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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...

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...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Tunisian PM under pressure over conflict of interest allegations

Tunisian PM faces opposition party demands to resign over an alleged conflict of interest, potentially unravelling fragile governing coalition. The anti-corruption minister said on Tuesday...

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...

United States ambassador appears on Lebanese TV despite despite ban

United States ambassador Dorothy Shea appears on Lebanese TV despite of court-imposed ban for a year over remarks that criticised powerful Shi’ite movement. Lebanese media...

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt to agree Nile dam deal

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt hopeful that African Union could help them broker a deal to end a decade-long dispute over water supplies within...

Justin Trudeau rejects call to swap Huawei executive for detainees in...

Justin Trudeau rejected a call to swap an imprisoned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive for two citizens held by Beijing, saying such a move...

French territory to vote on independence from France on October 4

French Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on independence from France on October 4, a month later than originally planned. The...

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...

Saudi crown prince MBS pressures ex-intel official’s family over documents

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks access to sensitive documents that are in Saad al-Jabri's possession, sources say. As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...

Syrian Kurdish authorities in talks over US sanctions exemption

Syrian Kurdish-led authorities are in talks with their allies in a US-led coalition on a promised exemption from US sanctions targeting Syrian government. Washington says...

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...

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...

Ankara slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

Ankara says European Union mission turned a blind eye to weapons sent to Khalifa Haftar, who fights against Turkey-backed GNA. Turkey has criticised a European...

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...

German federal prosecutors accuse Russia in murder of former Chechen rebel

German federal prosecutors have accused Russia of ordering murder of former Chechen rebel Tornike K. in Berlin,which strained diplomatic ties. German prosecutors accused Russia on...

Five Star Movement denies receiving $3.9m from Venezuela

Five Star Movement a Italian political party rejects Spanish newspaper's allegation that it received secret financing from Maduro in 2010. Italy's ruling Five Star Movement...

Indonesian court to deliver verdict in West Papua treason trial

Indonesian court to deliver a verdict in a high-profile trial of seven West Papuans accused of treason, a case that drawn concern about political...

Palestine mourn death of a Six-Day War hero

Palestine mourning the loss of Saiful Azam,During the 1967 Six-Day War he became the only fighter pilot to have downed four Israeli aircraft. Palestinian activists...

Broken Unemployment system complicates Trump’s path to re-election

Broken unemployment system raises prospect of out-of-work Floridians bringing their anger to voting booths,where races decided by slimmest of margins. When the tourists stopped coming...

Nepal approves new map as dispute with India escalates

Nepal Parliament approved new map as dispute escalates while India rejected it, calling it a 'unilateral act' that is not based on historical facts. The...
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