Kabul, Oct 20 : At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday. In Kabul, blasts killed at least three people and injured 78, said Zear Khan, a spokesman for the Ministry […]

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Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 20 : The White House released an official statement on Saturday stating that it is “saddened” to hear about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s demise. “We are saddened to hear confirmation of Mr Khashoggi’s death, and we offer our deepest condolences to his family, fiancee, and friends,” White House Press Secretary Sarah […]

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Dodoma [Tanzania], Oct 20 : Mohammed Dewji, a prominent Tanzanian businessman and Africa’s youngest billionaire, who was abducted last week, has been found safe after he was released by the kidnappers early on Saturday. The 43-year-old business tycoon was kidnapped by unknown miscreants from a luxury hotel on October 11 as he arrived for a […]

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New Delhi, Oct 20 : India and Sri Lanka discussed the entire gamut of their bilateral relationship during delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart here on Saturday. “Both the Prime Ministers discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and ways to further deepen the historically close and friendly […]

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Washington, Oct 20 : A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said. Forty-four-old Elena Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg is accused […]

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New Delhi [India], Oct 20 : Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan offered condolences over the train accident in Amritsar, which claimed nearly 60 lives. In a message to those affected in the tragedy, Putin said, “I offer my deepest sympathies over tragic consequences of an accident on railways in Punjab. […]

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San Francisco, Oct 20 : Amid growing crypto-jacking episodes, a North Korean hacking group called Lazarus has stolen cryptocurrencies worth more than half a billion dollars. According to The Next Web that cited findings from the annual report of cybersecurity vendor Group-IB late on Friday, Lazarus was behind 14 hacking attacks on cryptocurrent exchanges since […]

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Saudi Arabia has sacked a top general and arrested several people after confessing that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. In a Friday announcement, Saudi Arabia said that the preliminary results of its investigation indicate Khashoggi has been killed in a “fight with people who met him in […]

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New Delhi [India], Oct 19 : Punjab Civil Secretariat in Pakistan’s Lahore has denied entry to women without a headscarf or dupatta upon ministerial orders. The diktat was given by Primary and Secondary Healthcare Minister of Punjab, Dr Yasmin Rashid. A Twitter user, Sidra Butt, recorded her experience and shared the video on the micro-blogging […]

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