Malaysia releases photo of suspect in Palestinian’s killing

Malaysia releases photo of suspect in Palestinian’s killing

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police have released a photo of one of the two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer, and say the duo could still be in the country. Gaza’s ruling Hamas group has accused Israel of being behind Saturday’s shooting of Fadi al-Batsh, an important member of Hamas. Israel has neither confirmed […]

Macron, Trump call for new nuclear deal with Iran

Macron, Trump call for new nuclear deal with Iran

Washington: French President Emmanuel Macron and his American counterpart Donald Trump called jointly on Tuesday for a new nuclear deal with Iran, after the US leader denounced the three-year-old accord as “insane.” “I can say that we have had very frank discussions on that, just the two of us,” Macron told a joint press conference […]

UN prosecutor urges judges to give Karadzic life sentence

UN: A United Nations prosecution lawyer has urged appeals judges to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war to a life sentence. Prosecutor Katrina Gustafson told a five-judge appellate panel at the UN Mechanism for International Criminal […]

Ten killed in Toronto as van hits pedestrians

Ten killed in Toronto as van hits pedestrians

Toronto: A 25-year-old who ploughed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was held on Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of what appeared to be one of the deadliest mass murders in the country’s modern history. Alek Minassian showed […]

At least 15 dead, 40 injured in fire at oil well in Indonesia

  Banda Aceh : Firefighters in Indonesia struggled on Wednesday to contain a blaze at an oil well in the northwestern province of Aceh that killed at least 15 people and injured 40, authorities said. Flames towered over houses and trees as firefighters hosed down the area while villagers looked on, pictures posted on social […]

North Korea slams US censure on rights ahead of inter-Korea summit

Seoul: North Korea condemned US criticism of its human rights record as “ridiculous” as a diplomatic whirlwind accelerated ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s summits with the South and with US President Donald Trump. In the latest sequence of messaging before Friday’s summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone, […]

Armenian opposition leader says ‘ready to lead’ country

Armenian opposition leader says ‘ready to lead’ country

Yerevan: Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday said he was ready to lead the country after the shock resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan following 11 days of protests against his rule. “Yes of course we are ready to lead our country,” Pashinyan said at a news conference in Yerevan, after being asked whether […]

Former US president Bush hospitalised a day after wife’s funeral

Houston: Former US president George HW Bush has been hospitalised here after contracting an infection, a day after his wife’s funeral, a family spokesperson said. Bush, 93, was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, the day after funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, […]

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