Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  World
Latest

Myanmar must take back Rohingyas in Bangladesh: India

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Sunday said that Myanmar should take back the hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is visiting Bangladesh, also discussed the refugee situation with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “India is deeply […]

Read More →
Latest

US threats over n-deal has no impact on oil market: Iran

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  No Comments

Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that global oil markets have remained unfazed by the recent remarks of US President Donald Trump against Iran’s international 2015 nuclear deal, internationally known as JCPOA, Press TV reported on Sunday. “The oil market did not hear Trump’s remarks,” Zanganeh said, adding that “If Trump’s […]

Read More →
Latest

Iran eyes more market share through gas exports to Europe    

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  No Comments

Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran continues to weigh options to transport its profuse natural gas resources to Europe and emerge from a marginal exporter merely in the region, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday. All of Iran’s gas exports, of about 40 million cubic meters per day, flow through pipelines, mainly to Turkey and Iraq, the […]

Read More →
Latest

Yemen President, UN envoy discuss peace solutions

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  No Comments

Aden, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Secretary-General’s envoy to the war-torn country to discuss ways to revive solutions for peace. During the meeting on Saturday, the two sides discussed peace prospects. The Yemeni President reiterated his administration’s support for peace based on the three […]

Read More →
Latest

Afghan defense minister summons Parliament to closed-door meeting

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Afghan defense minister summons Parliament to closed-door meeting

Author: Sayed SalahuddinMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508698564040612400KABUL: The Afghan Parliament was summoned on Saturday by the country’s top security brass behind closed doors at the request of Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami. The reason for the summoning is a surge in attacks on military and civilian targets that has killed nearly 250 people in recent days. This is […]

Read More →
Latest

Deadliest ever bombing highlights Somalia’s weakness

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Deadliest ever bombing highlights Somalia’s weakness

Author: AFPSun, 2017-10-22 12:49ID: 1508694297970205000NAIROBI: Last weekend’s truck bombing in Mogadishu killed at least 358 people, making it the deadliest in Somalia’s history, an attack that analysts say underscores the fragility of the internationally-backed government. With Somalia’s security forces disorganized and riddled with corruption, and deepening suspicion between central and regional governments, the Oct. 14 blast highlights […]

Read More →
Latest

Kenya’s leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Kenya’s leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

Author: APMon, 2017-10-23 22:45ID: 1508692952740074500NAIROBI: President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot and wounded at least one person amid a rise in ethnic tensions in the capital, Nairobi. A resident of the low-income Lucky Summer neighborhood said tensions grew after members of Kenyatta’s ethnic […]

Read More →
Latest

Surrender or die: Filipino troops battling final 30 Daesh-linked gunmen

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Surrender or die: Filipino troops battling final 30 Daesh-linked gunmen

Author: APSun, 2017-10-22 03:00ID: 1508690332839830800MANILA: Philippine troops on Sunday were battling a final group of about 30 pro-Daesh group militants who were surrounded in one building with all their hostages gone as a nearly five-month siege neared its end in southern Marawi city, a military official said. Army Col. Romeo Brawner said troops were aiming to end […]

Read More →
Latest

Pakistani security forces kill eight militants in Karachi

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Pakistani security forces kill eight militants in Karachi

Author: AFPSun, 2017-10-22 10:57ID: 1508690138869808100KARACHI: Pakistani paramilitary troops have killed eight militants from a group which tried to assassinate an opposition politician in Karachi, officials said Sunday.The Pakistan Rangers staged a joint raid with counter-terrorism officers in the Raees Goth neighborhood overnight after intelligence information about the presence of militants there, the Rangers’ spokesman for Sindh province, […]

Read More →
Latest

UN chief visits C. Africa tomorrow amid tense security situation

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on UN chief visits C. Africa tomorrow amid tense security situation

Author: AFPSun, 2017-10-22 06:03ID: 1508686746349401400BAGUI: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to arrive in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, as violence between Muslim and Christian militias has intensified in the past few months. “This is a gesture of solidarity with the peacekeepers working in one of the most dangerous environments,” Guterres said in an interview with […]

Read More →