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China virus death toll passes 1,110: Govt

The number of fatalities from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,113 nationwide on Wednesday after another 97 deaths were reported by the national health commission. The figure is only Read More

China virus deaths jump to 902: official

The number of deaths from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 902 on Monday after the hardest-hit province of Hubei reported 91 new fatalities. In its daily update, Hubei’s health Read More

Powerful quake kills 18 people in eastern Turkey

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds in eastern Turkey, as rescue teams searched through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors early on Saturday. Read More

Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills 11 in Japan

Japan’s military scrambled Sunday to rescue people trapped by flooding after powerful Typhoon Hagibis ripped across the country, killing at least 11 people and leaving more than a dozen missing. Read More

Swiss Nobel Physics laureates hail win as ‘simply extraordinary’

Two Swiss scientists who on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize along with a Canadian-American colleague hailed their win as “simply extraordinary”. Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, who Read More

British PM faces Brexit rebellion, threatens election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a rebellion by his own lawmakers on Sept. 2 over his Brexit strategy, despite warning he would respond to any defeat by calling an Read More

Komatsu signs multi-year deal with DHL in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Komatsu, one of the world's leading global manufacturers and suppliers of technologically innovative construction and mining equipment, has signed a new multi-year agreement with DHL Express and DHL Read More

N. Korea threatens more launches after fourth test in 12 days

North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth set of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises between Read More

Trump meeting with Shi and Putin

US President Donald Trump will meet with China's President Shi-Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with other leaders of the world, at the G-20 conference this week in Japan. Read More

OIC meeting on Women Development in Cairo

OIC held meetings on elaboration of the Internal Regulations of the Organization for the Development of Women in Cairo and a Ministerial round-table on women empowerment on 16 and 17 Read More