Saturday, November 17, 2018
Putin orders effective use of world cup venues after tournament

Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he had yet to decide whether to run for re-election in 2018, but promised not to change the...
Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Turkey: HURMA, CGPI task FG on Hizmet movement

The Human Rights Monitoring Agenda (HURMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) have called the attention of the Federal Government...
Indian parliament begin voting for new president

Indian parliament begin voting for new president

India’s parliament began voting on Monday for a new president in an election likely to be won by a candidate backed by the ruling...
Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State (IS) fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Prime Minister Haider...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka to ban plastic shopping bags

Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday that the island nation will ban plastic shopping bags while it is facing a dengue...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Moscow working out response to U.S. seizure of diplomatic property – Lavrov

Moscow is working out retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. seizure of Russia’s diplomatic property, but does not consider it necessary to comment...
Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

IS tightens grip on village near Mosul after defeat

Islamic State has captured a village in the south of Mosul despite losing control of its stronghold in the city, an Iraqi army officer...
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces are fighting Islamic State as they push to retake the remaining part of the extremist militia’s former stronghold of Mosul. Iraqiya state TV...
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces capture historic Mosul mosque

Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled “caliphate” three years ago. According to an...