Suez Canal

Storm grounds 200,000 tonne ship – blocks Suez Canal – halts 12% global trade

A container ship like a “beached whale” has blocked transit in both directions through one of the world’s busiest shipping channels for oil and...
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Modi in Bangladesh: Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at demonstrations; 18 hospitalized

Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators, who were protesting against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
Modi, Dhaka, Sheikh Hasina

Modi in Dhaka as Bangladesh marks 50th year of liberation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dhaka on Friday on a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he will attend the celebrations of the...

31-yr-old journalist shot dead at barber’s shop in Pakistan

A 31-year-old Hindu journalist in Pakistan has been shot dead by some unidentified assailants while getting a haircut at a barber shop in the...
Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan, wife test positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for coronavirus, two days after he got a COVID-19 jab. Hours after Prime Minister Imran Khan contracted...
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BBC’s correspondent ‘taken away’ amid military crackdown in Mynamar

The BBC correspondent in Myanmar has gone missing on Friday after he was taken away by unidentified men Friday, the British public broadcaster said...
TTP Pakistan

As Taliban makes comeback in Pakistan, cops killed in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

Two police personnel, including a Station House Officer (SHO), were killed in separate attacks in Pakistan’s Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Sunday evening as the...
Swiss burqa

‘Trivialising xenophobic atmosphere’: Swiss voters back ‘burqa ban’

Switzerland narrowly backed a ban on wearing burqa or niqab in public places with 51.21 percent voters backing the proposal. A majority of federal Switzerland’s...
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Iran’s Quds Force behind Israel embassy blast in Delhi

India’s central agencies have found that the Iranian Quds force was behind the blast outside the Israel Embassy in New Delhi as part of...
Saudi oil attack

Yemen’s Houthis attack Saudi oil industry with drones, missiles

Yemen’s Houthi forces fired drones and missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Sunday, reported Reuters, including a Saudi Aramco facility at Ras Tanura...