Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Putin says will consider running for another 6-year term as president

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was first elected 17 years ago, said on Friday that he would consider running for re-election in 2018. The Kremlin...
Future of Balkans is 'in the West', Pence tells region

Future of Balkans is ‘in the West’, Pence tells region

Vice-President Mike Pence said on Wednesday in Montenegro that the U.S. sees the future of the region “in the West” and not with Russia. “We...
Islamic state claims responsibility for Kabul mosque attack

Death toll rises to 29 in mosque attack in Afghanistan

The death toll in Tuesday’s attack on a mosque in western Afghanistan’s Herat province has risen to 29 as more people succumbed to critical...
Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians – White House

Trump to sign anti-Russia sanctions ‘very soon’ – Pence

U.S. President Donald Trump will “very soon” sign legislation to strengthen sanctions against Russia, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday in the former...

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti

China on Tuesday formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same...
Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

The office of Indonesia’s ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict in 2016, an official said...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Pentagon announces death of 7 ISIS leaders in airstrikes

Coalition airstrikes killed seven senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) propagandists and facilitators in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation...
Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan’s top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his...
Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s military have taken over control of main fuel distribution because of a strike embarked upon by employees that has disrupted fuel supplies,...
Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

The Russian parliament’s upper house on Tuesday gave final approval to ban virtual private networks and other services that helped to provide anonymity for...