Category: World

Moscow indicates readiness to partner Washington

Moscow has announced its support for a French initiative to create an international conference on Iraq. Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said on Friday of its readiness to support any UN resolutions authorising the U.S. to carry out…

Toll from Nepal quake escalates to 7,557

The toll across Nepal from the devastating April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, according to the latest update by the country’s home ministry. As many as 10,718 buildings were destroyed in the massive earthquake…

Nepal Update: Death toll tops 7,500

Aid deliveries continued Tuesday in Nepal, where some outlying areas remained difficult to reach more than a week after a massive earthquake shook the Himalayan nation. With crews digging through collapsed buildings and the remnants…

Nepal’s quake deaths hit 4,000

Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis spent another night in the open Monday after a massive quake which killed more than 4,000, as officials warned the final toll could yet rise sharply once rescuers reach cut-off…

NEWS FLASH: Syria shoots down US drone

Syria military, late Thursday says it has shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), otherwise known as drone, belonging to the US. ”Syrian air defenses brought down a hostile US surveillance aircraft over north Latakia,”…