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Trump, Kim are like kindergarten children: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has likened the war of words between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to a...

21 children killed in Mexican quake-toppled school

Mexico City: At least 21 children were killed at an elementary school that collapsed in the Mexican capital when a powerful earthquake rattled the...

7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 in Mexico

Mexico City: A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico today, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled...

Suu Kyi breaks silence ‘feels deeply for suffering people’

Breaking her silence on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday said she is ‘concerned’ over Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Suu Kyi said...

Hamas ends rule over Gaza, invites PM Rami Hamdallah

Gaza: The Hamas movement, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, announced on Sunday that it was ready to hand over the territory...

Lord Buddha Would Have Helped Rohingya Muslims, Says Dalai Lama

New Delhi: Amid mounting international concern over the treatment of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said that...

Death toll rises to 61 in powerful Mexico earthquake

The worst-hit city was Juchitan, on the narrow waist of Oaxaca known as the Isthmus, where 36 quake victims died. One of the most powerful...

New fires ravage Rohingya villages in northwest Myanmar

Up to eight villages were burned down on Friday in a part of northwest Myanmar where large numbers of Muslim Rohingya had been sheltering...

​Suu Kyi says Myanmar working to ‘protect’ Rohingyas

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate, told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a telephone call that her government makes "sure that all the...

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar violence in 10 days

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh in the last 10 days, uprooted by reported rapes, murders and acts of arson by the Myanmar army. Vivian Tan, regional spokesperson for UNHCR, told...

Israeli troops reportedly shot 21-year-old Raed al-Salhi five times at close range at a...

A 21-year-old Palestinian man has died from his wounds weeks after being shot by Israeli soldiers at a refugee camp in the occupied West...

Pilgrims return to Makkah as Hajj winds down

MAKKAH: More than two million pilgrims participating in the Hajj this week began returning to Makkah on Sunday for final prayers as the world’s...