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US Secretary Treasury says no payroll tax break in next US...

US Democrats and Republicans trying to reach an agreement on a coronavirus rescue measure before Congress recesses in August. United States Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin...

Canadian court ruled invalid a pact with US that compels asylum...

Canadian court ruled invalid a pact that compels asylum seekers trying to enter Canada via the American border to seek sanctuary first in the...

Ethiopian PM hails ‘historic’ start of disputed dam filling

Ethiopian PM hailed "historic" early filling of the massive dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream countries Egypt and...

EU leaders clinches historic deal on pandemic recovery after fractious summit

EU leaders clinched an historic deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-throttled economies,after a fractious summit lasting almost five days. The agreement paves...

Britain suspends extradition deal with Hong Kong

Britain suspends extradition arrangements,Foreign Secretary voiced concerns about new national security law and alleged human rights abuses in China. The United Kingdom suspended its extradition...

Ethiopia begins filling Nile Dam

Ethiopia has started filling the Grand Renaissance dam, a giant hydroelectric project it is building on the Blue Nile,after talks became deadlocked. “The construction of...

Emmanuel macron govt grants health workers ‘historic’ pay rise

Emmanuel macron government has granted health workers 'historic' pay rise after weeks of negotiations,major unions have agreed on accord. Pay rises for hospital staff worth...

ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade

 International Court of Justice, United Nations top court rejects appeal by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE over an air blockade. The International Court...

Berlin expects breakthrough in EU migration dispute this year

Berlin said it wants EU nations to overcome a deadlock on how to handle refugees and migrants this year, dispute that divided the 27-member...

Saudi Women driver’s licence scams spotted on social media

Saudi Kingdom granted women right to drive two years ago, a historic move that cracked open a window to new freedoms for women. Social media...

Oman to allow part-time jobs for expats soon

Oman citizens and expatriates will soon have the option to do part-time jobs as the country is seeking to diversify its economy,state agency says. In...

British rockers threaten to sue Trump over song use

British rockers Rolling Stones warned President Donald Trump against use of You Can't Always Get What You Want at his campaign rallies. British rock legends...

Britain ready to quit EU on ‘Australia terms’ if no deal

Britain will be ready to quit its transitional arrangements with EU “on Australia terms” if no deal on their future relationship is reached,PM Johnson...

Russia and Taliban denies New York Times report

Russia and Taliban denies the New York Times report that spy unit paid Taliban to attack NATO forces, Taliban denounced as an attempt to...

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt to agree Nile dam deal

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt hopeful that African Union could help them broker a deal to end a decade-long dispute over water supplies within...

India’s fighter jets fly over Galwan as China again blames India...

Indian fighter jets engage in show of strength over flashpoint Himalayan area as China repeats India provoked June 15 border clash. Indian fighter jets have...

UAE’s new consumer protection law passed, offenders to pay Dh2 million...

UAE’s Federal National Council passed a new federal draft law aimed at safeguarding consumer rights and keeping pace with advances in technology. In December last...

United States,Russia hold arms control talks as key pact’s expiry looms

United States and Russia two biggest nuclear powers discuss arms control in Vienna, eight months before key nuclear weapons pact expires. The United States and...

Official who took $3.2m bribe from Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait wanted

Kuwait’s Public Prosecution is continuing its marathon investigation into the case of the Bangladeshi MP,taken into custody on charges of human trafficking. A source familiar...

Canadian employees could lose their jobs if they leave Qatar

Canadian employees at a college campus in Qatar feel trapped in the country, because of a new directive from the college president. The College of...

Britain warns EU trade deal will be difficult if no progress...

Britain warned EU that it would be difficult to conclude a Brexit free trade deal by end of the year unless broad agreement had...

Tourism ‘air bridge’ talks going well between UK-Portugal

Tourism 'air bridge' negotiations between Portugal and Britain that would allow British tourists to dodge a quarantine upon returning home in progress. Portugal’s tourism-dependent economy...