Reuters | January 14, 2018 4:44 PM
Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained for over two months in an anti-corruption crackdown, is negotiating a possible settlement with authorities but so far has not agreed on terms, a senior Saudi official said.
PTI | January 14, 2018 4:28 PM
Chinese pollution inspectors have found problems relating to air quality in 21 companies and construction sites in two days, authorities said today.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 6:07 PM
The Israeli military said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt, dug by the Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 4:06 PM
North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom on Jan. 15, South Korea’s unification ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 6:21 PM
A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, leaving one dead and around 20 injured and causing homes and roads to collapse.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 3:00 PM
Iran’s president said on Sunday the United States had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as a “long-lasting victory” for Iran, state television reported.
PTI | January 14, 2018 2:21 PM
People in a South Sudan village have been saved a perilous neck-deep wade across a river to reach a town and access basic services, thanks to Indian peacekeepers from the UN mission who have re-built a key bridge in record time in the strife-torn country.
AFP | January 14, 2018 2:19 PM
The White House has denied and corrected a quote attributed to President Donald Trump that suggested he had good contacts with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
ANI | January 14, 2018 9:50 AM
Traders in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), blocked the Neelum Valley road and burnt tyres to show their anger against load shedding and damage of transformers in the area.
IANS | January 14, 2018 7:44 AM
Moscow has a critical attitude toward the latest US statement on reviewing the Iran nuclear deal and will do all it can to resist any attempt to scrape the deal, Russian authorities said on Saturday.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 6:13 AM
Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack spread across the Pacific U.S. state, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter and questioning why an all-clear was not issued faster.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 5:46 AM
At least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in a fire and stampede in a local leisure association in the town of Vila Nova da Rainha in northern Portugal on Saturday night, officials said.
IANS | January 14, 2018 5:21 AM
The United States President on Saturday accused Democrats of squandering a chance to work out a legislative solution for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented migrants.
IANS | January 14, 2018 5:01 AM
UAE and Saudi Arabia vowed on Saturday to further enhance the “brotherly” bilateral relations.
Associated Press | January 14, 2018 4:01 AM
An airplane has skidded off the runway after landing in the Turkish province of Trabzon, causing panic among the passengers.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 3:57 AM
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a full investigation into a false emergency alert that said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said.
AFP | January 14, 2018 3:45 AM
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Baltic NATO states to support pressure on North Korea, as he hammered home his hawkish message that Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes pose a global threat.
Associated Press | January 14, 2018 3:40 AM
President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries.
AFP | January 14, 2018 3:17 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the “necessary respect” of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the French leader to change the landmark accord.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 3:09 AM
President Donald Trump was briefed on Saturday by U.S. trade envoy Robert Lighthizer on U.S. trade with China and talks on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, a White House spokeswoman said.
Associated Press | January 14, 2018 2:59 AM
President Donald Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn’t have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners.
PTI | January 14, 2018 3:05 PM
A false alert warning of a ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii today triggered panic in the US territory, forcing authorities to apologise for the “human error”, amidst fears of an attack by North Korea.
Associated Press | January 14, 2018 11:28 AM
Recovery crews are slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides, but officials said they’ve removed enough debris from creek canals to prevent another potential disaster when the next rainstorm hits.
Reuters | January 14, 2018 2:18 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump was briefed on Saturday after an official message was mistakenly sent to Hawaii residents’.
AFP | January 14, 2018 2:13 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French President Emmanuel Macron today that changing the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would increase the chances of it remaining in place.
AFP | January 14, 2018 2:03 AM
Iran today rejected any modification of its nuclear deal with world powers after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive.
Associated Press | January 14, 2018 1:46 AM
Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that the ban on a popular messaging app has been lifted, two weeks after waning anti-government protests in which more than 21 people were killed.
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