Category: World

Malaysian Anti-graft Agency To Question Former Pm Najib

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s former prime minister, Najib Razak, will give a statement at a corruption investigation looking into a transfer of millions of...

Israel Vilified At Un Body For Gaza Killings But Backed By Us

GENEVA – Israel was sharply criticised at a U.N. human rights body on Friday for its killings of protesters in Gaza and treatment of the Palestinians, but...

Russian Ex-spy Sergei Skripal Discharged From Uk Hospital

LONDON – Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was left in critical condition by a nerve agent attack in Britain more than two months ago, has been discharged...

Explosions Heard Near Airport In Central Syria State Media

BEIRUT – Explosions were heard ‮near‬ Hama ‮ airport in‬Syria on Friday, Syrian state media said without giving details. The Syrian Observatory for Human...

New Owner Says Will Sustain Legacy Of Cambodian Newspaper

PHNOM PENH – The new owner of Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post newspaper said on Friday he had saved the English-language daily from closure and rejected fears the...

Police In Bosnia Turn Back Buses Carrying 270 Migrants

KONJIC, Bosnia – A convoy of buses transporting 270 migrants from Bosnia’s capital to a refugee center in the south of the country was stopped and turned...

Chilean Bishops Offer Mass Resignation To Pope Over Abuse Scandal

VATICAN CITY – All 34 Chilean bishops who attended a crisis meeting this week with Pope Francis about the cover-up of sexual abuse in their country have offered to...

Russias Putin Frances Macron To Discuss Iran In St Petersburg Kremlin

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss Iran, Syria and Ukraine when Macron visits St Petersburg on May 24-25,...

Boosted By Lebanon Vote Geagea Eyes Hezbollah And Reform

BEIRUT – A Christian party that made big gains in Lebanon’s general election says it will use its stronger position to press for Hezbollah’s weapons to...

Italy Anti-system Parties To Boost Spending Seek Review Of Eu Rules

ROME – Italy’s two anti-establishment parties on Friday promised to ramp up spending in a program for a new coalition government, putting them on a collision...