Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people goes missing

JAKARTA: An Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people went missing on Sunday after losing contact with ground control during a short flight in bad weather in the country's mountainous easternmost province of Papua, officials said....

IS ‘beheads’ 12 in battle for Libya’s Sirte: media

TRIPOLI: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group jihadists have beheaded 12 people and hung them on crosses during a battle for the coastal city of Sirte, the national news agency LANA reported on Saturday....

China appreciates Pakistan’s role in Afghan peace talks

BEIJING: China appreciates the important role that certain parities especially Pakistan have played in the Afghan peace talks, Foreign Minister Spokesperson Hua Chunying said. According to Chinese media reports, the spokesperson said China is...

China backs peace talks between Afghan govt, Taliban

 BEIJING: China is ready to play a constructive role in helping realize broad-based and inclusive peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks in response to...

Kerry in Havana for banner day in US-Cuba relations

HAVANA: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cuba on Friday to raise the US flag over the newly reopened embassy, sealing Washington´s historic rapprochement with Havana. The Stars and Stripes have not flown...

Indian PM Modi greets Pakistanis on independence day

NEW DLEHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday extended greetings to the people of Pakistan on the country’s 68th birthday. The Indian premier in a tweet extended his good wishes to Pakistanis. Modi's greeting...

67 killed in massive truck bomb blast in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shia neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thursday, killing at least 67 people, police officials said. The Islamic...

Huge truck bomb in Baghdad market kills 54: Iraqi officials

BAGHDAD: Iraqi police officials say a massive truck bomb has ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in the early morning hours, killing at least 54 people. The two police officials say the truck...

Huge explosion rocks China’s Tianjin, kills at least 44

TIANJIN: A series of enormous explosions at an industrial area in the Chinese port of Tianjin killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500, state media reported Thursday, unleashing a fireball that...

Erdogan vows no let-up in anti-PKK fight as unrest flares

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed there would be "no concessions" in Turkey´s relentless offensive against Kurdish militants, as its southeast was hit by new deadly violence. One Turkish soldier and two...
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