Italian Parliament deputy speaker meets LGBT delegation

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:04

Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Deputy lower house of parliament speaker Maria Rosaria Carfagna was on Wednesday due to meet members of Italy's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex community in Rome, the parliament stated.


Italy expels suspected Egyptian extremist

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:02

Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported an alleged Egyptian extremist on national security grounds, the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.


US diplomat involved in fatal accident leaves Pakistan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:14

Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) A senior US diplomat who killed a motorcyclist in a road accident here last month was allowed by the Pakistani authorities to leave the country just days after officials prevented him from boarding a US military plane.


Gaza death toll reaches 61, more protests expected (Third Lead)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:54

Gaza, May 15 (IANS) The number of Palestinians killed by the Israeli forces rose to 61 on Tuesday, as more protesters succumbed to their injuries following mass demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel boundary on Monday against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.


Heavy rains, floods kill 7 in Afghanistan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:24

Kabul, May 15 (IANS) Heavy rains and flooding have claimed seven lives and destroyed several houses in Afghanistan's northern Samangan and Baghlan provinces.


China condemns Gaza deaths, urges Israeli restraint

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:04

Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China on Tuesday condemned the border violence in Gaza and urged all parties to exercise restraint after 58 Palestinians were killed a day earlier during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.


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.