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Hillary gets political again

Washington: US President Donald Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has made her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election, slamming the new administration for its policies relating to women, race and health,…

Trump to sign climate-change order

Washington: US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at unravelling climate-change policies of his predecessor Barack Obama, a media report said. The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and…

Moderate earthquake rocks N-E states, Myanmar

Shillong: A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked India's northeastern states and parts of Myanmar on Saturday, an official said. There were no reports of any casualties or damage. The tremor was felt at 7.05 a.m.…

US probes 300 civilian deaths due to airstrikes

Washington:  The US military is investigating whether it was responsible for the deaths of nearly 300 Syrian and Iraqi civilians in three different sets of airstrikes this month, a media report said. Civilian casualties have been alleged in…

US lawmakers propose sanctions against Iran

Washington: A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in the senate that would impose tighter sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile programme. If approved, the sanctions would affect all people…

Oil prices decline on rising US stockpiles

New York: Oil prices extended losses on Thursday as rising US crude inventories intensified concerns about market oversupply. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday that the country's crude inventories climbed by…