Monday, June 18, 2018
Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Putin says Russian people will choose his successor via ballot box

President Vladimir Putin said only the Russian people will choose who succeeds him as president, through the electoral process. Russia will hold a presidential election...
Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressures – Rouhani

Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist who engineered the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered on Friday to run for a...
Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Putin condemns U.S. attack on Syrian airbase

Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned U.S. cruise missile strikes on Syria on Friday, warning the move would further damage already battered U.S.-Russia relations which...
Wildfires almost extinguished in Russia’s Far East

Wildfires almost extinguished in Russia’s Far East

The wildfires that have been raging across 7,000 hectares in Russia’s far East have been mostly extinguished, the local forestry department said on Friday. A...
Pakistan executes hardcore terrorist: Army

Pakistan executes hardcore terrorist: Army

Pakistan on Thursday hanged a “hardcore terrorist’’ who was involved in committing heinous offenses. related to terrorism, the Pakistani military said. Tahir, an active member...
Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane –reports

Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane – reports

The body of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the victim of a bizarre murder at Kuala Lumpur...
Over 600 people detained after largest Moscow protest

Over 600 people detained after largest Moscow protest

Over 600 people, including opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, have been detained by Russian police for participating in an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow at...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Russia’s foreign minister says ready to discuss reducing nuclear arms

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday Russia was willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, news agency RIA reported. “We are ready to discuss...
Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane –reports

Malaysia says DNA sample confirms murdered Kim Jong Nam’s identity

Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong Nam’s body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children, the Deputy Prime...
Pakistan begins first population census in 19 years

Pakistan begins first population census in 19 years

Pakistan on Wednesday began its first population census in 19 years to collect demographic data amid tight security, officials said. Census chief Asif Bajwa said...