Philippines: N Korea's top diplomat to join security summit

Manila, Jul 26 North Korea's top diplomat will attend an annual Asian security conference next week in Manila, where concern over the North's nuclear weapons programme is expected to be high on the...

Jul 26, 2017 4:47 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

Doha, Jul 26 Qatar said today that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a "disappointing surprise" in a diplomatic crisis that has split the Gulf.The four Arab governments...

Jul 26, 2017 3:04 PM | Newsscroll

Military strategy may not yield results in Afghanistan: US

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 26 The US state department has said that a military strategy may not "necessarily" yield results in Afghanistan and a permanent solution to the conflict can be found...

Jul 26, 2017 10:51 AM | Newsscroll

Tillerson staying on as top US diplomat: official

Washington, Jul 26 Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson does not plan to step down, the State Department has said, quashing reports citing differences with the White House.Since taking the helm of the...

Jul 26, 2017 8:01 AM | Newsscroll

Trump jokingly threatens to fire Price if health vote fails

Glen Jean (US), Jul 25 President Donald Trump jokingly threatened during a speech to thousands of Boy Scouts to fire his health secretary if a crucial vote to repeal "Obamacare" fails.During a...

Jul 25, 2017 12:52 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi, allies unveil Qatar 'terrorist' blacklist

Riyadh, Jul 25 Saudi Arabia and its allies unveiled a "terrorist" blacklist today of 18 organisations and individuals suspected of links with Islamist extremism that they said had ties with regional...

Jul 25, 2017 12:39 PM | Newsscroll

Repeal ObamaCare or 'You're Fired': Trump jokingly warns Price

West Virginia [U.S.A.], July 25 : U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to joke in his address at the Boy Scouts of America's National Jamboree that he would fire Health and Human Services...

Jul 24, 2017 11:26 AM | Newsscroll

Gulf crisis: Qatar ready for dialogue to resolve blockade

Doha [Qatar], July. 22 : Asserting that differences can be resolved through dialogue and political differences should not burden civilians, Qatar's ruling emir said he is open for dialogue to...

Jul 21, 2017 6:55 AM | Newsscroll

U.S. to bar Americans from visiting North Korea

New York [U.S.], July. 22 : The United States is set to forbid American citizens from traveling to North Korea in the wake of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term...

Jul 21, 2017 6:15 AM | Newsscroll

Qatar's Gulf neighbours should lift blockade: Rex Tillerson

London [U.K.], July. 22 : Continuing attempts to diffuse the gulf crisis, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has called on Qatar's Gulf neighbours to take some positive action by lifting...

Jul 21, 2017 6:15 AM | Newsscroll