China releases British consulate worker

Hong Kong |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

A worker at the UK consulate in Hong Kong has been released by China after being held at the border, a statement on his Facebook page said on Saturday.

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In New India, corruption, loot reined in: Modi (Roundup)

Paris |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that in "new India, corruption, nepotism, dynasty, loot of people's money, and terrorism have been reined in like never before", in an indirect reference to the arres

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Kashmir India's internal matter: Maldives tells Pak

Male |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Maldives on Friday backed India on Kashmir, telling Pakistan that New Delhi's decision to revoke special status of Jammu and Kashmir was its internal matter.

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Putin, Erdogan to step up counter-terror efforts in Syria

Moscow |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Friday to intensify joint efforts to eliminate terrorist threats in Idlib, the last major rebel enclave of S

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China to impose additional tariffs on $75 bn US goods

Beijing |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

China will impose additional tariffs on American imports worth about $75 billion in response to the newly-announced US tariff hikes on Chinese goods in a move that will further escalate the ongoing tr

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Macron: Brazil President lied about climate at G20

Paris |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro "lied" about his commitments to climate change, the media reported on Friday, quoting a statement released by th

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HK protesters form human chain in tribute to Baltic Way

Hong Kong |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters formed a human chain on Friday spanning dozens of districts in a fresh pro-democracy intervention that paid tribute to the Baltic Way -- one of the largest an

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US firms 'hereby ordered' to quit China, says Trump

Washington |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 AM IST

US President Donald Trump said he has "hereby ordered" American companies to leave China, after Beijing announced plans to slap new tariffs on US goods.

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PM Modi releases Mahatma Gandhi stamps in UAE

Abu Dhabi |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday released postage stamps on Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary here in the presence of Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Modi conferred UAE's highest civilian honour

Abu Dhabi |Saturday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST

The UAE honoured visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its highest civilian honour, the "Order of Zayed", on Saturday.

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Sky is no limit for India-UAE ties: Modi

Abu Dhabi |Saturday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST

India-UAE bilateral ties have blossomed in the past four years as never before, largely due to the "excellent rapport" that the leadership of the two countries share, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has

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British Airways strike causes flight cancellations

London |Saturday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST

The British Airways strike next month is to cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations, the airlines said on Saturday.

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