Riyadh, April 24 : Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed 37 citizens convicted in terror cases, the Ministry of Interior said. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying in a statement that the executions were carried out in the capital Riyadh, as well as in Mecca, Medina, Eastern Province and Asir region, reports […]

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Geneva, April 24 : The world’s first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world’s leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Thirty […]

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La Paz, April 23 : At least 25 people were killed and 23 others injured when bus ran off the road and plunged 350 metres to the bottom of a ravine near the Bolivian capital, a senior police officer told Efe news. The officer said that the accident occurred on Monday near the town of […]

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Colombo, April 22 : Sri Lanka on Monday blamed a local Muslim outfit for the horrific Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 290 people, including eight Indians, and said the attacks were “a colossal intelligence failure”. At the same time, President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he would seek the assistance of foreign countries as “intelligence […]

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New York, April 22 : US President Donald Trump on Monday ended the waiver allowed to India to buy Iranian oil and threatened sanctions if New Delhi did not comply with the embargo. Announcing the end of waivers in Washington, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “Trump has decided not to reissue significant […]

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Kiev, April 22 : Actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, with no political experience other than portraying President in a TV series, scored a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election by winning won over 73 per cent of the vote, the media reported. Zelensky’s rival and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko conceded defeat after the first […]

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Washington, April 22 : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed “a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror” for the deadly bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that killed 290 people and injured over 500. “What was supposed to be a joyful Easter Sunday was marred by a horrific wave of Islamic […]

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Colombo, April 22 : A leading Sri Lankan Muslim political leader on Monday called for introspection within the community after a local Muslim group was blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday. Rauff Hakeem, a Minister and a leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, said that being a Muslim […]

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Kabul, April 20 : Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion […]

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