Former IRGC chief: Iran can change US aircraft carriers into sinking submarines in case...

A top military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution has warned the United States to avoid making any mistakes, saying Iran is capable of striking US aircraft carriers so hard that they...

Iran manages to contain third wave of COVID-19 faster than expected: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the country had succeeded in containing the third wave of the COVID-19 disease faster than expected.

Fifth Afghan journalist killed in two months in series of ‘targeted’ attacks

An Afghan journalist and human rights activist was shot and killed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in western Afghanistan, the fifth journalist to be killed in the war-ravaged country in the past two months,...

Legal bid to get Pence to overturn US election results rejected

The latest in a series of attempts by allies of President Donald Trump to overturn the November US election result failed.

China sees ‘no limit’ in developing strategic ties with Russia in 2021

China has expressed strong determination to continue strategic ties with Russia in the year ahead, with the Chinese foreign minister saying Beijing sees “no limit” as to how far the cooperation between the two...

Davis, James lead Lakers’ late rally over Spurs

Anthony Davis had 35 points and 11 rebounds and LeBron James added 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-103 on Friday...

Japanese PM insists delayed Tokyo Olympics will go ahead in 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga began 2021 promising that the delayed Tokyo Olympics would go ahead in July, even as Japan contends with a surge in coronavirus cases and the rising cost of an...