Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests for glorifying violence

San Francisco:  For the second time, Twitter flagged a message from President Trump with a warning,…

Afghanistan’s Abdullah says ready for Taliban talks ‘at any time’

Kabul: A top Afghan official appointed to lead Kabul’s delegation in the much-awaited peace talks with…

Protest over George Floyd’s death spread across USA

Atlanta: Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests…

Trump is winning the political spin game

Washington: Donald Trump has somehow survived an overwhelming flood of political scandals, legal battles, accusations, the…

All-out combat feared as India, China engage in border standoff

New Delhi:  On May 5, a scuffle broke out between Indian and Chinese troops at the…

Trump signs executive order targeting social media giants after Twitter fact-checking row

Washington: President Donald Trump said he would introduce legislation that might scrap or weaken a law…

EU proposes 750 billion-Euro recovery fund

Brussels: The EU’s executive is proposing a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help the…

Protests over death of George Floyd continue to roil Minneapolis, and beyond

Minneapolis:  Thousands of people poured into the streets of Minneapolis for a second night of protests…

Iran outraged by ‘honour killing’ of 14-year-old girl Romina Ashrafi

Tehran: The killing of an Iranian teen by her father after she eloped with an older…

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launch is scrubbed due to weather

Florida: The beginning of NASA’s next chapter of space exploration will have to wait until the…

Coronavirus pandemic may push 86 million more children into household poverty by 2020-end: Report

New York: The number of children living in poor households across low and middle-income countries could…

China’s survey team summits Mt Everest to remeasure its height

Beijing:  A Chinese survey team on Wednesday reached Mount Everest through Tibet to remeasure the exact…

101 medics died of coronavirus: Russian health official

Moscow: A Russian health official has said that 101 medics have died of the coronavirus, according…

Trump says he wants full Afghanistan pull out but sets no timeline

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his desire for a full military withdrawal from Afghanistan…

Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners

Kabul: The Afghan government released hundreds of Taliban prisoners Tuesday, its single largest prisoner release since…

Joe Biden campaign names national director for voter protection

Detroit:  Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says…

Hong Kong legislature surrounded by riot police ahead of expected protests

Hong Kong:  Hundreds of riot police took up posts around Hong Kong’s legislature overnight, as protests…

8,000 ‘excess deaths’ in Mexico City as coronavirus rages: study

Mexico City:  Mexico’s capital registered 8,072 more deaths in the first five months this year than…

Carrie Lam says security laws will not affect Hong Kong freedoms

Hong Kong:  China’s plans to impose a new security law on Hong Kong will “only target…

Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Sao Paulo: Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the…