United Nations, Feb 13 : The hardline US National Security Adviser John Bolton has issued a warning to India against buying Venezuelan oil, saying it “will not be forgotten” and that Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Alberto Arreaza has countered that it was an attempt to impose Washington’s global “dictatorship”. Bolton tweeted on Tuesday: “Nations and […]

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Male, Feb 13 : Former President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday was charged with money laundering in a case related to lease of tropical islands and alleged transfer of $1 million government funds into his personal bank account. “We have charged Abdulla Yameen with money laundering and submitted the case to the criminal […]

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Kabul, Feb 13 : Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi who passed away earlier this week after a long illness was laid to rest on Wednesday in his ancestral graveyard here amid tight security. Mojaddedi died late on Monday at the age of 93, his family said on Tuesday. He fought the Soviets and later became […]

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Washington, Feb 12 : US House and Senate legislators have reached an agreement “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for barriers at the Mexico border, a figure far lower than the $5.7 billion that President Donald Trump had demanded, to avert another government shutdown. The agreement which was reached on Monday night, is going to […]

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Islamabad, Feb 12 : Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman will travel this weekend to Pakistan where he is expected to announce multi-billion dollar investments to help the Kingdom’s traditional ally tide over financial crisis amid declining foreign exchange reserves. An official in the Pakistani Foreign Ministry, requesting anonymity, told Efe news on Tuesday […]

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Ankara, Feb 12 : Turkey on Tuesday ordered the detention of 1,112 people over suspected links to the network of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, the media reported. Warrants were issued for those with suspected links to the network of Gulen, CNN reported citing a Ministry of […]

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Sydney, Feb 12 : It was an apt moment for the Indian Tricolour to fly high as the student team from Faridabad-based Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies won the Microsoft Imagine Cup Asia Regional Semifinals here on Tuesday, moving one step closer to win the grand prize of $100,000 at the world championship […]

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Manila, Feb 12 : At least 70 people, mostly children under four years of age, have been confirmed dead due to measles outbreak in the Philippines and the authorities are blaming vaccine hesitancy for the health crisis. The deaths occurred since the beginning of the year but the Health Department in a statement on Monday […]

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Skopje (Macedonia), Feb 12 : A Dubai woman who fled to Macedonia has made a desperate plea for help after her asylum request was rejected by the Balkan state, the media reported on Tuesday. In a video posted online and obtained by CNN, Hind Mohammad Albolooki, 42, said she fled Dubai after her family threatened […]

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