SANAA, Dec 5: Delegates from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, escorted by United Nations Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths, have flown from the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a to Sweden to attend UN-sponsored peace negotiations with representatives from the administration of former Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Indonesian police say 32 dead, 1 missing in Papua attacks

Published On: December 5, 2018 11:56 AM NPT By: Associated Press

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA, Dec 5--Security forces tried to recover the bodies of 31 construction workers and a soldier who were killed in one of the worst separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive province of Papua, officials said Tuesday.

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 5: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington will suspend its obligations under the 1987 INF nuclear treaty within 60 days if Russia does not “return to compliance.”

Bush’s state funeral follows generations of tradition

Published On: December 4, 2018 06:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Dec 4: Former President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday.

PARIS, Dec 4: The French government on Tuesday suspended planned increases in three taxes on fuel for a six-month period starting January 1 in response to nationwide protests against high pump prices and living costs, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced.

KATOWICE, Dec 4: Negotiators gathered for the U.N. climate talks in Poland are getting down to the nitty-gritty part of the two-week meeting.

Journalist dies in Northern Mexico, activists demand justice

Published On: December 4, 2018 01:00 PM NPT By: Agencies

CARACAS, Dec 4: Mexican police report 2018’s tenth journalist assassinated with the death of Jesus Alejandro Marquez Jimenez whose body was found in Tepic Saturday.

TEL AVIV, Dec 4: Israel has put its forces on the border with Lebanon on a war footing as part of the Northern Shield operation aimed at destroying tunnels of the Hezbollah group.

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 4: Donald Trump campaigned with a promise to put ‘America first’ and to stay out of foreign conflicts. As president, Trump has followed the same interventionist policies that failed his predecessors, says former Congressman Ron Paul.

Act now or risk disaster, nations told at UN climate summit

Published On: December 3, 2018 04:21 PM NPT By: AFP/RSS

WARSAW, Dec 3: After the starkest warnings yet of the catastrophic threat posed by climate change, nations gathered in Poland on Sunday to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming.