MBS pulls out of France tour

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday pulled out of touring a mega-campus for tech startups in Paris, an official in the French Prime Minister's office said, a visit that was meant to highlight deepening Franco-Saudi tech ties.
Apr 10, 2018 00:00 IST

FB made big mistake, admits Zuckerberg

When he goes before Congress this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, will issue a broad apology for letting the website be used as a conduit for fake news, election meddling by foreign entities, hate speech and privacy abuses, according to a copy of his testimony released on Monday.
Tiffany Hsu Apr 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Christie novel ending altered

All scriptwriters take an artistic licence when adapting novels for the screen but Sarah Phelps has caused outrage among some viewers by changing the identity of the killer in Agatha Christie's Ordeal by Innocence.
Amit Roy Apr 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Armenia to shift power to Premier, parliament

Armenia's ruling party is set to nominate ex-President Serzh Sarksyan to be Prime Minister, the government's press service said on Monday.
Apr 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Report: Pak bill to ban Saeed outfit

Pakistan is working on a draft bill to permanently ban the Jamaat-ud Dawa, led by the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, as well as other terror groups and individuals on the watch list of the interior ministry, the Dawn daily reported.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump Tower fire kills one

One man was killed and six firefighters suffered minor injuries in an apartment fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, in a blaze that was quickly extinguished, fire officials said.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Myanmar not ready for refugees: UN

Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, said the most senior UN official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic cleansing and driving nearly 700,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

'Asylum' for spy's daughter

Yulia Skripal, the 33-year-old daughter of the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, will soon be well enough to leave hospital but may never be able to return to her home in Moscow, it was reported on Sunday by several sources.
Amit Roy Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Mental illness cited in Germany van attack

The man who drove a camper van into a group of people sitting outside a restaurant in the German city of Muenster on Saturday acted alone and appears to have had mental health problems, the regional interior minister said on Sunday.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

3 die as van drives into German crowd

A man drove a van into a group of people sitting outside a popular restaurant in the old city centre of Muenster in western Germany on Saturday, killing at least two of them before shooting himself dead, police said.
Reuters, AP Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Scribe killed in Gaza clash

Protesters help Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja after he was hurt in gunfire near Gaza's border with Israel. AFP
Reuters Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST


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