Category: World News

Four Dead, 50 Injured In China Oil Truck Blast

By | 13th June, 2020

Emergency responders were still battling to free trapped victims. (Representational) Beijing: Four people were killed and more than 50 injured after an oil tanker truck exploded on a highway near Wenling in east China on Saturday, the local government said. The impact…Read More »

Curfews Announced In Major US Cities As Race Protests Escalate

By | 31st May, 2020

Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta were among two dozen cities ordering people to stay indoors. Minneapolis: Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality escalated across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from President Donald Trump that his government…Read More »

“Will Close Down Social Media”: Trump After Twitter Fact-Checks Tweets

By | 27th May, 2020

  Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump’s tweets “unsubstantiated”. Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims. “Republicans feel that Social…Read More »

After Brush With Death, Coronavirus Survivor Learns To Speak, Walk Again

By | 25th May, 2020

  The woman is one of more than 235,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Spain.(Representational) Madrid: After months in a Madrid hospital fighting off the virus that nearly killed her, Rosa Maria Fernandez is now learning the basics again: walking, speaking and using…Read More »

Donald Trump Bars Travel From Brazil, A New Pandemic Hotspot

By | 25th May, 2020

Washington: President Donald Trump on Sunday suspended travel from Brazil, which has emerged as a major new hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said. Non-Americans who have been in Brazil in the 14-day period prior to when they seek admittance…Read More »

Earthquake Strikes During New Zealand PM’s Interview. Watch Her Reaction

By | 25th May, 2020

  New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern assured the host that she was safe and the interview resumed. Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live…Read More »

Indian Teacher Dies Of COVID-19 In Abu Dhabi

By | 25th May, 2020

  Anil Kumar taught Hindi at Sunrise School in Abu Dhabi. (file photo) Dubai: A 50-year-old Indian teacher has died of coronavirus in the UAE, according to a media report. Anil Kumar, a Hindi teacher at Sunrise School in Abu Dhabi, died…Read More »

Singapore Businessman, Wife, Team Cook Biryani For 600 Migrants On Eid

By | 25th May, 2020

Dushyant Kumar provided a giant biryani for a Sunday evening Eid feast for at least 600 migrants. Singapore: As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had…Read More »

Pilot Of Crashed PIA Plane Ignored Warnings Thrice: Report

By | 25th May, 2020

  Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of a plane at the site after an aircraft crashed Karachi: The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)’s crashed plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed…Read More »

“Searching For Mother’s Body Nightmare”: Pak Families Mourn Crash Victims

By | 25th May, 2020

  97 people were killed when an Airbus A320, operated by PIA, crashed into a Karachi neighbourhood Karachi/Islamabad: As Fazal Rahmaan, 80 and his wife, Wahida Rahmaan, 74, boarded a plane in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday, their family’s biggest…Read More »

Japan Lifts Coronavirus Emergency, Urges Caution To Prevent Another Wave

By | 25th May, 2020

  Japan PM Shinzo Abe Lifts State Of Emergency After Sharp Decline In Virus Cases. (FILE) Tokyo: Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world’s third-largest economy as government officials warned caution was still…Read More »

“Johnson Has Now Gone The Full Trump”: British PM Faces Fury Over Aide

By | 25th May, 2020

London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London. Defending one of…Read More »