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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...

Myanmar finds troops guilty in Rohingya genocide

Myanmar military officers have been found guilty by a court-martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya in conflict-ridden Rakhine state. In rare action, three military officers found...

UN chief declares Israel’s annexation plans ‘illegal’

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says Israel's annexation plans 'illegal' and warned that 'shock waves of annexation will last for decades'. Israel's aim to...

Russia and Taliban denies New York Times report

Russia and Taliban denies the New York Times report that spy unit paid Taliban to attack NATO forces, Taliban denounced as an attempt to...

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...

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...

Tehran to send black boxes from Ukrainian airliner to France

Tehran will send the black boxes from a downed Ukrainian airliner to France, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. Iran shot down the Ukraine...

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...

Yemen separatists seize Saudi-backed government island

Yemen separatists seized control of Socotra in the Arabian Sea, deposing its governor and driving out forces of Saudi-backed government. The Southern Transitional Council (STC)...

US congressional Democrats offer bill to block Trump from troop withdrawal

US congressional Democrats introduced legislation to block President Donald Trump’s plan to withdrawal 9,500 troops from close ally Germany. US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday...

Turkish warplanes attack PKK sites in Iraq

Turkish Warplanes took off from various air bases in Turkey, targeting PKK multiple areas including Qandil stronghold in northern Iraq. Turkish warplanes struck more than...

Pakistani authorities to seal city areas across country

Pakistani authorities says they will re-impose strict lockdowns in selected areas of several cities from Monday night to stem quickening virus spread. Federal government said...

Russian Upcoming vote could extend Putin’s rule

Russians preparing to vote on constitutional amendments on July 1 could pave the way for another 12 years for Vladimir Putin. Months of television, online...

Erdogan vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

Erdogan vowed to ramp up Turkey’s support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, promised joint exploration for oil at...

Benny Gantz says he’s preparing for consequences of West Bank annexations

Benny Gantz said he ordered the military to step up preparations for pending annexation of parts of the West Bank, a plan that could...

Turkey considers oil exploration under Libya deal

Turkey considering to begin oil exploration in eastern Mediterranean within 4 months under a deal signed with Libya that was condemned by others in...

Moscow accuses Washington of flouting Open Skies Treaty

Moscow denied Washington accusation that it had repeatedly violated the Open Skies treaty, which allows unarmed surveillance flights over member countries. Washington said on Thursday...

Turkey warns for attack Haftar’s forces in Libya if attacks persist

Turkey warned it would deem the forces of General Haftar “legitimate targets” if their attacks on its interests and diplomatic missions in Libya persisted. Turkey...

President Trump,Qatar’s emir talk amid Taliban attacks

President Donald Trump and Qatari leader Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have agreed on reduction of violence in Afghanistan. Dozens killed this week...

Lesotho PM deploys army on streets to ‘restore order’

Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane, under pressure to step down, sends troops, accusing law enforcement agencies of undermining democracy. Lesotho's embattled prime minister has announced...

Taliban announce to release 20 government prisoners

Taliban has announced that they will release 20 Afghan government prisoners in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar as part of a swap. Taliban announcement...

Iranian admiral declared Trump more dangerous than coronavirus

Iranian Admiral Ali Shamkhani says US sanctions imposed on crucial medical equipment are 'illegal' and an 'inhumane act'. An Iranian official has called US President...
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