• Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with US

    WASHINGTON: The crisis in US-Turkish relations, which already has put Turkey´s economy under massive strain, also risks souring military ties between the two NATO allies, unleashing unknown geopolitical consequences. US President Donald Trump last week announced new tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, causing the country´s currency to plummet, over his frustration with Ankara´s continued […]

  • Vienna topples Melbourne in ‘most liveable city’ ranking

    Austria’s capital Vienna has beaten Melbourne to be ranked the “world’s most liveable city” in a new annual survey released Monday, ending the southern Australian city’s seven-year reign. It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit which identifies the best urban playgrounds to live […]

  • Pakistan expresses solidarity with Turkey over currency crisis

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday expressed solidarity with Turkey as the country grapples with a currency crisis that saw the lira plunge as much as 20% last week against the US dollar. The Turkish lira has nosedived after a political clash with the United States intensified and investors fretted about the Turkish government’s lack of action […]

  • Broad propels England to victory over India

    August 13, 2018

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    LONDON:- England pace bowler Stuart Broad swept aside the India middle order batting in an inspired spell on Sunday to propel his team to a crushing innings-and-159-run victory on the fourth day of the second test at Lord’s. After Thursday’s opening day was washed out, England took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series against […]