In a noble gesture, Canada on Tuesday announced that it would take measures in order to decrease the pressure on Lebanon caused by the huge refugee crisis in Syria.
Germany may become the next European country to ban burqas and the veils as German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she wants to ban "full-face veils."
The manager of the Oakland, Calif., warehouse that burnt down claiming 36 lives has apologized for the devastation.
US President-elect Donald Trump has said that the time has come for the government to cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes.
A lawsuit was filed by a group of voters in Florida on Monday demanding a statewide hand recount of the ballots.
Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said he may get "third time lucky" in marriage even though he does not have a good track record in this respect.
Washington: President Barack Obama cautioned Donald Trump Monday about his upcoming presidency, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises.
Hillary Clinton saw the bitter end of her campaign Wednesday, conceding the presidency to a man she had called unfit for the office and a threat to the fabric of the country.
The nail-biting US presidential election extended into early Wednesday, as the rest of the world contemplated the reality of President Donald Trump in the White House.
An earthquake shook the state of Oklahoma Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake struck at 7:44 p.m. CST, with its epicenter located one mile west of Cushing, about 50 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.
Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has claimed that the "scandals and controversies" hanging over Hillary Clinton's bid to presidency will continue through her tenure and warned that the "unprecedented" crisis erupting from the situation would grind the US government to a halt.
Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she is open to having First Lady Michelle Obama in her Cabinet if she wins the November 8 elections.
Karachi: More than 60 cadets besides three militants died while 118 got injured in an overnight attack on a police training academy in Pakistan's restive Quetta city which makes it one of the deadliest strikes in the country this year.
Washington: Donald Trump has sent a legal notice to The New York Times demanding that it retract a 'reckless' and 'defamatory' story in which two women claimed the Republican presidential nominee touched them inappropriately.
Washington: Confronted with his own obscene remarks about groping women, Donald Trump tried to defend himself by launching a scathing attack against Hillary Clinton and her husband. The Republican nominee denied ever sexually assaulting women and took aim at ex-President Bill Clinton in a bitter US presidential debate.
Malaysia today said a piece of plane debris, specifically a wing part, discovered in Mauritius was from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew...
LeBron James, who last season led the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Sunday. James announced his decision in an op-ed article in Business Insider, saying that Clinton understands the struggles of childhood poverty and as president would enact policies that would build on the legacy of President Obama.
Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday said Pakistan is open to using 'tactical devices' against India in case it feels threatened by its neighbour. The minister made the statement during an interview to Pakistan news channel SAMAA.
New Delhi: In what is being called a big diplomatic snub to Pakistan, the 19th SAARC Summit, due to be held in Islamabad on November 9-10, stands cancelled. The official confirmation, however, is yet to come.
Washington: In one of the most watched, highly anticipated political showdowns in US history, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump today for the first time took the stage in the first presidential debate.
New York: Neighbors and customers of his family's storefront chicken takeout remember Ahmad Khan Rahami as a friendly, quiet presence behind the counter who liked talking about cars and was generous with free food.
An explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City has left at least 29 people injured. At least 24 of those injured in the explosion have been hospitalized, the fire department has said.
New York [USA], Sept. 14: A top US Air Force commander said that they have bombarded an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) chemical weapons plant that was housed in a converted Iraqi pharmaceutical factory.
Washington [USA], Sept. 14: United States President Barack Obama will today host Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office, where he is likely to ascertain whether the time is right to remove further economic sanction on Myanmar leaders to help boost economic development in the country.
New York [USA], Sept. 14: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday mocked at the United States show of force, saying Washington was "bluffing" and "blustering" with the flyover of B-1 bombers, a day after two US supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following DPRK's fifth nuclear test.
Washington [USA], Sept. 14: A senior administration official has said that the United States is planning to increase the number of refugees accepted into the country to at least 1,10,000 in 2017.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will today embark on his two-day working visit to India, during which he will hold discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a wide range of matters of mutual interest.
Geneva [Switzerland]: Maintaining that people of Gilgit-Baltistan are deprived of their basis rights, Senge H Sering, Director of Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress said that he would try his best to inform the United Nations about the human rights violation and atrocities carried out by Pakistan in the region.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 13: Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft on Tuesday suffered a tyre burst while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 12: At least four suspected terrorists were killed in the Sistan-Baluchestan province near the border with Pakistan by Iranian security forces.