Nawaz campaigning for PTI through love fest with Modi: Imran

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:38

Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Taking a jibe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he "appreciates" the PML-N leader for "campaigning" for the PTI through his "love fest" with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Indian on trial for molesting child in Dubai

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:36

Dubai, May 17 (IANS) A 46-year-old Indian worker has gone on trial here after he allegedly molested a 5-year-old girl, the media reported on Thursday.


S. Korea urges North to implement agreements, resume dialogue

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:04

Seoul, May 17 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday urged North Korea to fulfil the agreements reached during the inter-Korean summit and to resume talks a day after Pyongyang cancelled a high-level meeting with Seoul and said it was reconsidering its participation in the upcoming summit with the US.


Late passenger tries to break into plane, arrested

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:38

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An "irate" passenger who reportedly missed his scheduled flight was arrested at Melbourne Airport on Thursday after attempting to break into a Jetstar Airways plane.


Trump calls undocumented immigrants 'animals'

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:04

Washington, May 17, US President Donald Trump lashed out at undocumented immigrants during a White House meeting, warning that "dangerous people" were clamouring to breach the country's borders and branded them "animals".


Mueller team not to indict President: Trump's lawyer

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:10

Washington, May 17 (IANS) Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has informed the US President's legal team that it will not seek an indictment against Donald Trump, according to lawyer Rudy Giuliani.


2 IS militants killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:26

Kabul, May 17, Two militants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group have been killed in an US and NATO-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar, a government statement on Thursday.


Cambridge Analytica ran voter suppression campaigns: Whistleblower

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:26

Washington, May 17 (IANS) Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie has said that the company engaged in efforts to discourage or suppress voting from targeted sections of the American population, a media report said on Thursday.


5.3-magnitude quake hits Japan

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:28

Tokyo, May 17 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan on Thursday, the weather agency said. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage. No tsunami warning was issued.


Malaysian police raid former PM Najib's residence

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:46

Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Malaysian police raided the house of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, following a corruption probe ordered by newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, state media said on Thursday.


US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leadership

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:50

Washington, May 17, The US Treasury announced on Wednesday it has imposed sanctions on Hezbollah leadership as well as other individuals and one group, a move it claimed to "disrupt an Iranian-backed terrorist group."


President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 06:40

Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump repaid his lawyer Michael Cohen over $100,000 for expenses that Cohen incurred during the 2016 presidential election, according to a financial disclosure form released on Wednesday.


UN envoy calls for de-escaltion in Syria

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:04

United Nations, May 17 (IANS) The UN special envoy for the Syria crisis, Staffan de Mistura, on Wednesday called for de-escalation in Syria and the revival of the political process.


Five-Star to brief citizens on blueprint for government with League

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 03:28

Rome, May 17 (IANS/AKI) This weekend, the populist Five-Star Movement will explain to members its proposed common agenda with the far-right League at meetings across Italy this weekend, according to message from party staff to its lawmakers seen by Adnkronos.