Ankara, Dec 13 : At least nine people were killed and 47 injured on Thursday when a high-speed train collided with a locomotive in Turkey’s capital city of Ankara, according to authorities. The accident occurred at around 6.30 a.m. at the Marsandiz railway station, around 8 km from Ankara’s main station, the BBC reported. The […]

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Islamabad, Dec 13 : A Pakistan Minister on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Saudi Arabia promises to be “the biggest foreign investment in the country’s history”. Asad Umar, while addressing an event in Islamabad, said that the package would be announced soon, reports Dawn news. “The ball is in our court. It […]

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Washington, Dec 11 : Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” along with several other journalists. Apart from Khashoggi, the honour was also given to three other journalists — two Reuters scribes Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe […]

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Kabul, Dec 11 : At least four members of the Afghan security forces and eight civilians, including two women and a child, were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by the Taliban targeting a military convoy in a district of Kabul province. The attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber […]

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Canberra, Dec 8 : Thousands of student demonstrators took to the streets of Australias main cities on Saturday in their latest protest against the planned launch of a coal mine in Queensland state by Indian conglomerate Adani. The protesters called on the Australian government to halt the coal mining project, whose construction according to Adani […]

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Paris, Dec 8 : Tension flared in the French capital on Saturday as the police clashed with the so called “yellow vest” protesters, using tear gas in an attempt to disperse them. A cohort of officers garbed in riot gear blocked protesters trying to access the iconic Champs-Élysées avenue from an adjacent street by using […]

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Rome, Dec 8 : At least six people were killed and dozens injured following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said. The stampede happened early Saturday morning at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, about 141 km east of Florence. The club was hosting a concert by rapper Sfera Ebbasta […]

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Islamabad, Dec 7 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has an “anti-Muslim” and “anti-Pakistan” approach and claimed New Delhi rebuffed all his gestures due to the upcoming general elections. Khan made the remarks in an interview to the Washington Post on Thursday. Later, at an event […]

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Herat (Afghanistan), Dec 7 : At least 14 Afghan soldiers were killed after Taliban militants attacked an Army camp in the country’s Herat province overnight, officials said on Friday. “Hundreds of Taliban militants attacked and overran an Army camp in Cheshma area of Shindand district, killing 14 Army soldiers,” an official told Xinhua news agency. […]

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