Home » Archives by category » World

Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won’t resolve North Korea crisis

Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won’t resolve North Korea crisis

Share this story...

VLADIVOSTOK: Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting his South Korean counterpart, adding that the impact of cutting oil would be worrying. Putin met South Korea’s Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of an economic summit in the…

US monitor raises North Korea nuclear test yield estimate to 250 kilotons

US monitor raises North Korea nuclear test yield estimate to 250 kilotons

Share this story...

SEOUL: North Korea’s latest nuclear test probably had a yield of 250 kilotons, a US monitoring group said. This estimate is much higher than earlier official estimates. Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test last week — saying it was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted into a…

Pakistan’s Punjab govt refuses to let off Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan’s Punjab govt refuses to let off Hafiz Saeed

Share this story...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Punjab province opposed the release of mastermind of Mumbai terror attack and chief of banned outfit Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, informing the Lahore High Court that freeing the cleric from house arrest is likely to create unrest in the province. Punjab’s home department submitted a written…

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly amid Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly amid Rohingya crisis

Share this story...

YANGON: Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly session in New York. The crisis over the security forces’ fierce response to a series of Rohingya militant…

Jailed Indonesian cleric named suspect in deadly 2016 attack

Jailed Indonesian cleric named suspect in deadly 2016 attack

Share this story...

JAKARTA: A jailed Indonesian cleric has been named as a suspect in a suicide bomb attack that killed eight people in Jakarta last year and was claimed by the Islamic State group, police said. They said Aman Abdurrahman is suspected of masterminding the attack in January 2016, which killed four…

Dawood Ibrahim on UK asset freeze list with 3 Pakistan addresses and 21 aliases

Dawood Ibrahim on UK asset freeze list with 3 Pakistan addresses and 21 aliases

Share this story...

LONDON: India’s most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim remains the only “Indian national” on an updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK which also listed 21 aliases for the underworld don. The mafia boss appears on the UK Treasury department’s ‘Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK’…

Cut Pak aid, revoke major non-NATO ally status: US lawmakers

Cut Pak aid, revoke major non-NATO ally status: US lawmakers

Share this story...

WASHINGTON: Hailing Donald Trump’s new tough line against Pakistan, top US lawmakers have demanded that Islamabad be designated a “state sponsor of terrorism” and its major non-NATO ally status be revoked to force it stop from supporting terrorist groups. President Trump called out Pakistan for supporting terror groups and providing…

US Navy to relieve 7th fleet commander of duty after collisions

US Navy to relieve 7th fleet commander of duty after collisions

Share this story...

WASHINGTON: The commander of the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet will be relieved of his duty following a deadly collision between a destroyer and a merchant vessel, the latest in a spate of similar accidents, a defence official has said. The decision to remove Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin from the post…

North Korea’s Kim a ‘maniac’: Philippines’ Duterte

North Korea’s Kim a ‘maniac’: Philippines’ Duterte

Share this story...

MANILA: North Korean leader is a “maniac” who could destroy Asia by triggering a nuclear war, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said, ahead of a regional summit to be attended by the regime’s foreign minister. Using characteristically crude language, Duterte teed off against Kim ahead of a regional security meeting in…

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks new start with cabinet revamp

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks new start with cabinet revamp

Share this story...

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dumped arch-conservatives and embraced critical voices in a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps. Political blueblood Abe, in office since late December 2012, has pushed a nationalist agenda alongside a massive policy…

Page 1 of 103123Next ›Last »