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Turkey-Syria offensive: Not our border, says Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has said Turkey’s incursion into Syria is “not our border”, and called the former US allies the Kurds “no angels”. The US is facing intense criticism for withdrawing its forces from Syria, which some say gave Turkey the green light to launch a cross-border offensive against Kurdish-led forces. Read More »

Death Official says 16 dead, 119 hurt in Kabul Taliban attack

An Afghan official says the death toll from a Taliban suicide attack in Kabul late Monday night has risen to 16 civilians, with another 119 people wounded. Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi on Tuesday says some 400 foreigners were rescued after the attack targeted the Green Village compound, which houses several international organizations and guesthouses. Smoke rose on Tuesday morning ... Read More »

Hong Kong pro-democracy group says Joshua Wong arrested

Hong Kong, Aug 30 (UNB/AP) — A pro-democracy group in Hong Kong said one of its leaders, well-known activist Joshua Wong, was arrested Friday morning. Wong was pushed into a private car as he was heading to a subway station around 7:30 a.m. and has been taken to police headquarters, the Demosisto group said on its social media accounts. It ... Read More »

Indian FM Jaishankar in Dhaka says, many things to discuss

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB) – Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Monday night said Bangladesh and India have many things to discuss to take the relationship between the two neighbouring countries to a higher level. “We’ve a very good relationship. We’ve a very strong relationship. We’ve many things to discuss about taking the relationship to a higher level,” ... Read More »

Overthrow controversy: Clear mistake, says Simon Taufel

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former ICC elite panel umpire Simon Taufel said England should not have been awarded 6 runs for the overthrow in the final over of their chase against New Zealand in the World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. Legendary umpire Simon Taufel has said the on-field umpires’ decison to award 6 runs for the controversial ... Read More »

China will oppose attempts to suppress its dev, says envoy

Geneva, 13 Jun (D. Ravi Kanth) – China is ready to offer a package of market access concessions to the United States for reaching an agreement in the trade war launched by Washington, but will fiercely oppose attempts to “demonize” and “suppress” China’s ongoing developmental efforts, said China’s new envoy to the United Nations in Geneva on 13 June. The ... Read More »