Jerusalem, Jan 21 : Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Iran would face consequences for threatening Israel, hours after Israeli fighter jets struck targets in Syria’s capital Damascus. “We are acting against Iran and the Syrian forces that abet the Iranian aggression. Whoever threatens to destroy us will bear the full responsibility,” Netanyahu […]

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Washington, Jan 21 : Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, launched her campaign for the White House on Monday while appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America. In a brief video from her campaign that was released on the social media at the same time she appeared on the show, […]

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Damascus, Jan 21 : A suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in Syria’s Hasakah province on Monday killed five members of a Kurdish-led force accompanying US-led coalition troops, a war monitor reported. The car bomb killed five fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and occurred near the town of Shaddadi, […]

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Islamabad, Jan 21 : Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will embark on a two-day visit to Qatar from Monday at the invitation of the country’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. Khan was expected to hold meetings with the Qatari Emir and Prime Minister to discuss matters of mutual interest. He will also discuss the […]

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Kathmandu, Jan 21 : Nepal’s central bank has announced the ban of Indian currency notes with denominations above Rs 100. The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on Sunday issued a circular for the institutions licensed by it notifying them about the ban, reports Xinhua news agency. Nepal’s cabinet in December had decided to ban the use […]

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Bamako, Jan 21 : Ten UN peacekeepers from Chad have been killed in an attack by the suspected Islamist militants in Mali, the UN says. Another 25 Chadian troops were injured when the gunmen stormed the UN camp in Aguelhok on Sunday, the BBC reported. The UN said the attack was repelled. The UN mission […]

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New York, Jan 19 : President Donald Trump has promised a “major announcement” about the shutdown as it enters its 29th day on Saturday, while his opposition received a blow when the special investigator looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election refuted a widely reported story that his lawyer had claimed Trump […]

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Mexico City, Jan 19 : At least 66 people have been killed and 76 others injured in a devastating oil pipeline explosion in central Mexico, authorities said. It is believed the blast occurred after the pipeline was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state, on Friday night, the BBC […]

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Kabul, Jan 19 : The Afghan Taliban on Saturday rejected Pakistani media reports of possible talks with the US in Islamabad and reiterated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government. The news of possible talks between the militants and Washington emerged on Friday following the visit of US President Donald Trump’s Special Envoy […]

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