Guatemala Volcano Killed Dozens With Its Pyroclastic Flow

Guatemala Volcano Killed Dozens With Its Pyroclastic Flow

Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego – Volcano of Fire – erupted spectacularly Sunday, shooting a plume of ash and gas nearly six miles into the sky and spreading ash and debris across towns and farms more than 10 miles away from the volcano.A river of lava, rocks and ash poured down the mountain, burying homes and […]

Pakistan relief after abducted journalist Gul Bukhari is freed

A Pakistani journalist who has openly criticised the military was briefly kidnapped by masked men in Lahore. Gul Bukhari was freed several hours after being abducted, her family said. There had been outrage from colleagues. She had been on her way to work when she was stopped late at night in the city’s army-controlled cantonment […]

Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

An Israeli soldier has killed a Palestinian youth during a raid in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. Ezzadin Tamimi was shot dead when troops came to arrest him over alleged stone throwing, the Maan news agency said on Wednesday. The soldier struck the 21-year-old with three bullets to the neck from a […]

Modi’s Next Ambitious Scheme Targets 500 Million Workers

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to extend a welfare program to India’s 500 million workers as he bids for re-election in 2019, but he has limited time and resources to implement the ambitious plan. PM Modi aims to initially provide three programs – old age pension, life insurance and maternity benefits, while leaving […]

After 24 days out of sight, Melania Trump finally reappears

After 24 days out of sight, Melania Trump finally reappears

WASHINGTON: Finally, Melania Trump has reappeared.After more than three weeks out of the public eye, the first lady strolled into a White House event Monday for military families and swept away the wild speculation that she was incapacitated or had otherwise vanished. The White House did not allow journalists to cover the Gold Star event […]

Saudi Arabia starts issuing driving licences to women

Saudi Arabia starts issuing driving licences to women

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades, state media reported. “The first group of women today received their Saudi driving licences,” the official Saudi Press Agency said. “The general directorate of traffic started replacing international driving licences recognised in the kingdom with Saudi licences,” it added. The […]

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