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Muslim prayers held in the iconic Hagia Sophia for first time...

Muslim prayers have been held in iconic Hagia Sophia after the reconversion of the Istanbul landmark into a mosque earlier this month. The Friday prayers...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Oregon takes legal action against federal agents

Oregon state's prosecutor sued federal agencies for 'unlawful law enforcement' and enforcement tactics they have used, amid continued protests in Portland. Portland protesters have taken...

Teams of Military medics deploy in California as virus surges

Teams of military medics deployed as Texas reported 10,000 new cases and 129 additional deaths and California reported nearly 20,000 and 258 respectively. Medics were...

Norway arrests suspected of Ryanair plane bomb threat

Norway has arrested a 51-year-old British man who is suspected of issuing a bomb threat midair during a Ryanair flight from London to Oslo. Norwegian...

US,Britain,Canada accuse Russia of hacking vaccine trials

US,Canada and Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre made the announcement that Russia has tried to hack coronavirus vaccine trials. Britain, the United States and Canada...

Ukraine parliament names central bank chief after controversial resignation

Ukraine parliament has approved the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko amid concerns over the central bank's independence after controversial resignation. Ukraine's parliament has appointed a new...

US diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans

US diplomat Bill Richardson plans to travel to Caracas to meet with Venezuelan President to discuss the status of several American citizens held as...

Kuwait royal family member arrested for money laundering

Kuwait royal family member arrested on Wednesday night for money laundering related to the Malaysian fund case, known as the 1MBD scandal. Sheikh Sabah Jaber...

SCOTUS rules much of Eastern Oklahoma is tribal land

SCOTUS ruled that half of Oklahoma falls within an Indian reservation, decision that could reshape criminal-justice system. SCOTUS Landmark case upholds claim by Muscogee Nation...

United States looking to ban TikTok

United States is considering banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is using them to spy on users. Comments come as more...

Dominican Republic party likely to lose coronavirus-hit vote

Dominican Liberation Party is set to lose power after 16 years over its mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak, presidential polls suggest. The Dominican Republic heads...

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee appears as Turkish court opens trial of 20...

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee told a court the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at Saudi Consulate through "a great betrayal and deception". Turkish...

European Rights Court faults France over asylum seekers sleeping rough

European court of Human Rights orders France to pay fines up to $13,970 to each of the three 'victims of a degrading treatment'. The European...

Iran issues arrest warrant for US President, seeks Interpol help

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and asked Interpol for help in detaining Trump and dozens of others. The US...

French authorities arrests six over stolen Banksy artwork

French authorities have arrested six people over theft of an artwork by British street artist Banksy that was stolen from Bataclan concert hall in...

Militia members under investigation after Iraq base raid

Militia members under investigation,Joint Operations Command says detentions by CTS unit after judiciary issued arrest warrant to pre-empt potential attack. Iraq's military authorities have confirmed...

Belarus President accuses Russia of election meddling

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko says external forces stand behind his opponents, disseminating information to discredit him. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has accused Russia of meddling...

Saudi crown prince MBS pressures ex-intel official’s family over documents

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks access to sensitive documents that are in Saad al-Jabri's possession, sources say. As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...

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...

Syrian Kurdish authorities in talks over US sanctions exemption

Syrian Kurdish-led authorities are in talks with their allies in a US-led coalition on a promised exemption from US sanctions targeting Syrian government. Washington says...

Johnson and Macron demonstrated unusual reality of diplomacy in Covid

Johnson and Macron Standing apart on either side of a strip of red carpet outside 10 Downing Street,demonstrated unusual reality of diplomacy in Covid...
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