Breakdown of Syria prevented, political settlement on agenda: Putin

Moscow, Nov 23 : Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the breakdown of Syria has been prevented, and that a new stage has been reached for the possible transition to a political settlement in the war-torn country. The leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey held a trilateral summit in the Russian city Sochi, discussing […]

PNG police enter abandoned Australian-run detention camp

By Tom Westbrook and Swati Pandey SYDNEY, Nov 23 : Police entered an officially-shuttered Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea on Thursday and ordered some 380 asylum seekers occupying it to leave as they carried away food and water the men had stockpiled, three of the men told Reuters. Asylum seekers said they climbed […]

Egypt arrests spy network backed by Qatar

Cairo, Nov 23 : The Egyptian General Intelligence Agency said on Wednesday the previously arrested spy network financed by Turkey was also supported by Qatar, official MENA news agency reported. The 29-member spy ring worked upon directives from the Turkish intelligence which financed them with a clear Qatari support, said the intelligence investigations. Earlier on […]

Egypt’s army destroys 10 vehicles loaded with weapons near Libya border

Cairo, Nov 23 : Egypt’s air forces destroyed 10 vehicles laden with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country’s western border with Libya, military spokesman said on Wednesday. The move comes as part of the continued efforts by the air forces in cooperation with the border guard to secure the country’s borders at all directions […]

Safe City plans for women in eight metropolitan cities initiated

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Central government on Wednesday began a process of formulating a comprehensive safe city plans for women in eight metropolitan cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Hyderabad. The process was started in the Steering Committee meeting constituted by the Home Ministry under the chairmanship of Union […]

India assures Russia of all cooperation in strengthening relationship

New Delhi, Nov 22 : India on Wednesday assured Russia that it would extend all possible cooperation in further strengthening the ties between the two countries to strong bilateral relations and collaboration in multifaceted dimensions. Russia also stressed on the need to build on strong people-to-people contacts. The remarks came during a meeting with Union […]