Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria's Idlib

08/09/2018 09:20

The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held Idlib province which the United Nations fears could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens of thousands of civilians.

Powerful quake kills at least four, paralyses Japan's Hokkaido

06/09/2018 15:17

At least four people were killed and 33 were missing after a powerful earthquake paralyzed Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, media reported, but the death toll was likely to rise as rescuers searched houses buried by landslides.

U.S., India seek to deepen defense ties and sign key accord

06/09/2018 14:56

The United States and India began talks in New Delhi to deepen political and security ties on Thursday, with officials hoping for an accord on military communications that could lead to increased U.S. arms sales to the South Asian giant.

Saudi Arabia may dig canal to turn Qatar into an island

01/09/2018 20:59

A Saudi official hinted on Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighbouring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

U.S., Canada slug it out as deadline looms to clinch NAFTA

31/08/2018 21:57

Canada and the United States will make a final push to iron out differences on a pact to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by a Friday deadline set by President Donald Trump, but the atmosphere soured late on Thursday according to a media report.

Russia warns U.S. against 'illegal aggression against Syria'

30/08/2018 16:54

 Russia’s Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said he had told U.S. officials earlier this week that Moscow is concerned over signs that the United States is preparing new strikes on Syria and warned against “groundless and illegal aggression against Syria”.