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Abuja/Xinhua: Two senior police officers were shot dead on Friday and another seriously wounded as gunmen invaded a town in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, police said. more
Former Los Alamos National Laboratory employee sentenced to probation for making false statements about being employed by China

Washington: Turab Lookman, 68, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, was sentenced on Sept. 11 to five years of probation and a $75,000 fine for providing a false statement to the Department of Energy ...

India says National Cyber Security Coordinator will probe reports of snooping by Chinese firm

New Delhi: The Indian government has constituted an expert committee under the National Cyber Security Coordinator to investigate the reports of surveillance of Indians, including top pol ...

Covid-19: South Africa to lift overnight curfew, allow liquor sales from September 20

Cape Town: South Africa has eased its lockdown following months of strict anti-covid19 measures.

Intelligence sources claim Alibaba servers in India are stealing data of Indian users: Reports

New Delhi:  As many as 72 servers, which are based in India, are allegedly sending data of Indian users to China, media reports said.

Famine threat returns to Yemen, amid upsurge in fighting

New York: The spectre of famine has returned to Yemen as donor countries fail to make good on their 2020 pledges, amidst an upsurge in fighting, fresh hurdles for aid deliveries, and ongo ...

UN urges a more equal, inclusive world, marking International Day of Democracy

New York: The United Nations marked the annual International Day of Democracy, on Tuesday, calling on world leaders to build a more equal, inclusive and sustainable world, with full respe ...

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Nepal

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Wednesday, officials said.

Scientists find potential sign of life in Venus

An international team of astronomers today announced the discovery of a rare molecule — phosphine — in the clouds of Venus.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill university professor 

Kabul:  Unknown gunmen shot dead a university professor in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday, media reports said.