Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:40

Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.


N.Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:40

Seoul, May 15 (IANS) North Korea has started to dismantle its nuclear test site, which it had pledged to close down after the inter-Korean summit on April 27, according to media reports on Tuesday.


Turkey recalls US, Israel envoys over embassy move

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:38

Ankara, May 15 (IANS) Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Israel to protest the Donald Trump administration's decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a media report said on Tuesday.


Netanyahu defends Gaza action, Abbas calls for protest

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:36

Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the military action that killed 55 Palestinians and wounded 2,700 as "self-defence", Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for intensified protests on Tuesday, the media reported.


Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:32

Seoul, May 15 (IANS) North and South Korea have agreed to hold high-level talks on May 16 to discuss ways to enforce the Panmunjom Declaration, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Tuesday.


Israel defends Gaza action as 55 dies

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:02

Jerusalem, May 15, After a deadliest day of violence killed 55 and wounded 2,700 Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military acted in self-defence against Gaza's Islamist rulers, Hamas, who he said wanted to destroy Israel, the media reported.


Differentiate between legal, illegal immigration: India

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:46

United Nations, May 15 (IANS) Differentiate between legal and illegal migration or risk hurting immigrants who follow the law while benefiting criminal human trafficking networks, India has told the UN.


Melania Trump hospitalised after kidney surgery

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:48

Washington, May 15 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump has undergone a "successful" kidney surgery and is currently recuperating at a naval hospital in Maryland, her office said.


55 Palestinians killed as US opens embassy in Jerusalem

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:26

Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) At least 55 Palestinians were killed and 2,771 were injured on Monday as Israeli troops fired on demonstrators along the Gaza-Israel boundary protesting the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, making it the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war.


UNSC to hold emergency meeting on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:52

United Nations, May 15 (IANS) The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting to address the violent clashes between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, a Palestinian envoy said on Monday.


NPCIL wins Russian award for 'Atom on Wheels' campaign

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:42

Sochi (Russia), May 15 (IANS) In recognition of the importance of public outreach in nuclear power development, state-run Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) on Monday won the top award in the public communication category from the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom at its 10th Atomexpo international conference here.