Japan female wrestler cast in 'Terrace House' dies at 22
Posted 06:20 PM, 24 May, 2020

Hana Kimura, a female professional wrestler who was among the cast of the popular Japanese reality series "Terrace House," died Saturday at 22, her ...

Condolences for Ansar Naqvi keep pouring in
Posted 08:27 PM, 24 May, 2020

MQM-P leaders Farooq Sattar, Kanwar Naveed Jameel and Faisal Sabzwari expressed their grief over the demise of Ansar Naqvi in PIA plane crash. The ...

Egypt pardons ex-cop jailed for pop singer murder
Posted 06:16 PM, 24 May, 2020

Egypt's president pardoned Saturday thousands of prisoners including a former policeman jailed over killing a Lebanese pop diva more than a decade ...

British PM's top aide accused of second lockdown breach
Posted 06:09 PM, 24 May, 2020

A top advisor to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced fresh allegations Sunday that he had breached coronavirus lockdown rules for a second ...

Afghan president to free up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners after ceasefire offer
Posted 08:49 PM, 24 May, 2020

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani began a process Sunday to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture after the insurgents proposed a ...

China exporters look inwards as virus hits overseas markets
Posted 05:06 PM, 24 May, 2020

Cancelled shipments, returned goods and a dearth of new orders have left China exporters in crisis as the coronavirus hits its trading partners ...

Protests, pandemic rob Iraqi students of graduation dreams
Posted 05:24 PM, 24 May, 2020

It was supposed to be Basma's big year: a degree, language certification and maybe a master's abroad. But local protests and a global pandemic threw ...

Siberian heatwave, early Greenland ice melt worry researchers
Posted 09:08 PM, 22 May, 2020

A Siberian heatwave and an early melting season in Greenland are worrying developments as summer approaches in the Arctic, researchers said ...

Pandemic gives Dubai chance to put tech to the test
Posted 05:53 PM, 24 May, 2020

From smart police helmets to research labs, the novel coronavirus has given Dubai an opportunity to test its technological and scientific clout as it ...

Top Spain chef sees fewer restaurants, more home cooking
Posted 02:14 PM, 22 May, 2020

When the pandemic struck, top chef Ferran Adria was in the final phases of preparing to reopen his world-famous El Bulli restaurant nine years after ...

Another polio case reported in Punjab, nationwide tally hits 49
Posted 09:23 PM, 23 May, 2020

Another polio case was reported in Punjab on Saturday, taking the countrywide figure for this year to 49.  According to sources, the latest ...

Cyprus ends passenger flights ban from June 9 with conditions
Posted 08:50 PM, 22 May, 2020

Cyprus will reopen its airports to commercial flights from June 9 after nearly three months of lockdown, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said ...

Most of the Muslim countries to celebrate Eid on Sunday
Posted 09:51 PM, 22 May, 2020

Most of the Islamic world would celebrate the Eid Al Fitr with millions confined to their homes following the global outbreak of COVID-19 on ...