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China warns N. Korea to stop violating UNSC resolutions

July 04, 2017

BEIJING: China on Tuesday criticised North Korea's ballistic missile launch earlier during the day and warned Pyongyang to stop violating UNSC resolutions in this regard. "China opposes North Korea for breaching the UN Security Council resolutions to conduct launching activities," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during a press confe...

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Pakistani boy kills sister over his 'poor handwriting'

July 04, 2017

LAHORE: Police have arrested an 11-year-old boy in Pakistan's Lahore city for killing his minor sister for teasing him over his "poor handwriting", the media reported on Tuesday. Nine-year-old Eman Tanvir was found strangled at her grandmother's house in the city's Shalimar area on June 30, reports Dawn news. Earlier, the police had taken the vic...

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Eight people wounded in shooting near French mosque

July 03, 2017

PARIS: Eight people were wounded in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southern French city of Avignon on Sunday night, local media reported. Citing La Provence newspaper on Monday, Xinhua reported that authorities are not considering the incident as a terrorist attack. Police suspected the shooting was due to a dispute between young people. ...

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Indian girl dies of heart attack at Saudi beach

July 02, 2017

DUBAI: A 15-year-old Indian girl has died of a massive heart attack while playing at a popular beach amid Eid celebrations in Saudi Arabia, a media report said today. Saher Parvez, a 10th grade student at the International Indian School in Dammam (IISD), lived in the Eastern Province. Her father Parvez Ali Khan, hailing from Rampur in Uttar Prad...

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'I am President, they're not': Trump rips media at veterans rally

'I am President, they're not': Trump rips media at veterans rally

July 02, 2017

WASHINGTON: US President Trump has ripped into the "fake media" during a speech at an evening rally in the capital to honour American veterans. "The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House, but I'm President and they're not. We won, and they lost," Trump said during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the Kennedy Center in Washington ...

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'546 Indian nationals in Pakistan jails'

July 01, 2017

ISLAMABAD: At least 546 Indian nationals, including nearly 500 fishermen, are languishing in Pakistani jails, according to a list the Pakistan government handed over to the Indian envoy here today. The list was given to High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale under the Consular Access Agreement signed between the two countries on May 21, 2008. The for...

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New Hong Kong Chief Executive sworn-in

July 01, 2017

HONG KONG: Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was sworn-in as the new Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday as the territory marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain.. Lam took her oath before Chinese President Xi Jinping, who oversaw the swearing-in ceremony along with the rest of her cabinet. She is H...

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Man tries to drive into crowd at Paris mosque, held

June 30, 2017

PARIS: A man was arrested on Friday after attempting to drive his car into a crowd in front of the Creteil mosque in Paris, said a statement from the police. "The suspect was driving a 4x4 vehicle and reportedly repeatedly struck the blocks and gates protecting the mosque," Xinhua news agency quoted the police as saying. No injuries were reported...

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Indian-origin man stabbed to death in US

June 29, 2017

NEW YORK: Indian-origin man here was stabbed to death by his cousin following an argument, a media report said. Sharanjit Singh, 26, was stabbed in the chest by Lovedeep Singh, 24, at their home in New York City borough Queens, the New York Daily News reported. Lovedeep Singh confessed to the crime and said: "I'm guilty, I'm the one who killed hi...

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Pakistan tanker blast toll reaches 154

June 26, 2017

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from the horrific oil tanker explosion in Pakistan's Punjab province has increased to 154, the media reported on Monday. The speeding tanker carrying 25,000 litres of petrol was on its way from Karachi to Lahore on Sunday when it overturned on a highway near Bahawalpur city as the driver lost control when a tyre punctured...

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