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Jamal Khashoggi fiancee appears as Turkish court opens trial of 20...

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee told a court the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at Saudi Consulate through "a great betrayal and deception". Turkish...

Rodrigo Duterte approves widely opposed anti-terror law

Rodrigo Duterte has approved anti-terror law that grants security forces powers to fight armed groups, but critics say it could threaten legitimate dissent. Philippines President...

Kremlin calls poll allowing Putin to rule until 2036 a triumph

Kremlin says Russians had shown how much they trusted Putin with a nationwide vote that gave him right to run for two more terms. Kremlin...

European Rights Court faults France over asylum seekers sleeping rough

European court of Human Rights orders France to pay fines up to $13,970 to each of the three 'victims of a degrading treatment'. The European...

King Hamad ratifies law on GCC nationals’ property ownership

King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain ratified and issued a law amending a 1999 law allowing nationals of the GCC to own...

Oman to allow part-time jobs for expats soon

Oman citizens and expatriates will soon have the option to do part-time jobs as the country is seeking to diversify its economy,state agency says. In...

Iran issues arrest warrant for US President, seeks Interpol help

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and asked Interpol for help in detaining Trump and dozens of others. The US...

PM Johnson to unveil new infrastructure plan

PM Johnson will launch a plan to get Britain “moving again” after COVID lockdown, when govt will set out measures to boost infrastructure construction. Britain's...

Islamabad to get its first temple complex

Islamabad Pakistani capital to get its first temple complex, Construction of complex begins as part of government's outreach to minority Hindu community. Construction of the...

Mahathir Mohamad backs new candidate for prime minister

Mahathir Mohamad former Malaysian prime minister has thrown his support behind chief minister of Borneon state of Sabah as candidate to lead the country. Mahathir...

Samsung heir dodges corruption indictment

Samsung heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee scored a symbolic victory after a civilian review panel recommended against indicting billionaire on charges of corruption. In a major...

Belarus President accuses Russia of election meddling

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko says external forces stand behind his opponents, disseminating information to discredit him. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has accused Russia of meddling...

US mulls new tariffs on $3.1bn of European,UK exports

US weighing new tariffs on $3.1 billion of exports from France, Germany, Spain and UK, adding to an arsenal Trump govt is threatening to...

Italian FM reaches Tripoli on unannounced visit for talks with GNA...

Italian FM made an unannounced visit to Tripoli, where he held talks with Fayez al-Sarraj, prime minister of internationally-recognised government. Visit by Luidi di Maio...

UAE’s new consumer protection law passed, offenders to pay Dh2 million...

UAE’s Federal National Council passed a new federal draft law aimed at safeguarding consumer rights and keeping pace with advances in technology. In December last...

Canadian employees could lose their jobs if they leave Qatar

Canadian employees at a college campus in Qatar feel trapped in the country, because of a new directive from the college president. The College of...

Egypt planning to enter in Libya

Egypt’s President said they have a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any...

US president may try again to limit DACA immigrant protections

US president may try to limit immigrant protections as Supreme Court had left door open for him to rescind programme affecting 650,000 immigrants. US President...

Narendra Modi meets top opposition leaders some political parties angry

Narendra Modi is meeting top opposition leaders as anti-China sentiment grows following killing of 20 Indian soldiers in hand-to-hand combat. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Trudeau backs opposition leader kicked out of Parliament

Trudeau backed leader of an opposition party who ejected from House of Commons for branding a member of another party a racist and refusing...

Tunisian Prime Minister decides to freeze salaries

Tunisian PM decided against the use of more external debt and all new expenses that arise for country would be funded only through internal...

NATO and Germany warn against US troop cuts

NATO chief and German foreign minister Heiko Maas underline importance of United States military presence in Germany for mutual security. Germany and NATO have underlined...
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