Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Hong Kong leader apologises as massive rally chokes city

Hong Kong: Hundreds of thousands of protesters choked Hong Kong's streets for a second straight Sunday in a defiant rebuke of a reviled extradition law,...

Trump to discuss Hong Kong protests with Xi at G20: Pompeo

Washington:US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit in...

Times’ Russia report is ‘virtual treason,’ Trump says

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping...

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region

Dubai: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom is not seeking war in the region, but warned...

Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor

Beirut: At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a...

Nepal’s ethnic Newaris protest against Guthi bill

Kathmandu: Thousands of people belonging to the ethnic Newar community staged anti-government protests on Saturday, demanding withdrawal of a controversial bill, which they say has...

In meeting with Imran, Xi offers support for improvement of Indo-Pak...

Bhishkek: Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran...

Iran’s Rouhani says US ‘serious threat to global stability’

Bishkek:  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday the United States present a serious threat to global and regional stability as tensions soar in the...

Pak PM Imran trolled online for seating gaffe at SCO summit...

Bishek: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan broke the diplomatic protocol at the opening ceremony of the SCO Summit here when he sat down even as...

Iran denies role in Gulf of Oman attacks

Tehran: Iran's foreign ministry Friday dismissed as "baseless" US accusations of being behind attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding Washington was...

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