Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Pakistan, Asian Development Bank sign loan agreement worth USD 1.3 billion

Islamabad, Dec 9 (PTI) Pakistan on Monday signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank for a loan worth USD 1.3 billion to support...

US confirms Washington visit by Russian foreign minister

Washington, Dec 9 (AFP) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will welcome his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday -- the Russian's first visit...

Iran says ready for more US prisoner swaps

Tehran, Dec 9 (AFP) Iran said Monday it was open to more prisoner swaps with the US while stressing an exchange at the weekend...

Turkey deports 11 French suspected IS members

Ankara (Turkey), Dec 9 (AP) Turkey has deported 11 French nationals who are suspected of being members of the Islamic State group, the Interior...

24 Presumed Dead, Cops Say No More Survivors In New Zealand Volcano Eruption

Wellington, New Zealand, Dec 9 (AFP): New Zealand police have said no more survivors were expected to be rescued from an island volcano that...

5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

Whakatane (New Zealand), Dec 9 (AP): A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam...

UN climate summit should concentrate more on action on Paris deal: Javadekar

Madrid, Dec 9 (PTI): India said on Monday that the UN climate conference under way in the Spanish capital should concentrate more on action...

China releases documentary of ETIM militant attacks amid criticism over Xinjiang camps

Beijing, Dec 8 (PTI) China has released a rare documentary showing for the first time some of the deadly attacks conducted by the separatist...

Iran unveils budget of ‘resistance’ against US sanctions

Tehran, Dec 8 (AFP) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani announced Sunday what he called a "budget of resistance" to counter crippling US sanctions, weeks after...

US-based start-up expands in India, Southeast Asia and China

Singapore, Dec 8 (PTI): India's building control and energy efficiency market is estimated to touch USD 2 billion a year with a compound annual...


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