Digest for domestic stories for week June 17 - June 23, 2017

SaturdayMoscow: Russia said today that airstrikes carried out this month had killed about 180 Islamic State jihadists in Syria, including two field commanders.Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan): At least...

Jun 24, 2017 1:15 PM | Newsscroll

US envoy urges global action on worsening Venezuela crisis

United Nations, Jun 22 US Ambassador Nikki Haley today urged the international community to take action to deal with the worsening crisis in Venezuela where she said "people are starving while their...

Jun 23, 2017 3:07 AM | Newsscroll

British ex-spy boss says new US world role threat to security

Jerusalem, Jun 21 A former head of Britain's foreign intelligence agency told an Israeli security conference today that the United States' declining world role under President Donald Trump is...

Jun 21, 2017 7:32 PM | Newsscroll

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

Havana, Jun 19 Cuba's foreign minister has rejected President Donald Trump's new policy toward the island, saying "we will never negotiate under pressure or under threat" and refusing to return US...

Jun 19, 2017 9:15 PM | Newsscroll

Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Moscow, Jun 18 Russia's foreign ministry today said it regretted US President Donald Trump's policy reversal on Cuba, calling it reminiscent of the Cold War era."The new line towards Cuba announced...

Jun 18, 2017 3:40 PM | Newsscroll

US in no 'condition to lecture us' on human rights: Cuba to Trump

New York [U.S.], June. 18 : In response to President Donald Trump's announcement that he is reversing the Obama administration's steps to thaw ties with Cuba, the Castro government has hit...

Jun 17, 2017 6:18 AM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week June 10 - June 16,

2017SaturdayTripoli: An armed group in Libya said on Facebook today it has freed Seif al-Islam, the son of dead dictator Moamer Kadhafi who has been in custody since November 2011.London: British...

Jun 17, 2017 4:17 PM | Newsscroll

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Washington, Jun 17 President Donald Trump's decision to reverse some Obama-era Cuba policies landed with a thud among many congressional Republicans who say the new approach surrenders a potentially...

Jun 17, 2017 2:36 PM | Newsscroll

Trump cancels Obama's Cuba deal, puts Cold War-era rivals on

collision course(Eds: Updating)By Lalit K JhaWashington/Miami, Jun 17 Chipping away at Barack Obama's legacy, US President Donald Trump cancelled his predecessor's "one-sided" Cuba deal and put the...

Jun 17, 2017 2:00 PM | Newsscroll

Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

Havana, Jun 17 Cuba's government has criticised Donald Trump's "hostile rhetoric" in announcing new restrictions on US ties to the island nation, but reiterated Havana's willingness to hold...

Jun 17, 2017 10:06 AM | Newsscroll