University students in Gilgit intensify protests against fee hike

Gilgit [PoK], Dec 5 (ANI): In a recent turn of events, students of the Karakoram International University in Gilgit-Baltistan are protesting due to the sudden...

People in PoK protest against police brutality

Muzaffarabad [PoK], Dec 5 (ANI): People in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) recently held a protest against police brutality on political activists and...

Russian PM to draw year-end conclusions in interview with 20 TV channels

Moscow (USA) Dec 05: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will sit down for his annual year-end interview with Russian TV channels on Thursday, the Russian...

Kiev threatens Kazakhstan with diplomatic measures after president's remark on Crimea

Kiev (Ukraine) Dec 05: Ukraine is set to take diplomatic measures against Kazakhstan after the country's president said he did not view Crimea's reunification with...

Serbian ruler's shotgun and 19th century icon: Putin, Vucic exchange presents

Belgrade (Serbia) Dec 05: After Wednesday's talks in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a shotgun previously owned by Serbia's...

13 still unaccounted for after Odessa college fire - Ukrainian police

Kyiv (Ukrain) Dec 05: One person was killed, 29 injured and 13 remain unaccounted for after Wednesday's fire at the economics, law and hospitality business...

Abortions in Russia dropped fourfold to 560,000 per year since 2000s -...

Sochi (Russia) Dec 05: The number of medical abortions in Russia has dropped nearly fourfold since the 2000s, from two million to 560,000 per year,...

Obamas pay $11.75M for Martha's Vineyard home on nearly 30 acres: report

Washington DC (USA) Dec 05: Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have purchased a nearly 7,000-square-foot home on Martha's Vineyard in...

Iranian missile parts headed to Yemen captured by US Navy warship, officials...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 05: U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday that a U.S. Navy warship has intercepted a "significant cache" of what...

Israeli ambassador: UN fights for Palestinian refugees, forgets about Jewish refugees

Washington DC (USA) Dec 05: During an event commemorating Jewish refugees from North Africa and the Middle East on Wednesday in New York, Israel's Ambassador...

Nancy Pelosi quietly gauges Democrats' temperature over impeaching Trump

Washington DC (USA) Dec 05: Speaker Nancy Pelosi is having a steady stream of private conversations with her colleagues to get their input about whether...

Melania Trump defends her son after professor's joke at impeachment hearing

Washington DC (USA) Dec 05: Melania Trump admonished one of the legal scholars testifying at Wednesday's impeachment inquiry hearing after the professor made a joke...

China, S. Korea should jointly uphold multilateralism, build open world economy: Chinese...

Seoul (South Korea) Dec 5: China and South Korea should jointly uphold multilateralism, advocate free trade, and strive to build an open world economy, visiting...

Chinese vice premier meets ExxonMobil chairman

Beijing (China) Dec 5: Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng met with ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Darren Woods in Beijing on Dec. 3, said an official...

China urges U.S. to learn lessons from 9/11 attacks, stop double standards...

Beijing (China) Dec 5: China warned Wednesday if the United States continues to play with double standards on anti-terrorism or even try to infringe upon...

Chinese wisdom taking root in Amazon rainforest

Guangzhou (China) Dec 5: For many ordinary Chinese, the Amazon rainforest represents the most pristine and perilous side of nature, conjuring the images of exotic...

China to take multi-pronged measures to keep employment stable

Beijing (China) Dec 5: China will take robust and multi-pronged measures to ensure that employment remains stable. The government will scale up support for flexible...

Senior CPC official meets Russian Communist delegation

Beijing (China) Dec 5: Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Zhao Leji on Wednesday met with a delegation of the Communist Party of the...

SriLankan Airlines becomes the 'World's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean' for...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 5: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, won the prestigious 'World's Leading...

UNP parliamentary group to meet today to discuss leadership issue

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 5: A special United National Party (UNP) parliamentary group meeting chaired by party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to be held...

Upcountry train services disrupted following earth slip

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 5: Up country train services have been obstructed from last night (04) after a massive earth mound collapsed on the railway...

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals decline 9.5 percent in November 2019

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Dec 5: The number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka declined for the eighth straight month in November 2019 by 9.5...

World 'must not punish all Myanmar people'

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) Dec 5: CARDINAL Charles Bo, the Roman Catholic Church's highest prelate in Myanmar, urged the international community to be more careful...

Union parliament approves treaty to abolish child labour

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) Dec 5: The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) has approved Myanmar's ratification of an international treaty to abolish child labour...

Myanmar firm donates large Buddha statue to Japanese city hit by quake

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) Dec 5: A Myanmar Buddha statue was donated by a Myanmar trading house for victims of the devastating 2011 earthquake and...

Government gives top priority to new medical training centre in Mandalay

Mandalay (Myanmar) Dec 5: The government will build a medical training and research facility in Mandalay Region similar to the Medical Skill Simulation and Research...

First phase of NEP to be complete by 2021

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) Dec 5: A handful of companies which won tenders to provide electricity to some 5000 villages in Myanmar under the first...