Malala calls on world leaders to save Rohingya Muslims

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BIRMINGHAM:  Malala Yousafzai, education activist, has called on world influential leaders to stand with the Rohingya Muslims and voiced against their persecution. "I stand...

Turkey election: Erdogan’s dreams of more power shattered

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TURKEY: Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan's hopes of assuming greater powers have suffered a serious blow with the ruling AK Party failing to win an...

Saudi-led air strikes kill 44 in attack on Yemeni army compound:...

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SANAA: Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 44 people during an air raid on the main headquarters of the Yemeni army in central Sanaa...

Turkey votes in crunch test for Erdogan

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ISTANBUL: Turks went to the polls Sunday in the most-closely fought legislative elections since the Islamic-rooted ruling party came to power 13 years ago,...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka defence ties discussed

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COLOMBO: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Commander of the Sri Lankan Army Lieutenant General A.W.J.C De Silva met in Colombo here...

Modi in Bangladesh to sign land swap accord

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DHAKA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he and his hosts will conclude a landmark land...

Death toll in China cruise ship sinking rises to 331

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BEIJING: In China, a total of 331 people have been killed after rescuers lifted the body of a Chinese cruise ship that capsized on...

Former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

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NASIRIYAH: Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor...

NSA expands online spying in search for hackers: report

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Washington: President Barack Obama has approved giving the NSA wider powers to spy on Internet traffic in search of computer hacking by foreign governments...

HRW urges UN to put Israel on child rights violators list

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UNITED NATIONS: Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to annual “List of Shame” of children's rights...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

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PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

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At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

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India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...