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  • Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang Dies at 61

    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died at the military hospital in Hanoi today, the official Vietnam News Agency reported.   He was 61. He had been suffering from a serious illness, the agency said.

    Ghana: At least 34 people died in northern Ghana during flooding

    In Ghana, at least 34 people have died in northern Ghana during flooding caused by heavy rains and waters spilling from a dam in neighbouring Burkina Faso. Relief agency officials said, Bagre Dam is located on the White Volta river that begins in Burkina Faso and which converges with the Black Volta downstream and feeds […]

    3 dead, 3 injured after woman opens fire in Maryland

    In the United States , three  people were killed and three others injured when a woman assailant opened fire today at a warehouse complex north of Baltimore city. US media reported that the incident erupted around 9:00 am at a distribution centre for the Rite Aid drugstore chain. According to Harford County sheriff Jeffrey Gahler, the suspect a […]

    ANI, WAM sign MoU to reinforce, develop bilateral cooperation in area of free news exchange

    Asian News International, ANI and  Emirates News Agency, WAM, the official news agency of the UAE government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to reinforce and develop bilateral cooperation in the area of the free news exchange. The MoU was signed on Thursday by Mohammad Jalal Alrayssi, Executive Director of WAM and Sanjiv Prakash, […]

    UAE re-affirms commitments to developing nuclear programme to highest safety standards

    he UAE has re-affirmed its commitment to develop its national nuclear programme to the highest standards of safety, security, non-proliferation and transparency. The Emirates News Agency reported that during  his address to the 62nd session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna,  Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the IAEA, commended the […]

    At least 21 killed in massive landslide in Philippines

    In Philippines, at least 21 people were killed in a massive landslide which buried dozens of homes near a central Cebu province today. Naga city police chief Roderick Gonzales said the slide surged down on about 30 houses in two rural villages after daybreak. Seven injured were rescued from the huge mound of earth and debris.City […]

    Islamabad HC suspends sentences of Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar in Avenfield case

    Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law have been granted bail in a corruption case. The Islamabad High Court today suspended the sentences handed to Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (Retired) Safdar in the Avenfield corruption case. Later this evening, they were released from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. A two-judge bench […]

    Thousands protest UN job cuts in Gaza

    Thousands of employees of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees protested in Gaza today against forced redundancies as a result of US funding cuts. More than 5,000 people attended the march that began at the Gaza headquarters of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA. The agency announced it would cut more than […]

    China to penalize 60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

    The trade war of China and the United States intensified yesterday after Beijing   added 60 billion dollars of United States products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned levies on 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods. The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in an increasingly protracted trade […]

    North Korea agrees to dismantle main Nuclear site

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures. This was stated by South Korean President Moon Jae-in today after the two leaders held summit talks in Pyongyang to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington. The Korean leaders also […]