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Ethiopian PM hails ‘historic’ start of disputed dam filling

Ethiopian PM hailed "historic" early filling of the massive dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream countries Egypt and...

Oregon takes legal action against federal agents

Oregon state's prosecutor sued federal agencies for 'unlawful law enforcement' and enforcement tactics they have used, amid continued protests in Portland. Portland protesters have taken...

Saudi Arabia highlights health rules for sacrificial animals

Saudi Arabia stringent health rules are observed for sacrificial animals to ensure their safety, state agency in charge of the annual ritual has said. The...

Malaysia discovered 110 containers of illegal toxic waste from Romania

Malaysia discovered 110 containers of hazardous heavy metals from Romania and bound for Indonesia that had illegally entered the country. Malaysia in recent years became...

Ukraine parliament names central bank chief after controversial resignation

Ukraine parliament has approved the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko amid concerns over the central bank's independence after controversial resignation. Ukraine's parliament has appointed a new...

European general court rejects EU order to Apple to pay $15bn...

European general court has rejected a European Commission order to Apple to reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros in back taxes. The ruling is a significant...

Gulf nations and US issue sanctions on six targets for ties...

Gulf countries and United States have imposed sanctions on six targets, accusing them of being affiliated with Islamic State. The Treasury said the Terrorist Financing...

Malaysia’s opposition preparing for snap polls

Malaysia's opposition gearing up for early elections, potential PM candidate Mohd Shafie Apdal said.Earlier speaker of parliament’s was replaced. Malaysia’s opposition is preparing for early...

US diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans

US diplomat Bill Richardson plans to travel to Caracas to meet with Venezuelan President to discuss the status of several American citizens held as...

Zimbabwe Health Board sacks hospital bosses

Zimbabwe Health Services Board has sacked government hospitals bosses after firing of health minister Obadiah Moyo for inappropriate conduct. Zimbabwe has fired top executives of...

Malawians voiced anger over president for family appointments to cabinet

Malawians have voiced anger after newly appointed President Lazarus Chakwera unveiled new 31-member cabinet that they said was tainted by family ties. New 31-member cabinet...

Berlin expects breakthrough in EU migration dispute this year

Berlin said it wants EU nations to overcome a deadlock on how to handle refugees and migrants this year, dispute that divided the 27-member...

Saudi Arabia to launch world largest camel hospital

Saudi Arabia will launch world's largest hospital for treating camels and conducting related research in the region of Qassim in the centre of the...

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...

Kuwait decides to summon former MP over audio leaks with Gaddafi

Kuwait’s Security Agency decided to summon former PM Mubarak Al Duwailah over leaked records that links him to the late Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi. “The...

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...

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...

German authorities investigates 30,000 suspects in paedophile probe

German North Rhine-Westphalia state is investigating 30,000 people who shared 'child and youth pornographic content' online. Germany is investigating about 30,000 suspects as part of...

Bahrain to pay 50% of salaries for private firms

Bahrain’s government said that it would pay 50% of salaries for private company workers in sectors that hard-hit by pandemic, state news agency reported. 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...

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to end Obamacare

Trump administration has long called Obamacare a disgrace, but Republicans have yet to propose a popular replacement for the law. President Donald Trump's administration petitioned...

White House didn’t decided yet whether to give Israel a green...

White House still didn't took any decision whether to give Israel a green light to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, US officials...