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  • Not official yet, but Bangladesh unease with CAB apparent
    Not official yet, but Bangladesh unease with CAB apparent
    New Delhi, December 12 (IANS): Bangladesh is maintaining officially that the cancellation of the visit by Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen is due to domestic engagements, but the displeasure with New Delhi on the passing of the Citizenship…
  • Poor diet increases risk of vision loss in later life
    Poor diet increases risk of vision loss in later life
    New York, December 12 (IANS): If you want to protect your vision in old age, make sure you eat healthy food. Researchers have found that people eating a diet high in red and processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy products may…
  • Imran Khan spews venom against India over CAB
    Imran Khan spews venom against India over CAB
    Islamabad, December 12 (IANS): Condemning the passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Indian Parliament, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been moving systematically with a…
  • UK votes in historic, decisive general election
    UK votes in historic, decisive general election
    London, December 12 (IANS): Voters across the UK on Thursday voted in one of the country's most historic and decisive general election which will determine the nation's future course of action in light of its exit from the European Union (EU).  …
  • Khaleda Zia’s bail plea in corruption case rejected
    Khaleda Zia’s bail plea in corruption case rejected
    Dhaka, December 12 (IANS): A Bangladesh court on Thursday rejected former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's bail petition in a corruption case.   A sex-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud rejected her appeal…
  • Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of ‘creative PR’
    Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of ‘creative PR’
    Madrid, December 11 (IANS): Teenage activist Greta Thunberg has called upon world leaders to stop using "clever accounting and creative PR" to avoid real action on climate change.   Speaking at a UN climate change summit, Thunberg said the next…
  • Argentina’s Alberto Fernandez sworn in as new President
    Argentina’s Alberto Fernandez sworn in as new President
    Buenos Aires, December 11 (IANS): Alberto Fernandez, of the Everyone's Front coalition, was sworn in as President of Argentina on Tuesday at a ceremony in the National Congress.   In his first speech as president, Fernandez urged unity to help…
  • 26/11 mastermind Saeed indicted by Pak court
    26/11 mastermind Saeed indicted by Pak court
    Islamabad, December 11 (IANS): Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in which more than 160 died in 2008, was indicted on Wednesday by an anti-terrorism court in Lahore.   Saeed, the chief of the proscribed Jamaat ud Dawa (…
  • 10 killed as Somali forces end hotel siege in Mogadishu
    10 killed as Somali forces end hotel siege in Mogadishu
    Mogadishu, December 11 (IANS): The death toll from Tuesday evening's attack on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has risen to 10 while 11 others were injured, police confirmed on Wednesday.   Zakia Hussein, deputy commissioner of the…
  • Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court
    Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge in UN court
    The Hague, December 11 (IANS): Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday rejected the genocide allegations against Myanmar's military amid accusations of mass killings, rape, and expulsion of the Rohingya Muslim minority.   In her…
  • Trump meets Russia's Sergey Lavrov, warns against attempt to interfere in 2020 elections: WH
    Trump meets Russia's Sergey Lavrov, warns against attempt to interfere in 2020 elections: WH
    Washington, December 11 (PTI): US President Donald Trump has warned Russia against any attempt to interfere in the 2020 presidential polls and also urged Moscow to resolve its conflict with Ukraine, the White House has said. The warning by Trump…
  • US, Taliban yet to agree on a number of points: Sources
    US, Taliban yet to agree on a number of points: Sources
    Doha/Kabul, December 10 (IANS): Sources close to the ongoing US-Taliban peace talks in Doha have said that the two sides were yet to agree on a number of points including the reduction of violence, a ceasefire and intra-Afghan negotiations.   The…
  • Democrats to introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
    Democrats to introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
    Washington, December 10 (IANS): US House Democrats will on Tuesday announce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.   Two articles of impeachment focusing on abuse of power and obstructing Congress were expected to be unveiled,…
  • Chilean military plane disappears with 38 onboard
    Chilean military plane disappears with 38 onboard
    Santiago, December 10 (IANS): A Chilean military aircraft enroute to Antarctica with 38 people onboard, has disappeared off the radar, the country's Air Force confirmed in a statement.   The Hercules C130 aircraft took off on Monday from the…
  • Ready to record statement from hospital bed in Dubai in treason trial: Musharraf
    Lahore, December 10 (PTI): Pakistan's ailing former dictator Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has informed a court here that he is ready to record his statement from a hospital bed in Dubai in the treason trial against him, according to a media report on…
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