Modi set to become first Indian PM to visit Israel

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS: Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel when he arrives on Tuesday, the result of growing ties that...

Ex-Jap cop breaks records with Hello Kitty collection

YOTSUKAIDO, Japan: A 67-year-old former policeman with the world’s biggest Hello Kitty collection has become the envy of little girls everywhere with a quarter...

India violating 1890 agreement, says China

BEIJING: China said on Monday that India was violating an 1890 border agreement between Britain and China that previous Indian governments have pledged to...

Thailand’s new labour rules send thousands of migrant workers fleeing

BANGKOK: Tens of thousands of migrant workers, most of them from Myanmar, have fled from Thailand in fear after new labour regulations adopted by...

World hunger on the rise again: UN

ROME: The number of hungry people in the world is rising again after years of decline, as millions suffer from the combined effects of...

Qatari lawyers accuse opposing bloc of bullying

DOHA: The Saudi-led countries that have cut ties and imposed stringent demands on Qatar are "bully states" acting in ways that "have historically resulted...

Verdict delayed over Kate’s pix

NANTERRE, France: A French court will postpone to September its verdict over the publication by a French magazine of topless photos of Prince William’s...

Europe has lost its way: Macron

VERSAILLES, France: French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said the European Union has "lost its way", calling for a "new generation of leaders" to...

PCB’s High Performance Camp begins

KARACHI: The PCB’s High Performance Camp, which is spread over an extensive period of ten weeks, commenced on Monday at the National Cricket Academy...

Tension builds up over Team Sky’s time-trial jerseys

DUESSELDORF, Germany: Tension was building up around Team Sky after two days on the Tour de France as rival teams complained that the jerseys...

Capello hits rock-bottom in China

SHANGHAI: Fabio Capello’s Jiangsu Suning slumped to the bottom of the Chinese Super League at the weekend after a defeat to a Shanghai SIPG...

Federations told to act against officials holding posts in parallel bodies

KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) on Monday warned some federations that if they did not take action against their disputed officials their disciplines would...

Kang wins Women’s PGA Championship

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Chicago: American Danielle Kang birdied the par-5 18th hole here on Sunday to edge defending champion Brooke Henderson and win the Women’s...

Stanley ends drought with PGA National playoff triumph

POTOMAC, United States: Kyle Stanley wiped away tears while pondering five years of struggle and doubt that ended on Sunday with his playoff victory...

Wimbledon ramps up security after London attacks

LONDON: Wimbledon has ramped up security following the recent wave of terror attacks here, chief executive Richard Lewis said as the prestigious tennis tournament...

Former Chelsea icon Terry signs for Aston Villa

LONDON: Former long-serving Chelsea captain John Terry signed a one-year contract on a free transfer for second-tier side Aston Villa on Monday. Terry, 36 and...

Froome unscathed in crash as Kittel wins

LIEGE, Belgium: Reigning champion Chris Froome emerged unscathed, but for some missing skin, as Marcel Kittel won his 10th Tour de France stage on...

Pakistan 1, 2 enter ACBS Snooker Championship quarters

KARACHI: Pakistan 1 and Pakistan 2 cruised into the quarter-finals of ACBS Team Snooker Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Monday. Pakistan 1 will take...