UAE envoy: Yemen’s Houthis used missiles in Abu Dhabi attack

Dubai, Jan 19 (AP) Yemen's rebels used cruise missiles, ballistic missiles and drones in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three...

UAE requests UNSC meeting on Houthi terrorist attacks that killed two Indians

New York, Jan 19 (PTI) The United Arab Emirates has requested a meeting of the UN Security Council to address the Houthi terrorist attacks...

Boris Johnson hit with dramatic defection, rebel plot over partygate scandal

London, Jan 19 (PTI) Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced dramatic developments on Wednesday over the so-called partygate scandal that has threatened his...

Blinken in Ukraine as tensions with Russia soar

Kyiv (Ukraine), Jan 19 (AP) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Russian counterpart in Switzerland this week as tensions between...

Russia says it will take nothing less but NATO expansion ban

MOSCOW , Jan 19 (AP) — Russia maintained a tough posture amid the tensions over its troop buildup near Ukraine, with a top diplomat...

India extends USD 500 million line of credit to help Sri Lanka purchase fuel

Colombo, Jan 18 (PTI) India on Tuesday announced a USD 500 million credit line to help Sri Lanka purchase petroleum products as the island...

Israel says it successfully tests long-range missile defence

Jerusalem, Jan 18 (AP) Israel said Tuesday it has successfully tested a system designed to intercept ballistic missiles outside the earth's atmosphere. The Arrow Weapon...

Russia moves more troops westward amid Ukraine tensions

Moscow, Jan 18 (AP) Russia is sending troops from the country's far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, in a...

UN: Afghan quake death toll reaches 26, including children

Kabul, Jan 18 (AP) The United Nations on Tuesday raised the death toll from twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan the day before to 26,...

Some COVID-19 patients may be infectious even after ten days: Study

London, Jan 18 (PTI) One in ten people may still be infectious for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, after the 10 day quarantine...

Lanka to hold talks with Indian Oil to tide over energy crisis

Colombo, Jan 17 (PTI) Sri Lanka will hold talks with the Indian Oil Corporation on Tuesday as part of a desperate measure to tide...

Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

Moscow, Jan 17 (AP) Russia's top diplomat on Monday angrily rejected the US allegations that it was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine as...

China’s population grows by less than half-a-million in 2021; birth rate falls for 5th...

Beijing, Jan 17 (PTI) China's population grew by less than half a million-last year to 1.41 billion as the birth rates fell for the...

2 Indians, 1 Pakistani killed in Abu Dhabi tankers fire caused by ‘small flying...

Dubai, Jan 17 (PTI) Two Indians and a Pakistani national were killed and six others injured on Monday after a fire caused by "small...

China’s economy grows by 8.1 per cent in 2021 amidst challenges posed by pandemic

Beijing, Jan 17 (PTI) China's economy grew by 8.1 per cent in 2021 to about USD 18 trillion, stated to be the best by...

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 4th launch this year

Seoul, Jan 17 (AP) North Korea on Monday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month, South...

India’s economic package has given Sri Lanka breathing space, need to seek bailout from...

Colombo, Jan 15 (PTI) India's financial package has prevented Sri Lanka from spiralling into a major economic tailspin for the time being, top economist...

India’s stance on Nepal boundary well known, consistent & unambiguous: Embassy

Kathmandu, Jan 15 (PTI) The Indian Embassy on Saturday said that India's position on its boundary with Nepal is well known, consistent and unambiguous...

India’s stance on Nepal boundary well known, consistent & unambiguous: Embassy

Kathmandu, Jan 15 (PTI) The Indian Embassy on Saturday said that India's position on its boundary with Nepal is well known, consistent and unambiguous...

Kazakhstan activists recall path from protest to bloodshed

Almaty, Jan 15 (AP) The mass protests in Kazakhstan began peacefully over the New Year's weekend, with marchers denouncing a sharp rise in fuel...