Tuesday , February 19 2019

International

Johnson comment misconstrued: Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 11, (Agencies): The press took out of context comments by Britain’s foreign secretary about “proxy wars” waged by longtime ally Saudi Arabia, the …

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Israel readies for ‘super-tech’ stealth fighters – Same-sex partners to get Israeli citizenship

JERUSALEM, Dec 10, (AFP): Israel will Monday receive its first F-35 stealth fighter jets, hailed as technological marvels whose helmets alone cost more than most …

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Obama orders review of election-season hacking – ‘Russia intervened to help Trump’

WASHINGTON, Dec 10, (Agencies): The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and …

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Terror suspect arrested – Gun, fireworks seized from Dutchman

THE HAGUE, Dec 10, (AFP): Rotterdam police have arrested a Dutchman found with a loaded AK-47 Kalashnikov rifle and illegal fireworks who is “suspected of …

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Senators criticise Duterte drug war

MANILA, Dec 9, (RTRS): Philippine senators have criticised the way President Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out his anti-narcotics campaign, saying it should be done within …

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Cold weather ‘complicates’ Iraq’s humanitarian situation – Around 90,000 flee Mosul

BAGHDAD, Dec 9, (KUNA): As if the chaotic scenario in Iraq was not enough, the arrival of harsh and cold winter season in Mosul had …

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US, UK spies targeted air passenger mobiles

PARIS, Dec 8, (AFP): American and British spy agencies have tried to intercept data from passengers’ mobile phones on commercial airlines including Air France, French …

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Family challenges death in drug war – ‘New findings’

MANILA, Dec 8, (RTRS): It’s a Friday morning in late October, and Florjohn Cruz’s body lies on a metal table at a funeral parlor in …

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Bangladesh arrests five suspected Islamist extremists

Bangladesh’s elite security force on Thursday arrested five suspected members of a banned Islamist extremist outfit who it said were planning to break their leaders …

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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage …

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