TOKYO, Feb 15: Oil prices rose to their highest in more than a year on Monday, after a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it intercepted an explosive-laden drone fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, raising fears of fresh Middle East tensions.
TAIPEI, Sept 18: Taiwan’s presidential office urged China on Friday to exercise restraint, saying its recent aggressive behaviour in the Taiwan Strait and surrounding region did not help its international image.
MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Sept 3: The death of a Tibetan member of an Indian special forces unit in a mine blast near the site of a border flare-up with Chinese troops has offered a rare glimpse into a little-known group of elite, high-altitude warriors.
ANKARA, Feb 12: Turkey will strike Syrian government forces anywhere it sees in northern Syria if another Turkish soldier is hurt, and it could use air power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
SEOUL, Nov 22 : The animosity between Japan and South Korea is entwined with the history of Japan’s 1910-45 occupation of the Korean peninsula, the mobilisation of forced labour at companies, of women in wartime brothels, and a row over the ownership of islets in the sea between the two nations.
TOKYO, June 24: Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying “significant” sanctions on Tehran would be announced.
WASHINGTON, June 21: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions.
BAGHDAD, May 18: When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside.
KATHMANDU, March 18: The ongoing tension between India and Pakistan has left various implications that have transcended beyond their national borders. One of the areas where the tension has left serious ramification of global proportion is aviation safety.
RUKUM (East), Feb 5: Locals in Rukum East have staged a demonstration demanding implementation of the decision to announce Golkhada as the capital of Rukum East. They have demonstrated in Golkhada as part of pressure on the government to declare it as the capital of Rukum East in line with the decision of the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government.
SEOUL, Feb 12: South Korea said on Monday it will try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War and seek to lower military tensions with North Korea as the first steps towards establishing grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Qatari ambassador to Nepal Yousuf Mohammad Ahmed Mommad Al-hail has said that Qatar government will not let any Nepali migrant worker face difficulties due to the recent diplomatic tensions seen in the Gulf region.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 6: Pakistan's media regulator has launched a crackdown on companies airing Indian television channels and content, officials said on Thursday, after an escalation of violence in the disputed Kashmir region between the nuclear-armed neighbours.
JANAKPUR, July 3: A vehicular strike has been enforced at Pidari Chowk in the city on Sunday demanding to release CPN (Maoist Center) Central Leader Ram Chandra Mandal and other cadres of CPN (Maoist Center), Nepali Congress (NC) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN).