N Korea says US 'mugged' delegation

Seoul, Jun 18 North Korea accused the United States today of "mugging" its delegation carrying a diplomatic package in New York, as tensions between the two countries soar.The North Korean foreign...

Jun 18, 2017 8:42 PM | Newsscroll

Top Syrian comedian Najah Hafeez dies

Beirut, May 6 Syria's state news agency says Najah Hafeez, one of the country's top comedians, has died following a battle with illness. She was 84.The state news agency, SANA, said Hafeez passed...

May 07, 2017 12:48 AM | Newsscroll

Russian journalist dies after attack in St. Petersburg

Moscow, Apr 19 A prominent Russian journalist has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg.The death today of 73-year-old Nikolai Andrushchenko was reported by Russian...

Apr 19, 2017 9:04 PM | Newsscroll

Report: Chechnya police arrest 100 alleged gays, 3 killed

Moscow, Apr 2 A respected Russian newspaper says it has uncovered information that police in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya have rounded up more than 100 men suspected of homosexuality...

Apr 02, 2017 5:13 PM | Newsscroll

Russian space official found dead in prison cell

Moscow, Mar 18 A top official of Russia's space agency has been found dead in a prison where he was being held on charges of embezzlement.A spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, Yulia...

Mar 18, 2017 8:48 PM | Newsscroll