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Six injured in London acid attack

London: Six people were injured in a suspected acid attack in London, according to the Metropolitan Police. The police were called to Stratford Centre at 8 p.m. on Saturday following an "altercation" between two groups of males where a…

Voting begins for key German federal elections

Berlin: Voting began on Sunday for Germany's federal elections, with Chancellor Angela Merkel tipped to retain power even after 12 years in office, the media reported. Merkel is seeking a fourth term in office and to keep her Christian…

New Mexico tremor kills 4, halts rescue operations

Mexico City: Four persons died as a result of a magnitude-6.1 aftershock that caused alarm in Mexico on Saturday, four days after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake left at least 305 dead. Two women died of a heart attack in Mexico City after a…

Trump warns Iran’s new missile can reach Israel

Washington: US President Donald Trump has warned the new missile successfully tested by Iran on Friday may be able to reach Israel. "Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel. They are also working with North…

US bombers fly close to North Korea’s coast

Washington: The US flew bombers near North Korea's coast on Saturday, an action the Defense Department said was meant to send a clear message to Pyongyang about the country's military options. "This mission is a demonstration of US resolve…

China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

Beijing: China will restrict oil exports to and ban textile imports from North Korea, the commerce ministry announced today, as Beijing joined global efforts to enforce tighter UN Security Council sanctions on Pyongyang for its provocative…

Merkel likely to win, predict pre-poll surveys

Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to win a fourth term as Germany goes to federal election on Sunday, according to various pre-poll surveys. Merkel, already Chancellor for 12 years, had run a low-key campaign emphasising the…

5.8-magnitude tremor strikes Mexico

Mexico City: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck the south of Mexico on Saturday, where officials were working to assess the scale of the damage, the Mexican seismic alert system reported. The temblor occurred 123 kilometre to the southeast…