US pressures Iran with new sanctions over ‘malign activity’

The US has imposed sanctions on six people and three companies it says have ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the penalties targeted those who... Read more »

Released American hostages thank Trump and God for their freedom

  Three Americans released by North Korea on Wednesday have thanked President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for securing their freedom. Who are the freed Americans? 1) Kim... Read more »

Pompeo returns home from North Korea with three American hostages

The U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has returned to the United States after meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang. The North Korean leader freed 3 Americans held hostage... Read more »

Alibaba buys Rocket Internet’s Daraz to expand its e-commerce empire into South Asia

Alibaba has expanded its e-commerce empire into South Asia after the Chinese internet giant acquired Daraz in an undisclosed deal. Daraz was founded in 2012 by Rocket Internet and today it operates... Read more »

Iran nuclear deal: Trump pulls US out in break with Europe allies

US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran. Calling it “decaying and rotten”, he said the deal was “an embarrassment” to him “as... Read more »

First Lady Melania Trump launches ‘Be Best’

First Lady Melania Trump in an appearance at the White House Rose Garden has officially launched ‘Be Best’ – a public awareness campaign dedicated towards the welfare of children, to combat cyber-bullying... Read more »

Hawaii eruption destroys 26 homes as toxic gas and molten lava threaten residents

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.   In revised figures Sunday, Hawaii County... Read more »

Trump angers French over misrepresentation of November 2015 Paris Attacks

In an N.R.A convention in Dallas Trump suggested that arming the French could have saved a lot of lives during the November 2015 Paris Attacks. In exact words of his, “Paris, France,... Read more »

Rohingya Crisis: Elephants destroy homes, kill 12 Rohingyas

An estimated 700,000 Rohingya people have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to avoid religious persecution. Their settlement in Bangladesh is one of the world’s biggest refugee camp. A few days ago, there... Read more »

Dust, Storm, and Rain wreaks havoc in North India

A powerful dust storm in Rajasthan, thunderstorm in Uttar Pradesh, and heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand has wreaked havoc in the northern states of India. 42 people have died in UP, 27 in... Read more »