International

2 hours ago | October 23, 2018

Khashoggi murder ‘savagely planned’: Turkey

ANKARA. – Turkey on Monday said that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was ...

12 hours ago | October 22, 2018

US exit from nuke Arms Treaty with Russia ‘very dangerous ...

MOSCOW. – On Saturday, US President Donald Trump announced the country’s plans to exit the Intermediate-Range ...

Train derails in Taiwan, kills 22

TAIPEI. – At least 22 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal ...

3 days ago | October 20, 2018

Turkey widens Khashoggi search

ISTANBUL. – Turkey on Friday widened the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after ...

OPEC, allies struggle to fully deliver pledged oil output boost: Report

LONDON. – OPEC is struggling to add barrels to the market after agreeing in June to increase output, an internal ...

Turkey’s Erdogan to host Putin, Macron, Merkel for Syria talks

ANKARA. – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to host Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as his French ...

Huge Iranian oil armada heads to China before US sanctions kick in

TEHRAN. – An unprecedented volume of Iranian crude oil is set to arrive at China’s northeast port of Dalian this ...

Chinese city plans to launch ‘artificial moon’ to ...

BEIJING. – The city of Chengdu in southwest China has an ambitious plan to launch an artificial moon into the sky ...

Pope ponders landmark trip to N. Korea after Kim invitation

VATICAN CITY. – Pope Francis indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to North Korea after ...

Facebook hires British ex-deputy PM as global affairs head

LONDON. – British former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, a leading anti-Brexit advocate, said on Friday he would ...

4 days ago | October 19, 2018

Temer’s lawyers attempt to block corruption charges

BRASILIA. — Lawyers for Brazil’s President Michel Temer have asked the country’s top court to annul a federal police ...

4 days ago | October 18, 2018

Disinfectant dropped on Indonesia’s quake, tsunami hit areas

JAKARTA. — A helicopter has dropped disinfectants on quake and tsunami hit areas in Central Sulawesi province, ...

Xi reiterates China’s commitment to free trade, globalisation

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday reiterated China's commitment to free trade and economic globalization while ...

Pompeo meets Erdogan after talks with Saudis on missing journalist

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Turkey’s President and Foreign Minister on Wednesday to discuss the disappearance ...

Denmark’s mega bank in $230bn money-laundering scandal

Denmark's largest lender Danske Bank, has found itself at the centre of one of the world's biggest money-laundering ...