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South Korea´s Park jailed for 24 years

over corruption MONITORING DESK CAPE TOWN South Korea´s disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years Friday for corruption, closing out a dramatic...

UN chief concerned over deteriorating situation in Indian occupied Kashmir

Wave of violence NEWS DESK WASHINGTON United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Indian Occupied...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un made surprise Beijing visit

‘Strong possibility’ MONITORING DESK Beijing North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have wrapped up an unprecedented whirlwind trip to the Chinese...

King Salman asserts Saudi Arabia‘s firm stance on any hostile attempts against its Security

INP RIYADH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz asserted Saudi Arabia‘s firm stance addressing any hostile attempts against its security during...

Chinese space station may hit Earth ‘in days’: Scientists

ONLINE BEIJING Debris from a defunct Chinese space station could crash to Earth as early as Friday, scientists monitoring it say. The Tiangong-1 was part of China’s...

EU expansion without Turkey grave mistake: Erdogan

ONLINE ANKARA Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdo?an said on March 26 it would be a “grave mistake” for Europe to push Turkey out of its expansion policy. “It...

Putin cites ‘criminal negligence’

Russia Kemerovo fire ONLINE MOSCOW The fire which killed 64 people, 41 of them children, at a leisure complex was caused by “criminal negligence”, President Vladimir...

Australia joins Britain in expelling Russian diplomats

INP CANBERRA Australia has become the latest country to expel Russian diplomats in a show of support for Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Prime Minister...

Any gas attack in Syria would be ‘very unwise’: Mattis

Aware of awful lot of reports about chlorine gas use or about symptoms that could be resulting from chlorine gas: US Defence Secretary news desk washington US Defence...

Fierce fighting in Syria’s Ghouta as Assad presses assault

news desk BEIRUT The Syrian army and rebel groups engaged in fierce battles early on Sunday on a critical front in eastern Ghouta where government advances have in...