Agency, Thursday, 27th August 2015
Juba: Ending 20 months of war in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal despite concerns about whether peace would take hold.
Dhaka: Bangladeshi media Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country as "historic" and "a visit of high hopes".... Read More >>
Seoul (AP): North Korea says President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures and warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole US mainland, that cesspool of terrorism." ... Read More >>
Beijing: Defending its submarine's docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed utterly groundless" reports that it is setting up 18 naval bases in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and several other places in the western and southern Indian Ocean. ... Read More >>
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a temporary ban on US flights to Israel was mainly to ensure safety and security of American citizens. ... Read More >>
Washington: Democratic party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop his presidential campaign, alarmed that his continued presence is undermining efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, and again win the White House. ... Read More >>