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Saturday, 20 October 2018

World

Saudis promise ‘transparent’ probe

ANKARA — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saudi Arabia told him its investigation into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer...

Pakistan rejects Western media portrayal of CPEC

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has rejected Western media’s recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted facts and one-sided...

Trump taunts Daniels, Warren

WASHINGTON — A budding diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia, Hurricane Michael’s wreckage to clean up, stock market jitters and... President Donald Trump’s standout act...

Air assaults kill 60

Washington — The United States conducted its largest airstrike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US...

Weed now legal in Great White North

OTTAWA — Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end Wednesday as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalize and...

Most priciest coffee

LIMA — Peru’s central province of Chanchamayo makes the world’s most expensive organic coffee, with the help of a raccoon-like animal native to South...

All the president’s men

WASHINGTON — It could be any Republican president’s fantasy: hanging out at a bar with fellow conservative American leaders of years, decades and even...

Hawking’s final book

Photo shows a copy of Brief Answers to the Big Questions, the final book of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking during the global launch...

Microsoft co-founder dies at 65

SEATTLE — Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel,...