Daily Archives: August 28, 2018

Bangladeshi cricketer’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

Dhaka, Aug 27 (PTI) Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat's wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over...

India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Waters Treaty in Lahore this week

Islamabad, Aug 27 (PTI) India and Pakistan will resume their talks on various aspects of the crucial Indus Waters Treaty in Lahore on Wednesday,...

Donald Trump Says Deal With Mexico “Looking Good”

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (AP): US President Donald Trump was due to make a trade announcement on Monday as US and Mexican negotiators signaled they...

China may scrap two-child limit: Report

Beijing, Aug 27 (AFP): China appears poised to scrap its two-child policy, with a state-run newspaper today citing a draft civil code that would...

Canada Holds Firm In Human Rights Dispute With Saudi Arabia

BERLIN, Aug 27 (AFP): Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland refused to give ground in a dispute with Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying her country...

North Korea expels Japanese man who had been detained

Tokyo, Aug 27 (AP) Japanese government officials said today that they were trying to ensure the safety of a Japanese tourist whom North Korea...

Iran lawsuit against US sanctions opens at UN court

The Hague, Aug 27 (AFP) Iran opened a lawsuit today demanding the UN's top court order the suspension of renewed US sanctions which it...

UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face ‘genocide’ case

Geneva, Aug 27 (AP) Investigators working for the UN's top human rights body said today that top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for...

Hair-raising! Japan bullet train staff made to sit by tracks

Tokyo, Aug 27 (AFP) A Japanese rail company has defended a safety exercise that requires employees to sit beside tracks in tunnels as bullet...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan government bans VIP protocol to ‘influential people’ at airports

Islamabad, Aug 27 (PTI): Pakistan has banned the VIP culture at airports for “influential people” including politicians, judges and military officials as part of...