Friday, February 22, 2019

Israel says world Jewish population lower than pre-Holocaust

Jerusalem, Apr 11 (AFP): The number of Jews around the world is lower than before World War II, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics said...

US Defence Chief Jim Mattis Says Donald Trump Supports Him ‘100 Per Cent’

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, Oct 16 (AFP): US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump has assured him of his full support,...

Germany’s Angela Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

BERLIN, Apr 19 (AP): German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union,...

11 Saudi Arabia princes arrested for sit-in against having to pay utilities

Riyadh, Jan 7 (AFP): Eleven Saudi princes face trial after their arrest at a sit-in protesting having to pay their utility bills, authorities said...

Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems:Erdogan

Istanbul, Sep 12 (AFP) Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems -- in its first major weapons purchase...

Iran Arrests 27 Suspects Over Ramadan “Terrorist” Plot

TEHRAN, Jun 12 (AFP): Iran's intelligence ministry said on Monday it had arrested 27 members of a "terrorist network" suspected of planning attacks last...

Ministers who can’t operate laptops within 6 months will be sacked, says Nepal PM...

Kathmandu, May 30 (PTI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today warned his new ministers that they will be sacked if they fail to...

100 days to Brexit: EU acts to cushion no-deal shock

Brussels, Dec 19 (AP) With British politics gridlocked and just 100 days until Brexit, the European Union on Wednesday triggered contingency plans designed to...

56,800 migrant dead and missing: ‘They are human beings’

JOHANNESBURG , Nov 2 (AP) — One by one, five to a grave, the coffins are buried in the red earth of this ill-kept...

Papua New Guinea supermarket fire kills 10: reports

Sydney, Sep 25 (AFP): Ten people believed to be Chinese died when a supermarket caught fire in Papua New Guinea while they were sleeping,...


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