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    Pak parliament elects Abbasi as new PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on August 02, 2017

    Pakistan’s parliament elected ruling party loyalist Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister on Tuesday, days after Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court after a corruption probe...

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    Bangladeshi shot dead in Saudi Arabia

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:18pm on August 01, 2017

    A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by terrorists at Qatif city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Three more foreign nationals were also killed in...

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    North Korea can hit most of United States: US officials

    Reuters | Updated at 11:15am on August 01, 2017

    North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile has shown that Pyongyang now may be able to reach most of the continental United States,...

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    US hits Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on August 01, 2017

    The United States hit Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro with direct sanctions on Monday over a disputed and deadly weekend vote that, while consolidating his power,...

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    Trump fires media chief

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 09:05am on August 01, 2017

    US president Donald Trump ousted recently hired White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci on Monday over an obscene tirade, sources familiar with the decision said, in the latest staff upheaval for the six-month-old administration...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of hampering Qatari hajj pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:30am on August 01, 2017

    The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the annual hajj pilgrimage to Makkah of Qatari pilgrims by refusing to guarantee their safety...

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    WikiLeaks issues leaked Macron campaign emails to its site   

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:57pm on July 31, 2017

      Roughly 20,000 emails allegedly stolen from French president Emmanuel Macron's campaign have been digitally verified and published to WikiLeaks, the group said Monday. The...

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    German cable car collision leaves dozens stranded in mid-air

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on July 31, 2017

    Dozens of people were left suspended in mid-air after a cable car hit a support pillar and came to a stop over the River Rhine in Germany...

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    Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on July 31, 2017

    Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist president Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a ‘new era of combat’ in the crisis-stricken nation...

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    North Korea: US says ‘no value’ in UN security council meeting

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on July 31, 2017

    The US says it will not call for a UN Security Council meeting over North Korea's missile tests because it would produce ‘nothing of consequence’...