Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a top official said Monday.
Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island.
Six Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in Malaysian palm oil plantations in recent weeks, officials said Monday, the latest of the endangered creatures to perish as their rainforest habitat is devastated.
India is looking at ways to keep rising fuel prices in check, its oil minister said on Monday, with retail rates for diesel and petrol touching record highs in capital city New Delhi and financial hub Mumbai.
Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, a Nepali mountaineer, waves upon his arrival after climbing Mount Everest for a 22nd time, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, in Kathmandu, yesterday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a swipe yesterday at European countries that refused to let him campaign on their territory as he called at a rally in Bosnia for expatriate Turks to vote for him and his ruling AK Party in elections next month.
The 27-year name row between Greece and Macedonia cannot be resolved without constitutional revision in the neighbouring country, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday amid hopes for a June deal.
Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has launched a campaign that aims to provide Iftar meals to one million people living in Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Asma Nawab spent two decades in jail, wrongfully accused of murdering her family.
Finally acquitted, she is seeking a new life, free from whispers and memories, as her plight draws fresh questions over Pakistan’s woeful justice system.
International media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the disruption in the distribution of Pakistan’s oldest newspaper Dawn after it published an interview suggesting that Pakistani militants were behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
The cause of death of two people, ostensibly suffering from fever, in Kozhikode has now been confirmed to be due to the Nipah virus (NiV), spread by fruit bats and which caused severe disease in both animals and humans, a top official said yesterday.
Vodafone Qatar, in partnership with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, has delivered additional online safety workshops at 11 primary schools benefiting close to 1,000 students. The initiative follows workshops conducted late last