Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has warned its citizens against travel to Madagascar after the reported outbreak of pneumonic plague in the African country.
Rabat, Oct 18 (IANS/MAP) King Mohammed VI of Morocco received in the Rabat Royal Palace, the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy for the Moroccan Sahara, Horst Kohler, who is visiting Morocco as part of a regional tour, a statement from the Royal Office said.
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday said China was for peaceful settlement of disputes with its neighbours but asserted it won't "swallow" whatever undermines Beijing's interests.
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that Beijing will never seek hegemony or engage in expansion "no matter what stage of development it reaches".
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) China's most important political event, the Communist Party Congress, opened here on Wednesday, with President Xi Jinping pledging to transform the country's armed forces into a world-class military to safeguard the country's sovereignty.
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) A US judge blocked the latest version of the Trump administration's travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect from Wednesday, saying that it "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor".
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday challenging the non-bailable arrest warrant issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan against him in a contempt of court case.
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) rose about $12.1 trillion over the past five years, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) In yet another high-profile exit over sexual harrasment at work, Amazon Studios head Roy Price has quit following allegations that he sexually harassed Isa Hackett, a producer in Amazon series "Man in the High Castle," in 2015.
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump celebrated Diwali at the White House by lighting a diya amid a gathering of leading members of the Indian American community and said he greatly valued his relationship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that the Communist Party of China (CPC) will strive to fully transform the people's armed forces into world-class military by the mid-21st century.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Senior diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the US met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss and take a coordinated stance towards the threats posed by North Korea's weapons tests.
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) Libyan activist Emadeddin Muntasser has urged the US to investigate war crimes allegedly committed by the powerful military strongman Khalifa Haftar and handed US officials 300 pages of evidence to back up the claim, the media reported.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reduced his public inspections by 25 per cent this year compared to 2016 while increasing his visits to military facilities.
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Seven policemen were killed and 22 injured in an explosion in Quetta in Pakistan on Wednesday.