February 21, 2018 1:47 AM

    Nearly 200 dead in Syria enclave as UN warns situation out of control

    Air strikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day today, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the UN warned the situation in the rebel enclave was spinning "out of control".

    February 21, 2018 1:47 AM

    Google AI can predict heart disease risk from eye images

    Researchers at Google have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can accurately predict the risk of heart diseases by scanning images of people's retina.

    February 21, 2018 1:47 AM

    UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

    The UN children's agency in a report released today singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan, 46 die at birth.

    February 21, 2018 1:47 AM

    Pak summons Indian diplomat over death of 8-year-old boy in cross-border firing

    Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh here to condemn the "unprovoked firing" by Indian troops across the Line of Control which killed an 8-year-old boy.

    February 20, 2018 1:28 PM

    UK, US in talks over two British militants

    The US and UK are in talks about the fate of two men from London who were detained in Syria last month on suspicion of terrorist activity, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said.

    February 20, 2018 2:18 PM

    China wooing Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects: Report

    China has been wooing Baloch militants by quietly holding talks with them for over five years in an attempt to protect the $60 billion infrastructure projects it is financing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to a media report.

    February 20, 2018 11:00 AM

    Israeli minister meets Palestinian PM for peace talks

    Israel's Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in the Palestine's West Bank city on Monday, and called on to renew the long-stalled peace talks.