Close
Select Section:
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka appoints PM to helm finance ministry

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka appoints PM to helm finance ministry

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Wednesday given the additional responsibility of running the finance ministry as the island nation grapples with its worst-ever economic crisis.

Pakistan capital blockaded ahead of opposition protest

Pakistan capital blockaded ahead of opposition protest

All roads leading to Pakistan's capital Islamabad were blocked on Wednesday ahead of a rally called by ousted prime minister Imran Khan, with police deploying tear gas to disperse supporters in one major city.

UK government authorises sale of Chelsea FC

UK government authorises sale of Chelsea FC

The UK government announced Wednesday it had given the green light to Todd Boehly's proposed takeover of Chelsea football club from the sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich.

Pakistan police arrest 'hundreds' of opposition supporters ahead of major rally

Pakistan police arrest 'hundreds' of opposition supporters ahead of major rally

Pakistani police detained hundreds of supporters of ousted prime minister Imran Khan overnight ahead of a major sit-in planned by the former leader, senior party members and police sources said Tuesday, as the government pledged to block the protest.

Teenage gunman kills 19 children at Texas elementary school

Teenage gunman kills 19 children at Texas elementary school

A teenage gunman killed at least 19 young children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, prompting a furious President Joe Biden to denounce the US gun lobby and vow to end the nation's cycle of mass shootings.

Russia launches all-out assault to encircle Ukraine troops in east

Russia launches all-out assault to encircle Ukraine troops in east

Russian forces were launching an all-out assault to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin cities straddling a river in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a battle which could determine the success or failure of Moscow's main campaign in the east.

Londons $19 billion Elizabeth Line Tube opens

Londons $19 billion Elizabeth Line Tube opens

The middle section of the new Elizabeth Underground line, at a cost of 19 billion pounds, opened under Britain’s capital, London on Tuesday morning.

Seven people killed as fire engulfs ferry in Philippines

Seven people killed as fire engulfs ferry in Philippines

At least seven people were killed and scores plucked to safety in the Philippines yesterday after a fire ripped through a ferry and forced passengers to jump overboard, the coast guard and witnesses said.

US willing to use force to defend Taiwan against China, says Biden

US willing to use force to defend Taiwan against China, says Biden

US President Joe Biden yesterday said he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan against Chinese aggression in a comment that seemed to stretch the limits of the ambiguous US policy towards the self-ruled island.

Biden says would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan

Biden says would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan

US President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in US policy on the self-ruled island.

Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, as Russia steps up attacks

Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, as Russia steps up attacks

Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Russia, and Poland's president said any loss of Ukrainian territory would be a "huge blow" to the entire West as he warned against appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin

Australia's new PM Albanese sworn in, off to Tokyo for Quad summit

Australia's new PM Albanese sworn in, off to Tokyo for Quad summit

Australia's Labor Party leader, Anthony Albanese, was sworn in as the country's 31st prime minister on Monday, promising to bring the country together after a fractious election campaign as he vowed to tackle climate change and inequality.

  • Asr

    02:56 PM
  • FAJR

    03:15

  • Shruq

    04:45

  • Duhr

    11:31

  • Asr

    14:56

  • Maghrb

    18:17

  • Isha

    19:47

From To