Moon mission a step forward to reach Mars: NASA chief

NASA’s new head, Jim Bridenstine, has defended the new agency directive to return astronauts to the Moon, saying that the mission will not derail the US goal of becoming... Read more »

Malaysia’s Mahathir wins shock election victory, toppling 61-yr-old regime

Malaysia’s veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a shock election victory today, in a political earthquake that toppled the country’s scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that has ruled... Read more »

Israel says hit ‘nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria’

Israeli raids overnight hit “nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria”, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said today after strikes Israel says were in response to rocket fire at its... Read more »

Narendra Modi among top 10 most powerful people in the world: Forbes

New York, May 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes in a list that has been... Read more »

Donald Trump to discuss trade with China’s Xi Jinping as talks continue

US President Donald Trump said he will discuss trade with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, as both sides continue talks after failing to reach a consensus at talks... Read more »

Trains collide in Germany, killing 2 and injuring 14

Authorities say two people have died and 14 have been injured after a passenger train hit a stationary cargo train in southern Germany. Police said those killed were the... Read more »

Bangladesh Supreme Court defers Zia’s bail hearing

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court today deferred until tomorrow the hearing on a plea by the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission challenging the bail granted to former prime minister and opposition BNP chief... Read more »

Saudi Arabia to lift driving ban on women from June 24

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said today.”All the requirements for women... Read more »