Over 7 million Yemeni children face ‘serious’ famine threat: UN

Over 7 million Yemeni children face ‘serious’ famine threat: UN

Friday, 02 November 2018 | AFP | Hodeida (Yemen)

Over seven million children face a serious threat of famine in Yemen and ending the country’s war will not save all of them, the UN children’s agency said. “Today, 1.8 million children under the age of five are facing acute malnutrition, and 400,000 are affected by severe acute malnutrition,” said Geert...

Trump: Enough supply of oil to cut import from Iran

Friday, 02 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday in a presidential memorandum that he had determined there was sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products for countries to “significantly” reduce their purchase of crude oil from Iran, which is going face US sanctions from November 5. In May, Trump had pulled out of...

Sirisena may reconvene Lanka Parliament as AG refuses to endorse sacking of Ranil

Thursday, 01 November 2018 | PTI | Colombo

Maithripala Sirisena is likely to agree to reconvene Sri Lankan Parliament next week, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya’s office said on Wednesday, amid indications that a compromise is being worked out to avoid a showdown between the president and ousted premier Ranil Wickremesinghe. Speaker Jayasuriya held emergency talks with President Sirisena this evening...

Myanmar will take back 2K Rohingyas in Nov: Official

Thursday, 01 November 2018 | PTI | Dhaka

Myanmar will take back 2,000 Rohingya Muslims from Bagladesh next month which will be followed by a second batch, a top official said on Wednesday, a day after the two countries held talks here on repatriation of over 7,00,000 displaced refugees who fled to the neighbouring country following a military...

Prosecutor: Khashoggi strangled, dismembered

Thursday, 01 November 2018 | AFP | Istanbul

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and then dismembered as part of a premeditated plan, Turkey’s chief prosecutor said Wednesday, making details of the murder public for the first time. The revelations came just hours after Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor left...

Globe Trotting

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | Agencies

MPs debate holidays for Diwali, Eid in UK London: British MPs have made a renewed attempt to raise the profile of a long-standing campaign for declaring the festivals of Diwali and Eid public holidays in the UK with a debate in the House of Commons complex. B’desh court doubles jail term for...

Khashoggi’s fiancee calls on Trump to prevent ‘cover-up’

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | AP | Istanbul

The Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi has called on US President Donald Trump and other leaders to ensure that his death in Istanbul is not covered up, while Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor on Tuesday visited the Saudi Consulate where officials from his Government killed the writer. Speaking at a...

Erdogan urges prosecutor to find out who ordered murder of Khashoggi

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | AFP | Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor to find out who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and not spare “certain people” in his investigation. “Who sent these 15 people? As Saudi public prosecutor, you have to ask that question, so you can reveal...

Sunday Edition

Chasing the rainbow

17 November 2018 | Avantika Pokhriyal | Agenda

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer