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International

EU SOON TO LAUNCH FUNDING SCHEME: GERMANY

Iran says country won’t up missile range European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, third left, participates in a media conference with EU members of …

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Record-breaking cold clobbers two-thirds of the US

Commuters wait for a train as snow falls on Jan 28 in Chicago.The plunging temperatures expected later this week that have forecasters especially concerned. Wind …

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Forces pullout from port in Yemen urged – Eight displaced killed

DUBAI/LONDON, Jan 28, (Agencies): The United Nations envoy for Yemen on Monday urged the warring parties to withdraw their troops from the port of Hodeidah …

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Duterte visits bombings site – ‘Law will give them no mercy’

In this photo provided by Malacanang Palace, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (center), touches one of the caskets of victims of Sunday’s bombings of a Roman …

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Iraq militia chief wants US troops out

BAGHDAD, Jan 28, (Agencies): The leader of one of the most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias in Iraq said Monday that he expects a vote in …

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Kuwait urges dialogue to end political standoff in Venezuela

‘Exercise maximum restraint, avoid any acts that can escalate tension’ Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi NEW YORK, Jan 27, (KUNA): …

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Brazil dam collapse death toll 40

Firefighters prepare to lift, with a helicopter, a body rescued from the mud, after a dam collapse near Brumadinho, Brazil on Jan 26. (AP) Hope …

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Foreign troops to quit Afghanistan in 18 mths under draft peace deal

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 27, (RTRS): Taleban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed on a draft peace pact setting out the withdrawal of foreign troops …

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27 dead as bombs hit cathedral in Philippines during Mass

JOLO, Philippines (AP) – Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing …

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Iran cautions against new EU sanctions

TEHRAN, Jan 26, (Agencies): The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned Friday that any new restrictive measures by European countries against Tehran could prompt the …

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