Russia says it chases British destroyer out of Crimea waters with warning shots, bombs

MOSCOW: Russia said late on Wednesday it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship to...

Thai protesters return to streets demanding constitutional changes

BANGKOK: Hundreds of Thai pro-democracy protesters took to the streets on Thursday, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and...

Iran says US to lift oil sanctions, Washington says nothing agreed

DUBAI/BERLIN: Iran said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping but Washington said...

Russia says it chases British destroyer out of Crimea waters with warning shots, bombs

MOSCOW: Russia said on Wednesday it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship to chase it...

Junkyard of empires: Afghans sift through leftovers of US occupation

Squatting in the dust by the main road to Afghanistan's biggest airbase, Mir Salam sifts through a pile of broken electronics in...

US, China discuss possible meeting of top diplomats: report

WASHINGTON: Washington and Beijing are discussing a possible meeting of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi...

Saudi hit squad that killed Khashoggi received paramilitary training in US: NYT

WASHINGTON: Four Saudi nationals who participated in the 2018 killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the...

China condemns latest US warship transit of Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI: China condemned the United States on Wednesday as the region's greatest security "risk creator" after a US warship again sailed through...

US could slow pullout from Afghanistan: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US military could slow down its withdrawal from Afghanistan due to the gains made by the Taliban, Pentagon spokesman John...

Taliban capture Afghanistan’s main Tajikistan border crossing

The Taliban captured Afghanistan's main border crossing with Tajikistan, officials said on Tuesday, with security forces abandoning their posts and some fleeing...

Secrets tumble out of Afghan war closet

Even a month before the 9/11 attacks, the US administration under President George Bush had finalised a strategy to overthrow the Taliban...

Iran’s Raisi backs nuclear talks, rules out meeting Biden

TEHRAN: Iran President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear deal but...

Israel says top diplomat to visit UAE in first official trip

TEL AVIV: Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will visit the United Arab Emirates, in the first official ministerial visit since the two...

Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir ‘Will’ in November

LOS ANGELES: Actor Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story. Penguin Press announced Sunday that Smith will release his memoir...

Europeans, US warn Iran nuclear talks won’t be open-ended

TEHRAN: Western officials warned Tehran on Sunday that negotiations to revive its nuclear deal could not continue indefinitely after the sides announced...