• Thu, Nov 23, 2017
  • Lebanon army chief calls for readiness at Israel border Lebanon army chief calls for readiness at Israel border
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201702:43 PM

    Lebanon’s army chief urged his soldiers on Tuesday to stand fully ready at the southern border to face the “threats of the Israeli enemy”.

  • Pakistan refuses to allow free use of yuan for CPEC projects Pakistan refuses to allow free use of yuan for CPEC projects
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201702:33 PM

    Pakistan has refused to allow free use of the Chinese yuan on the lines of the US dollar in the country as officials from the two nations met to decide on a long-term developmental plan under the USD...

  • Pakistan court declares FM Dar proclaimed offender in graft case Pakistan court declares FM Dar proclaimed offender in graft case
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201701:42 PM

    An accountability court ordered initiation of proceedings to declare Pakistan's embattled Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as a proclaimed offender in a graft case here today.

  • Iranian president declares end of Islamic State Iranian president declares end of Islamic State
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201701:29 PM

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.

  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201701:02 PM

    Ousted Zimbabwean vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa added his voice on Tuesday to those demanding 93-year-old President Mugabe resign, saying he needed to heed the “clarion call” of his people and...

  • Thailand seeks to prosecute ousted PM Thaksin in absentia in two graft cases Thailand seeks to prosecute ousted PM Thaksin in absentia in two graft cases
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201712:42 PM

    Thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra for graft under a law that allows politicians to be tried in absentia, an official said on Tuesday, months after Thaksin’s...

  • Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees: Suu Kyi Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees: Suu Kyi
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201711:50 AM

    Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to...

  • Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks: Kremlin Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks: Kremlin
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201711:46 AM

    Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday, discussing the fight against terrorism and the prospects for a...

  • North Korea's state sponsor of terrorism tag a pressure tactic: US North Korea's state sponsor of terrorism tag a pressure tactic: US
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201711:05 AM

    North Korea's designation as a state sponsor of terrorism is part of a series of steps to put pressure on the reclusive nation, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, asserting that America's...

  • U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019 U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201710:59 AM

    The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration...