Canada: First hijab-wearing Muslim woman to present major news cast

First Hijab-wearing Muslim woman will present a major news cast in the history of Canada. Panamanian-born Ginella Massa wrote on her Facebook page: "This is...

Landslides and flooding kill 25 in India

DEHRADUN, India: The death toll from landslides and flooding in northern India has risen to 25 after rescuers found more bodies buried under debris,...

Obama signs North Korea sanctions: White House

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed off on new sanctions against North Korea to punish the reclusive Asian nation for its provocative...

Suicide blast claims 13 lives in Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 13 people have been killed and 14 others injured when a suicide bomber exploded himself at the residence of Nangarhar provincial...

Third day of Yemen peace talks winds up without progress

KUWAIT CITY: A third day of UN-brokered peace negotiations in Kuwait between the Yemeni government and rebels wound up Saturday without progress, sources close...

Obama rejects using ground troops in Middle East against IS

ANTALYA: US President Barack Obama has clearly rejected usage of military forces in the Middle East but to intensify targeted airstrikes and assistance to...

Al Qaeda takes control of two towns in Yemen

ADEN: Al Qaeda have retaken the two major southern Yemeni towns of Zinjibar and Jaar that had fallen briefly to militants four years ago,...

Obama to make statement on Guantanamo at 1530 GMT: White House

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will make a statement Tuesday about Guantanamo prison, the White House announced. The statement is to be delivered at 1530...

Indian police arrest Shabbir Shah in Srinagar

ISLAMABAD,: Indian police arrested the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (G) Secretary General and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic reedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmed...

Over 50 killed, wounded in Kunar suicide attack

KABUL: Over 50 people have been killed and several wounded in a suicide attack in Asadabad, the provincial capital of eastern Kunar province. Officials confirming...