Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors

Published On: October 14, 2019 01:03 PM NPT By: Reuters

NAGANO, JAPAN, Oct 14: Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.

Ten killed, 16 missing after fierce typhoon pounds Tokyo

Published On: October 13, 2019 09:53 AM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, Oct 13:Ten people were killed and 16 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, causing rivers to overflow and leaving almost half a million homes without power, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday.

NEW DELHI, Oct 12: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.

As Modi and China's Xi head into summit, Tibetans are detained

Published On: October 11, 2019 03:44 PM NPT By: Reuters

MAMALLAPURAM, INDIA, Oct 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit on Friday, officials said, in an effort to smooth ties ruffled by differences over Kashmir.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Published On: October 11, 2019 03:24 PM NPT By: Reuters

OSLO, Oct 11: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.

Trump defends his Syria pullout against Republican criticism

Published On: October 10, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, Oct 10: U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack.

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Published On: October 10, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

AKCAKALE, TURKEY, Oct 10: Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States.

WASHINGTON, Oct 9: President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping have plenty of reasons to call off their trade war. Both face weakening economies that would likely further deteriorate if their conflict escalates.

Trump's envoy visits Kosovo in push for new talks with Serbia

Published On: October 9, 2019 09:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

PRISTINA, Oct 9: A special envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Kosovo on Wednesday three days after it held an election, in a new push to restart talks with Serbia to reach a final deal that would pave the way for Kosovo’s membership in the United Nations.

LONDON/BRUSSELS, Oct 9: The European Union accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands.