Tens of thousands of Canadians flee huge forest fires

TORONTO: Almost 40,000 Canadians have fled their homes under threat of huge wild fires, with British Columbia facing its largest emergency evacuation ever, officials...

Grandparents from travel ban states now welcome: US cable

WASHINGTON: Grandparents of US citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive US visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that...

Indians, Chinese among top asylum seekers, says recent study on migration

CHENNAI: Indian diaspora grows steady and strong with India topping the list among countries whose citizens acquire foreign nationality, said a recent global study...

‘Happy’ Afghan girls compete at robotics meet after US visa woes

WASHINGTON: Huddled around a small table in the halls of a cavernous Washington concert hall, a group of Afghan teenage girls tweak gears and...

Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

PARIS: US President Donald Trump said Thursday that “something could happen” regarding the Paris climate accord following his decision to withdraw from the landmark...

Trump willing to invite Putin to White House, but not yet

PARIS: US President Donald Trump is willing to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House, but not yet, according to official remarks...

Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

KUWAIT CITY: Qatar on Monday responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies after they agreed to give a defiant...

UN tells Qatar to mend fences with Gulf neighbours

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has told Qatar to sort out its differences with its Gulf neighbors, China’s ambassador said Monday, indicating the...

Qatar defiant as Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf rift

DOHA: Qatar appeared defiant as Saudi Arabia and its allies Monday extended a deadline for Doha to accept a series of demands to lift...

Modi set to become first Indian PM to visit Israel

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