The Helsinki meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will take place on Monday, despite the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for interfering in the November 2016 presidential election, Washington said yesterday. "It's on," White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said. The charges were drawn up by Special Counsel Robert...
Authorities have detained "several" suspects in wake of an explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China that left 19 dead and injured 12 others, state media said. The blast occurred at 6:30 pm (1030 GMT) Thursday at an industrial park in Sichuan province's Yibin city, according to a statement...
Iceland has for the first time been elected to the Human Rights Council, filling the seat vacated by the US, which withdrew from the body last month, citing bias. On June 19, the US announced its decision to leave the Council. Senior US officials accused the Council of displaying entrenched...
Supporters of Nawaz Sharif clashed with police in Pakistan's Punjab province as they tried to reach the airport where the former prime minister and his daughter Maryam were arrested on their return to the country in a corruption case, prompting police to lob teargas shells and use batons that...
US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland. Trump is staying at one of his luxury golf resorts in Turnberry, southwest of Glasgow, in a private part of the trip...
Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Saturday. The last group of the 12-member "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach was brought out of the Tham Luang cave, near the border with...
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday. Weather authorities are forecasting more downpours throughout the country on Saturday, with floods and landslides expected in the...
US special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers in the hacking into the servers of senior Democrats, including its Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016. The indictment came yesterday ahead of US President Trump's crucial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin...
Pakistan's formerPrime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and political heir Maryam werearrested at the Lahore airport last night on corruption charges as theyreturned to the country ahead of the July 25 general elections. Pakistan Muslim League(N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and Maryam landed at Lahore airport from Abu Dhabi.Earlier they...
India and China on Friday discussed maritime security issues and prospects for bilateral cooperation for the first time since Prime Minister Narendra Modi had enunciated India's policy on the strategic Indo-Pacific region amidst Beijing flexing muscles in the South and East China seas. The two sides held their second maritime...