Trump planning to end birthright citizenship

  Washington: US President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday that he is planning to put an end to what he called the “ridiculous” law that grants citizenship to all children born in US territory.

Novel vaccine may reduce post-stroke blood clot risk

Novel vaccine may reduce post-stroke blood clot risk Tokyo: Researchers have tested a vaccine, S100A9, that may be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the ris

Iran says US unable to stop its oil exports

    Tehran: Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has said that Iran is prepared to frustrate the US November 4 sanctions on its crude exports. The Iranian government h

Bolsonaro wins Brazilian presidential run-off

  Brasilia: Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won the Brazilian presidential run-off with 55.42 per cent of the valid votes and will succeed President Michel Temer on January 1 to govern until 2022. Accordi

Quake hits Japanese island

  Tokyo: A 5.4-magnitude quake hit off Japan’s Torishima island on Monday, the Met office said. No tsunami warning was issued. The tremors were felt at 10.28 a.m. at a depth of 110 km, Xinhua quoted the

Higgins re-elected Irish President again

Higgins re-elected Irish President again Dublin: Michael D. Higgins was on Sunday re-elected as the Irish President after receiving 56 per cent of the election vote. Businessman Peter Casey came second in the polls on Saturday with 23.1 per cent, while none of the other four candidates polled

11 people killed, 6 injured in US shooting  

11 people killed, 6 injured in US shooting   Washington: At least 11 people were killed and six others were injured after a gunman opened fire Saturday morning inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh, US state of Pennsylvania, a city official said. No children were among the fatalities and the si

French president calls for Europe’s ‘reunion’

  Bratislava: If the European Union (EU) is expected to progress, consensus among all member countries is needed, while all must have in mind that there’s no division into old and new members, as they’ve all contributed to Europe&rsq

Trump accuses US press of using mail bomb case

  Washington: US President Donald Trump accused the American media of using the arrest of one of his apparent supporters in the mail bomb case to “score political points” against him, less than two weeks before the mid-term elections

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific hacked

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific hacked Hong Kong: Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific announced on Thursday that it has discovered a data breach earlier this year in which the personal information of more than 9 million passengers may have