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Syrian refugee named as Unicef Goodwill Ambassador

United Nations: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced the appointment of Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan as its newest and youngest Goodwill Ambassador. The appointment, which came on the eve of World Refugee Day, makes 19-year-old…

20 injured as Chinese flight hits turbulence

Beijing: At least 20 people on a China Eastern Airlines flight were injured after it hit turbulence on Sunday morning before arriving at Kunming city. Flight MU744, departing from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, was about to land at the…

Six killed in Mali resort attack

Bamako: At least six people were killed in an attack on a tourist complex outside Mali's capital city of Bamako, police said. The victims were one Malian soldier and five foreigners, but it is not known yet whether the they were civilians…

Too early to respond to new US sanctions: Putin

Moscow: The president of Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it was too early to respond to the newest round of sanctions recently imposed on the country by the US. In an interview broadcast on Saturday, Putin told Rossiya 1…

US Vice Prez Pence applauds Sikhs’ contribution

Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence has lauded the contribution of Sikhs in America and asked them to continue to give back by serving in the military and public offices at local, state and federal levels. "Sikh Community and its…