Turkey urges US to stop backing Kurds

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:43 Written by

Turkey has urged the US to stop backing the Kurdish YPG in Syria, as it steps up an offensive against the militia.

US using Russia, China threat to rob people: Analyst

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:42 Written by

The United States is making false claims about the presumed military threat from Russia and China to justify channeling more money into the military, an American political analyst says.

North Korea is home to the world's least reported humanitarian crisis, according to the Switzerland-based NGO Care International.

Iran’s ballistic missile program is not up for negotiation, top Iranian officials have restated, criticizing next week's US diplomatic mission to Europe with a mandate to revise and “fix” the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement.

World's richest 1% get 82% of wealth: Oxfam

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 03:41 Written by

Half of the world's population received no share of all wealth created globally last year, while 82 percent went to the richest one percent, a report by Oxfam International revealed.

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey gave advance notice that it was planning to launch an attack on US-allied Kurdish militias in Syria, but he did not specify if Washington tried to dissuade Ankara.

Serbia ready to accept migrants: Official

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 03:35 Written by

Serbian officials have said the country is ready to accept migrants as per eventual European Union (EU) quotas, even though it is not an EU member, according to a Reuters report. 

Rohingya’ repatriation to Myanmar postponed

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 03:34 Written by

The gradual repatriation of more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar from Bangladesh has been postponed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladeshi official has said.

Turkey's troops cross over into Syria's Afrin

Monday, 22 January 2018 03:36 Written by

Turkish ground troops have crossed into the Syrian enclave of Afrin, as part of its operation against Syrian Kurdish armed group YPG, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced.

US Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt’s leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it, seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.