Sunday, February 18, 2018

Pakistan to station troops in Saudi Arabia

Islamabad: The Pakistan Army has announced plans to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with the kingdom. “In continuation of...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency after Prime Minister Desalegn’s resignation

Addis Ababa: Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Friday, a move capping a tumultuous week that saw the prime minister resign, a strike in...

Trump administration: US will not allow China to ‘coerce’ nations in...

Washington: The US will not allow China to "bully" or "coerce" nations in Asia, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst Beijing flexing its...

US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals

Washington: The US Senate on Thursday shot down a series of immigration reform proposals including one championed by President Donald Trump, dashing hopes that Congress...

Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits Oxfam role over charity’s sex...

Johannesburg: Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced today that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity...

2 Indians sentenced for smuggling fake cigarettes into US

Washington: Two Indians have been sentenced to nearly two years of imprisonment by a federal court in Florida on charges of conspiring to smuggle counterfeit...

China protests Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Beijing: China today voiced its "firm opposition" to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Arunachal Pradesh which it claims as part of South...

KP Sharma Oli elected as Nepal’s 41st Prime Minister

Kathmandu: The CPN-UML party Chairman KP Sharma Oli has been elected as the next Prime Minister of Nepal, after the successful conclusion of historic parliamentary...

Florida school shooting: At least 17 dead; suspect in custody

Parkland: A gunman opened fire Wednesday at a Florida high school, an incident that officials said caused "numerous fatalities" and left terrified students huddled in...

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns amidst corruption charges

Pretoria: South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him after nine years of corruption scandals, economic...

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