September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021
USA

Deny legitimacy of Taliban unless international demands met: Blinken tells Pakistan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, on Monday, called on Pakistan to deny legitimacy to the Taliban unless they meet international demands, acknowledging concerns that Islamabad has supported...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021
USA

This day in history

1901 - US President William McKinley died from his wounds after being shot by an assassin on September 6. 

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021
USA

FBI releases 1st 9/11 memo

The FBI on Saturday released the first document related to its investigation of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and allegations of Saudi government support for the hijackers,...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021
USA

20th Anniversary of 9/11: US honours victims

America yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with solemn ceremonies given added poignancy by the recent chaotic withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and return to power of the Taliban.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021
USA

Covid vaccines hold up against severe Delta

Fully vaccinated people were 11 times less likely to die of Covid and 10 times less likely to be hospitalized compared to the unvaccinated since highly contagious Delta became the most common...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021
USA

‘Flying Dragons’ roamed southern skies too

Scientists in Chile’s Atacama Desert have unearthed the fossil remains of a so-called “flying dragon,” a Jurassic-era dinosaur previously known only to the northern hemisphere.

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021
USA

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end

Twenty years ago, the 11th of September dawned as just a date. By midnight, it was 9/11, the staggering starting point for a new era of terror, war, politics, patriotism and tragedy.

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021
USA

Divided, bruised US marks 9/11 anniv

Americans mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 today with troops finally gone from Afghanistan, but national discord -- and for President Joe Biden, political peril -- are overshadowing any sense of...

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021
USA

US-China ties to decide ‘destiny of the world’

US President Joe Biden and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping talked for the first time in seven months Thursday, with both leaders urging a path away from conflict but holding ground on fierce...

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021
USA

Big Tech made billions: report

Tech giants made billions through contracts with the US military and other government agencies during the so-called “war on terror”, according to a report released ahead of the 20th anniversary of...