Catholic Pope Francis embarks on four-day visit to Iraq

Visit will be pontiff's first ever to country and first overseas visit since start of COVID-19 pandemic. Pope Francis is scheduled to travel to several...

London Stock Exchange moves ahead with integrating Refinitiv

LONDON (Reuters) - London Stock Exchange Group posted steady full year results for 2020 on Friday, announcing a 7% dividend increase as integration of...

3 Indian soldiers commit suicide in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir : 4 suicides by army personnel reported in 2021, more than 35 registered in region in 2020. Three Indian soldiers, including a...

NATO chief says he believes in ‘strategic solidarity’

Any attempt to divide Europe from North America will weaken NATO, says Stoltenberg. The NATO chief said on Wednesday he believes in “strategic solidarity” between...

Africa turns to Russia, China for COVID-19 vaccine

JOHANNESBURG China and Russia taking advantage of delays by Western countries to supply vaccines to Africa, says, expert. Abandoned by rich Western nations, African countries are...

Meghan accuses Buckingham Palace of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’

LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has accused Buckingham Palace of “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and her spouse, saying the royal couple would...

Northern Ireland loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups have told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson they are temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace...

Iranian Baluchi protesters attacks Iran governor’s office after shooting of impoverished...

KARACHI - Arab News: At least one Pakistani was wounded after Iranian forces opened fire on smugglers in an area on the border of...

Chinese UN ambassador showcases ‘Chinese achievements in poverty reduction’

UNITED NATIONS, March 2 (Xinhua) -- China's permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Tuesday showcased his country's achievements in poverty reduction...

Protesting parents urge Turkey’s CHP party to stop cooperating with HDP

Parents protesting the abduction of their children by the PKK terrorists in front of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakır...

International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe crimes in occupied Palestinian territories

BERLIN/ANKARA Investigations may pave way for legal proceedings against Israel for war crimes in Palestinian territories. The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on...

Pakistan: Ruling PTI party wins majority in Senate

Pakistan's ruling party on Wednesday won the highest number of seats in the Senate polls, becoming the single-majority party in a hung upper house. The...

Britain’s Sunak extends COVID rescue plan but moves to bring in...

LONDON (Reuters) - Finance minister Rishi Sunak extended costly emergency programmes to see Britain’s economy through the COVID-19 crisis but announced a future tax...

Japan asks China to stop anal Covid tests on its citizens...

Japan has asked China to stop taking anal swab tests for Covid-19 on its citizens when they enter the country. Some have complained that the...

Australia to add 1st far-right extremist group to terrorist list

A Britain-based neo-Nazi outfit will become the first far-right group to be listed as a terrorist organization in Australia, authorities said Tuesday, after growing...

BBC reporter detained by Ethiopian army

A British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter was detained by Ethiopia's military in the restive Tigray region, the British broadcaster said Monday. The BBC cited witnesses...

EU urges Greece to honor human rights regarding migrant pushbacks

The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, has urged Greece to act in line with the bloc's values and to respect...

US announces $125M security assistance for Ukraine

Action reaffirms US commitment to enable Ukraine 'to more effectively defend itself against Russian aggression'. US Department of Defense announced Monday a $125 million security...

Growing evidence on Oxford shot should guide other countries, vaccine chief...

LONDON (Reuters) - Real-world data on the effectiveness of Oxford and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in older people from its rollout in Britain should help...

US report on Jamal Khashoggi – Pakistan stand by Saudi Arabia...

(Pakistan - PR) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued following statement in support of Saudi Arabia, "We have taken note of the public release of...