Militants attack Afghan intelligence agency’s training centre
Kabul: Armed militants attacked a National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre here on Thursday and heavy clashes were ongoing, officials said.
Rescue teams continue search for Italy bridge collapse survivors
Rome: Rescue teams were continuing on Thursday their search for possible survivors among the rubble of a bridge that collapsed in Genoa in northwestern Italy, killing at least
Cambodia’s ruling CPP wins all seats in general elections
Phnom Penh: The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has won all 125 seats in the general elections, the poll body has said. The opposition was declared illegal and bann
Tokyo: Apple allegedly pressured Yahoo Japan to quash a game platform that offered competition to the App Store, prompting regulators in Japan to initiate an investigation, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday.
Launched in July 2017, Yahoo Japan&
Khartoum: At least 22 students drowned on Wednesday morning when a boat sank on the Nile River in Sudan, state news agency SUNA reported.
A woman also died in the drowning accident that took place at al-Buh
San Francisco: Google took a new move Wednesday to increase transparency on political ads on its platform by releasing an online library of US political ads and a report on details of ad-expenditure ahead of the mid-term US elections in November
Yangon: A 40-year-old woman has been killed in a shooting incident in Myanmar’s Mandalay city, media reported on Tuesday.
A bike-borne gunman attacked a couple on a bike on Monday. When he failed to snatch the woman’s purse, he shot at them, Xin
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday signed the $716 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law.
The bill for the fiscal year 2019 was named after Republican Senator John Mccain,
Accident at Spain music festival leaves many injured
Madrid: Dozens of people have been injured, four seriously, after a section of wooden promenade collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Spain’s Galicia, police said, conf
New York: The dominance of Google and Facebook of digital advertising has led to the number of independent and smaller ad tech companies falling 21 percent since 2013 to 185 in the second quarter of 2018, the media reported.
Kabul: The Taliban on Sunday continued with their offensive to seize control of the strategic easter Afghan city of Ghazni, the third day in a row on which their forces battled government troops supported by US airstrikes.
London: Ten people, including two children, were injured in a shooting at a street party early on Sunday in Manchester, British Police said.
The police rushed to the scene on a residential street in the Moss
Trump denounces racism ahead of white supremacist rally anniversary
Washington: US President Donald Trump denounced on Saturday “all types of racism” ahead of the anniversary of the white supremacist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, which res
Amy Adams needs character backgrounds
Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams gives all her characters a back story from the age of three to help with her preparations.
“For each character, I build a psychological back story from the age of around three – I’ll imagine their whole li
FBI rules out terrorism in Seattle plane crash
Washington: The airline employee who stole a plane on Friday in Seattle and crashed soon afterward did not have any links to terrorist organizations and was seeking to commit suicide, the FBI said on Saturday.
The FBI sa
Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health: Study
Beijing: Urban air is being polluted by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) whose exposure is posing threat to human health, researchers have warned.
Antibiotic resistance is caused by the incorrect use of antibiotics, and
This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria: Lancet
London: Researchers have developed a new type of bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and insect growth regulator that could prevent millions of cases of malaria.
The novel net, detailed in the journal The Lancet, con
US cuts military training programme for Pakistan
Washington: US military institutions are struggling to fill the 66 slots they had kept aside for officers from Pakistan for the next academic year, as President Donald Trump’s administr
Airplane stolen from Washington airport crashes
Washington: An plane has crashed after it was stolen by a ground employee from an airport in Washington state, authorities said.
North American Aerospace Def
Washington: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be a Supreme Court Justice, will begin his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced.
Singapore: An Indian-origin lawyer was on Friday fined 1,600 Singapore dollars and banned from driving for a year after he pleaded guilty to a drunk driving charge.
Jeyendran Jeyapal, 39, a deputy senior st