7th round of US-Taliban peace talks next week in Doha

Kabul |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST

The seventh round of peace talks between US negotiators and Taliban members will take place next week in Doha, sources said, adding that this time, the two sides are likely to agree on one or two of t

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Shoshana Chatfield first woman to head U.S. Naval War College

Washington |Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield has been named the new president of the Naval War College, the first woman to hold the post in the institution's history.

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12 police officers killed in Kenya attack

Wajir (Kenya) |Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

At least 12 Kenyan police officers were on Saturday killed while another escaped with serious injuries after a vehicle they were travelling in was hit by improvised explosive device (IED) in Wajir cou

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10 killed, several injured in Mogadishu car bombings

Mogadishu |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST

At least 10 people were killed and 26 others injured in two car bomb blasts in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

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Pakistan to hang mentally ill convict on June 18

Islamabad |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

A Pakistan court has ordered the execution of a mentally ill convict on June 18, according to a human rights law firm.

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Zuzana Caputova sworn in as Slovakia's first female President

Bratislava |Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 AM IST

Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia's first female President.

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Kyrgyz President gifts hat, coat to Modi

Bishkek |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has gifted a traditional hat and coat of his country to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Mass protest staged in HK over extradition bill (Lead)

Hong Kong |Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

A mass protest was staged in Hong Kong on Sunday calling for the complete withdrawal of the government's extradition bill and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam, a day after she announced t

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Indian minor dead after being left behind in Dubai bus

Dubai |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

A six-year-old Indian boy died after he was left behind alone in a bus for several hours in Dubai, the media reported on Sunday.

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UAE calls on world powers to protect Gulf shipping route

Dubai |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on world powers to help secure maritime traffic and energy supplies in the Gulf of Oman, following last week's attacks on two tankers in the key shipping chan

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China claims broad consensus after UN envoy's Xinjiang visit

Beijing |Sunday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

The Chinese government on Sunday said that it has reached a broad consensus on counter-terrorism with the UN following the controversial visit by a top ranking envoy to Xinjiang where an estimated 1 m

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Saudi Arabia wants no war, firm against threat: Crown Prince

Riyadh |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud said on Sunday that his country wants no war in the region but will not hesitate to deal with any threat.

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