Britain’s former prime minister Gordon Brown has claimed that his predecessor Tony Blair was “duped” by US President George W Bush into backing the 2003 Iraq War, according to a media report on Sunday.

Iran rejects Lebanon PM’s claims

Monday, 06 November 2017 03:03 Written by

  Iran says the surprise resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is part of a plot to stoke tensions in the region.

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader accused the US and Saudi Arabia of being behind the move.

Trump heads to Asia with North Korea on his mind

Sunday, 05 November 2017 02:17 Written by

U.S. President Donald Trump heads to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests.

While the United States is concentrated on wars, China wants economic prosperity, according to business consultant Gerald Celente. He predicts the Chinese economy will become the largest in less than 10 years.

Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate was on the verge of final defeat on Friday, with Syrian government forces capturing its last major city on one side of the border and Iraqi forces taking its last substantial town on the other.

Russia retaliates after Canada imposes sanctions

Sunday, 05 November 2017 02:15 Written by

Canada's move to impose sanctions on 30 Russian officials was "senseless and reprehensible" and has led to retaliatory measures, Russian officials said.

The Pakistani security forces have allegedly abducted the wife and daughter of Baloch leader Dr Allah Nazar from Quetta city.

Dr Nazar heads a pro-independence armed organisation, Baloch Liberation Front.

Gaza vows to respond to Israeli air strikes

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 03:16 Written by

Palestinian armed groups have vowed to respond to Israel's attack on a tunnel in a southern town of the Gaza Strip late on Monday that left at least seven people dead and nine others wounded.

China, S. Korea say to mend ties after THAAD standoff

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 03:15 Written by

China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have been maintaining communications on the Korean Peninsula issue through diplomatic channels, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

More than 13 million people inside Syria still need humanitarian assistance and nearly half are in "acute need" as a result of having fled their homes, of hostilities, and of limited access to food, health care and other basic needs, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday.