Seoul, Pyongyang officials finalise leaders' summit protocol

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:26

Seoul, April 23, Officials from South and North Korea on Monday began a new working-level meeting to finalise the protocol and security measures regarding the historic summit between its leaders scheduled to take place on Friday.


Tech firms don't care about users' data: Cambridge Analytica researcher

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:02

San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Tech companies in the Silicon Valley like Facebook assume users know that their data is being sold and obtaining the data for Cambridge Analytica was not against the rules, a researcher with the British political consulting firm has said.


Seoul stops propaganda broadcasts on Pyongyang

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:50

Seoul, April 23 (IANS) South Korea stopped broadcasting propaganda along its border with North Korea on Monday to help promote the mood of rapprochement on the peninsula ahead of the inter-Korean leaders' summit later this week.


4 killed in US' Tennesse shooting, manhunt on

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:38

New York, April 23 (IANS) Four persons have been killed in the US at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennesse. Police have warned that the gunman on the run is armed and dangerous, media reports said.


Clashes kill 2 in Libya's Benghazi

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:32

Tripoli, April 23 (IANS) An army captain and a civilian have been killed in clashes between the army and security personnel of the Interior Ministry in Libya's Benghazi.


Abdo Benitez elected Paraguay president

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:18

Asuncion, April 23 (IANS) Paraguay's ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez has won the presidential election, data released by the country's election tribunal showed.


Russia bans Google's IP addresses to block Telegram

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 07:04

Moscow, April 23 (IANS) Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Sunday that it has banned a number of Google IP addresses that allow instant messaging service Telegram to escape blockage in Russia over user data disputes.


Saudi to regulate use of drones

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 05:32

Riyadh, April 23 (IANS) Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday that regulation on using remote-controlled drones is in its final stages, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.


10 killed in Nigeria gunmen attack

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 04:12

Abuja, April 23 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed following gunmen's invasion of a farming community in a Nigerian state of Kogi early on Sunday, police said.


Netanyahu accuses Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:00

Tel Aviv, April 23 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed Israel for violating international law.


Modi, Xi to meet in China this coming week (Third Lead)

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 22:04

Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold an informal summit meeting in China's central city of Wuhan, a meet which may well be a historic one and a defining moment in the history of Sino-Indian ties.


US man fatally stabbed with daughter on lap

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 22:02

Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) A man was having dinner with his daughter sitting on his lap when he was fatally stabbed by a homeless man in a random attack in Southern California.