India, Malaysia trafficking ratings may be too high, say US lawmakers

US lawmakers said on Tuesday they were concerned that Malaysia and India were rated too favorably in this year’s State Department human trafficking report although the report seemed less... Read more »

Special court to decide over Musharraf’s representation in high treason case

A special court is likely to decide if former military dictator and president General Pervez Musharraf (Retired) can be represented by his defence counsel in a high treason case... Read more »

China rejects Hague tribunal ruling as ‘null and void’

China on Tuesday rejected an international ruling on the South China Sea, which went in favour of the Philippines, as “null and void” and devoid of any “binding force”.... Read more »

Michigan shooting: Inmate kills 2 bailiffs at courthouse, dies in shootout

Two court bailiffs were killed and a deputy sheriff and a civilian injured at a courthouse in the US state of Michigan after an inmate shot at them outside... Read more »

Institutional racism exists throughout society, says US Vice President Joe Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden today said that “institutional racism” exists throughout the society and a closer connection is needed between the police and the community. “There is institutional... Read more »

Taliban’s new leader being viewed as lacking influence: Report

Taliban’s new leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada is being viewed as “lacking” the grip and influence his predecessor Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour commanded and the terror group’s decision-making power has... Read more »

North Korea threatens of ‘physical action’ against US-S Korean anti-missile system

North Korea on Monday threatened to take “physical action” to counter a sophisticated US anti-missile system planned to be deployed in the South. The warning follows an announcement by... Read more »

US frees Yemeni prisoner from Guantanamo after 14 yrs, sends him to Italy

A Yemeni prisoner at Guantanamo Bay has been released after more than 14 years in custody and sent to Italy, the Pentagon said on Sunday. The release of Fayiz... Read more »