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  • Kim Jong Un supervises test of new tactical guided weapon

    Pyongyang,x Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) supervised the test-fire of a new tactical guided weapon, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Thursday. Kim 'supervised and guided a test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon...

  • Pakistan: At least 14 dead in armed attack on passenger bus

    Islamabad, A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a bus in the Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least 14 passengers, media reported on Thursday. According to Balochistan Inspector General of Police Mohsin Hassan Butt, around 15-20 unidentified armed assailants in camouflage...

  • 6 people dead in plane crash in Chile

    Santiago: Six people were killed in an air crash in South Chile. After flying from the Air India Private Airfield La Paloma Airport, plane crashed in the residential area of the Los Lagos area of Puerto Montt. Governor Harry Jurgensen said that the aircraft belonged to the private company...

  • India, ASEAN to boost ties in maritime sector

    New Delhi, India and ASEAN special group has reviewed the ASEAN-India strategic partnership and have resolved to strengthen ties by 'deepening cooperation' in the maritime sector and boosting connectivity. 'The ASEAN-India SOM reviewed the ASEAN-India strategic partnership and its future...

  • The clock is ticking on meeting Sustainable Development Goals

    United Nations, Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum Development that 'the clock is ticking' down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 'Climate change is ravaging the...

  • Israeli spacecraft crashes on Moon

    Tel Aviv, In order to become the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the Moon, the Israeli spacecraft called 'Beresheet' crashed during the final touchdown after the apparent failure of its main engine. According to BBC, the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) spacecraft suffered some...

  • Pakistan: Blast in Quetta's Hazarganji claims 16 lives

    Quetta (Pakistan): At least 16 people were killed and several others severely injured in an explosion in Quetta's Hazarganji this morning. According to sources, the explosion occurred at a potato stall at a vegetable market. The number of injured could rise. They have been taken to the...

  • Iraq: 12 IS militants killed in military operation

    Baghdad: Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed when Iraqi security forces launched an operation in the Himreen mountain range in Iraq's Salahudin and Diyala. The operation was carried out on Thursday by the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS), as the troops started clearing a number...

  • Sudan: UN responded rapidly from emergency fund

    United Nations, Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock released a $26.5 million Rapid Response allocation from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund to provide life-saving food, livelihood, nutrition, health, water and sanitation assistance to over 800,000 people affected by a worsening...

  • China floods: death toll rises to seven, 4 missing

    Beijing: The death toll rose to seven while four were still missing after sudden strong rainfall triggered floods in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, local authorities said on Friday. At around 2100 hrs on Thursday, heavy rainfall hit Shenzhen. The rainfall-caused floods rushed into...

  • Trump announces resignation of US Homeland Security Secretary

    Washington, US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is stepping down. 'Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service....' Trump said in a tweet adding that...

  • UN chief committed to untie 'Gordian knot' of Middle East

    United Nations, Underlining the 'enormous' opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organisation's deep engagement in a 'surge of diplomacy for peace,' to 'untie the Gordian knot of conflict and...

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