Riyadh : A US pilot working with Saudi Arabia’s national guard was killed and his student injured when their helicopter crashed in Riyadh Thursday, the Saudi national guard said. The Saudi national guard named the pilot as Paul Reedy and said he had been flying a Boeing AH-6i, a light attack and reconnaissance helicopter. The statement did not specify whether Reedy was a military pilot.
Islamabad : Saudi Arabia will be the third “strategic partner” of the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a senior Pakistani minister announced yesterday, soon after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from his first foreign trip to the cash-rich kingdom.
New York : Singer Ariana Grande, who has kept a low profile following the death of her former boyfriend Mac Miller earlier this month, stepped out to enjoy a day out with friends a day after she chose not to attend the Emmy Awards. T
Los Angeles : Heartland rocker Bob Seger said Tuesday that he was retiring from touring, announcing final dates after a half-century career. The 73-year-old songwriter -- best known for his hit “Old Time Rock and Roll,” his 1979 tribute to what then already seemed like a re
Los Angeles : Actress Emma Thompson says English actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin. The actors have worked together in films “The Tall Guy”, “Love Actually” and most recently &ldq
Washington : A complaint has been filed with the US government accusing Facebook and 10 other companies of using the platform’s job ad targeting system to discriminate on the basis of gender. The complaint was announced Tuesday by t
Paris : Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment. Microplastics -- tiny plastic shards broken down from man-made products su
Singapore : Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were yesterday condemned as “unjust and demeaning”, in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbours over domestic helpers. Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the
North Korea has agreed to abolish its missile engine testing facilities in the presence of international experts, and “expressed readiness” to close its main nuclear complex if the US takes “reciprocal action.” Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang, South Korean