International News Headlines

Kerry, Arab League chief discuss terrorism, regional issues

Cairo , Sep 13

Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi Saturday said his meeting with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry focused on means to face terrorism, ending the Arab-Israeli conflict and the situation in Libya.

Ugandan police foil terror attack in capital

Kampala , Sep 13

The Ugandan police said Saturday they have foiled a terror attack and arrested some suspects in capital Kampala.

NASA unravels mysteries of Venus atmosphere

Washington , Sep 13

New research by NASA shows a glimpse of giant holes in the electrically charged layer of the Venusian atmosphere, called the ionosphere.

Downpour wreaks havoc in southwest China

Beijing , Sep 13

Heavy rain wreaked havoc in southwest China Saturday, causing two deaths in Sichuan Province and leaving at least eight people missing in the neighbouring Chongqing Municipality, local authorities said.

Cure for glaucoma in sight

New York , Sep 13

A cure is now in sight for the dangerous eye disease glaucoma, which is a leading cause of irreversible blindness, says a new study.

Fighting IS: Iraq PM orders halt to shelling of civilian areas

Baghdad , Sep 13

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday that he has ordered security forces to stop shelling populated areas in all cities that are under the control of militant groups.

Hamas not to hold direct talks with Israel

Gaza , Sep 13

Deputy chief of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza, Ismail Haneya, said Saturday that his movement is not intending to hold direct talks with Israel.

World's first lab grown stem cells implanted

Tokyo , Sep 13

Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s - the world's first recipient of stem cells.

280 killed in Pakistan rain, floods

Islamabad , Sep 13

Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Saturday said that at least 280 people have been killed due to the heavy rain and floods in various parts of the country.

A 13-year-old debuts as designer at NY fashion week

New York , Sep 13

At the age of 13, when most kids struggle to finish their homework or hang out with friends, Isabella Rose Taylor has made her debut as a designer at the prestigious New York Fashion Week.