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5 killed in drone attack in Pakistan

Islamabad: Five people were killed in a drone attack targeting a militant house in northwestern Pakistan late on Monday, a media report said. Reports said the attack took place in Kurram Agency in northwestern Pakistan bordering Afghanistan…

Countdown to Man Booker Prize begins

London: The much-awaited 50,000 pounds Man Booker Prize 2017, the shortlist of which features novels by three men and three women exploring unusual and challenging themes along with a neck-and-neck fight between American heavyweights and…

Typhoon Khanun makes landfall in China

Beijing: Khanun, the 20th typhoon this year, made landfall on Monday in China's Guangdong province. According to Guangdong Flood Control and Drought Relief headquarters, by Sunday evening, more than 368,000 people within heavily affected…

S.Korea, US begin naval manoeuvres

Seoul: South Korea and the US on Monday began large-scale joint naval manoeuvers in waters off the Korean peninsula amid the heightened tensions with Pyongyang. The military exercises will take place in the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan.…