Iran prepares aid for Myanmar Rohingyas

This file photo taken on September 6, 2017 shows the bodies of Rohingya refugees being brought to the shore of the Naf river on a boat by fellow Rohingyas in Ukhiya. PHOTO: AFP TEHRAN: Iran’s Red Crescent said Thursday it has prepared an aid package for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims as they

Xi tells Modi ‘healthy, stable’ China-India ties needed

XIAMEN: Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should pursue ‘healthy, stable bilateral ties’, state media reported Tuesday in the wake of a protracted border standoff. He called for putting its bilateral relationship with India on the ‘right track’. The exchange, mentioned in a

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

Russian President Vladimir Putin. PHOTO: REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would not change the leadership in Pyongyang, but could lead to large-scale human suffering. Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, also warned against further ramping up military hysteria around