Myanmar declares martial law in 37 towns

Yangon, Feb 3 (UNI) Myanmar's State Administration Council has declared martial law in 37 towns of four regions and four states in the Southeast Asian country.

According to the council's orders issued Thursday night, the 37 towns are 11 from Sagaing region,

18 killed in trailer-coach collision in Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 3 (UNI) At least 18 people were killed, and several were injured when a passenger coach collided with a trailer in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

The accident took place late on Thursday night near Kohat Tunnel on

Biden announces plan to eliminate or reduce 'junk fees' in US - White House

Washington, Feb 2 (UNI) President Joe Biden has announced a series of steps his administration plans to undertake to encourage and pressure businesses such as banks, hotels and airlines to stop charging the public "junk fees," the White House said in a statement on the

Saudi Ambassador calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr Momen

Dhaka, Feb 2 (UNI) Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh Mr. Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan, paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, today at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka. During the meeting, they exchanged views on issues of mutual

US imposes visa restrictions over Taliban ban on women's education, NGO work - Blinken

Washington, Feb 2 (UNI) The US imposed new visa restrictions targeting the Taliban over banning women from attending university and working with NGOs, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.

"I am taking action today to impose additional visa re

India-US NSAs launch initiative on iCET, review defence ties

Washington DC, Feb 1 (UNI) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his US counterpart Jake Sullivan on Wednesday formally launched US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) and reviewed defence cooperation and regional security among other issues.

British police apologize 34 years after UK's worst ever football tragedy

London, Feb 1 (UNI) Britain's top cops admitted Tuesday that police failures were the main cause of the Hillsborough disaster of 1989 when 97 Liverpool FC fans were killed.  

In a landmark joint statement, leaders of the College of Policing and the Na

7 killed, dozens injured as tour bus overturns in south Brazil

Sao Paulo, Feb 1 (UNI) At least seven people were killed and another 22 injured on Tuesday when a tour bus heading for Iguazu Falls overturned in the southern Brazilian state of Parana, police said.      

According to Parana's Federal Highwa

Pakistan : 4 terrorists killed in twin operations

Islamabad, Jan 31(UNI) Pakistani armed forces killed four terrorists while another surrendered in two intelligence-based operations in Swabi and Dera Ismail Khan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.

As per Swabi District Police Officer Najamul Hassan, two of

Biden says "no" to sending fighter jets to Ukraine

Washington, Jan. 31 (UNI) U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that he won't approve sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine.  

"No," Biden said in response to a question about the possibility of such a decision.

As he spoke,