Day: January 12, 2019

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to Read More

Multan Sultans suffer blow ahead of PSL as Smith ruled out

Australian batsman Steve Smith, who was to play for Multan Sultans in the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), has reportedly suffered an elbow injury due to which he will no longer be available to represent the PSL franchise. Read More

Two firefighters killed as gas leak explosion rocks central Paris

A powerful explosion tore through a building in central Paris on Saturday, killing two firefighters, injuring dozens of people and causing extensive damage to nearby buildings, officials said. Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle the fire that broke out Read More

Australia beats India by 34 runs in first ODI in Sydney

Australia’s reserve pacemen and recalled batsmen beat India by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where Rohit Sharma scored 133 but couldn’t overhaul the hosts’ 288-5 in the one-day international series opener. Usman Khawaja scored 59 during his first Read More

Native Americans Sound Off on Shutdown, Border Wall

Native Americans, like other Americans, are deeply divided over the proposed border wall that President Donald Trump says will stop the flow of drugs and criminals across the border with Mexico. They also have mixed responses to the partial U.S. Read More

‘No Pathway’ to Grand Bargain Ending US Government Shutdown

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has all but given up efforts to negotiate a compromise to end the U.S. government shutdown that would fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall in exchange for extending legal protections for thousands of young undocumented immigrants and Read More