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Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

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Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Washington: The new U.S. president and the long-serving stateswoman, whose country is Europe’s largest economy, will discuss funding for NATO and relations with Russia in their first meeting since Trump took office in January.(Reuters File Photo) President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine […]

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Man charged with kicking, yelling racist slurs at Muslim employee at JFK airport

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Man charged with kicking, yelling racist slurs at Muslim employee at JFK airport

New York: Protesters gather outside Terminal 4 at JFK airport in opposition to US president Donald Trump’s proposed ban on immigration in Queens, New York City. A traveller has been indicted on charges of unlawful imprisonment and aggravated harassment, after he went on a racist tirade, yelled racist slurs and even kicking a Muslim Delta […]

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US anticipates new missile, nuclear test by North Korea

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US anticipates new missile, nuclear test by North Korea

Washington: There is little ability to fully understand what North Korea leader Kim Jong-un may decide to do.(Reuters File Photo) The US intelligence community and defence officials are anticipating that North Korea will soon carry out a new round of testing of its missile and nuclear programme, a media report said on Friday. The officials […]

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

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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

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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’

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

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

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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

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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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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit India after seven years on PM Modi’s invitation

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit India after seven years on PM Modi’s invitation

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay a state visit to India from April 7 to 10 to further expand the cordial and cooperative relationship between the two neighbours, an official statement said on Tuesday. Hasina would travel to India after seven years on an invitation extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it said. The […]

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