Emirates confirms UAE has extended ban on passengers from India until May 14

The UAE has extended the suspension imposed on entry of passengers flying from India into the…

Bangladesh TV hires country’s first transgender news anchor

DHAKA:  A Bangladeshi satellite television station has hired the country’s first transgender news anchor, saying it…

Biden administration ‘undecided’ on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration on Monday indicated it is still undecided on ending the Trump-era ban…

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

After a wild week in which Bitcoin soared to new heights, Bitcoin crossed the $50,000 mark…

France votes on anti-radicalism bill that would bring greater checks on mosques, religious schools

France’s lower house of parliament is voting Tuesday on a bill that would strengthen government oversight…

Flamboyant former Argentine president Carlos Menem dies

Carlos Menem, a former Argentine president who delivered short-lived economic stability and forged close ties with…

Boris Johnson orders full lockdown in England as COVID-19 cases rise

\ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new complete lockdown for England from Wednesday until…

Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

Frances Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was…

Saudi Arabia suspends international flights to halt new COVID-19 strain

Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended all international passenger flights for citizens and residents over fears about…

‘We are very worried’: Canada PM Trudeau backs farmer protests in India

Bringing an international dimension to the ongoing farmer protests in the Indian national capital, Canadian PM…