Russia: Putin dismisses idea of allowing country's head of state to serve...

Moscow [Russia], Jan 19 (Sputnik/ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that it would be better not to return to allowing the country's head of...

Lebanon: Security forces clash with anti-govt protesters trying to reach Martyr's Square

Beirut [Lebanon], Jan 19 (ANI): Violent clash erupted between security forces and Lebanese anti-government protesters who were trying to reach Martyrs' Square in the capital,...

Dozens killed in missile attack on military base in Yemen: Reports

Sanaa [Yemen], Jan 19 (Sputnik/ANI): The Yemeni Houthis pounded a military training base in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday with missiles, killing at...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will not use 'royal highness' titles

London [UK], Jan 19 (ANI): Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who had announced their decision to step back from their royal duties, will not use...

Over 200 rescued from avalanche-hit areas in Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 18 (ANI): Over 200 people have been rescued from Mount Everest and Annapurna in Nepal on Saturday, a day after an avalanche...

Sri Lankan President, Ajit Doval discuss cooperation on intelligence sharing, maritime security

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jan 18 (ANI): National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa here and discussed strengthening...

Pakistan Foreign Office summons Indian diplomat

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 18 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday summoned a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission to reject, what it called, the...

China, Myanmar ink agreements to speed up infrastructure projects

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], Jan 18 (ANI): China and Myanmar signed dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the country, as Beijing sought...

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah home shooting

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 18 (ANI): At least four people were shot to death at a residence in Grantsville in Utah on Friday night, the...

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warns against 'politicising' Ukrainian plane crash

Tehran [Iran], Jan 18 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday warned against any attempt to politicise the recent Ukrainian passenger plane crash...

Dubai-bound Air India flight delayed due to runway repair at Indore airport

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): An Air India flight from Indore to Dubai was delayed due to runway repair work at the Devi Ahilya...

Brazil's culture secretary fired after echoing Nazi ideologue

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Jan 18: Brazil's National Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was fired on Friday after making a speech echoing Adolf Hitler's Propaganda Minister...

De Lima won't take Guevarra's 'bait' on bail petition

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: SEN. Leila de Lima on Friday described as "bait" Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra's apparent challenge for her to apply for court...

Gamboa now 'regular' PNP chief

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has picked Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa as the new head of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

PH, Myanmar seek better defense ties

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: THE chief of the Myanmar Navy visited Manila on Thursday in a bid to boost defense ties between the two countries.

Drugstores warned vs high prices

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: FORMER Health secretary and now Iloilo First District Rep. Janette Garin urged an association of pharmacies and drugstores to remind their...

Duterte bares deep faith in God

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has declared that he has "deep and abiding" faith in God, despite repeatedly lashing out against the Catholic...

Quezon City to lead Chinese New Year festivities

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: THE Quezon City government will host the Chinese New Year celebration to usher in the "Year of the Rat" on January...

2 Chinese nabbed for qualified theft

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: TWO Chinese nationals were arrested on Thursday night for stealing a total of P756,000 from the company where they worked.

Villar: EDSA decongestion is at hand

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said decongestion EDSA was "at hand" with the completion of several infrastructure projects...

Govt to conduct mass polio vaccination

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: The government will conduct mass polio immunization in Metro Manila from January 27 to February 7, the Department of Health (DoH)...

ICC case mere propaganda, says Sabio

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: The International Criminal Court (ICC) case against President Rodrigo Duterte should not continue since it was simply propaganda, the lawyer who...

Duterte approves total deployment ban to Kuwait

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the Department of Labor and Employment's recommendation for a total deployment ban to Kuwait, MalacaƱang announced...

Govt boasts Duterte's legacy achievements

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: The government on Friday boasted the "impressive" achievements of President Rodrigo Duterte during his "fruitful" years in office.

DoLE to hire 6K interns

Manila (Philippines) Jan 18: THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) is hiring 6,000 residents of Batangas to help in the rehabilitation of areas badly...

Moon stresses gov't role in fostering AI sector

Seoul (South Korea) Jan 18: President Moon Jae-in said Thursday his government will make every effort to promote South Korea's artificial intelligence (AI) industry on...

Seoul shares to trade in tight range next week

Seoul (South Korea) Jan 18: South Korean shares are likely to remain in a tight range next week as investors attempt to cash in recent...