Greece to hold snap elections after EU polls

Greece is facing a snap general election scheduled on June 7 after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his ruling Syriza party suffered a heavy...

EU’s Juncker warns UK PM hopefuls Brexit deal will not be...

The stalled EU-UK divorce treaty will not change with the arrival of a new prime minister in London, the outgoing head of the European...

Kazakh Documentary ‘Appointed by Time’ screened at BAFTA in London

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi – Chief Editor): - Kazakhstan’s First President Foundation in the UK is organised screening of a documentary about Kazakhstan early...

Indian court jails 3 for life for rape, murder of 8-year-old...

A court on Monday sentenced three Hindu men, including a police officer, to life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim girl...

Russia sends warships to observe NATO allies’ 12-day Baltic drill

Around 8,600 U.S. and European troops from 18 nations are taking part in the annual Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) naval exercise that started on Saturday...

Race to succeed May begins with ten candidates nominated

Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party’s 1922 Committee said on...

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with national and foreign journalists

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi in Nur Sultan) - Newly elected President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with national and foreign journalists in his Akorda presidential...

Indian drug authorities filed criminal case against Amazon for supplying abortion...

MUMBAI, June 10 (Xinhua) -- A first information report (FIR) was filed for online sale and supply of medical terminal of pregnancy (MTP) pills...

Russian police detain 8 Crimean Tatar activists in raids

Russian security forces have detained eight Crimean Tatar activists in raids on their homes in Russian-annexed Crimea, local media said Monday. Russian Federal Security Service...

UK campaigners threaten legal action over dropped rape cases

Women’s rights campaigners said on Monday they would take legal action against prosecutors, accusing them of secretly pushing through changes that had led to...

UK economy shrinks in April after car plants closed, expecting Brexit

Britain’s economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest decline in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reverse closures planned...

Brexit chaos holding back tech sector – London mayor

London’s booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn’t depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies...

Tokayev won Kazakhstan’s presidency with over 70% of vote

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi in Nur Sultan): - Kazakhstan on Sunday elected interim leader Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the hand-picked successor of long-term former president Nursultan Nazarbayev,...

Palestine mulls filing complaint to Int’l Criminal Court against U.S. ambassador...

RAMALLAH, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that it is planning to file a complaint to the International...

Xi to visit Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, attend SCO, CICA summits

BEIJING, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from June 12 to 16, a foreign...

US to stop accepting Turkish pilots to train on F-35 jets...

The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter...

“Are you happy with the arrangements for the Kazakhstan presidential elections”,...

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi, Kazakhstan, Nur Sultan) : - “Are you happy with the arrangements for the presidential elections”, asked Dr Dariga Nazarbayeva, to Dr...

AI robots could play big role in mental healthcare: Aussie study

Artificially intelligent (AI) robots that can speak with people autonomously have a big role to play in the future of mental healthcare, according to...

Facebook suspends app pre-installations on Huawei devices

Facebook said Friday it would stop allowing pre-installation of its social networking apps on Huawei devices to comply with U.S. sanctions against the Chinese...

5 new non-permanent members elected to UN Security Council

Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were elected to the U.N. Security Council on Friday, marking the first...