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International

Ex-US energy head halts Saudi project

WASHINGTON, Oct 11, (RTRS): Former US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Wednesday he has suspended his role on the board of Saudi Arabia’s planned …

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Bangladesh sentences ‘19’ to death – Death for drug crimes approved

DHAKA, Oct 10, (Agencies): A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to life in …

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‘Anti-halal’ crackdown in Xinjiang – China

China revises anti-terror rules BEIJING, Oct 10, (Agencies): Anti-terror efforts in controversial “reeducation centres” in China’s Xinjiang region will be governed by new standardised rules, …

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2 Britons among 9 dead in Mallorca floods

At least nine people including two Britons were killed as heavy rain and flash floods hit the Spanish island of Mallorca, authorities said on Wednesday. …

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Kuwait’s UN ambassador part of UNSC’s delegation to DRC

NEW YORK, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi was part of a UN Security Council delegation to the Democratic …

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US UN envoy resigns – Replacement in weeks

WASHINGTON, Oct 9, (Agencies): The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning “to take a little time off” and will leave at …

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Saudis allow Turkey to search its consulate in Istanbul

ANKARA, Oct 9, (RTRS): Saudi Arabian officials invited Turkish experts and related officials to visit its consulate in Istanbul, Turkey’s state-owned news agency Anadolu said …

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Iran hands unclean in court battle: US

U.N. COURT URGED TO TOSS OUT TEHRAN CASE ON FROZEN ASSETS THE HAGUE, Oct 8, (Agencies): The United States on Monday asked judges at the …

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Qatar to abolish exit visa ‘soon’

DOHA, Oct 8, (AFP): Qatar’s decision to abolish its controversial exit visa system will come into force by the end of October, a leading global …

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Turkey asks to search Saudi consulate

Turkey has sought permission to search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul after a prominent journalist from the Kingdom went missing last week following a visit …

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