Biden, Putin to hold call as Ukraine-Russia tension smolders

Wilmington: Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin are set to discuss the Russian troop buildup near…

WHO warns of Omicron overload

BERLIN: The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Tuesday that the Omicron coronavirus variant could lead…

Sri Lanka finalising talks to reacquire oil tanks leased to India: Minister

Colombo,: Sri Lanka is nearing completion of talks with India to reacquire the 99 World War…

Biden signs USD 768.2 billion defense spending bill into law

Washington: US President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Monday, authorising USD…

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 281.3 mn; Deaths surge to more than 5.40 mn

Washington, Dec 28: The global coronavirus caseload has topped 281.3 million, while the deaths have surged…

Insulting Prophet (SAW) not freedom of expression: Russian Prez

Srinagar: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said insulting Prophet Muhammad (SAW) does not count as freedom…

36 people dead after fire breaks out aboard a packed ferry in Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least 36 people died and nearly 200 others were injured on Friday after a…

2021: An year of record trade amid frozen India-China ties over Ladakh chill

Beijing: India and China achieved a major milestone this year when their bilateral trade crossed the…

Afghanistan will become ‘biggest man-made crisis’ if world fails to act, Pak PM Imran warns at OIC Summit

Islamabad, Dec 19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday warned that Afghanistan could potentially become…

Omicron: What can we learn from South Africa’s experience so far?

  South Africa was where the new Omicron variant was first identified, and cases there have…