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Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he…

Iraq aims to raise oil output to 7 mn barrels: Minister

Iraq aims to raise oil output to 7 mn barrels: Minister

Iraq, the second largest oil producer in the OPEC cartel, plans to sharply increase its output capacity to seven million barrels a day by 2022, its oil minister said. Iraq…

Pakistan developing new types of nuclear weapons: U.S

Pakistan developing new types of nuclear weapons: U.S

Pakistan is developing new types of nuclear weapons, including short-range tactical ones, that bring more risks to the region, America’s intelligence chief warned. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ remarks…

Trump’s lawyer says he paid porn actress out of his own pocket

Trump’s lawyer says he paid porn actress out of his own pocket

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney said that he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. Michael…

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israeli police say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged over alleged bribery cases. A police statement said there was enough evidence to indict Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and…

India clinch maiden series win in South Africa

India clinch maiden series win in South Africa

After over 25 years of touring South Africa, an Indian cricket team has managed to beat South Africa in an ODI series. After victories in Durban (by six wickets), Centurion…

PM woos investors at Oman-India business meeting

PM woos investors at Oman-India business meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met with industry leaders of the Gulf and West Asia region at the India-Oman business meeting in Muscat during which he pitched India as…

Russian plane carrying 71 people crashes

Russian plane carrying 71 people crashes

A Russian airliner has crashed after leaving Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, killing all 65 passengers and six crew on board. The Saratov Airlines jet vanished minutes after take-off and crashed near…

India’s ties with UAE much more than that of buyer-seller: PM

India’s ties with UAE much more than that of buyer-seller: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s relations with the UAE was much more than that of a buyer and a seller as he hailed the country’s growing ties with the…

Trump’s immigration framework will end green card backlog: WH

Trump’s immigration framework will end green card backlog: WH

U.S President Donald Trump’s immigration framework will end the diversity lottery visa to help reduce green card backlog of high-skilled workers, the White House said amid growing demands by Indian…