US President Donald Trump bitterly attacked top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday, and she again insisted that he end the government shutdown before border security talks can begin, but there were hints of possible movement in coming days.
The Philippines yesterday cheered Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao for his win over American fighter Adrien Broner, his first since his 40th birthday last month.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed swift action against the personnel of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) if they are found guilty by a joint investigation team (JIT) formed to look into Saturday’s “encounter” in Sahiwal that left four people dead.
US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said yesterday that President Donald Trump should meet Prime Minister Imran Khan as soon as possible to reset long-difficult US relations with Pakistan and push for a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday hit out at opposition parties, terming the ‘mahagatbandhan’ (grand alliance) a grouping of corrupt, negativity and instability and accusing them of misleading the people.
Traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu knows her dispensary can only stay open as long as her ailing father-in-law lives, their careers hostage to a quirk in Taiwanese law that is killing off the industry.
Clashes between police and a group of masked protesters left several injured in Athens yesterday as tens of thousands demonstrated against a name change deal with neighbouring Macedonia that the Greek parliament is due to ratify in days.
Pope Francis has invited Catholics to pray with him online as he unveiled his own profile on the “Click to Pray” app, the official app of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, a statement from the Vatican said.