California: Rescuers search for mudslide survivors

California: Rescuers search for mudslide survivors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Rescue workers in southern California are searching for survivors after mudslides and flooding in which at least 13 people have died. More than 30 miles (48km) of the main coastal road have been closed and police said the scene “looked like a World War One battlefield”. A group […]

Koreas agree military talks to defuse border tension

Koreas agree military talks to defuse border tension

Media playback is unsupported on your device North and South Korea have agreed to hold military talks to defuse border tension, after their first high-level meeting in two years. The North will also send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February. Agreement was also reached to reinstate […]

Farage faces-off with Barnier: A look back at Nigel's clashes with EU bigwigs

Farage faces-off with Barnier: A look back at Nigel's clashes with EU bigwigs

Nigel Farage has been ruled out, crossed off, and repeatedly ignored during Brexit negotiations, but the man who drew up the blueprint for Britain’s exit from the European Union is finally getting his chance to be heard. Read more The former UKIP leader entered a showdown with Brussels’ chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday, […]

Intrigue over vanishing tweet announcing Grayling as Conservative Party Chairman

Intrigue over vanishing tweet announcing Grayling as Conservative Party Chairman

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 13:01 Edited time: 8 Jan, 2018 13:16 The conservative party has deleted a tweet announcing its new chairman, adding a touch of drama to Monday’s cabinet reshuffle. Chris Grayling was announced as chairman, causing a stir online when the tweet was retracted. What had been expected to be a run-of-the-mill […]

Palestine quashes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

Palestine quashes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

New Delhi: The Palestine Embassy in New Delhi on Sunday discarded the reports of its Ambassador to Pakistan Walid Abu Ali being reinstated. “We don’t know from where you got this information about Palestine Ambassador to Pakistan being reinstated. As per our knowledge, he is very much in Palestine as of now”, the Palestine Embassy […]

Fire and Fury: Trump book row overshadows Republican summit

Fire and Fury: Trump book row overshadows Republican summit

Donald Trump has continued attacking critics over a tell-all book as his party gathers for a key meeting to thrash out their priorities for 2018. A retreat at Camp David will focus heavily on a strategy before crucial congressional elections in November. Michael Wolff’s book raises concerns over Mr Trump’s mental health. The president called […]

Rohingya rebels ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

Rohingya rebels ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

Yangon division: Two Myanmar security officers and a driver were wounded by Rohingya rebels who ambushed their vehicle in northern Rakhine state, the army said Saturday, the first apparent insurgent attack to hit the violence-scarred region in weeks. Rakhine was plunged into crisis last August after a series of militant raids that killed at least […]

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Islamabad: Expressing its unhappiness over Donald Trump administration’s decision to freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment for failing to rein in terror groups, Pakistan on Friday said “arbitrary deadlines and unilateral pronouncements” are “counterproductive” in addressing common threats. Pakistan Foreign Office said, “We are engaged with the US Administration on the […]

64 applications to run for Russian presidency registered by Election Commission

64 applications to run for Russian presidency registered by Election Commission

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 11:55 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 11:55 The Central Election Commission has received 64 applications to run for Russia’s highest office next March, its head told journalists after the deadline for self-nominated candidates expired. Read more Russian citizens may contest a presidential election either as party candidates or independents. Since […]

Trump Bannon row: White House lawyers threaten former aide

Trump Bannon row: White House lawyers threaten former aide

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump’s lawyers have written to his former strategist Steve Bannon, saying he has violated a non-disclosure agreement. The cease-and-desist notice accuses Mr Bannon of defaming the president in speaking to author Michael Wolff. Wolff’s forthcoming tell-all book describes the president as being unprepared for the […]

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