Saturday, June 23, 2018

China, Nepal To Build Tibet-Kathmandu Rail Link

BEIJING, Jun 22 (AFP): China and Nepal have agreed to build a railway connecting Tibet with Kathmandu, among a raft of deals signed during...

16 EU leaders to attend migrant crisis talks: Official

Brussels, Jun 22 (AFP): The leaders of 16 EU countries have now signalled their interest in joining a migrant crisis summit in Brussels Sunday...

Afghanistan official says 16 militia killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, Jun 22 (AP): An Afghan official says Taliban fighters killed 16 militia loyal to the government in an early morning ambush in northern...

Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration

Washington, Jun 22 (AP) President Donald Trump today told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after...

OPEC countries to pump more oil to contain price increase

VIENNA , Jun 22 (AP) The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day,...

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

BERLIN , Jun 22 (AP) A human rights expert criticized the United States on Friday for failing to tackle poverty and giving tax cuts...

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

MOSCOW , Jun 22 (AP) Russia said Friday that the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government...

Pakistan’s former dictator Musharraf resigns from his party

ISLAMABAD, Jun 22 (AFP): Pakistan's former military ruler and dictator Pervez Musharraf has resigned from his political party, an indication he has no immediate...

UN slams Donald Trump over child detentions

GENEVA, Jun 22 (AFP): The UN on Friday acknowledged Washington's decision to stop separating migrant families at the US-Mexico border but insisted that detaining...

Refugee returns to Syria must be coordinated with UN: Angela Merkel

BEIRUT, Jun 22 (AFP): The return of Syrian refugees to their homeland can only happen in coordination with the United Nations, German Chancellor Angela...


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