Pak acknowledges recent bus explosion that killed 9 Chinese as terror attack

Islamabad, Jul 24 (PTI) Pakistan on Saturday acknowledged that a recent incident involving the death of nine Chinese nationals in a bus explosion in...

14 killed, 26 injured in warehouse fire in China

Beijing, Jul 24 (PTI) Fourteen people died and 26 others were injured after a fire broke out at a warehouse in northeast China's Jilin...

Pegasus Maker Says Millions Sleep Well At Night Due To Such Technologies

Jerusalem, Jul 24 (PTI): Amid the raging controversy over its surveillance software Pegasus, Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has defended itself by saying that...

Blinken to raise human rights with Indian officials during visit to New Delhi

Washington, Jul 24 (PTI) Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise issues of human rights and democracy with Indian officials during his first visit...

Use of spying technology against civil society, regime critics, journalists always concerning: US on...

Washington, Jul 24 (PTI) The US has said it is against the use of spying technology on civil society, regime critics and journalists through...

Vietnam locks down capital Hanoi for 15 days as cases rise

Hanoi (Vietnam), Jul 24 (AP) Vietnam announced a 15-day lockdown in the capital Hanoi starting Saturday as a coronavirus surge spread from the southern...

Chief wants Kansas site included in unmarked graves search

Topeka (US), Jul 24 (AP) The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out...

US welcomes PM Modi’s continued focus on driving clean energy transformation in India: Official

Washington, Jul 23 (PTI) The United States welcomes the continued focus of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on driving a clean energy transformation in...

Taliban claim of controlling 90% of Afghan border an absolute lie, says Government

Kabul, Jul 23 (AFP): The Taliban's claim to hold 90 per cent of Afghanistan's borders is an "absolute lie," the defence ministry said Friday,...

Philippines approves GMO ‘golden rice’ for commercial production

Manila, Jul 23 (AFP): The Philippines became the world's first country Friday to approve the commercial production of genetically modified "golden rice" that experts...

US diplomat worried about Covid, food supply in North Korea

Seoul, Jul 23 (AP): America's No. 2 diplomat on Friday expressed sympathy for North Koreans facing hardships and food shortages linked to the pandemic,...

US carried out airstrikes in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Washington, Jul 23 (PTI) The US carried out airstrikes across Afghanistan in the last several days as part of an effort to support the...

“Intriguing Information Without Evidence”: Kazakhstan On Pegasus Spy Claims

Nur-Sultan, Jul 23 (AFP): A top official in Kazakhstan has called claims that Israeli-made spyware was deployed to monitor top officials including the current...

Pakistan voices ‘serious concern’ over reports about India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware

Islamabad, Jul 23 (PTI) Pakistan on Friday voiced "serious concern" over media reports about India allegedly eavesdropping on foreigners, including Prime Minister Imran Khan,...

Study: Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection

Budapest, Jul 23 (AP) A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens...

Death toll in central China floods rises to 51, losses mount to USD 10...

Beijing, Jul 23 (PTI) The death toll from the rain-triggered unprecedented floods in central China has risen to 51 with the official estimate of...

US says India ‘remains challenging place’ to do business, urges to minimise bureaucratic hurdles

Washington, 22 Jul (PTI): India “remains a challenging place" to do business, the US has said, urging it to foster an attractive and reliable...

China floods: Death toll goes up to 33

BEIJING, 22 Jul (AP): The death toll in central China’s unprecedented flash floods triggered after the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years has reached 33...

Gaza City blast kills 1, injures 10, shakes crowded area

Gaza City, Jul 22 (AP) An explosion tore through a house in a popular market in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing one person...

14 killed, 26 injured in rain-related incidents in Pakistan

Peshawar, Jul 22 (PTI) At least 14 people were killed and 26 others injured in rain-related incidents in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the...