Thursday, August 16, 2018
Writing on currency notes now a crime in Nepal

Writing on currency notes now a crime in Nepal

Any damage caused to currency notes and coins by tearing, burning, writing and drawing lines on them without the order of authorised person will...
Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

UN chief pledges support for denuclearisation of N/Korea

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has pledged full support to ensure a verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of North Korea. Guterres at a joint press conference in...
Russia should be at G7 meeting – Trump says

Trump says anyone trading with Iran will not trade with U.S.

New U.S. sanctions against Iran took effect on Tuesday, and President Donald Trump, who defied Washington’s allies to impose them, pledged that firms doing...
Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Nuclear war must not ever happen again – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki must not ever happen again. Guterres, who stated this at...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Zimbabwe yet to set date for President-elect Mnangagwa’s inauguration – Spokesman

Zimbabwean presidential spokesperson George Charamba has said the date for President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration will be set after the government is sure that there...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

12 IS militants killed in operation in central Iraq

Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed during an overnight operation to hunt down the extremist militants in Iraq’s Central Province of Salahudin, a...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa condemns riot police interruption of press event

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who narrowly won re-election as the president of Zimbabwe in a poll followed by violence and political tension, has condemned a move...
President Akufo-Addo of Ghana fires electoral commission head, 2 deputies

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana swears in new electoral commission chair

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has sworn into office a new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). The president said on Wednesday night that the chair,...
Grenade caused blast at rally on June 23 – President Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa calls for calm amid Harare clashes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe called for calm on Wednesday as opposition supporters clashed with police in central Harare ahead of the announcement of...
Trump vows to reject immigration bill without border wall clause

Trump suspends duty-free status for clothes imports from Rwanda

President Donald Trump has suspended Rwanda’s right to export clothing duty-free to the United States over Kigali’s decision to increase tariffs on imports of...