Saturday, May 27, 2017


COLOMBO (AFP): Flooding and landslides killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfalls in many parts of t

WASHINGTON (AFP): In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a US Appeals Court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, delivering

KUWAIT (AFP): A pigeon was found carrying drugs in a small bag attached to its back in Kuwait, British media reported, quoting a Kuwaiti newspaper. Customs officials captured the bird, found to be

WASHINGTON (AFP): India is moving towards diplomatically isolating Pakistan and is considering punitive actions against it for allegedly supporting cross-border terrorism, a top US

JAKARTA (AFP): A suspected suicide bombing rocked a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta Wednesday, killing one policeman in the latest terror attack to hit the Muslim-majority count

MANCHESTER (Reuters): The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said on Wednesday as troops were d

RIYADH (Monitoring Desk): Former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif was pictured alongside Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh.

JERUSALEM (AFP): US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, speaking of a "rare opportunity" to bring stability to the turbulent region

BANGKOK (AFP): A small bomb struck a Bangkok military hospital on Monday and wounded 21 people -- one seriously -- three years to the day since the Thai army seized power in the politically unstabl

MEXICO CITY (AFP): A bus carrying a church group plunged into a deep gorge in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas Sunday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 31, authorities said.