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Sushma Swaraj: Indians offer kidneys to ailing minister

Sushma Swaraj: Indians offer kidneys to ailing minister

Many Indians are offering to donate their kidneys to Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj after she tweeted she was undergoing tests for a transplant. The 64-year-old minister has a history of chronic diabetes and was admitted to a Delhi hospital earlier this month. Ms Swaraj is one the most high-profile ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: ‘I have great confidence in Trump’

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: ‘I have great confidence in Trump’

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe has said he has “great confidence” in US President-elect Donald Trump and he believes they can build a relationship of trust. Mr Abe described the 90-minute meeting in Trump Tower, New York, as “candid”, with a “warm atmosphere”. Some of Mr Trump’s campaign rhetoric cast doubt over long-standing US alliances, including […]

Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato

Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato

Lithuania has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin may test Nato in the weeks before Donald Trump becomes US president. Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said he was “very afraid” for the Baltics, as well as the Syrian city of Aleppo. Nowhere is the troubled transition of Donald Trump being watched more carefully than in the […]

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

A hospital, blood bank and ambulances are reported to have been hit as Syrian government aircraft and artillery bombarded rebel-held eastern Aleppo. The director of the Bayan Children’s Hospital was forced to take shelter in the facility’s basement. Activists say at least 32 people, including children, have been killed in Aleppo over the past two […]

US election: Clinton wanted to curl up after Trump win

US election: Clinton wanted to curl up after Trump win

Hillary Clinton has laid bare her disappointment at her election defeat to Donald Trump in her first public appearance since she lost a week ago. The Democratic candidate said she had wanted to “curl up with a good book and never leave the house again”. But in a speech at a children’s charity she urged […]

Karachi: Mystery behind policeman murder solved, 2 held

Karachi: Mystery behind policeman murder solved, 2 held

KARACHI  – Mystery behind police official Rizwan’s murder was solved on Sunday as police apprehended two accused. The motive behind the crime was stated to be personal grudge, Dunya News reported.According to investigating officials, accused Bilal and Habib murdered crime branch official Rizwan two days ago over a personal grudge. The officials revealed that Rizwan was instrumental […]

Governor Sindh admitted to hospital in Karachi

Governor Sindh admitted to hospital in Karachi

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui was admitted to a private hospital here on Sunday. According to reports, the governor is suffering from chest infection and breathing problems. However, the Governor House spokesman said that Saeed uz Zaman was out of danger but in view of taking precautionary measures doctors have kept him under […]

Two dead after NZ quake, residents flee tsunami

Two dead after NZ quake, residents flee tsunami

CHRISTCHURCH: Rescuers in New Zealand were scrambling Monday to reach the epicentre of a powerful 7.8 earthquake that killed at least two people and sparked a tsunami alert that sent thousands fleeing for higher ground. The jolt, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the quake-prone South Pacific nation, hit just after midnight Monday […]

Senior PPP leader Jahangir Badar passes away

Senior PPP leader Jahangir Badar passes away

LAHORE: Senior PPP leader and former secretary secretary general of the party, Jahanghir Badar passed away on late Sunday night, family sources confirms to Geo News. Badar was taken to a private hospital after his condition was getting unstable. The senior leader was suffering from kidney and cardiac problems. Badar was considered one of the […]

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to demand the resignationof President Park Gun-hye. Large numbers of police officers are being deployed to prevent demonstrators reaching the presidential palace. Ms Park is accused of allowing her friend, Choi Soon-sil, to access government documents without clearance. The president, whose approval […]