International Issues

International Issues

Kathmandu : 50 killed in Plane Crash

Kathmandu(PTI) A US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames today while landing at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here, killing at least 50 people, officials said. The Dhaka to Kathmandu flight, with 67 passengers...

Lone Gunman Kills 59, Injures hundreds, in Las Vegas Concert Attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper’s nest in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel...

Sharif & Sons Fail to Appear Before Anti-Corruption Body

Lahore: Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons today failed to appear before the top anti-graft body, which wanted to interrogate them over money laundering and corruption charges revealed by the...

Indians Win 2 Awards at 1st Global Robotics Competition in US

Washington(PTI): A group of seven Indian students has bagged two awards at the first global robotics Olympiad in the US where 157 countries participated. The students, who hail from Mumbai, won gold for Zhang Heng...

Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake off Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula Triggers Tsunami Warning

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsunami Center said. The quake struck at 11:34...

Chinese Army Conducts Live-Fire Drills in Tibet

BEIJING: China's military has conducted live-fire exercises in Tibet amid the ongoing standoff+ between Indian and Chinese troops at the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) conducted live-fire exercises in...

Panama Papers Investigators Recommend Reopening 15 Cases Against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which probed the Panama Papers case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family assets has recommended reopening 15 cases against Mr Sharif, the media reported on Sunday. Of...

22 Killed in Fire in China’s Jiangsu Province

A pre-dawn fire in a two-storey house in eastern China killed 22 people and injured three on Sunday. The city of Changshu in Jiangsu province, about 80 km northwest of Shanghai, said on Sunday in...

5 Killed & 40 Injured in UK Parliament Terror Attack

London, Mar 23 (PTI) Five people were killed and 40 others injured when a terrorist suspect mowed down pedestrians on a bridge and stabbed a police officer outside parliament complex before being shot dead...

Obama Asks Americans to Protect Democracy

Chicago : US President Barack Obama today asked Americans to unite and protect the country's democracy which he said is being threatened by racism, inequality and a corrosive political environment as he made his...

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