Trump says hopes to meet Kim in Jan or Feb

Trump says hopes to meet Kim in Jan or Feb

Monday, 03 December 2018 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he hoped to organise a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February. Trump told reporters travelling home to Washington with him aboard Air Force One from Argentina that "three sites" were in consideration...

China denounces US warship in South China Sea

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | IANS | Beijing

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced a US warship sailing in the South China Sea earlier this week and said it undermined the country's sovereignty. “The incursion violated Chinese laws as well as international laws, infringed China's sovereignty and undermined the peace, stability and order of the relevant water space,” the...

Iran cannot ‘wait forever' for EU path to skirt US sanctions

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | AFP | Tehran

Iran said Friday the European Union must be given more time to set up a trade mechanism meant to circumvent reimposed US sanctions on Tehran, but warned it could not “wait forever”. Brussels is working on a payment system to continue trade and business ties with Iran after the US ditched...

Sri Lankan Parliament votes to cut finances to ministries

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | IANS | Colombo

A majority of Sri Lankan legislators on Friday voted in favour of a parliamentary motion to halt finances to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's Cabinet and junior ministers, a day after Parliament passed a motion to cut finances to the Prime Minister's office. Amidst a severe political turmoil ongoing in the island...

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious' plane malfunction

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | AFP | Berlin

Germany's air force on Friday was investigating a serious technical mishap on Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane that forced an emergency landing and delayed her arrival at the G20 summit by more than 12 hours. The latest embarrassing glitch for the German military forced Merkel to instead take a commercial flight to...

UN: 1.5 mn kids in Central Africa need emergency aid

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | AFP | Geneva

Two-thirds of all children in Central African Republic need emergency aid, the UN said on Friday, sounding an alarm about the impoverished country's worsening “neglected” crisis. Some 1.5 million children nationwide are in need of humanitarian assistance, an increase of 300,000 compared with 2016, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said...

Israel in first Syria strikes since air defence upgrade

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | AFP | Beirut

Israeli bombs have hit several positions south of Damascus, its first such strikes since Syrian air defences were upgraded following the accidental downing of a Russian plane in September. Damascus claimed its air defence systems shot down all “hostile targets” late Thursday. Israel did not confirm carrying out raids but denied...

Ukraine restricts entry for Russian men age 16 to 60

Saturday, 01 December 2018 | AFP | Kiev

Ukraine on Friday limited entry for Russian men age 16 to 60 after Moscow seized three of its ships in a sea confrontation last weekend, the head of the country's border service said. The move comes after Kiev imposed martial law in border regions this week over the seizure. “As of today,...

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Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer