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India’s new President Ram Nath Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind will be the Indian’s next President of the country following in the footsteps of incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee. Kovind (71), who was nominated by the BJP-led NDA, Details

North Korean tv star feared to be kidnapped

The woman who is known as Lim Ji-hyun, fled to South Korea in 2014, where she became a popular TV celebrity. However, a woman resembling her appeared in a propaganda video Details

7,000 police, soldiers, ministry officials dismissed in Turkey

Turkish authorities dismissed 342 retired army personnel of their rank, Anadolu said. Earlier, Hurriyet daily reported that 7,348 people including 2,303 police -- were dispelled in total. Turkey striped more than Details

Body of Indian student rescued from a house in Chittagong

Police on early Saturday recovered the body of an Indian student who was studying in a private university in Chittagong from a house in the port city. The deceased was Details

Free Trade Agreement to be signed this year

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed for entering into a free trade agreement this year.   The two countries came to the decision during official conversations between Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Details

India, Pakistan should resolve Kashmir issue through talks

United Nation chief Antonio Guterres has rehearsed the need for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir issue through engagement and dialogue, his spokesperson said. Guterres' spokesperson Details

It is high time to work constructively with Russia

Writing on Twitter, Trump said he and Putin had talked about the idea of setting up what he called "a compactable cyber security unit" to prevent hacking in future elections. Trump Details

Trump looks for consensus on trade, North Korea between world leaders

Donald Trump has squeezed Chinese President Xi Jinping to assist stop the US stop North Korea's development of nuclear weapons before they have the ability to threaten the US homeland. Fresh Details

Trump, Putin in first handshake at most scrutinised political encounters

The billionaire tycoon and the ex-KGB agent's conference in the German port city of Hamburg promises to be one of the year's most scrutinised political encounters. Ahead of the conference, Details

Saudi Arabia chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in UK, reports BBC

Critics have suspected it could make uncomfortable reading for the government, which has close and long-standing diplomatic, security and economic links with the Gulf, particularly Saudi Arabia. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia Details

Heavy rain lashing in China kills 56

At least 56 people were killed and 22 others went missing as heavy rains left a trail of destruction in 11 Chinese provinces, authorities said today.   A total of 27,000 Details

German bus accident kills 17

17 people were killed after a tour bus burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck in southern Germany today, police said. “We are realistic and will have Details

Car bombing in Damascus kill 18

A suicide car bomber explored by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus on Sunday, with a monitor reporting at least 18 killed in the deadliest attack to hit Details

Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong protesters over sovereignty red line

It was Xi Jinping's first official visit to the city since he had taken power in 2013, and came amid fears by some Hong Kongers of going up Chinese encroachment Details

Travel ban on six Muslim countries takes effect

The three months ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will allow exceptions for people with "close family relationships" in the United States, which the government Details

US Senate Republicans to disclose health care bill

US Senate Republicans were preparing to finally disclose their health care overhaul on Friday targeted at fulfilling President Donald Trump’s pledge to take back Obamacare, as Democrats ready a fight Details

King Salman appoints Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday named his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and shifting the country’s counterterrorism czar Details

Death reminder of US student, barbaric regime of North Korea: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday spoke out at North Korea over the death of a 22- year-old American student after he was freed by Pyongyang, Details

2 killed and 10 more injured as vehicle strikes crowd near mosque in London

At least 2 people were killed and eight others wounded on Monday after a van mowed down worshippers leaving a mosque in London’s Finsbury Park. One person has been arrested Details

Bodies of 7 missing sailors rescued from flooded compartments

The statement did not say if all seven missing crew members were found in the ship, however Japanese media reported that all seven had been found dead. The sailors were reported Details