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Anti-aircraft missiles launched following Israeli army airstrikes on Syria: Israel Army

Jerusalem: Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said.(Reuters File Photo) Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said. The military said its warplanes struck […]

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US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque

Beirut: Smoke billows following reported air strikes on a rebel-held area in the southern city of Daraa. (AFP Photo) The US military says it carried out an air strike in northern Syria against an Al-Qaeda target, but denies deliberately targeting a mosque where at least 42 people were killed according to an independent monitor. The […]

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‘Explosive’ parcel found at German finance minister’s office ‘sent from Greece’

Berlin: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble became extremely unpopular in Greece during the country’s crippling debt crisis as he was seen as unyielding in imposing austerity on Athens in exchange for financial aid. (AFP Photo) An “explosive” package found at the office of the German finance minister was sent from Greece, a police source in […]

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Pakistan aims to add 100 million trees in 5 years as part of ‘tree tsunami’ across the country

Islamabad: One of Pakistan’s greenest provinces is becoming greener still: In just a year it has added three-quarters of a billion new trees, as part of a “tree tsunami” aimed at reversing worsening forest loss. “The success on the ground is phenomenal. This is not just about planting trees but about changing attitudes,” said Rab […]

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India an important business partner of US: Treasury secretary Mnuchin

PWashington: US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak during a “strategic initiatives” lunch at the White House in Washington.(REUTERS) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that India is a significant economic partner of the US and hoped to continue the bilateral financial talks between the two countries in the future. […]

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US plans for Syria include another 1,000 troops: US official

Agence France-Presse Washington: Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon.(Reuters File Photo) Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official said on Wednesday. The plans, which still need […]

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Donald Trump suggests more information coming about wiretapping claim

Washington: US President Barack Obama (R) greets President-elect Donald Trump at inauguration ceremonies swearing in Trump as President on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.(Reuters) President Donald Trump suggested more information would be coming out soon about his claim that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower during the […]

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Here’s how Stateless Media is telling news, one beautiful short film at a time

Soumya Srivastava: Stateless Media is a network of independent filmmakers around the world that tell stories of people in short films. Each video has a life and soul of its own. What’s common between a woman going on six dates in three days, a girl who sings about Bernie Sanders and a musician losing confidence […]

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Egyptian-American Dina Powell named deputy US national security advisor

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster has tapped Dina Powell to become his deputy, promoting the Cairo-born banker and policymaker to a key White House role.(Twitter Photo/ Dina Powell) National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster has tapped Dina Powell to become his deputy, promoting the Cairo-born banker and policymaker to a key White House role. McMaster appointed Powell […]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping pushes advanced technology for military

Chinese President Xi Jinping adjusts his suit jacket as he prepares to leave after the closing session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on Monday.(AP) China’s military needs to promote technological innovation as the “key” to its upgrading and modernisation, President Xi Jinping told military delegates […]

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