Category: World

Indian man kills 20-year-old woman for refusing sex

Indian man kills 20-year-old woman for refusing sex

MUMBAI: A 20-year-old woman from Mumbai, who had gone to meet a man she had befriended online on Facebook, was found dead in the building around 7pm on Sunday,...

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

Saudi women to start own business without male permission!

RIYADH: Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes to expand a fast-growing private...

Israeli PM sends condolences over Iran plane crash

Israeli PM sends condolences over Iran plane crash

MUNICH: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday offered his condolences over the 66 people killed in an Iranian plane crash, just moments after he launched a...

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi's trial delayed until Feb. 13

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi’s trial delayed until Feb. 13

The trial of Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi before an Israeli military court has been postponed for a week and is now scheduled to begin on Feb. 13. Tamimi, who...

2 dead after avalanche in Italian ski resort

2 dead after avalanche in Italian ski resort

Two people were killed in an avalanche as they were skiing off-piste at a resort in central Italy, emergency services said Sunday. They said a third person was slightly...

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape: legal source

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape: legal source

NEWS DESK: Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has been charged with rape, a judicial source said, following claims by two women that he assaulted them in French hotel rooms...

Saudi Arabia says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree

US urges Yemen parties to end bloodshed, reach political situation

The United States says it is concerned by reports of deadly clashes in Aden, Yemen. “We call on all parties to refrain from escalation and further bloodshed. We...

US voices concern over ‘unsafe’ Russian military practices

The United States notes with the highest level of concern the latest incident of unsafe Russian military practices, over the Black Sea on January 29. As confirmed by...

Malala lauds feminism as Trump lands in Davos

Malala lauds feminism as Trump lands in Davos!

Davos, Switzerland: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Thursday urged women to “change the world” without waiting for the help of men, as she addressed an...

Suspected U.S. drone kills two militants in Pakistan

Suspected U.S. drone kills two militants in Pakistan!

PARACHINAR: A suspected U.S. drone attack on a house in northwestern Pakistan killed two militants from the Afghan Taliban-allied Haqqani network, two Pakistani security...