China warns not to underestimate resolve to safeguard sovereignty

No one should underestimate China's "firm resolve, staunch will and strong ability" to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese Foreign Ministry...

Russian soldier jailed for life in first war crimes trial of Ukraine war

A Ukrainian court sentenced a Russian soldier to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed civilian in the first war...

Iran will avenge slain Revolutionary Guards colonel, president says

DUBAI: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that Tehran will avenge the death of Revolutionary Guards Colonel Hassan Sayad Khodai, who...

In Tokyo, Biden says would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan

TOKYO: US President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, as part of a...

More than 100 million people forcibly displaced: UN

GENEVA: Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards member assassinated in Tehran

TEHRAN: Gunmen shot dead a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday in the east of the capital Tehran, state news agency...

Saudi crown prince signals family unity as succession looms

RIYADH: An unlikely royal joined a Saudi delegation to the UAE this week, and readers of the Kingdom's political landscape are viewing...

US envoy presses Taliban diplomat for women’s rights in Afghanistan

The US special envoy to Afghanistan met with the Taliban's chief diplomat and underscored international opposition to the group's treatment of women...

US-Indo Pacific strategy is bound to be a failed one: Wang Yi

The US-Indo Pacific strategy is causing more and more vigilance and concern in the world, especially among the countries in the Asia-Pacific...

Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover their faces on air

KABUL: Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels went on air Sunday with their faces covered, a day after defying a Taliban...

‘Enormously risky’: How NFTs lost their lustre

PARIS: A slew of celebrity endorsements helped inflate a multi-billion dollar bubble around digital tokens over the past year, but cryptocurrencies are...

Australia’s Labor to retake power after nine years, independents may hold sway

SYDNEY: Australia's Labor Party will form the country's next government on Monday, as unprecedented support for the Greens and climate-focused independents ended...

Prof Bhutta ranked among top 100 scientists in medicine

KARACHI: Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of the Aga Khan University (AKU) has been ranked among the top 100 medicine scientists in the first...

China will unswervingly open wider to outside world: Premier Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday reiterated that China’s resolve to open up to the outside world will not change, and that...

Women TV presenters defy Taliban order to cover faces on air

Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading TV channels went on air Saturday without covering their faces, defying a Taliban order that they conceal...