International Atomic Energy Agency has said that Iran is still implementing the 2015 accord over its nuclear programme. According to a report by the UN's nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran is abiding by the deal's key restrictions on its nuclear facilities in return for relief from damaging economic...
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today said he was deeply concerned as US President Donald Trump cancelled a widely anticipated nuclear summit next month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. UN Secretary-General said this after he presented a new UN disarmament agenda in Geneva today. Mr. Guterres said that he...
Indonesia has issued a warning to airliners alerting them about volcanic ash from the country's most active Merapi volcano in Java island. The Transport Ministry said, a further evaluation would be undertaken after the issuance of the advice.Mount Merapi, one the most active volcanoes, has regularly erupted since 1948.
Saudi Arabia has released veteran women's rights activist Aisha al-Manea. The rights group reported the detention of at least 11 activists, mostly women, who previously campaigned for the right to drive and an end to the kingdom's male guardianship system. Manea had been campaigning for women's right to drive since...
An air strike on Syrian army positions in eastern part of the country overnight has killed at least 12 pro-regime fighters. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, the strike was carried out by the US-led coalition in an area south of Albu Kamal. The area has repeatedly been...
The United States has ordered two top Venezuelan diplomats to leave within 48 hours in a tit for tat response to Caracas' expulsion order against the top two US diplomats. In a statement, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in Washington that the Charge d'Affaires of the Venezuelan embassy and...
Cyclone Mekunu, which is on a path to strike Oman, hit the Yemeni island of Socotra today, causing severe flooding and damage to houses. Fisheries Ministry officials said, seven people were missing and hundreds evacuated from their homes. The island is listed by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site.The...
US President Donald Trump has said it would be clear "next week" whether his scheduled June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore would take place. He told reporters at the White House that if he attends the summit, it will be a great thing for North...
In Italy, two people were killed and many injured after a train hit a truck, stuck on a railway crossing, near the city of Turin. RFI, which manages the country's rail network, said, the train hit a heavy goods vehicle that had stopped on a functioning railway crossing after...
In Iraq, at least seven people, including a policeman, were killed and 16 wounded in a suicide attack in Baghdad today. Police said, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a park in Shoala district. The police said, they intercepted the bomber along with emergency workers, but he managed to...