The US treats Pakistan according to its needs and "ditches" when it does not require Islamabad, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said as he accused America of aligning with India against his country. The former president and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in an interview with Voice...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the rocket that shot down flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine in 2014 was "of course" not Russian, dismissing the Dutch and Australian decision to blame Moscow for the tragedy. The Russian president was speaking at an economic forum in Saint Petersburg today. The Netherlands...
In Brazil, nine juvenile detainees died after a fire broke out during a riot. The incident occurred when inmates tried to lit a mattress. The facility, located in the city of Goiania, is used to temporarily hold minors between the ages of 13 and 17. A lawyer for the human...
Turkey and US have outlined a roadmap for cooperation in ensuring security and stability in Manbij city of northern Syria. Turkish Foreign Ministry said, US and Turkish working groups met in the capital Ankara yesterday and discussed Syria and other issues of mutual interest and cooperation. The ministry in a statement...
US President Donald Trump has signed three executive orders designed to make it easier to fire federal government workers and to crack down on the unions that represent them. Director of the White House's Domestic Policy Council, Andrew Bremberg, in a conference, said, the orders would give government agencies greater...
US President Donald Trump has nominated, Alaina B Teplitz as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka. She is currently the US Ambassador to Nepal. If confirmed by the Senate, Teplitz would replace Indian-American Atul Keshap, who is the current US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives.
Indonesia has passed a new law that will give police more power to take pre-emptive action against terror suspects. The law was approved by the country's parliament today, days after suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State killed more than 30 people in the city of Surabaya. Under the revised law, anyone...
The European Union's new data protection laws comes into effect from today. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives EU citizens more rights over how their personal information is used. Companies working in the EU or any association or club must now get express consent to collect personal information, or face...
In Canada, a powerful explosion at an Indian restaurant in Ontario province has left at least 15 people injured. Police said that three of them are seriously injured. The incident took place at 'Bombay Bhel' restaurant on Thursday. It is not immediately known as to how many people were inside...
North Korea has said that it is still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump cancelled a summit between the two countries. North Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said that the abrupt announcement of the cancellation of the meeting is unexpected and North...