Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday began hearings that will decide the future of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is fighting for his job and contesting a damning corruption report by an investigative panel.

EU puts sanctions on Syrian scientists

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 03:08 Written by

The European Union imposed sanctions on 16 Syrian scientists and military officials on Monday for their suspected involvement in a chemical attack in northern Syria in April which killed scores of civilians.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given emotional speeches to tens of thousands of people a year after a coup attempt was faced down in the streets.

Senior British government ministers are becoming convinced of the need for transitional arrangements to reduce disruption as Britain leaves the European Union, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.

 Venezuela's opposition holds an unofficial referendum on Sunday to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as he seeks to create a legislative superbody that his adversaries call the consolidation of a dictatorship.

More countries see China as the world's top economic power and have favorable view toward China in 2017, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.

Israeli police closed and cancelled Friday noon prayers in the Al-Aqsa mosque and briefly detained Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric after three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in a shootout in the mosque compound.

As the dispute between Qatar and its neighbors reaches the 40-day mark, Donald Trump has raised the possibility of seeking alternatives to the US military presence at Al Udeid airbase there, were things to escalate.

Too many U.S. spies work in Moscow: Russia

Sunday, 16 July 2017 03:14 Written by

Russia said on Friday that too many American spies operated in Moscow under diplomatic cover and said it might expel some of them to retaliate against the United States over Washington's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats last year.

Donald Trump's hardline stance towards Cuba marks "a setback" in its relations with the United States after ties were gradually restored in 2015, president Raul Castro said.