Puerto Rico braces for new hurricane season

Puerto Rico braces for new hurricane season San Juan, June 2 : Puerto Rico is bracing for a new hurricane season just eight months after hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm, slammed into the island causing a major electricity crisis, the media reported.

Hawaii volcano lava destroys over 80 homes

Hawaii volcano lava destroys over 80 homes Honolulu, June 2 : More than 80 homes have been destroyed by the Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii in the four weeks since lava began flowing, a top official said. The number of h

‘Ready to thwart US anti-Iran measures’

‘Ready to thwart US anti-Iran measures’ Tehran, June 2 : Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said Iran is quite ready to thwart the US anti-Iran measures following Washington’s pullout of the nuclear deal.

Global smartphone market to contract again in 2018: IDC

Global smartphone market to contract again in 2018: IDC San Francisco, June 1 : For the second year in a row, the worldwide smartphone market will contract again in 2018 before returning to growth in 2019 and beyond, due largely to rising demand of the produc

Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts

Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts Jakarta, June 1 : Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano, erupted on Friday and spewed a column of ash 6 km into the air. Mount Merapi situated in the borders of Yog

Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine

Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine Rabat, June 1 : With scores killed during protests in Palestine following the shifting of the US Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, Morocco has sent humanitarian aid and medical team to the Palesti

Seoul, Pyongyang resume talks to implement summit agreements

Seoul, Pyongyang resume talks to implement summit agreements Panmunjom, June 1 : A high-level meeting took place between North Korea and South Korea on Friday to discuss steps to implement the agreement reached by their leaders in the April 27 and May 26 summ

Talks with N.Korean delegation going well: Trump  

Talks with N.Korean delegation going well: Trump   Washington, May 31 : US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the talks with a delegation from North Korea in New York are going “very well” and that he expected a letter from Kim Jong Un. Trump made t

US issues fresh alert on North Korean malware campaigns

US issues fresh alert on North Korean malware campaigns San Francisco, May 31 : The US has issued a fresh alert on malicious cyber activity by North Korea, warning people that two families of malware — referred to as Joanap and Brambul — may be us

Kendrick Lamar receives 2018 Pulitzer for music

Kendrick Lamar receives 2018 Pulitzer for music New York, May 31 : Kendrick Lamar, who made history when he became the first hip-hop act to win a Pulitzer prize in music for his acclaimed 2017 album “DAMN”, received the honour here. He said the ex

IS claims Belgium attacker ‘soldier of caliphate’

IS claims Belgium attacker ‘soldier of caliphate’ Brussels, May 31 : The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed that the man who killed two police officers and a civilian in the Belgian city of Liege was a “soldier of the caliphate̶

Reddit beats Facebook to a third most popular platform in th...

Reddit beats Facebook to a third most popular platform in the US San Francisco, May 31 : Social discussion website Reddit has surpassed Facebook to become the third most visited platform in the US, according to Alexa, the Amazon-owned web traffic analysing pl

UN condemns latest escalation in Gaza

UN condemns latest escalation in Gaza United Nations, May 31 : UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov on Wednesday condemned the latest escalation in Gaza. The past two days have seen the

Panama, Northern Ireland in a goalless draw

Panama, Northern Ireland in a goalless draw Panama City, May 30 : Amid massive support from the public, mostly dressed in red, the Panamanian national football team played out a 0-0 stalemate against Northern Ireland in an international friendly here.

Key Italy talks amid fears of snap poll

Key Italy talks amid fears of snap poll Rome, May 30 : Italy’s Prime Minister-designate Carlo Cottarelli will on Wednesday meet President Sergio Mattarella, amid reports that snap elections may be called to break the political deadlock.