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White nationalist rally in Virginia: Three dead as car plows into crowd amid

A car rammed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally on Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing three person, hurting more than a dozen others and causing tension in a day full of violent confrontations.


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Nawaz Sharif steps down as PM after Supreme Court pronounces him guilty in

Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as the prime minister of Pakistan following the verdict of the Supreme Court, a PML-N spokesman told Geo News.


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Sikkim standoff: Chinese daily accuses US of interfering, warns India

An article in China's state-run Global Times today accused the United States and other countries of trying to escalate the China-India standoff in the Sikkim sector to replicate the "South China Sea trick" and seek strategic benefits.


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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

Washington: Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday after telling President Trump that he strongly disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director.


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O.J. Simpson to be released from prison in October, parole board decides

Washington: A parole board has unanmiously voted to release former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson from prison on Thursday.


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Ten Indians killed in fire in Saudi Arabia

At least 10 Indians were killed and six others injured on Wednesday when a major fire gutted a windowless house in Saudi Arabia.


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US military plane crashes in Mississippi, at least 16 killed

A military transport plane crashed in southern US state of Mississippi's Delta region on Monday, killing at least 16 people on board, officials said.


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China demands unconditional withdrawal of Indian border troops

Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui on Tuesday urged India to unconditionally withdraw its border troops to the Indian side of the boundary with China and seek a peaceful solution to the recent incident in the Doklam area.


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Trump faces criticism for highly personal attack on woman TV host

US President Donald Trump, on Twitter, attacked a woman TV news host in highly personal terms on Thursday, calling her "crazy" and alleging she had been bleeding at one point from a facelift, drawing strong criticism even from fellow Republicans.


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Saudi Arabia: Terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque and pilgrims foiled

Saudi security forces foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of the suspects who blew himself up inside a home on Friday, Saudi Arabia's interior ministry informed.


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Saudi King ousts nephew, names son Mohammed Bin Salman Crown Prince

Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman. His appointment completes a gradual removal of powers from Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, who has been fired...


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Teenage Muslim girl found dead after suspected kidnapping near Virginia mosque

The remains found in Virginia pond on Sunday are believed to be those of a 17-year-old girl who went missing earlier in the day after she and her friends left a mosque, police said.


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London mosque attack: One dead, police treating incident as terrorism

The man suspected of ramming a van into a crowd exiting Ramadan prayers at a London mosque early Monday was spotted on video blowing a kiss at bystanders as he was hauled off to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.


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Massive fire engulfs Grenfell Tower in London, several dead, at least 50

Fire engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, killing some people, injuring at least 50 more and trapping some residents asleep inside the towering inferno.


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Germany train station shooting: Many injured in Munich attack, one person

Several people were injured when an unidentified assailant opened fire at a train station in Munich, Germany.


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Kansas man indicted on hate crime for killing Indian techie

Adam Purinton, a US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar on February 22, has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges.


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Wreckage of Myanmar military plane found in sea

Myanmar's military said Thursday it has found the wreckage of a plane in the Andaman Sea that went missing with around 120 people on board, along with several bodies.


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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over

Four Arab nations have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar early Monday morning, over Oatar's support for Islamist groups.


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Terror attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market leaves 7 dead, dozens wounded

Seen people have been confirmed as dead by the British police in the terrorist attack in London?s busy London Bridge area.


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Trump's climate deal pull out draws sharp reactions from world leaders

Washington: President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew sharp criticism from U.S. allies and business leaders.


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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Big setback for Pakistan as ICJ stays execution pending

Three days after India and Pakistan presented their arguments at the Hague, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed the execution of former Indian navy officer Khulbhushan Jadhav, pending a final decision in the case.


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Gunmen storm Afghanistan's state TV station, two attackers blow themselves up

Gunmen attacked a building of Afghan state television in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and engaged in a gun battle with security forces, the provincial governor’s spokesman said.


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Trump happy as US House votes to repeal, replace Obamacare

Washington: The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, which can be seen as a victory for Republican President Donald Trump. The victory, however, could prove short-lived as the healthcare legislation heads for a likely battle in the Senate.


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US accuses Infosys, TCS of violating H-1B visa norms

The US has complained that Indian blue chip IT firms Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Cognizant unfairly get the major chunk of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets into the lottery system, which the Trump administration wants to replace with a 'merit-based' immigration policy.


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Paris shooting: Police officer and gunman dead, ISIS claims responsibility

A gunman wielding an assault rifle on Thursday night killed a police officer on the iconic Champs-Élysées boulevard of Paris, in a terrorist attack whose responsibility has been claimed by the dreaded ISIS.


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China renames 6 places in Arunachal Pradesh after Dalai Lama's visit

China has unilaterally renamed six places in Arunachal Pradesh in standard Chinese in what is being seen as the first sign of retaliation against the 14th Dalai Lama’s visit to India’s easternmost state earlier this month.


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Trump to sign order that will make it harder for Indians to get H1B visa

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs.


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US drops 'mother of all bombs' on ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan

The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” — the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal — on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan on Thursday, the Pentagon said, unleashing a weapon so massive that it had to be dropped from the rear of a cargo plane.


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Sean Spicer apologises after facing sharp criticism for saying Hitler didn't

Washington: White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized on Tuesday for his remarks that were seen as downplaying the atrocities of the Holocaust.


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State of emergency declared in Egypt after 45 killed in attacks on churches

At least 45 people were killed and over 100 people were injured in two blasts at Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday. The attacks came just a week before Coptic Easter and Pope Francis’ scheduled arrival in the country.


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