September 17, 2017

Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories , Sep 17: Hamas said on Sunday it would do away with a body seen as an alternative government in the Gaza Strip in […]
September 17, 2017

Unwanted Rohingya face threats in India and Nepal

New Delhi, India , Sep 17: Detested in Myanmar, the Muslim Rohingya desperately seeking sanctuary will get a new reminder Monday of just how unloved they are in […]
September 16, 2017

Chaos reigns in Bangladesh as Rohingya exodus set to reach 1 million by end-2017

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Sept 16: Along the 20km-long stretch between Bangladesh’s Shah Pori Dwip to Cox’s Bazar, villages were overrun with makeshift refugee camps. Almost 400,000 […]
September 16, 2017

UN condemns ‘highly provocative’ North Korea missile launch

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16: The UN Security Council on Friday (Sep 15) strongly condemned North Korea’s “highly provocative” launch of a missile that flew over Japan […]
September 16, 2017

Trump angers Britain in midst of London attack

WASHINGTON, Sept 16: President Donald Trump sparked fury in London and yet another pointed rebuke from Prime Minster Theresa May Friday (Sep 15) after he claimed […]
September 16, 2017

Terror threat raised after London bomb attack

LONDON, Sept 16: Britain raised its threat level to maximum on Friday (Sep 15) and announced troops would be deployed to key sites after a bomb […]
September 15, 2017

Explosion on Tube train at Parsons Green, London – many injured

LONDON, Sept 15 :  Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an […]
September 15, 2017

In Bangladesh, aid agencies struggle with Rohingya influx

COX’S BAZAR, Sept 15: The exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh has reached 379,000 in just over two weeks, according to the latest estimates […]
September 15, 2017

North Korea fires missile over Japan

SEOUL, Sept 15: North Korea fired a missile on Friday (Sep 15) that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean […]
September 15, 2017

Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacists

WASHINGTON, Sept 15: Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Thursday, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by […]
September 15, 2017

Trump says ‘dreamer’ immigrants deal is near

WASHINGTON, Sept 15: President Donald Trump said on Thursday (Sep 14) he was “fairly close” to finalising a deal with Democrats allowing young immigrants to remain […]
September 14, 2017

US will not issue some visas in four nations in deportation crackdown

WASHINGTON, Sept 14: The U.S. State Department on Wednesday will stop issuing certain kinds of visas to some citizens of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone […]
September 14, 2017

One dead, several wounded in northwest US school shooting

LOS ANGELES, Sept 14: One student was killed and at least three other teens were wounded on Wednesday (Sep 13) in a shooting in a school […]
September 14, 2017

Eight dead at Florida nursing home, governor pledges full investigation

MIAMI, Sept 14: Eight residents died at a Florida nursing home which has been without power since Hurricane Irma and the state governor vowed a full […]
September 14, 2017

UN chief hopes for ‘constructive’ message from Trump to world leaders

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 14: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday (Sep 13) he is hoping for a constructive message from US President Donald Trump when […]
September 13, 2017

Rohingya boat toll nears 100 as bodies wash ashore

COX’S BAZAR, Sept 13: Seven bodies believed to be those of Rohingya Muslims washed ashore in Bangladesh on Wednesday (Sep 13), officials said, highlighting the risks […]
September 13, 2017

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of ‘punishment’ over Rohingya

YANGON, Sept 13: Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them […]
September 13, 2017

Modi, Abe get India’s first bullet train going as ties deepen

NEW DELHI, Sept 13: As India’s premier Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepare to break ground on the country’s first bullet train project […]