31 August 2015 9:09
Iran says efforts should be made to lay the groundwork for the voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from the Islamic Republic.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran’s fundamental policy on refugees is based on their voluntary return home,” said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi in Tehran on Sunday.
The diplomat made the remarks in a meeting with...
30 August 2015 21:20
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir plans to travel to China to take part in celebrations commemorating the end of World War II.
"President Bashir will travel to China tomorrow on a visit lasting four days," foreign ministry spokesman Ali al-Sadeq told reporters on Sunday.
China is the largest foreign investor in the African country, before the South Sudan’s secession in 2011 was Sudan’s...
30 August 2015 16:17
North Korean Ambassador to Tehran Kang Sam Hyon underscored his country's enthusiasm for increased cooperation with Iran in oil, agricultural and fishery sectors.
"Despite the fact that North Korea is under sanctions by the enemies and has abundant problems in economic issues, we try to obviate these problems and develop our trade relations with Iran," Kang told FNA on Sunday.
30 August 2015 16:06
Thousands of Malaysians have gathered in central Kuala Lumpur for a second day, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a corruption scandal.
Crowds of yellow-clad Malaysians converged on the streets of the capital on Sunday a day after tens of thousands turned out for a similar rally there, calling for Najib’s resignation as well as reforms in the...
29 August 2015 23:34
Police in Thailand say they have arrested a Turkish national in connection with a deadly bomb attack in the country’s capital city of Bangkok last week.
According to local media on Saturday, Thailand’s security forces detained the man in his apartment in Nong Chok district in the eastern outskirts of the capital.
“We have detained one person,” General Chaktip Chaijinda, Thailand’s deputy...
29 August 2015 13:18
(FILE) Bloody Days in Afghanistan after Series of Taliban Attacks
At least 39 people were killed and 66 other were injured in Saturday attacks in 2 suicide car bombing of Taliban targeting a NATO convoy in Kabul, and local militiamen in northen Afghan province of Kunduz.
In the first attack the dead included three civilian contractors with the military alliance, NATO said...
29 August 2015 13:08
Malaysians have taken to the streets calling for electoral reforms in the Southeast Asian country and the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a graft scandal.
Thousands of people flocked into central Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, many of them wearing yellow T-shirts of the civil-society movement Bersih, which is pushing for a thorough overhaul of the electoral process in Malaysia.
29 August 2015 13:02
Afghan forces have killed more than 100 Taliban members and wounded over two dozen others during an operation to take back a strategic district in the country’s southern province of Helmand from the militant group.
Spokesman for the Afghan military’s 215th Maiwand Corps, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Rasoul Zazai, said at least 110 militants have been killed and 28 others wounded over...
29 August 2015 13:01
At least 20 people have lost their lives and dozens of others are missing after Tropical Storm Erika hit Dominica and left a trail of destruction on the small Caribbean island state.
“So far we have confirmed that at least 20 citizens have died, and some are missing,” Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a televised address late on Friday.
29 August 2015 12:53
An Indian navy fleet has docked at the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas, as the two countries work to boost friendly maritime relations.
The fleet, comprising the INS Beas (F37) and INS Betwa (F39) frigates, arrived in Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan Province, on Friday for a four-day stay.
Admiral Amir Hossein Azad, the commander of Iran’s First Naval...
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