Dhaka, Naypyidaw ink deal on Rohingya

Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, Dhaka said Thursday, as global pressure mounts over the crisis that has sent more than half a million people fleeing across the border.

Japan’s wall of shame

A visitor takes photos with a mobile phone on Saturday at the newly opened memorial and exhibition hall for women in Gwangju, South Korea. Photos of 105 victims, including 22 foreigners, who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese troops ...

Sad farewell

An Indian villager offers a prayer to the body of an elephant near Thakurkhchi Railway Station on the outskirts of Guwahati on Sunday. Two elephants were killed by a train while their herd was crossing a railway track. Scarcity of ...

Joint plaintiff in NSU trial accuses German authorities of hampering investigation

A joint plaintiff in the ongoing National Socialist Underground (NSU) has accused German authorities of hampering investigations into the right-wing extreme terrorist organization on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:04:23

Death toll rises to 58 in Nigeria mosque attack

The death toll from a suicide attack inside a local mosque in the northeastern Nigeria town of Mubi on Tuesday has risen to 58, a senior health official said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:03:47

Turkey military dismisses 8,570 personnel since coup attempt

A total of 8,570 Gulen-linked personnel have been dismissed from the Turkish military since last year's defeated coup attempt, Turkey's Defense Minister said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:03:21

Italians keep watchful eye on Berlusconi's public office ban

Italians on Wednesday followed with high interest the first hearing of a European court discussing former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's public office ban.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:03:08

Denmark's Social Democrats wins big in local elections

Denmark's opposition Social Democrats party has made big gains in Tuesday's local elections, official data showed on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:02:49


Malvina Vallejos, the sister of missing submariner Celso Oscar Vallejos, hangs a message for the 44 crew members of the Argentine submarine outside Argentina’s Navy base in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, on Tuesday. An international search mission for the missing Argentine submarine entered its sixth day Tuesday as uncertainty over the fate of its 44 crew members gave way to rising anguish for families troubled by earlier false hopes. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 23:18:39

Lebanon's Hariri postpones resignation upon president's request

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Wednesday that he put off his resignation upon the request of President Michel Aoun.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 23:12:47

UN-backed manufacturing summit launched in Kenya

The United Nations (UN) in partnership with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), and trade ministry on Wednesday launched the Second Manufacturing Summit and Expo.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 23:09:56

Lebanon’s PM Hariri says resignation on hold pending talks

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday he had agreed to suspend his surprise decision to resign, at the request of President Michel Aoun, pending talks on the political situation.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 23:03:40

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe president: media

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa was to return to the country Wednesday to take power after Robert Mugabe's resignation as Zimbabwe's president.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/11/22 23:03:40

Eight rescued after US Navy aircraft crashes

Rescuers have plucked eight people to safety south of Japan after a US Navy aircraft with 11 people on board came down in the Philippine Sea, the latest accident to hit US armed forces in East Asia.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 23:03:39

Footage shows NK defector’s border dash

Footage of a North Korean soldier's defection released Wednesday showed him racing across the border under fire, and then being hauled to safety by South Korean troops.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 23:03:39

DPRK calls US relisting it as 'state sponsor of terrorism' serious provocation: official

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday slammed the United States for relisting it as a "state sponsor of terrorism," calling it a serious provocation and a violent infringement upon the country's dignity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 22:58:17