The News International - World


Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Biden nears crunch point as pressure grows to drop out

US President Joe Biden speaks at a Reproductive Freedom Campaign Rally at George Mason University on January 23, 2024 in Manassas, Virginia. — AFPRehoboth Beach: US President Joe Biden was reportedly coming closer to dropping out of the White House race Friday as allies including Barack... ...
Read more

Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Joe Biden 'must reconsider' re-election bid: Barack Obama

In this undated photo, US President Joe Biden and Barack Obama are discussing a matter during an event. — AFPIn a major development, former United States president Barack Obama has reportedly told allies that Joe Biden must reconsider whether to stay in the White House race, as the US... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Bangladesh protests death toll climbs to 32 as deadly clashes continue

Students clash with the police during ongoing anti-quota protest in Dhaka on July 18, 2024. — AFPThe death toll in Bangladesh's anti-hiring quota protests climbed to 32 as the clashes between protestors and police continued on Thursday, with violent mobs setting the country's state... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Saudi crown prince congratulates Iran's Pezeshkian on winning election

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seen before the Formula One race in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - December 5, 2021. Iran's President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian looks on during a gathering with his supporters at the shrine of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, in south of Tehran, Iran... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

VIDEO: Donald Trump's granddaughter Kai makes political debut at RNC

Kai, daughter of Donald Trump Jr, speaks on Day 3 of the Republican National Convention , at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 17, 2024. — ReutersFormer United States president Donald Trump's eldest granddaughter, Kai Trump, took centre stage at the Republican National... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Why are students protesting in Bangladesh?

A motorcycle is set on fire at the campus of University of Dhaka, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on July 17, 2024. —ReutersDHAKA: Schools across Bangladesh have been shut down after at least six people were killed in demonstrations, demanding the government to scrap its discriminatory job quota rules... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

US calls on Bangladesh to uphold right to peaceful protests

Bangladesh police detain a man a day after the clash between Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League, and anti-quota protesters, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 17, 2024. — ReutersWASHINGTON: The United States has urged Bangladesh to uphold the... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

In meeting with Biden, Schumer advises to end re-election bid

US President Joe Biden speaks with Chuck Schumer during an event in Washington on May 20, 2024. —Reuters WASHINGTON: In a meeting with Joe Biden on Saturday, US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told the president that it would be better for the country and the Democratic Party if... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

US President Joe Biden contracts COVID-19

US President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at a press conference during NATO's 75th anniversary summit, in Washington, US, July 11, 2024. — ReutersLAS VEGAS: United States President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 while on a campaign trip to Las Vegas on Wednesday and is... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

US urges Bangladesh to uphold right to peaceful protest amid demos against job quota system

Anti-quota protesters and students backing the ruling Awami League party clash in Dhaka on July 16, 2024. — AFPWASHINGTON: Amid the ongoing demonstrations against the job quota system, the United States has called on Bangladesh to uphold the right to peaceful protest. It is... ...
Read more

Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Greece shuts Acropolis during peak heat hours

A view of the Parthenon temple as the Acropolis hill archaeological site is closed to visitors due to a heatwave hitting Athens, Greece, June 12, 2024. — ReutersGreece's famous tourist attraction Acropolis will be closed in the hottest hours on Wednesday because of scorching temperatures.... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Fierce blaze at China shopping mall kills at least 8 people

Black smoke billowing from the shopping mall in China's Zigong city on July 17, 2024. — X/@PDChinaA blaze struck a shopping centre in China which claimed at least eight lives while the emergency workers in Zigong city rescued 30 others, a state broadcaster reported on Wednesday.The fierce... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Taiwan should pay US for defence, says Trump

Former US President Donald Trump attends the Trump Organization civil fraud trial, in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, November 6, 2023. — ReutersTAIPEI: Taiwan should pay the US for its defence as it does not give the country anything, Republican... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

King Charles lays out Starmer's legislative agenda

King Charles III looks up as he waits to read the King's Speech, as Queen Camilla sits beside him during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, London, Wednesday, July 17, 2024. — ReutersLONDON: Britain's King Charles set out Prime Minister Keir Starmer's legislative agenda... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

COP29 calls on nations to address impasse over climate change funds

Climate activists protest outside the headquarters of BlackRock in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, on September 13, 2023. — Reuters PARIS: The nations set to host this year's United Nations climate summit Conference of the Parties have called on the countries to be open... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

US urges Taliban to ensure terrorist attacks are not launched from Afghan soil

State Department’s spokesperson Matthew Miller. — AFP/FileBacking Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism, the US State Department on Tuesday urged the Afghan Taliban to ensure that the terrorist attacks are not launched from their soil.State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller... ...
Read more

Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Biden hits campaign trail for first time since Trump attack

US President Joe Biden speaks during the 115th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Convention in in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 16, 2024. — AFPLAS VEGAS: For the first time since the assassination attempt against Donald Trump, US President Joe Biden hit the... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Bangladesh imposes nationwide school shutdown after six killed in clashes

Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League, and anti-quota protesters engage in a clash at the Dhaka College area, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 16, 2024. — Reuters DHAKA: Bangladesh ordered schools around the country to close indefinitely on... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Trump appears at Republican convention with bandaged ear

Republican presidential nominee and former US President Donald Trump arrives Day 1 of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 15, 2024. — ReutersMILWAUKEE: In the midst of a raucous ovation from the Republican party, Donald Trump made a... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Thailand extends visa-free entry for visitors from 93 countries

Locals and tourists play with water as they celebrate the Songkran holiday which marks the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand, April 13, 2023. — ReutersThailand has expanded the scheme of its visa-free entry to 93 countries and territories in a bid to revitalise its tourism industry.Under... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Shabana Mahmood breaks barriers as UK's 1st woman Muslim Lord Chancellor

Shabana Mahmood , the United Kingdom's new Lord Chancellor poses for photos with Lady Chief Justice Sue Carr and Master of the Rolls Geoffrey Vos at oath-taking ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on July, 15, 2024. — X/@MoJGovUKBritish-Pakistani Shabana Mahmood on Monday... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Oman shooting incident claims lives of six people including four Pakistanis

A view of the Wadi al-Kabir neighbourhood in the Omani capital, Muscat. — AFP/File MUSCAT: Six people including four Pakistanis and an Indian were killed while several others sustained injuries in a shooting attack near a mosque in Oman's capital of Muscat. The Royal... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

'Bullseye' reference to Trump was a mistake, says Biden

Combination picture showing former US president Donald Trump and US President Joe Biden. — Reuters/FileWASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden said on Monday he made a mistake when he told supporters to put rival Donald Trump in a "bullseye" in an effort to focus attention on his rival's... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

JD Vance: From calling Trump 'idiot' to being his VP nominee

US Senator JD Vance speaks to the crowd at a rally held by former US president Donald Trump in Youngstown, Ohio, US, September 17, 2022. — ReutersDonald Trump's Vice Presidential nominee, JD Vance was an active Trump opponent during the Presidential election campaign of 2016 who publically... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Kenyan serial killer Collins Jomaisi Khalusha, who killed 42 women, arrested

Prime suspect behind Kware killings Collins Jomaisi Khalisia seen in this undated image.— Instagram@thestatesmandigital/filePolice in Kenya have arrested Collins Jomaisi Khalusha, 33, who is allegedly a "serial killer" currently being held in connection with the murder of nine women whose... ...
Read more

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Donald Trump picks JD Vance as running mate

US Senator JD Vance shakes hands with former US president Donald Trump during an event at the East Palestine Fire Department in East Palestine, Ohio, on February 22, 2023. — AFPMILWAUKEE: Donald Trump selected US Senator JD Vance on Monday to serve as his vice presidential running mate, as... ...
Read more

Mon, 15 Jul 2024

Trump's classified documents case dismissed by Florida judge

Former US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in Warren, Michigan, US, October 1, 2022. — ReutersFlorida judge Aileen Cannon has dismissed the criminal case against the former US president Donald Trump on charges of mishandling top secret documents, ruling that Special Counsel... ...
Read more

Mon, 15 Jul 2024

Trump says 'I'm supposed to be dead' after assassination attempt

Republican presidential candidate and former US president Donald Trump with his bloodied face is assisted by the Secret Service as multiple shots rang out during a campaign rally at the Butler Farm Show in Butler, Pennsylvania, US, July 13, 2024. — ReutersFormer US president and Republican... ...
Read more

Mon, 15 Jul 2024

'Cool it down,' Biden tells nation after Trump assassination bid

US President Joe Biden delivers an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on July 14, 2024. —ReutersWASHINGTON: President Joe Biden sought to calm a divided nation after his rival Donald Trump survived an assassination bid, saying in a rare Oval Office... ...
Read more

Mon, 15 Jul 2024

Trump to attend Republican convention after surviving assassination attempt

Republican presidential candidate and former US President Donald Trump is assisted by US Secret Service personnel after he was shot in the right ear during a campaign rally at the Butler Farm Show in Butler, Pennsylvania, US, July 13, 2024. — ReutersDonald Trump announced on Sunday that he... ...
Read more