CAIRO: Arab foreign ministers on Sunday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region. The announcement by President Donald Trump on Wednesday was a “dangerous...
BEIJING: China on Thursday said India had infringed upon the country’s territorial integrity in the Sikkim sector. “Since the China-India boundary in the Sikkim sector has been delineated, India has infringed upon China's territorial sovereignty, which has jeopardized peace and...
US President Donald Trump recognised Wednesday the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital — a historic decision that overturns decades of American policy and risks triggering a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East. Prior to Trump's announcement,...
LONDON: London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city. The new-look cabs will meet the strict new emissions...
Former United States president Barack Obama said that there is no evidence that the Pakistan government was aware of the presence of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He said this while addressing the 15th Hindustan Times Leadership...
NEW YORK: American consumers arrived en masse in stores – and online – for the annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza that opens the US holiday shopping season. Held the day after Thanksgiving, a period when schools are out and many...
NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested a senior army officer for the murder of a journalist shot dead while investigating allegations of financial fraud against him. Reporter Sudip Dutta Bhaumik was allegedly killed by a junior officer when he went...
Spanish police said Thursday they had seized 250 tonnes of contraband tobacco leaves worth 40 million euros ($47 million) in the biggest such haul in Europe. They arrested four members of a family during the operation in October in Caceres...
LONDON: A British Pakistani taxi driver, who is now a member of the British parliament, hopes that his rise through hard work will inspire and encourage young people to come forward and take part in politics. Mohammad Yasin, the Labour...
BAGHDAD/ANKARA: At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble. At least 207...