Saturday, March 25, 2017

Malaysia PM Says Missing Airliner Plunged Into Indian Ocean

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says that information from a new analysis of satellite data shows that a missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into...

Ashton Says Iran Nuclear Talks ‘Substantive,’ Announces Next Round

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says Iran and world powers have held "substantive" and "useful" discussions at the second round of talks...

Ashton Defends Meeting With Iran Rights Activists

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has defended her meetings with human rights activists during a recent visit to Iran. Ashton's spokesman, Michael Mann,...

Hard-Line Iranian Weekly Suspended

Iranian news agencies say the country's Press Supervisory Board has suspended the hard-line weekly "9 Dey" over its editorial content. The board said in a...

Chafing Under Colonial Laws, Tribes Mull Separate Province

KHYBER PASS, Pakistan, -- Younas Afridi, a resident of the famed Khyber Pass, is an angry young man. He spends most of his time...

Kyrgyz Officials Say No Sign Of Missing Malaysian Plane

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz officials say there is no indication that a missing Malaysian Airlines plane has landed or crashed in Kyrgyzstan or along the...

Several Killed In Pakistan Bomb Attacks

Two separate bomb attacks in Pakistan have killed at least 19 people. Ahrarul Hind, a little known insurgent group, claimed responsibility for the attacks on...
Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi said Tunisia was in chaos when his interim government came to power

Tunisian PM vows to ‘do the impossible’ for success

TUNIS (AFP) - (AFP) - Confronted with widespread public discontent, Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday defended his government's record and said...
China's General Chen Bingde shakes hands with Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak (R) during a meeting in Tel Aviv

China army chief on ‘historic’ visit to Israel

JERUSALEM (AFP) - (AFP) - China's chief of staff General Chen Bingde on Sunday met his Israeli counterpart General Benny Gantz and Defence Minister...
India gets about 12 per cent of its crude oil imports from Iran

Iran says oil row with India resolved

TEHRAN (AFP) - (AFP) - Iran's oil ministry said on Sunday a five-billion-dollar oil payments dispute with India has been resolved without any interruption...