Beijing/Sputnik: A Chinese court sentenced on Tuesday the former head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 years and six months in prison on corruption charges, the court verdict said. more
Three missiles hit ‘green zone’ in Baghdad, close to US embassy – Security Source

Baghdad/Sputnik: Three missiles landed in the "green zone" in the Iraqi capital, where the US embassy is located, in the early hours of Tuesday, an Iraqi security source told Sp ...

Haiti earthquake victims honoured at UN, with pledge to safeguard the nation’s future

New York : More than 200,000 Haitians who perished in the devastating earthquake which struck the island nation ten years ago, were honoured in a solemn ceremony of remembrance at UN Head ...

Five indicted for operating network to export US-origin goods to Pakistan’s nuclear programme

Washington: Five people have been indicted in United States for allegedly running an international network which purchases US products for nuclear weapons programme in Pakistan.

French Security Forces Evacuated Macron From Theater Besieged by Protesters – Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: French security forces evacuated President Emmanuel Macron from the Bouffes du Nord Theater in Paris as protesters tried to enter the building, French media reported.

About 30 Civilians Killed in Aleppo by Militants’ Attacks in 3 Days –Reconciliation Center

Aleppo/Sputnik: Illegal armed units continue to shell the Syrian city of Aleppo, leaving 28 civilians dead within the past three days, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation said.

About 187,000 people protested against pension reform across France on Thursday : reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Around 187,000 took part on Thursday in protests across France against the pension reform, French media reported.

Implementing peace deal only path for stabilization in Mali: UN peacekeeping chief

New York: Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement in Mali provides the only pathway for stabilization there, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Civilian toll devastating in Afghanistan: Human Rights Watch

Kabul/New York: Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

Top Pakistani Military general and Bajwa’s successor put under house arrest, then 'forced to resign'

Islamabad: In what might be seen as a conflict arising within the Pakistani Army, the second-most senior Pakistan Army officer, General Sarfraz Sattar was allegedly forced to resign after ...