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Six alleged instigators of S. African unrest arrested

Pretoria, July 20 (IANS) Six alleged instigators behind the violent unrest in South Africa which lasted for almost a week, have been arrested, Acting...

UN Deputy chief warns of ‘bloody surge’ in humanitarian crises

United Nations, July 17 (IANS) UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed warned that the world is facing a "bloody surge" in humanitarian crises, while calling...

NASA celebrates 100th birthday of 1st American to orbit the planet

Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US space agency on Saturday celebrated the 100th birthday of astronaut John Glenn who changed the history of spaceflight,...

Catastrophic floods kill over 120 in Europe, many still missing

Brussels/Berlin, July 17 (IANS) Devastating flash floods due to intense rainfalls have swept through several western European countries in the past few days, killing...

Largest wildfire in Oregon grows with only 7% containment

Washington, July 17 (IANS) The Bootleg Fire, the largest blaze currently raging in the US state of Oregon, has grown to more than 227,000...

Anti-Indian violence was planned, says South Africa President

By Anwesha Bhaumik Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The violence and looting against people with Indian origin in South Africa over the past week were planned,...

LA to reintroduce indoor mask mandate

Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Public health authorities in the Los Angeles County announced residents will be required to wear masks in indoor public...

Pak expresses confidence on China, but says there are no free lunches

Colombo, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner for Sri Lanka Major General (Retd.) Muhammad Saad Khattak expressed confidence on China's support for his country...

Merkel’s U.S. visit expected to tackle major issues over transatlantic ties

Berlin, July 14 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to visit Washington on Thursday, expecting to tackle issues dominating the transatlantic ties. The U.S....

Biden discusses gun violence at WH meeting

Washington, July 13 (IANS) US President Joe Biden held a meeting with a group of mayors and police chiefs from across the country at...