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International

Yemenis welcome US call for a truce – Obstacles loom

CAIRO, Nov 1, (Agencies): New US calls for a cease-fire in Yemen have raised the prospect of ending a disastrous civil war that has caused …

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Plane ‘black box’ recovered – Video shows panicked passengers

JAKARTA, Nov 1, (Agencies): A black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, authorities said Thursday, a find that could be critical …

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French police arrest over 100

French police arrested more than 100 people after gangs of masked youths stormed through Paris suburbs and the centre of Lyon on Halloween night, authorities …

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Imran Khan stance against hardliners hailed

Pakistan’s Imran Khan won praise for his stance against religious hardliners Thursday, as demonstrators blocked major roads to protest the Supreme Court’s overturning of a …

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Reveal details of Rafale jet deal – India’s Supreme Court

India’s top court on Wednesday gave the government 10 days to disclose the details of an $8.7-billion military jet deal with France’s Dassault Aviation to …

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Philippines typhoon toll climbs

Philippine rescuers used hand tools on Wednesday in a desperate search for around 20 people buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Yutu, as the …

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Trump steps up anti-immigrant offensive ahead of US midterms

WASHINGTON, Oct 31, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would fight all the way to the Supreme Court to end a constitutional …

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‘Khashoggi strangled, dismembered’ … Saudi royal returns home

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body …

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India inaugurates world’s biggest statue amid tight security

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – India on Wednesday inaugurated the world’s biggest statue with pomp, fireworks and tight security amid an …

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Pakistan overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence

Islamabad, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a …

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