Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz dies in stabbing attack
Warsaw: The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, a well-known critic of his country's right-wing government, died on Monday, January 14, one day after he was stabbed by a man who rushed on stage during an open-air charity event.
Four killed, 90 injured in Kabul blast
Kabul: Four people have been confirmed dead and 90 others including 23 children sustained injuries in a powerful blast that rocked Afghan capital Kabul on Monday evening, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish has confirmed.
Trump bears most blame for shutdown: Poll
Washington: Amid the longest government shutdown in the US history, a majority say President Donald Trump bears more responsibility for it than the Democrats in Congress, and the President's disapproval rating has climbed five points since last month, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.
India, Central Asian nations back inclusive Afghan peace process
Samarkand (Uzbekistan): India and the five Central Asia nations of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on Sunday backed an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan that is Afghan-owned and Afghan-led following the first ever India-Central Asia Dialogue here.
Ivanka Trump, Nikki Haley eye post of World Bank's President
Washington: US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley are in the race for the post of World Bank President, after Jim Yong Kim abruptly announced that he was cutting short his tenure as the bank's president.
19 dead, two trapped in China coal mine accident
Xi'an (China): Nineteen miners were killed while another two remained trapped underground after a roof collapse happened in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to local authorities.
Five dead in Afghanistan attack
Kabul: Attackers killed five people at a police station in Herat, Afghanistan, on Saturday evening, Herat police Chief Aminullah Amarkhel told CNN.
Fleeing Saudi woman arrives in Canada
Ottawa: The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's Toronto on Saturday morning, media reported.
Trump not declaring emergency 'right now'
Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he has no immediate plans to resort to a national-emergency declaration to build a wall on the border with Mexico, the issue behind a partial government shutdown now in its 21st day.