Donald Trump says Britain must get Brexit ‘carve out’ for US trade deal

Turnberry, July 15: Britain must ensure it is free to cut a trade deal with the US in its Brexit agreement with the EU, President Donald Trump said in an interview today. Trump said he had told British Prime Minister…

Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit: Theresa May

LONDON, July 15: Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference…

Saudi woman may face sex charges, 2 years in jail for hugging pop star

RIYADH, July 15: A woman may face charges under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia after storming a stage to hug a pop star, authorities and local media said Sunday. The woman could face two years in prison and…

Multiple casualties in suicide attack near Afghan ministry in Kabul

KABUL, July 15: A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul on Sunday, killing or wounding at least 10 people, police said, in the latest deadly violence in Afghanistan. The explosion happened at the…

EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan

Brussels, July 14: The European Union’s top officials will meet the leaders of China and Japan next week to boost ties in the face of fears that US President Donald Trump will spark an all-out global trade war. The trip…

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways

SHANGHAI, July 14: Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday. State television said 241 rivers…

Cot, chair, lantern: Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam get ‘B’ grade cells in Rawalpindi jail

Islamabad, July 14: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have spent their first night in the high-security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi and the two VIP convicts were provided “B” class facilities, media reports said today, a…

Iran continuing relations with world despite US sanctions, says Rouhani

Tehran, July 14: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says his country will continue its economic relations with the rest of the world despite more sanctions by the United States. Speaking after a meeting with government leaders, Rouhani said today: “We are…

UN chief supports Zeid’s call for human rights probe in Kashmir

United Nations, July 13: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced support for the UN human rights chief’s call for an independent international investigation into the human rights situation in Kashmir, saying his action “represents the voice of the UN”…

India’s growth at risk if Modi is not re-elected: CISCO CEO

Washington, July 13: India’s impressive development and inclusive growth’ stand at risk if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not get a chance to lead the country after the next year’s parliamentary elections, a top US industrialist has said. John Chambers,…