United Nations says 22 million Yemenis need aid

GENEVA: More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its...

UN says 833 children released by Nigeria militia group

  GENEVA: A militia group fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has released 833 children from its own ranks, some...

Iran executes three Kurdish prisoners accused of militant attacks

  GENEVA: Iran executed three Iranian Kurdish men accused of belonging to a militant group and taking part in attacks against civilians and security forces...

UN ‘alarmed’ dozens may be dead in Iran protests

NEW YORK: The United Nations voiced alarm Tuesday at reports dozens may have been killed in Iranian demonstrations, as the Islamic republic said it...

Sex scandal damages UK royal family’s standing: Brexit Party’s Farage

PETERBOROUGH: A sex scandal surrounding Prince Andrew has damaged the standing of Britain’s royal family, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday. Andrew, Queen...

US sees hope for wider Afghan peace in release of two hostages

WASHINGTON: The United States welcomed the release on Tuesday of two US and Australian men held by the Afghan Taliban and said the gesture,...

Trump’s doctor dismisses speculation of chest pain

WASHINGTON DC: Donald Trump's doctor denied reports that the US president had recently suffered chest pain after he attended an unannounced medical checkup in...

Only we can rule on Hong Kong constitution: China

BEIJING: China insisted on Tuesday it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by...

Yemen’s Houthis seize two South Korean, one Saudi vessel: Seoul

SEOUL: Two out of three vessels seized by Yemen's Houthi rebels on the weekend are South Korean, Seoul officials said Tuesday, as are two...

Sweden drops rape investigation against Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM: Prosecutors in Sweden have dropped an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. Assange, who denies the accusation,...

PM Johnson will probably win this uninspiring election, Farage says

PETERBOROUGH: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been...

Pervez Musharraf, Kayani too have Swiss Bank accounts, claims UK-based investigative journalist

A London-based investigative journalist James D Crickton has claimed former army generals Pervez Musharraf and Ashfaq Parvez Kayani possess multi-million dollar Swiss bank accounts. While...

Saudi King Salman gifts $1.2 billion items to Trump

US President Donald Trump received gifts from Saudi King Shah Salman with worth of $ 1.2 billion during his first visit to kingdom. The gifts...

Narendra Modi: The butcher of Gujrat

The infamous Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often been in the Pakistani media's highlights but who really is Modi and how did he...

Afghanistan’s president claims victory over Islamic State

JALALABAD: Security forces have “obliterated” Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban...

Bal Thackeray’s granddaughter marries a Muslim

Extremist Hindu party Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray’s granddaughter Neha Gupta married a Gujarati Muslim in Mumbai on December 4, media reports said. Neha...

JIT report pokes holes in India’s Pathankot theories

Says the attack was a drama staged to malign Pakistan, says no evidence attackers entered from Pakistan Says Indian authorities did not cooperate with Pakistan...