• Sun, Jan 22, 2017
  • Obama says UN vote didn't rupture US-Israel relations Obama says UN vote didn't rupture US-Israel relations
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201701:20 PM

    US President Barack Obama played down fallout from a US abstention on a United Nations resolution last month demanding an end to Israeli settlements in occupied territory, saying it did not trigger a...

  • 4-year-old becomes librarian in world’s largest facility 4-year-old becomes librarian in world’s largest facility
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201707:00 AM

    A four-year-old girl, who has read more than 1,000 books, has become the “librarian for a day” in the United States at the world’s largest library.

  • Syria fighting threatens deal to fix damaged Damascus water source Syria fighting threatens deal to fix damaged Damascus water source
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201709:52 PM

    The Syrian army and allied militia clashed with rebels in Wadi Barada near Damascus on Sunday, threatening to disrupt planned repair works to a pumping station that supplies most of the capital’s...

  • Bahrain executions spark violent protests Bahrain executions spark violent protests
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201709:42 PM

    Bahrain on Sunday executed three men found guilty of killing three policemen, sparking violent protests and stoking tensions between the country’s Shiite majority and its Sunni rulers.

  • China hands over two ships to Pakistan Navy China hands over two ships to Pakistan Navy
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201709:30 PM

    China has handed over two ships to the Pakistan Navy to safeguard the strategic Gwadar port and trade routes under the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a move likely to raise alarm in...

  • 10 prisoners killed in Brazil’s fifth prison riot this year 10 prisoners killed in Brazil’s fifth prison riot this year
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201709:25 PM

    At least 10 prisoners were killed in Brazil’s fifth prison riot this year, the media reported on Sunday.

  • China hits back at Trump, says one-China policy is 'non-negotiable' China hits back at Trump, says one-China policy is 'non-negotiable'
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201709:10 PM

    China said on Sunday that its one-China policy is “non-negotiable” after President-elect Donald Trump suggested that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.

  • Protesters Across US Decry Trump's Anti-Immigrant Stance Protesters Across US Decry Trump's Anti-Immigrant Stance
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201708:33 PM

    Protesters gathered Saturday to support immigrant rights at rallies around the U.S., denouncing President-elect Donald Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and his pledges to build a wall on the...

  • Baby kidnapped from Florida hospital found safe 18 years later Baby kidnapped from Florida hospital found safe 18 years later
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201707:38 PM

    A woman who was taken as a baby from a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1998 has been found safe, Florida authorities said on Friday, and the South Carolina woman she believed to be her mother...

  • Protests will aim to disrupt Trump inauguration: Organisers Protests will aim to disrupt Trump inauguration: Organisers
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201705:57 PM

    Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out in Washington next week for protests aiming to shut down the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president, organisers said recently.