IS recaptures Albu Kamal, last Syrian urban bastion of its collapsing 'caliphate'

The jihadist rebound came as the United States and Russia issued a surprise joint presidential statement saying there was “no military solution” to Syria’s grinding six-year war.

Nov 12, 2017 01:34 AM

Putin feels insulted by 2016 US election meddling allegations, says Trump

After meeting Vladimir Putin at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam, Donald Trump said that Russian President “feels insulted” by the US election meddling claims.

Nov 12, 2017 01:22 AM

Mob torches 30 houses of Hindus in Bangladesh over Facebook post

Before the police intervened, the perpetrators had torched at least 30 Hindu houses before looting and vandalising them, the report said.

Nov 12, 2017 12:04 AM

US Hindus claim victory in California legal case on textbooks

Hindu American groups on Saturday said they have won a “significant victory” in California state, as education officials acceded to their over decade-long efforts for an “accurate, equitable,...

Nov 11, 2017 09:21 PM

'No military solution' for war in Syria: Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in joint statement

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin agreed there was 'no military solution' for the war in Syria, in a joint statement approved on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific summit.

Nov 11, 2017 02:01 PM

US President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin cross paths again in Vietnam

US president Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin chatted as they sauntered together for a brief photo session at 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting on Saturday.

Nov 11, 2017 01:57 PM

Saudi Arabia arrest of Osama Bin Laden's brother shatters royal entente

The government says 201 people have been taken into custody in the purge, which comes amid an anti-corruption probe it says uncovered at least USD 100 billion in graft and embezzlement.

Nov 11, 2017 12:08 PM

Rohingya Muslim crisis: Safe in a camp, Rohingya children face death by malnutrition

Mohammad Sohail, a Rohingya child cries uncontrollably as he waits to see a doctor -- one of the thousands of Rohingya children at risk of an agonizing death from malnutrition even after reaching the...

Nov 11, 2017 10:32 AM

US, South Korea begin joint naval drills as warning to North Korea

The United States and South Korea have started joint naval drills that will involve three US aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea.

Nov 11, 2017 08:39 AM

US Marine gets 10 years jail term for abusing Muslim recruits

Gunnery Sergeant Joseph Felix was convicted a day earlier of maltreatment of the recruits during their basic training at the Parris Island, South Carolina base.

Nov 11, 2017 07:09 AM

Saudi Arabia 'declared war on Lebanon', says Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

Days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri announced his sudden resignation in the Saudi capital, leader of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country.

Nov 11, 2017 04:13 AM

Islamists rally in Pakistan, demands removal of law minister Zahid Hamid over Prophet Muhammad omission

The protesters shouted slogans against Zahid Hamid nd claimed that he purposefully made the omission of Prophet Muhammad to appease the minority Ahmadis sect.

Nov 11, 2017 03:26 AM