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France adopts law on asylum, immigration

AFP | France's parliament Wednesday signed into law a controversial asylum and immigration bill -- despite opposition on the left which decried an effort to...

Iran threatens US with counter measure if oil exports are blocked

News Analysis | Iran foreign ministry spokesperson Baharam Qassemi has said that Iran will retaliate with reactionary measures if the country’s oil exports are embargoed...

Chile investigating 158 in Catholic Church over sex abuse

AFP | Chile is now investigating 158 members of the country's embattled Catholic Church -- both clergymen and lay people -- for perpetrating or concealing...

At Trump summit, Putin made ‘concrete’ Ukraine offer: envoy

AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a concrete offer on Ukraine to his US counterpart Donald Trump, the Russian ambassador to Washington said...

A hat trick for Trump’s presidential legacy

M.K Bhadrakumar | It is clear by now that US President Donald Trump’s remark on Thursday as he was setting out for the Group of...

World Cup host Putin gives Trump football made in Pakistan

News Desk | Russian President Vladimir Putin has gifted his American counterpart President Donald Trump a Football World Cup ball that was manufactured in Pakistan....

France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win

AFP | Victorious France was set to return to a heroes' welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a...

France and Belgium fight it out for World Cup final place

AFP | France will unleash the attacking talents of Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann against Eden Hazard's gifted Belgium side in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday...

World powers back Iran oil exports despite US sanctions threat

AFP | Iran's remaining partners in the 2015 nuclear deal vowed Friday to keep the energy exporter plugged into the global economy despite the US...

Iran talks aim to save nuclear deal after US pullout

AFP | The top diplomats of Iran and five world powers meet Friday as Tehran seeks assurances it will benefit economically from the nuclear deal...

French gangster on the run after helicopter jail break

AFP | Details emerged Monday of the daring prison escape of notorious French robber Redoine Faid, who used a helicopter in a breakout worthy of the...

Arrests in Europe over plot to attack Iran opposition rally

AFP | Belgium, France and Germany have detained six people, including an Iranian diplomat, over an alleged plot to bomb a weekend rally by an...

US sticks to goal of cutting Iran oil exports to zero

AFP | The United States remains determined to force Iran to change its behavior by cutting its oil exports to zero, the State Department said...

Hassan Rouhani in Europe to support for nuclear deal

AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Switzerland on Monday at the start of European trip billed as of "prime importance" after the US...

Police hunt for notorious French gangster after brazen helicopter jailbreak

AFP | French police across the country have launched a massive manhunt for a notorious gangster who said his life of crime was inspired by...

16 teams make it through to World Cup’s knockout stages

AFP | After 15 days of triumphs, tears and controversy, the World Cup's group stage drew to a close on Thursday. Here, AFP Sport ranks...

Trump calls Trudeau “weak and dishonest” after refusing to sign G7...

News Analysis | When the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, was talking to media about the success of the G7 summit which Canada hosted...

Seeking tourists, Israel promotes a different sun and sand

AFP | Israel has already been credited with making the desert bloom. Now it hopes to make it boom -- with tourists. Seeking to bolster tourism...

From beep to boom: Europe hears call of Chinese phones

AFP | China's smartphone makers have long been confined to their enormous local market but this is fast changing, with a growing number of western...

Netanyahu warns Germany: Stop Iran or expect more refugees

AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned Germany that it could see many more Syrian refugees if Berlin fails to adopt a...

Iran’s supreme leader warns Europe of nuclear ‘dream’

AFP | Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned European leaders against their "dream" of Tehran continuing to curb its nuclear programme while...

Police clear biggest migrant camp in Paris

AFP | Security forces moved in on the biggest migrant camp in the French capital on Wednesday where some 1,700 people lived in makeshift tents...

Kuwait at UN seeks backing for Palestinian protection

AFP | Kuwait on Tuesday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for the Palestinians in a...

Artificial Intelligence better at finding skin cancer than doctors: study

AFP | A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against the machine in the quest...

Russia beats US at its own game: France, Japan, and IMF...

News Analysis | Under the pretext of Salisbury Spy poisoning incident, the United States along with its European allies tried to bring down Russia, to...

ISIS and Al-Qaeda: The Muslim Jihadist Organizations or the Covert Projects...

Merwah Qureshi | Terrorism has engulfed the whole globe but it has played havoc in the Muslim world. The world has known famous and notorious...

The rise of the right wing – Muslim Society in jeopardy

Asad Ali | There is very famous saying by Muhammad Ali, the boxer, Terrorist claim they are following Islam -  Killing people, blowing up people and...

Iran FM heads to Brussels on final leg of nuclear deal...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister is due to land in Brussels later Tuesday on the final leg of a global tour rallying diplomatic support for...

Australian Scientist commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

AFP | A 104-year-old Australian scientist on Thursday committed assisted suicide in Switzerland where he went to die after his home country denied him the...

The US withdraws from Iran deal: aftermaths

Samran Ali | Trump’s politics of building walls and international disengagement ascended new heights when Trump withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)....

Macron, Rouhani to seek ‘continued implementation of nuclear deal’

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron and Iran's Hassan Rouhani agreed on Wednesday during a phone call to work toward "the continued implementation of the...

Trump walks out of ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’

News Analysis | US President, Donald Trump, finally announced to pull out of the Iran Nuclear deal signed in 2015 by his predecessor, Barack Obama....

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to represent ‘Manto’ at Cannes Film Festival

News Desk | Once a struggling actor in Bollywood, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is set to make his fifth appearance at Cannes Film Festival 2018 in France....

West’s Double Standards: An Unending threat for the World?

Tahir Ali Khan | When the Syrian regime was accused of using chemical weapons in Syria in April this year, US President Trump immediately issued...

France calls to delete the verses of Quran to achieve “cultural...

News Desk | Last month, a manifesto was published in French daily signed by some 300 prominent intellectuals and politicians supported by former President Nicholas...

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