Thursday, 25 July 2024

International

Six killed, 15 injured in Nigeria suicide bomb attack

Six killed, 15 injured in Nigeria suicide bomb attack

Abuja:At least six people were killed and 15 others injured after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device at a busy motor park in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno on Saturday, police said.

South Korean President visits aircraft carrier ahead of trilateral drills US, Japan

South Korean President visits aircraft carrier ahead of trilateral drills US, Japan

Seoul:President Yoon Suk Yeol boarded a visiting US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier on Tuesday ahead of joint drills between South Korea, the United States and Japan aimed at enhancing their responses against rising threats from North Korea.

Lithuanian President, Spanish King visit air force base

Lithuanian President, Spanish King visit air force base

Vilnius: Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and Spanish King Felipe VI visited a Lithuanian air force base and met with the Spanish troops participating in the Baltic air policing mission.

 

Malawi: MP, activist arrested over 'inflammatory' posts about Vice President's plane crash

Malawi: MP, activist arrested over 'inflammatory' posts about Vice President's plane crash

Lilongwe:Police in Malawi have arrested a Member of Parliament (MP), Kamlepo Kalua, and an activist, Bon Kalindo, for their social media posts regarding the June 10 plane crash that killed the country's Vice President Saulos Chilima and eight other officials.

ADB approves $250 million loan to Pakistan for sustainable investment

ADB approves $250 million loan to Pakistan for sustainable investment

Islamabad:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement for a 250 million US dollar policy-based loan to assist Pakistan's sustainable investments in infrastructure and services through public-private partnerships.

15 arrested for 'illegal' fishing on Indonesian vessels in Australia

15 arrested for 'illegal' fishing on Indonesian vessels in Australia

Canberra:Australian authorities have arrested 15 foreign fishers and seized two Indonesian vessels over alleged illegal fishing activity off the country's north coast.

Five troops killed in terror attack in Pakistan

Five troops killed in terror attack in Pakistan

Islamabad: Five troops were killed in a terrorist attack in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a military statement said.

Laos to amend Constitution

Laos to amend Constitution

Vientiane:The National Committee for the Amendment of the Constitution is reviewing the content of the 2015 Constitution with a view to making revisions to suit Laos' changing circumstances.

Forest fire kills 5, injures 44 in Turkey

Forest fire kills 5, injures 44 in Turkey

Ankara: Five people were killed and 44 others injured in a forest fire in southeastern Turkey, Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said on Friday.

South Korea summons Russian envoy to protest new treaty with North Korea

South Korea summons Russian envoy to protest new treaty with North Korea

Seoul: South Korea summoned the top Russian envoy in Seoul on Friday to lodge a protest over a new treaty signed with North Korea that calls for immediate military assistance if either is attacked.

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