September 23, 2017

Mexico extends search for quake survivors

MEXICO CITY, Sept 23: Mexican authorities on Friday (Sep 22) extended a search for survivors of this week’s devastating earthquake that killed nearly 300 people, with […]
September 23, 2017

Trump mulls new order to replace travel ban, no decision yet

WASHINGTON, Sept 23: President Donald Trump is considering a new order to replace his soon-to-expire travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries that would be […]
September 23, 2017

Britain’s May calls for post-Brexit transition in single market

FLORENCE, Sept 23: Prime Minister Theresa May set out a plan on Friday (Sep 22) to retain full access to the EU’s single market for two […]
September 23, 2017

War of words ratchets up between Kim and Trump

WASHINGTON, Sept 23: An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday (Sep 22) as the US president […]
September 22, 2017

Hope fades as Mexico’s search for quake survivors enters third day

MEXICO CITY, Sept 22: Mexico waited anxiously on Thursday (Sep 21) for signs of life in the rubble of collapsed buildings as a desperate search for […]
September 22, 2017

Mugabe at UN stands up to ‘Giant Gold Goliath’ Trump

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe did not mince words at the United Nations on Thursday (Sep 21) about Donald Trump, mocking the US […]
September 22, 2017

Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica: PM Skerrit

MIAMI, Sept 22: Hurricane Maria left more than 15 people dead in hard-hit Dominica, the small Caribbean island’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday (Sep […]
September 22, 2017

North Korea’s Kim says will make “deranged” Trump pay dearly for UN speech

SEOUL/NEW YORK, Sept 22: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted U.S. President Donald Trump as “mentally deranged” on Friday and vowed to make him pay […]
September 21, 2017

Rescuers in grim search for survivors of Mexico quake

MEXICO CITY, Sept 21: Rescuers dug frantically on Wednesday (Sep 20) for survivors of a 7.1- magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people in Mexico, […]
September 21, 2017

Myanmar insists to UN that Rakhine improving

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21: Myanmar insisted Wednesday (Sep 20) to the United Nations that the crisis in violence-torn Rakhine state was easing after heavy international criticism. […]
September 21, 2017

Iran defends nuclear deal, warns Trump to respect it

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani insisted on Wednesday (Sep 20) his country has complied with the nuclear accord it signed with six world […]
September 21, 2017

51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21: With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday (Sep 20) lined up to sign a new treaty outlawing […]
September 21, 2017

Desperate night search in Mexico school, other ruins as quake deaths pass 200

MEXICO CITY, Sept 21: Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday (Sep 20) for dozens of children feared buried under a […]
September 20, 2017

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes south of New Zealand: USGS

SYDNEY, Sept 20: An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday (Sep 20), […]
September 20, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi’s address on Rakhine fails to quell criticism

NAY PYI TAW, Sept 20: It took an exodus of hundreds of thousands, more than three weeks of reported violence, and a lot of pressure from […]
September 20, 2017

US deputy attorney general interviewed over FBI ex-director’s firing – WSJ

WASHINGTON, Sept 20: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James […]
September 20, 2017

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20: Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday (Sep 19) […]
September 20, 2017

Trump warns UN assembly he may have to ‘destroy’ North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20: A bellicose President Donald Trump used his maiden address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday (Sep 19) to warn “Rocket Man” […]