International

5.9-magnitude earthquake hits near Iran nuclear...

Tehran: A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Thursday hit Iran’s southern region of Bushehr, home to the co...

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20 April, 2018

Kim Jong Un meets high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with a high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang, amid a flurry of diplomacy following Kim's recent surprise visit to Beijing.   Song Tao, who heads the ruling Communist Party's International Departme...

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Trump defends 'Mission Accomplished' claim

Washington: US President Donald Trump today defended his having hailed a US and allied strike in Syria as "Mission Accomplished."   The phrase immediately evoked former president George W Bush's premature Iraq victory speech on board the aircraft carr...

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