• Sat, Jan 20, 2018
  • France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty: French President Emmanuel Macron France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty: French President Emmanuel Macron
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201807:09 PM

    The treaty, set to be announced at a summit in London on Thursday, will complete the Le Touquet accord , Macron's office said in reference to a 2003 deal that effectively put Britain's border in...

  • Trump admin's must list for immigrants: skills, English Trump admin's must list for immigrants: skills, English
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201802:46 PM

    The president also wants to scrap diversity lottery visa and chain migration to reform the current system.

  • Nine killed in Myanmar police firing Nine killed in Myanmar police firing
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201802:19 PM

    The demonstrators were commemorating the loss of the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Mrauk-U, in Rakhine, which in 1785 was occupied by troops from Mandalay, the seat of Myanmar monarchy at the time.

  • Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive' Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive'
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201812:41 PM

    The two Koreas recently held formal bilateral talks for the first time in more than two years, using the opening offered by next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

  • US holds back USD 65 million aid to Palestine US holds back USD 65 million aid to Palestine
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201811:17 AM

    The decision came two weeks after Trump complained that Washington receives no appreciation or respect in return for its aid.

  • Pakistan PM rules out war with India Pakistan PM rules out war with India
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201811:11 AM

    Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has ruled out the prospects of war with India and said both the countries should avoid escalation.

  • Guterres will attend opening ceremony of Winter Olympics Guterres will attend opening ceremony of Winter Olympics
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201810:02 AM

    The UN chief noted that one of his priorities for 2018 is to achieve the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula without sleepwalking our way into calamity.

  • US urges action and offers new relationship with Pakistan US urges action and offers new relationship with Pakistan
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201809:39 AM

    The Trump administration subsequently suspended the entire security assistance to Pakistan because of its alleged inaction against the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network.

  • Rohingya children in horrific conditions: UNICEF Rohingya children in horrific conditions: UNICEF
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201809:34 AM

    As the Bay of Bengal region gears up for cyclone and monsoon seasons, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning that more than half-a-million Rohingya children already living in horrific...

  • Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury' Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201809:04 AM

    Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury, US media reports say.