July 24, 2017

Car bomb in Afghan capital kills at least 12

KABUL, July 24: A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 10, […]
July 24, 2017

Sri Lanka navy rescues two elephants washed out to sea

COLOMBO, July 24: Two young elephants washed out to sea were saved from drowning Sunday (Jul 23) by the Sri Lankan navy in the second such incident off […]
July 24, 2017

Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

  DUBAI, July 24: Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against “terrorism and extremism”, Iranian media […]
July 24, 2017

US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions, tying Trump’s hands

WASHINGTON, July 24: The US Congress is poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching a compromise deal, which […]
July 24, 2017

Nigeria releases first photo of ailing president in almost 80 days

  ABUJA, July 24: Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on […]
July 24, 2017

Israel under pressure over holy site, shooting at Amman embassy

JERUSALEM, July 24: Israel faced mounting pressure on Sunday (Jul 23) over tougher security at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as a shooting at its embassy […]
July 24, 2017

‘Draconian’ US funding cuts would cost lives: AIDS meeting

  PARIS, July 24: Leaders in the fight against HIV on Sunday (Jul 23) urged the US government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and […]
July 23, 2017

Flow of asylum seekers crossing into Canada from US rises in June

TORONTO, July 23: The number of asylum seekers walking across the U.S. border into Canada rose in June after dropping in the previous two months, according […]
July 23, 2017

Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM, July 23: Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces on Saturday (Jul 22) as the army moved in to seal off an attacker’s home […]