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US calls for UN action against Iran over Yemen missiles

UNITED NATIONS: The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels with a missile that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called for the United Nations to hold Tehran accountable for violating two UN Security Council resolutions. US Ambassador to …

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Over 26 killed in shooting at US church

A black-clad gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a small-town Texas church during Sunday morning services, killing over 26 people and wounding 20 in the latest mass shooting to shock the United States. Authorities did not identify the gunman, saying only that …

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Two youth killed by Indian troops in Baramulla

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Indian troops during their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth in Baramulla district on Sunday. The youth were killed in Uri area of the district during a siege and cordon operation in the area. According to Kashmir Media Service, an Indian …

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Trump starts Asia visit: China, US to map out future relations

BEIJING -UNS/Xinhua- Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said Friday that the meeting between Chinese and U.S. presidents in Beijing next week is expected to map out a blueprint for the development of bilateral ties in a new era. China and the United States are working …

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China disputes Trump claim it produces most US-bound fentanyl

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Friday disputed US President Donald Trump s claim that most of the drug fentanyl, which is blamed for thousands of American deaths, was made in China, reports said days before his visit. Last week, Trump declared the US opioid …

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Iran denounces CIA ‘fake news’ in Bin Laden files

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 …

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Putin visits Tehran for talks on Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran’s leadership Wednesday in Tehran as the two Damascus allies push a Syria peace plan and the Kremlin offers its backing for a landmark nuclear deal facing US opposition. Putin — on his first visit to Tehran since 2015 …

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Eight killed in New York truck attack

NEW YORK: A pickup driver killed eight people in New York on Tuesday, mowing down cyclists and pedestrians before striking a school bus, in the city’s first deadly attack blamed on terror since September 11, 2001. Eleven others were seriously hurt when the truck driver …

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Xi vows to promote healthy, stable development of China-Vietnam ties

BEIJING -Xinhua — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called for joint efforts to promote the sustained, healthy and stable development of relations between China and Vietnam. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks during a …

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Over 27 killed in terrorist attack in Somali

MOGADISHU -uns: An Islamist attack on a hotel in the Somali capital ended on Sunday after over 27 people had been killed in a near 12-hour siege, police said, underlining the insurgents’ ability to carry out deadly attacks in the heart of the city, reported …

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