Category: World

Iranian couple

Iranian couple jailed for ‘viral’ dance in public

An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of over 10 years each to a young couple who danced in front of one of Tehran’s main landmarks, activists said on Jan 31....

US China India AI

US, India partnership targets artificial intelligence to compete with China

The White House is launching a partnership with India that President Joe Biden hopes will help the countries compete against China on military equipment, semiconductors...

Pakistan India war 2019

US claims it ‘stopped’ possible nuclear war between Pakistan, India in 2019

Former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo recalled a series of armed clashes consisting of cross-border airstrikes between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India back in 2019....

Air India urination

Aviation regulator slaps Rs 3 million fine on Air India in urination case

The Indian aviation regulator has slapped Air India with a fine worth INR3 million for one of the incidents in which a passenger peed on an elderly woman. Besides the...

Household wealth income, Household wealth survey

Household wealth optimism collapses, global survey shows

Barely two in five people believe their families will be better off in the future, according to a regular global survey that also identified growing levels of distrust...

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Where does Pakistan stand in world’s most powerful passport 2023 list?

Pakistani passport has been ranked as the fourth worst in the world for another time by the Henley Passport Index, which classifies travel documents from different...

Taliban Afghanistan

Taliban seeks economic self-sufficiency and foreign investment for Afghanistan

The Taliban administration will encourage self-sufficiency and wants international trade and investment, the acting commerce minister said, as Afghanistan faces...

Saudi Arabia visa

Saudi Arabia makes 100pc increase re-entry visa and residency renewal fee

The government of Saudi Arabia has doubled the fees for renewing exit and re-entry visas in cases where the residents are outside the Kingdom. The new policy has been...

Man beats girlfriend

VIDEO: Man insanely beats girlfriend for refusing to marry him

A 24-year-old guy was caught on camera viciously beating a 19-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa district after she allegedly refused to marry him, local...

Binance, Binance FTX

Crypto firm Binance endures wild weeks in wake of FTX collapse

Story by AFP Even by the extreme standards of cryptocurrency trading, the past few weeks have been a wild ride for Binance, the world’s biggest exchange for crypto...