny Fenster, an American journalist who was arrested in May as he prepared to leave Myanmar, was ordered Mon...

5,000 evacuated after Spain eruption

The Canary Islands’ first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of about 5,000 people,...

France had doubts in June over Aussie deal

France began doubting Australia’s commitment to a $40 billion submarine order in June and President Emma...

Evacuation flights resume in Kabul

A fourth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since US forces withdrew last month lef...

Pro-Putin party bags majority

Opponents accused Russian authorities of mass fraud on Monday after the ruling United Russia party, which supp...

Russia university shooting kills six

A student armed with a hunting rifle opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday, killin...

World  /  Published 17.09.21

Ahead of Quad meet, EU to step up India talks

Ahead of the first physical meeting of the Quad leadership with focus on the Indo-Pacific region, the EU on Thursday announced that it will be stepping up its engagement with the region which would in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.09.21

Covid: One billion jabbed, says China

China said on Thursday that it had fully inoculated 1 billion people, a milestone for the world’s most populous country that brings it closer to its goal of vaccinating 80 per cent of its popula...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 17.09.21

West Africa IS leader killed

French military forces have killed the leader of a West African affiliate of Islamic State by drone strike in a “decisive blow” against the group, and vowed to continue hunting down jihadi...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 17.09.21

White House call offer for jab-sceptic Nicki Minaj

“I’ll ask questions on behalf of the ppl who have been made fun of for simply being human,” she added. On Monday, she said her cousin’s friend in Trinidad and Tobago “bec...
By Alyssa Lukpat, Zolan Kanno-Youngs in London

World  /  Published 17.09.21

Security pact against China

The implications for India over the new security treaty announced by the US, the UK and Australia, under which Australian nuclear-powered submarines will combat the growing threat of China, have been ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Taliban: 12.4 million USD seized

Afghanistan's Taliban-controlled central bank said it had seized nearly $12.4 million in cash and gold from former top government officials on Wednesday, including former vice president Amrullah S...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Afghanistan: Who calls the shots?

Rest easy, folks. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the number two in the new Afghan government, has appeared in a video interview to say he’s alive and well and to deny reports he was injured in a re...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Koreas in tit-for-tat tests

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday criticised South Korea’s President and threatened a “complete destruction” of bilateral relations after both of th...
By AP in Seoul

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Raab demoted, Sunak stays in shuffle

In a cabinet shuffle on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved Dominic Raab from his post as secretary of state for the foreign, commonwealth and development office. The demotion was a...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Ex-envoys: Deny Taliban recognition

A group of Afghan diplomats from the deposed government in Kabul has issued a first-of-its-kind joint statement calling on world leaders to deny the Taliban formal recognition and chiding them for &rd...
By Reuters in Washington


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