Friday, 14 May, 2021


Japan defence ministry seeks record budget

TOKYO, Aug 30, 2019  Japan's defence ministry on Friday requested a record $50.3 billion budget to fund purchases of fighter jets and missile defence as the country eyes the threat from North Korea and China. The 5.32 trillion yen ($50.3 billion) request for the year from April is 1.2 more →

Iran Revolutionary Guards deny impeding British tanker

TEHRAN, July 11  ,,   Iran's Revolutionary Guards denied on Thursday that they had impeded a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the force's Sepah news agency said. "There has been no confrontation in the last 24 hours with any foreign vessels, including British ones," the Revolutionary Guards more →

Singapore wins today’s match under ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament

Kathmandu, July 2  ,,  Singapore has won today's match under ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament that began from today in Malaysia. Singapore won the match defeating China by eight wickets. Elected to bat first after losing toss, China made 28 runs, losing all wickets in 23 overs. Chasing more →

For media covering Mexico’s AMLO, access comes with attacks

Mexico is one of the world's most dangerous countries for the press, and now journalists face a new risk: insults and attacks from leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.The populist leader known as "AMLO" took office in December promising "radical" change -- and looked set to deliver it, at more →

20 Taliban militants detained in S. Afghanistan

Afghanistan's National Directorate for Security (NDS) or the country's intelligence agency has arrested a 20-member group of Taliban militants in Kandahar province, south of Afghanistan over the past 10 days, the prime counter-intelligence agency said in a statement released here Thursday. "A group of 20 terrorists who were involved more →

AP Explains Iran Nuclear

FILE - In this July 14, 2015 file photo, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, 2nd right, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, talk to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as the wait for more →

Israeli man killed in rocket strike from Gaza: police, hospital

Israeli man killed in rocket strike from Gaza: police, hospital JERUSALEM, May 5  ,, An Israeli man was killed overnight after a rocket from the Gaza Strip struck the city of Ashkelon, officials said Sunday. Police said the man died from critical wounds suffered in the rocket strike after more →

Obama Boulevard officially opens in Los Angeles

Obama Boulevard officially opens in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, May 5 ,, A street in a historic black neighborhood in the U.S. city of Los Angeles was officially renamed as Obama Boulevard on Saturday afternoon to attract more business resources and honor the former president. The 3.5-mile (5.9 km) more →

Turkey kills 28 Kurdish militants in retaliation to attacks

Turkey kills 28 Kurdish militants in retaliation to attacks ANKARA, May 5 ,,  Turkey killed 28 Kurdish militants on Saturday in retaliation to an attack which left three Turkish soldiers dead, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. Earlier Saturday, three Turkish soldiers were killed and one was injured more →

Trump administration divided over military option in Venezuela: media

WASHINGTON, May 2 ,, U.S. media reported Wednesday that the Trump administration has not reached a consensus on whether to engage in military intervention in Venezuela to support the opposition leader Juan Guaido. According to a report of the Washington Post, as the Maduro government remains intact after an more →

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