Monday, May 22, 2017 | 8:36 PM


S. Arabia, US agree to huge arms deal during Trump visit

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The White House announced a huge arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday as President Donald Trump took his first steps on the world stage, looking to leave mounting troubles behind at home.

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Iran’s Rouhani handily wins re-election

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory on Saturday as voters overwhelmingly backed his efforts to reach out to the world and rebuild the struggling economy.

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Twenty policemen, dozens of Taliban killed in southern Afghanistan

Sunday, May 21, 2017

At least 20 policemen were killed in Taliban ambushes in southern Afghanistan, officials said, as security forces sought to dislodge fighters in multiple districts.

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Panama Papers issue raises political risks in Pakistan: World Bank

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The World Bank on Saturday warned that the Panama Papers issue has “enhanced political risks in Pakis­tan” and created “some policy uncertainty”.

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Syrian rebels begin to leave last opposition-held Homs district

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Syrian rebels startedleavingthelastopposition-held district of Homs city on Saturday in the final phase of an evacuation deal that will bring an early centre of the uprising back under government control in the conflict`s seventh year.

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New Russia probe leaks threaten to derail Trump's foreign trip

Saturday, May 20, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump was hit on Friday by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia during last year's election campaign and that Trump had boasted to Russian officials of firing the man heading the investigation.

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