Monday, December 16, 2019

Sri Lanka Speaker Recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe As Prime Minister

COLOMBO, Oct 28 (AFP): Sri Lanka's speaker of parliament Sunday recognised Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country's lawful prime minister, three days after his sacking...

Man accused over 39 truck deaths admits immigration offense

London, Nov 25 (AP): A truck driver charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in the back of a truck...

Pakistan politician Abdul Razzaq, brother Abdul Khaliq killed in bomb blast

Karachi, Oct 28 (PTI): A leader of a key opposition party in Pakistan was killed along with his brother when a bomb blast ripped...

Israel defends Trump amid synagogue shooting criticism

Jerusalem, Oct 31 (AP) Israel's envoy to the memorial ceremonies for the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims says it's "unfair and wrong" to link the...

Kartarpur corridor Army chief Bajwa’s brainchild, will hurt India: Pak minister

Lahore, Nov 30 (PTI) The opening of the historic Kartarpur corridor was the brainchild of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and it will...

B’desh pilot among 4 arrested for plotting to hijack plane

Dhaka, Oct 31 (PTI) Bangladesh today arrested four persons, including a pilot of the national carrier and his mother, for their alleged links with...

India, China Among 8 Countries Exempt From US Sanctions On Iran Oil

WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (AFP): The United States will exempt China, India and Japan from oil sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said...

Pak Paper Said London Attacker Is Of “Pak Origin”. Mob Attacks Offices

Islamabad, Dec 3 (PTI): Dozens of protesters carrying banners and chanting slogans against a Pakistani newspaper tried to storm its offices in Islamabad, enraged...

Donald Trump, In Asia, Says Will Never Call Kim Jong Un ‘Short And Fat’

HANOI, VIETNAM, Nov 12 (AFP): US President Donald Trump unleashed a twitter storm from his Asia tour on Sunday, slamming "haters and fools" who...

Syria regime attack kills 23 rebels in truce zone

BEIRUT , Nov 9 (AFP): Syrian government forces killed 23 rebels near Idlib province on Friday, the deadliest clash to rock a buffer zone...


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