Russia issues new nuclear warning as contested Ukraine referendum ends

An ally of President Vladimir Putin issued a stark new nuclear warning to Ukraine and the West on Tuesday as Russia began...

Italy’s far-right Meloni begins tricky government talks

ROME: Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni and her allies began Tuesday what is likely to be a weeks-long process of forming a...

Both ‘our partners’: US says ties with India, Pakistan independent of each other

WASHINGTON: The United States has responded to India's objections to Washington's move to provide Pakistan $450 million for refurbishing the country's F-16...

‘China has rushed to Pakistan’s help’, Wang rebuffs Blinken’s taunt

BEIJING: Hours after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Pakistan to seek debt relief from China so that it can...

In wealthy Dubai, poor get free bread from machines

DUBAI: With the cost of living surging, free hot bread distribution for the poor has been introduced in Dubai, a rich Gulf...

Boost climate action or we’ll see you in court, activists tell governments

LONDON: Governments around the world must scale up climate action "or face further legal action", an open letter from campaign groups warned...

Iran steps up activist, journalist arrests in protest crackdown

TEHRAN: Iran is stepping up arrests of activists and journalists in a crackdown against civil society as anti-regime protests rage nationwide, activists...

Voting continues in four regions of Ukraine on joining Russia

KYIV: The Kremlin said on Monday it was in "sporadic" contact with the United States on nuclear issue, a day after Washington...

Stage set for CPC’s 20th National Congress as party delegates selected

BEIJING: After all delegates to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) were selected in Beijing. Officials...

Tensions flare as Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa complex

JERUSALEM: Tensions are running high in occupied East Jerusalem as Jewish settlers continued their incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex on Monday. Settlers...

Bangladesh boat tragedy death toll hits 40

Dhaka: Rescue workers recovered 15 more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll...

Putin denounces ‘inhuman terrorist attack’ at school: Kremlin

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday denounced an "inhuman terrorist attack" at a school in central Russia's Izhevsk, where a gunman...

Chinese govt, people to continue supporting Pakistan’s flood relief efforts: Wang Wenbin

BEIJING: The Chinese government and people will continue to stand with Pakistan and take prompt actions to help flood-stricken people, Chinese Foreign...

US warns Russia of ‘castastrophic’ consequences of nuclear strike

WASHINGTON: The United States has warned Russia privately of "catastrophic" consequences if it uses nuclear weapons as part of the Ukraine invasion,...

Deeply divisive Monroe biopic ‘Blonde’ hits Netflix

PARIS: Destined to be one of the most divisive films of the year, Marilyn Monroe biopic "Blonde" finally lands on Netflix on...