Italy declares state of emergency after deadly landslide

ITALY: A wave of mud and debris hit the small town of Casamicciola Terme early Saturday morning, engulfing at least one house...

‘Forgotten’ Afghan stories highlighted in two new films from Netflix, Nat Geo

LOS ANGELES: The world's focus has shifted to the war in Ukraine, but two major new documentaries aim to throw the spotlight...

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focus on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA: Canada launched a new Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, vowing more resources to deal with a "disruptive" China while working with the...

China enforces more resolute measures to curb rising infections

BEIJING: China State Council's Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism has reiterated its commitment to cracking down on COVID-19 control malpractices and urged...

Sikhs launch ‘Haryana Banay Ga Khalistan’ campaign In Melbourne

ISLAMABAD: The pro-Khalistan secessionist group, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), launched Khalistan Referendum Campaign in Melbourne Australia with thousands participating in Nagar Kirtan...

Kim vows North Korea to have world’s most powerful nuclear force

PYONGYANG: Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country aimed to have the World’s most powerful nuclear force as he celebrated the...

Kim vows North Korea to have world’s most powerful nuclear force

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country aimed to have the world's most powerful nuclear force as he celebrated...

US ban on Chinese tech firms will only ‘hurt global value chain’: Experts

BEIJING: The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday banned five Chinese firms from selling communications equipment in the US, citing the...

Taliban condemn UN official’s ‘disrespectful’ statement about Islamic penal code

KABUL: The Spokesperson of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Zabihullah Mujahid took to Twitter on Saturday to condemn a statement by a...

NASA Orion spacecraft enters lunar orbit: officials

WASHINGTON: NASA's Orion spacecraft was placed in lunar orbit Friday, officials said, as the much-delayed Moon mission proceeded successfully. A little over a...

Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again

LONDON: Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different coloured check marks to accounts...

Taliban treatment of women could be crime against humanity: UN expert

KABUL: Taliban restrictions on the freedoms of women and girls could amount to a crime against humanity, the UN special rapporteur on...

Two dead as Saudi storm disrupts life, cuts main road to Mecca

RIYADH: At least two people died on Thursday as heavy rains hit western Saudi Arabia, including the coastal city of Jeddah, delaying...

Afghanistan repairs 70 military planes, helicopters damaged by US

KABUL: The Taliban interim administration repaired 70 damaged military planes and helicopters that were damaged by US soldiers before they left Afghanistan...

Spanish right on warpath over changes to sedition law

Madrid: Spain's right-wing opposition is infuriated over government plans to abolish sedition, the charge used against Catalan separatist leaders, decrying the move...