• Mon, Aug 26, 2019
  • Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

    The crew of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, updated its listed destination in its Automatic Identification System to Mersin, Turkey, a port city in the country's south and home to...

  • HK's Lion Rock 'shines' in show of solidarity HK's Lion Rock 'shines' in show of solidarity

    On Friday, an estimated 210,000 peopled made a human chain across Hong Kong in the latest anti-government protest, whilst the outdoor community emulated the scenes on top of Lion Rock.

  • Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions

    The Haiyang Dizhi 8 vessel first entered Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) early last month where it began a weeks-long seismic survey, triggering a tense standoff between military and...

  • Pakistan journalists to march on LoC Pakistan journalists to march on LoC

    The march organised by the Central Union of Journalists (CUJ), a regional body, was for the ongoing Kashmir issue that arose after the Indian government scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that...

  • UK won't retreat from global community: Johnson UK won't retreat from global community: Johnson

    The Summit (G7), a get together of most of the leaders of the world's largest economies, comes with just over two months until the UK is scheduled to leave the EU on October 31.

  • Trump says he wouldn't stop Fed Chair Powell if he offered to resign Trump says he wouldn't stop Fed Chair Powell if he offered to resign

    Faced with growing risks to the economy, the Fed cut rates for the first time in more than a decade last month, and markets overwhelmingly expect the central bank to deliver another cut at its...

  • China releases British consulate worker China releases British consulate worker

    On Wednesday, China's Foreign Ministry confirmed that Cheng had been placed under administration detention for 15 days in Shenzhen.

  • 'US, Taliban to sign deal in few days' 'US, Taliban to sign deal in few days'

    Abdul Salam Zaeef, who served as Taliban's ambassador for Pakistan in the late 1990s, said that the deputy leader of the group, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will sign the peace agreement with the US.

  • Johnson, Trump speak ahead of G7 Johnson, Trump speak ahead of G7

    Trump has consistently praised Johnson, and predicted a speedy US-UK trade deal after Brexit.

  • Russia launches 1st ever floating nuclear power plant Russia launches 1st ever floating nuclear power plant

    The floating nuclear power station measuring 472 feet in height and 98 feet abeam, and which is being towed by two icebreakers, will call in at its destination port in three weeks and will begin to...