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    Myanmar gives green light to resume food aid to Rakhine: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume distribution of food in northern Rakhine state which was suspended for two months, the World Food Programme said on Friday...

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    Myanmar gives green light to resume food aid to Rakhine: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume distribution of food in northern Rakhine state which was suspended for two months, the World Food Programme said on Friday...

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    Explosion kills three Chadian UN peacekeepers in northern Mali

    Reuters | Updated at 12:55pm on October 27, 2017

    Three United Nations soldiers from Chad were killed and two others wounded by an explosive device as they were escorting a convoy in northern...

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    Trump releases JFK files

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on October 28, 2017

    US president Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy but yielded to pressure from the FBI and CIA to block the release of other records to be reviewed further...

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    Shahriar attends Thai king’s funeral

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam attended the funeral programme of former Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej, a man revered as a demigod who became the world’s longest-reigning monarch, on Thursday....

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    South Korean academic convicted of defaming ‘comfort women’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:15pm on October 27, 2017

    A South Korean professor who challenged the consensus view of Japan’s war time sex slaves was convicted of defaming the victims on...

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    North Korea says to release South Korean fishing boat

    Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on October 27, 2017

    North Korea said it will release a South Korean fishing boat on Friday after it was found illegally in North Korean waters, state media reported,...

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    Trump's defence chief, at DMZ: ‘Our goal is not war’

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on October 27, 2017

    US defense secretary Jim Mattis peered across South Korea's heavily fortified border with the North on Friday, saying America's goal was not to wage war...

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    Australian court rules deputy PM ineligible for parliament, govt loses majority

    Reuters | Updated at 10:18am on October 27, 2017

     Australia's High Court ruled on Friday that deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament, a stunning decision that cost the government...

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    Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief to end violence

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on October 28, 2017

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson urged Myanmar’s army chief Thursday to help end the violence in Rakhine state that has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee....

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