Home / World

World

Read Online News of World , Latest World News

Syrian children turn to suicide, self-harm amid horrors of war

 Children living in war-torn Syria, some as young as 12, are self-harming, taking drugs, and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, an international aid group said on Monday. One in four children, around 2.5 million, are on the brink of developing a ...

Read More »

200k civilians displaced since Mosul operation started: IOM

 A high-profile NGO says more than 200,000 civilians have been displaced since the onset of the operation to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. In a report released Sunday, the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the total number of those displaced from Mosul ...

Read More »

Mystery over revised travel ban Donald Trump expected to sign

 President Donald Trump is expected to sign a revised travel ban on Monday, but it is unclear what changes he plans to make. This comes just over a month after his original decree sowed controversy across the United States and chaos at airports, US media reported. The president will sign ...

Read More »

Palmyra to-and-fro is like watching ‘Tom and Jerry’: Syrian opposition

Syria’s opposition refused Thursday to hail the Damascus regime’s recapture of Palmyra from ISIS militants, calling both sides terrorists and saying it was like watching cartoon characters Tom and Jerry. The High Negotiating Committee (HNC), the main opposition group at UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva, recalled that the historic city ...

Read More »

Russia pledges to veto UN sanctions resolution on Syria

 Russia pledged to veto a Western-backed UN resolution Tuesday that would impose sanctions on 21 Syrian individuals, organizations and companies allegedly involved in chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country. The draft Security Council resolution would also ban all countries from supplying Syria’s government with helicopters, which investigators have determined ...

Read More »

Russia’s Putin hails Syria talks in Astana as foundation for Geneva

 Russia says the latest rounds of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan created a “mechanism” to control the truce holding across the Arab state, and helped revive the United Nations-backed negotiations underway in Geneva, Switzerland. Since the beginning of 2017, the Kazakh capital, Astana, has hosted two rounds of discussions between ...

Read More »

King Salman arrives in Malaysia during month-long Asian tour

 Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the monarch will build ties and seek to draw more investments to the Gulf nation. The visit is the first by a Saudi king to Malaysia in more than a decade. Malaysian ...

Read More »

Trump pledges ‘greatest military build-up in American history’

US President Donald Trump has pledged a "massive” increase in military spending, saying he will implement “the greatest military build-up in American history.” In a wide-ranging speech on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside Washington, the controversial president vowed to keep his election promises to the American ...

Read More »

Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

 President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump’s senior team after less than one month in office. In a resignation letter, Flynn said ...

Read More »

Donald Trump clashes with courts over immigration ban

 President Donald Trump has ramped up his criticism of the US court system, accusing it of putting the country in peril. His comments came hours after a federal appeals court rejected the Trump administration’s request to reinstate a controversial ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. ...

Read More »