Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

Manila: The Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling...

Trump violently attacks media figures in supporter’s event meme: NYT

Washington: An internet meme that depicts Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters, the...

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics...

Stockholm:  Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their experimental approach to alleviating global...

US to Pak: Must prosecute top Lashkar operatives along with its...

Washington: Pakistan must prevent militant groups from operating on its soil and prosecute top Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed, the US has...

Typhoon Hagibis leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues...

Tokyo: Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a...

IS families escape Syria displacement camp: Kurds

Qamishli (Syria): Families of Islamic State (IS) group members escaped a displacement camp in northern Syria where a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces has sparked...

Acting US homeland security chief McAleenan resigns: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump announced late Friday that acting US homeland security chief Kevin McAleenan has resigned, becoming the latest in a long list...

US Senator says Pakistan must end support to terror groups

Washington: Pakistan must end support to terrorist groups, a top US Senator has said, a day after meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan and the army...

Turkey vows to keep up Syria assault as US says troops...

Ras al-ain (Syria): Battles raged in Syria as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press on with a deadly assault against Kurdish forces, while...

Trump ready to activate ‘very significant’ sanctions on Turkey

Washington: US President Donald Trump is to authorise wide-ranging sanctions aimed at dissuading Turkey from further offensive military action in northeastern Syria, Treasury Secretary Steven...

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