Trump commemorates 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
Washington: US President Donald Trump led a moment of silence in a brief, sombre ceremony at the White House on Monday to mark the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
313,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh: UN
Dhaka: Some 313,000 Rohingya migrants have crossed the border into Bangladesh after fleeing deadly violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the UN office in Bangladesh announced on Monday.
N.Korea threatens US over new sanctions
Pyongyang: North Korea on Monday threatened to "inflict pain and suffering" on the US, after Washington pushed for new sanctions against Pyongyang for its sixth nuclear test in the UN Security Council, the state-media reported.
Indian missions in touch with diaspora over Irma damage
New Delhi: With Hurricane Irma leaving a trail of destruction in its wake, India has asked its missions in Venezuela, the US and in the Netherlands and France whose territories in the Caribbean have been hit hard to remain in constant touch with the Indian diaspora there.
US data breach: $70bn lawsuit filed against Equifax, probe urged
Washington: As nearly half of the US population fell victim to a massive cyber fraud at credit reporting agency Equifax, a Democratic Senator has called for a probe while a class-action lawsuit seeking up to $70 billion in damages has been filed against the company.
Six killed in Mexico, Guatemala quakes
Mexico City/Guatemala City: At least six people were killed as two powerful earthquakes measuring 8.1 and 7.3 jolted Mexico and Guatemala, respectively, on Friday, media reported.
Hurricane Irma: Mass evacuations in Florida
Washington: Mass evacuations were taking place across Florida ahead of ahead of Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm which is scheduled to make landfall in the US state later this week after causing widespread devastation in the Caribbean.
Suu Kyi says Myanmar working to protect Rohingyas
Yangon: The de facto leader and Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi has publicly responded to the ongoing crisis in Rakhine state, that led to over 400 deaths and triggered an exodus of over 120,000 Rohingya Muslims.
India, China agree to keep peace on border
Xiamen (China): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed at a bilateral meeting here on Tuesday that keeping peace on their border was necessary to further deepen their bilateral ties.
BRICS Summit: Modi, Xi hold bilateral meeting post-Doklam
Xiamen (China): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit here on Tuesday, with Xi calling for "healthy, stable bilateral ties" between the two countries.