News-Bits

  • Pakistan issues 'last warning' to Islamists...
    on November 17, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's government on Friday issued a final warning to members of a hard-line Islamist party who have blocked a main road into the capital since last week, raising fears of a violent clash as they refuse to budge. […]

  • Images suggest North Korea 'aggressive' work on...
    on November 17, 2017 at 4:30 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a U.S. institute reported on Thursday. […]

  • Suicide bomber kills nine near Afghan political...
    on November 16, 2017 at 6:06 pm

    KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital near a meeting of supporters of an influential regional leader on Thursday killed at least nine people and wounded many, the interior ministry said. […]

  • Sri Lanka prime minister to appear before panel...
    on November 16, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will appear before a panel investigating alleged irregularities in government bond sales, the panel's chairman said on Thursday. […]

  • Islamic State claims Afghanistan blast, without...
    on November 16, 2017 at 11:17 am

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least seven people in the Afghan capital on Thursday, the group's official news agency Amaq said, without providing any evidence. […]