Friday, November 15, 2019

Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged

Moscow, Mar 19 (AFP) Vladimir Putin today faced another six years in power after a record win in Russia's presidential election, but congratulations from...

Up to 2.7 million Europeans affected by Facebook data scandal: EU

Brussels, Apr 6 (AFP): Facebook has admitted it may have "improperly shared" the personal data of up to 2.7 million people in the European...

At least 15 killed, 22 injured after rain, windstorm hit Pakistan

LAHORE, May 13 (PTI): At least 15 people were killed and 22 others injured in heavy downpour and windstorm that lashed different parts of...

Venezuelans rally for and against embattled Maduro on revolution anniversary

Caracas, Feb 3 (AFP) Buoyed by the defection of a top general, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido predicted Saturday the month of February would...

Shinzo Abe To Seek Fresh Term, Record Tenure As Japan Prime Minister

TOKYO, JAPAN, Aug 26 (AFP): Shinzo Abe confirmed Sunday he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become...

Navjot Singh Sidhu hopes Imran Khan’s accession to PM’s post will be good for...

Islamabad, Aug 18 (PTI): Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today hoped that his friend Imran Khan’s accession to the prime minister’s post will be...

Not educating girls globally costs USD 15-30 trillion, says World Bank

Washington, Jul 12 (PTI): Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 to USD 30 trillion, the...

UN praises Indian peacekeepers in S Sudan for humanitarian aid, critical work

United Nations, Jul 16 (PTI): Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan have been commended by the world body and local...

Eight rhinos die after move to a new park in Kenya

Nairobi, Jul 13 (AFP) Eight critically endangered black rhinos died after being moved to a new reserve in southern Kenya, the government said today,...

The world has seen more than enough conflict: Donald Trump

Washington, Jun 16 (PTI): Observing that the world has seen more than enough conflict, US President Donald Trump said the people of America, the...


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