Joe Biden elected US President

Washington, Nov 6 (PTI) Democrat Joe Biden on Saturday defeated incumbent Republican US President Donald Trump in the closely-fought presidential election, according to American...

15 Asia-Pacific nations, including China, sign world’s biggest trade agreement sans India

Singapore, Nov 15 (PTI) Fifteen Asia-Pacific nations, including China, on Sunday signed the world's biggest trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), sans...

Chief Afghan peace envoy says US troops pulling out too

Ankara, Nov 21 (AP) Afghanistan's chief peace envoy Abdullah Abdullah said Saturday that the US decision to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan has come...

World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

London, Oct 19 (AP) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the...

British PM Announces Three-Tier COVID-19 Lockdown System

London, Oct 13 (PTI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday laid out the details of a new graded three-tier system of COVID-19 alert...

China hopes its missing soldier held by Indian Army will be released soon

Beijing, Oct 20 (PTI) China on Tuesday expressed hope that its missing soldier apprehended by the Indian Army in eastern Ladakh will be released...

China setting up world’s highest-altitude data centre in Tibet

Beijing, Oct 29 (PTI) China is building the world's highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet that will meet the data storage needs of...

Belarus cranks up first nuclear plant; neighbor Lithuania is fearful

Moscow, Nov 3 (AP): Belarus' first nuclear power plant began operating Tuesday, a project that has spooked its neighbor Lithuania, which immediately cut off...

‘India sees economically strong, resilient and prosperous Maldives as fundamentally in its interest’

Male, Nov 9 (PTI) India sees an economically strong, resilient and prosperous Maldives as fundamentally in its interest, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said...

Trump fires top Homeland Security official who said election was most secure in US...

Washington, Nov 18 (PTI) President Donald Trump has fired a top Homeland Security official who contradicted his claims of voter fraud and asserted that...

US provides missiles, renews pledge to defend Philippines

Manila, Nov 23 (AP) President Donald Trump's administration provided precision-guided missiles and other weapons to help the Philippines battle Islamic State group-aligned militants and...

Indian, Chinese Officials Attend Shanghai Cooperation Group’s Yoga Event

Beijing, Oct 18 (PTI): Senior officials from India and China as well as diplomats from various countries on Sunday took part in a Yoga...

Brandix cluster passes 1,000 COVID cases in Sri Lanka; Company denies Indian connection

Colombo, Oct 7 (PTI) An apparel exports factory, which has emerged as the single largest COVID-19 cluster in Sri Lanka, on Wednesday denied that...

US Embassy in Turkey issues alert on potential attacks

Istanbul, Oct 23 (AP) The US Embassy in Turkey issued a security alert Friday, saying it received reports of a possible attack on Americans...

‘Gruesome’ crash kills 21, mostly young children, in Nigeria

Lagos, 0ct 30 (AP) Nigeria's president is expressing sadness over a gruesome vehicle accident in which 21 people, most of them young school children,...

Eta back to sea as Central America tallies damages and dead

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Nov 6 (AP) — As the remnants of Hurricane Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments in Central America worked...

Indian-American named Chief of Staff to Acting US Defence Secretary

Washington, Nov 11 (PTI) Indian-American Kash Patel has been named as the Chief of Staff to the Acting US Defence Secretary Chris Miller, the...

China perceives rising India as ‘rival’; wants to constraint its partnership with US, allies:...

Washington, Nov 19 (PTI) China perceives a rising India as a "rival" and wants to constrain its strategic partnership with the US, its allies,...

Pak host to largest number of UN proscribed terrorists, should remember Abbottabad: India

United Nations, Nov 25 (PTI) India has reminded Pakistan, the host to the world's largest number of UN proscribed terrorists and entities , of...

China and Russia win seats on UN human rights council, Saudi Arabia lose

United Nations, Oct 14 (AP): China, Russia and Cuba won seats on the UN's premiere human rights body Tuesday despite opposition from activist groups...