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Saudi Arabia supports international efforts to fight hunger and poverty in UN speech

Saudi Arabia supports international efforts to fight hunger and poverty in UN speech

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has told the UN that food security is one of the most important issues of the 21st century. Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al-Qad...

Microsoft unveils blush coloured Surface Laptop 2 in China

Microsoft unveils blush coloured Surface Laptop 2 in China

BEIJING: Microsoft on Monday unveiled a blush coloured "Surface Laptop 2" only for the Chinese market.The company launched the device with a black-fin...

British royals arrive on landmark trip to Australia

British royals arrive on landmark trip to Australia

Sydney:  Prince Harry and Meghan touched down in Sydney on Monday, kicking off a bumper Pacific tour that is the British royals’ first major outi...

Voting for 35 national, provincial assemblies by-poll in Pakistan ends

Voting for 35 national, provincial assemblies by-poll in Pakistan ends

In Pakistan, polling for by-elections in 11 National Assembly and 24 provincial assembly seats ended on Sunday.According to Dawn News TV, vote countin...

Koreas hold high-level peace talks

Koreas hold high-level peace talks

The Koreas are holding high-level talks to discuss engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with the North.  Sout...

17 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

17 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

In Afghanistan, 17 soldiers were killed in Taliban attack on an army base in western province of Farah. Ghausuddin Noorzai, the district chief in...

Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal

Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja found

In Nepal, bodies of nine climbers from the base camp of the Mount Gurja have been retrieved. The rescue team reached base camp and airlifted all nine ...

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's population exceeds 33M

As of Oct. 1, 2018, the resident population of Uzbekistan has increased by 428,500 people (1.3 percent) since the beginning of 2018 and amounted to 33...

Saudi Arabian King calls Turkish President over journalist Khashoggi

Saudi Arabian King calls Turkish President over journalist Khashoggi's disappearance

Saudi Arabia's King Salman spoke Sunday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Ist...

Israel

Israel's Netanyahu threatens Hamas with 'very strong blows'

Jerusalem: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas after fresh violence along the bord...

4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler

4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler's birthday party

An altercation between two families at a toddler's birthday party in Texas led to a shooting that left four men dead and one injured, authorities said...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

Saudi Arabia rejects political and economic "threats" over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source quoted by state news agency SPA says.The count...

Will Smith back in Dubai, heads to Burj Khalifa

Will Smith back in Dubai, heads to Burj Khalifa

Hollywood actor Will Smith on Sunday chose an unlikely prop and a cheeky attitude to announce his arrival in Dubai on Sunday.The Aladdin star posted a...

Passenger killed on Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Passenger killed on Dubai Palm Jumeirah

A horrific traffic accident on Sunday caused the death of a passenger and left two others with injuries, according to Dubai Police. The accident ...

Khashoggi’s fiancée asks for accountability if he was killed - NYT

Khashoggi’s fiancée asks for accountability if he was killed - NYT

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée to the Saudi journalist who has been missing in Turkey for nearly two weeks, has written an obituary-style op-ed on Jamal K...

At least 15 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

At least 15 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

Fifteen people, including children, were killed when a truck carrying migrants crashed in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Sunday, state-owned...

Thousands protest Trump

Thousands protest Trump's anti-women agenda in Chicago

Multiple political candidates were in attendance, including J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois who told the gathered cro...

Yemeni missile hits gathering of Saudi-backed forces

Yemeni missile hits gathering of Saudi-backed forces

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Army and popular Houthi Ansarullah movement has hit a gathering of Saudi-backed militants in Sana'a province, the...

‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Star Chow Yun-fat Plans to Give His Entire Fortune to Charity

‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Star Chow Yun-fat Plans to Give His Entire Fortune to Charity

Chinese movie legend Chow Yun-fat says he plans to give his entire net worth, a whopping $5.6 billion HKD (that’s $714 million USD) to charity. “My dr...

Car bomb in Kirkuk kills one, injures seven

Car bomb in Kirkuk kills one, injures seven

A car bomb exploded in central Kirkuk's al-Mamduda neighborhood on Saturday night, killing one and wounding seven more, security and health sources sa...

Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Hurricane-force winds have brought down hundreds of trees and left more than 15,000 homes without power in Portugal.The remnants of Hurricane Leslie s...

Canada cannabis legalisation: ‘We know the world is watching’

Canada cannabis legalisation: ‘We know the world is watching’

But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light.It's following a trail first blazed by Urug...

Jamal Khashoggi: UK and US

Jamal Khashoggi: UK and US 'could boycott' Saudi conference

Britain and the US are considering boycotting a major international conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khash...

Trump vows

Trump vows 'severe punishment' if Saudis killed Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump does not want to “hurt jobs” by sanctioning Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, but has nonetheless promised “severe ...

Driverless taxis to be launched in Dubai on October 14

Driverless taxis to be launched in Dubai on October 14

The region's first driverless taxi will be piloted during the Gitex Technology Week that starts in Dubai tomorrow. The Roads and Transport Authority's...

At least 12 people killed in Afghan election rally blast

At least 12 people killed in Afghan election rally blast

At least 12 people were killed and more than 30 injured in an explosion at an election rally for a woman standing as a candidate in Afghanistan’s parl...

Facebook may soon bring Unsend feature on Messenger

Facebook may soon bring Unsend feature on Messenger

Facebook could soon be rolling out the "Unsend" feature for Messenger that would allow users to retract sent messages not only from their inboxes, but...

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's interior minister slams false accusations on Khashoggi’s disappearance

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's minister of interior, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, on Saturday denounced the "false accusations" being cir...

Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in border protest

Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in border protest

Gaza: Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Friday in protests along Gaza’s border, Gaza health officials said. Israel said its troops had shot ...

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

Indonesia: At least 22 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official ...

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