US President Donald Trump “lit the fuse of war” against North Korea with his provocative comments to the United Nations last month, North Korea’s foreign minister has told the Russian TASS news agency. Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un, trading insults amid rising tensions between the […]

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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given Catalonia’s separatist leader five days to say whether or not he has declared independence. If Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont confirms by Monday that he has, he will be given a further three days to withdraw the declaration. Failing that, Madrid will invoke Article 155 of the constitution allowing […]

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Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the filing of multiple corruption references against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in relation to the Panama Papers case judgement. The petition, filed by advocate Muhammad Kassim Mir Jat on behalf of Sharif, requested the court to order […]

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Jakarta, Oct 13 : The government of Indonesia has sent a proposal for the addition of 11 events in the 18th Asian Games to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), a minister said here on Friday. Indonesian Youth and Sport Minister Imam Nahrawi disclosed that the proposed events in the regional sporting event next year […]

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San Francisco, Oct 13: The death toll from the devastating wildfire raging across the US state of California has risen to 31 as officials continued the grim search for more bodies amid the ashes. Since igniting Sunday in spots across eight counties, the fires transformed many neighbourhoods into wastelands. An estimated 25,000 people were forced […]

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United Nations, Oct 13 : India has called attention to the Pakistan-North Korea nuclear-missile nexus and said the international community should act against those involved in such deals. “The international community should take a united stand against those who indulge in or benefit from clandestine (nuclear) proliferation linkages,” Amandeep Singh Gill, India’s principal disarmament affairs […]

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Lahore, Oct 11 : A Pakistan court has warned that it would end the house arrest of terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, if the government doesn’t submit evidence against him. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and his four aides were placed under house arrest in January under the Anti-Terrorism Act. […]

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Riyadh, Oct 11 : Saudi women who are caught driving before the June 2018 end of the ban on women drivers will have to pay fine, a media report said on Wednesday. The penalty would be limited to fines ranging between $133 and $239 and women won’t be detained for driving, Xinhua news agency cited […]

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Texas Tech University student fatally shot a campus police officer in the head, according to varsity authorities. The incident took place on Monday night when campus police were making a student welfare check, reports CBS News. Upon entering the suspect’s room, officers found drug paraphernalia, according to a university statement. The suspect was then brought […]

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