Beijing, April 24 : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for sheltering terrorists and urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to act against the countries that promote terrorism. Without a direct reference to Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj said the world community together must “wipe out this scourge from the face of the […]

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Kabul, April 24 : Unicef announced on Tuesday that 500,000 Afghan children have been affected by a drought in the country. Out of the country’s 34 provinces, 10 were worst hit where 20 to 30 per cent water sources are reportedly dry, threatening the lives of about 1 million people, Xinhua news agency quoted Unicef […]

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Kabul, April 24 : The death toll in the suicide attack on a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital here on Sunday increased to 69 and the number of injured to 120, police said on Tuesday. The toll increased as some of the bodies were taken directly to their homes and not to the […]

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Riyadh [Saudi Arabia] April 23 : At least 30 people were killed after an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in Yemen late on Sunday night. As per the media reports, the strikes were conducted by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, as reported by the local authorities. […]

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Abu Dhabi, April 23 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated AED 258 million ($70 million) to support the Palestinian people on the directives of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The two-part aid — the first valued at AED 74 million ($20 million) — will be allocated to the Islamic Waqf Support […]

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Beijing, April 23 : At least 36 people, including 32 Chinese tourists, were killed in a bus accident in North Korea, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday. Besides the 32 Chinese, the victims also comprised four North Korean workers while two other Chinese citizens were seriously injured, Efe news reported. China’s National Health Commission said […]

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Riyadh, April 23 : Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said. The crash happened on Saturday near the town of Al Khalas, a settlement 30 miles north of Mecca, officials were cited as saying by the Saudi Gazette on Sunday. The […]

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Beijing [China], April 23 : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Chinese President Xi Jinping along with the foreign ministers of various other countries ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ministerial meeting. During the meeting, President Xi addressed the ministers and discussed the bilateral issues among the countries and the issues affecting […]

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Washington, April 21 : An Indian American teenager wanted on a felony firearms possession warrant was killed in police firing after he used firearms on them in California, officials said. Nathaniel Prasad, 18, was shot dead on April 5, according to an investigation report released by the Freemont Police Department on Thursday. According to police, […]

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