Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:24

Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) Iranian authorities on Tuesday found the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the mountainous central province of Isfahan, killing all 65 people on board.


China wooing Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects: Report

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:06

Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) China has been wooing Baloch militants by quietly holding talks with them for over five years in an attempt to protect the $60 billion infrastructure projects it is financing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to a media report.


UK, US in talks over two British militants

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:56

London, Feb 20 (IANS) The US and UK are in talks about the fate of two men from London who were detained in Syria last month on suspicion of terrorist activity, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said.


Oxfam bosses to be questioned over sex scandal

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:52

London, Feb 20 (IANS) Senior Oxfam executives will appear before British MPs on Tuesday amid criticism over the way the charity handled claims of sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti.


One million trees pledged for Trump Forest

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:32

Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) More than one million trees have been pledged for Trump Forest, a bid by environmentalists to offset the US Presidents curtailing of clean energy initiatives by planting 10 billion trees around the globe, the media reported on Tuesday.


Trump endorses Mitt Romney's bid for Senate seat

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:56

Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has endorsed former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will run for a Senate seat from Utah state in November.


Apple releases fix for Telugu bug that crashes iPhones

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:42

San Francisco, Feb 20 (IANS) Apple has released a new iOS 11.2.6 update that includes a fix for the bug that is causing iPhones and apps like Facebook and WhatsApp to crash when a Telugu single character is received via iMessage.