International

4 months ago | May 24, 2019

BREAKING: Theresa May announces her resignation

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as ...

US, China exchange barbs over Huawei

WASHINGTON/BEIJING — The United States and China had a heated exchange yesterday, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

4 months ago | May 22, 2019

Iran’s Rouhani rejects talks with US

DUBAI/LONDON.  - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States yesterday, after President ...

Flights chaos at Manchester Airport after fuel shortage

Nearly 90 flights were cancelled at Manchester Airport over the weekend as unexpected power issues within the airport ...

4 months ago | May 21, 2019

‘Trump’s genocidal taunts will not end Iran’

With tensions rising, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran.”

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing amid shortages

Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel ...

4 months ago | May 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia requests US forces

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have agreed to a request for a renewed deployment of US forces to deter Iran, the ...

War will not break out, says Iranian minister

Iran’s foreign minister has said he does not believe a war will break out in the region amid concerns over rising ...

4 months ago | May 14, 2019

JUST IN: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2bn to couple in Roundup ...

A jury in the US state of California has ordered Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than two billion dollars in damages to ...

Japan, Ethiopia focus on strengthening bilateral development

Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono visited Ethiopia last weekend, May 4-5.

Xi to address Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilisations

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Conference on Dialogue of ...

China to slap tariffs on US goods despite Trump warning

China said yesterday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of US goods including frozen vegetables and liquefied ...

Attack in Silgadji leaves five dead

At least five people, including a senior pastor, have died following an attack on a protestant church in Burkina Faso on ...

4 months ago | May 8, 2019

May told by Conservative MPs to set out her resignation plans by ...

LONDON. - Theresa May has been told by Conservative MPs that she has until 16:00 (UK time) this afternoon to spell out ...

4 months ago | May 7, 2019

Britain to open first ‘body farm’ for forensic research

British forensic experts are working with the military to establish the first “body farm” in the United Kingdom in a bid ...