Russian FM, UN special envoy call for intra-Syrian talks

Moscow, Nov 25 : Progress has been made in achieving a political settlement in Syria and it is urgent to advance the process of intra-Syrian negotiation, representatives of Russia and the United Nations said on Friday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov exchanged views with visiting UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura about the […]

India condemns Egypt terror attack

New Delhi, Nov 25 : India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that claimed at least 270 lives. “Government of India strongly condemns the heinous act of terrorism that has claimed innocent lives in Bir-al-Abed, North Sinai in Egypt today,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. “In this […]

Trump stresses need to defeat terrorists militarily after Egypt attack

Miami, Nov 25 : The President of the US denounced on Friday’s attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt that killed around 270 people and left 90 others wounded and reiterated his stance that terrorists must be defeated militarily. In a message on his Twitter account, Donald Trump decried the “horrible and cowardly terrorist attack […]

Irish PM says won’t seek deputy PM’s resignation

Dublin, Nov 25 : Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar said on Friday that he won’t be seeking Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation. In an evening news programme on Irish television channel RTE One, Varadkar said the case against Fitzgerald is “very flimsy”, Xinhua news agency reported. “Decapitation of Tanaiste on trumped-up charges […]

Egypt vows brutal response to mosque blast that killed 270

Cairo, Nov 25 : Egypt’s President vowed to avenge victims of a brutal attack on Friday in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula that left at least 270 people dead and 90 others injured. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke on state television as the country came to terms with the worst terror attacks in its recent history […]

Irish government set to fall weeks before Brexit summit

By Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, Nov 24 : Ireland’s minority government looked set to collapse within days on Friday after the party propping it up submitted a motion of no confidence in the deputy prime minister, weeks before a summit on Britain’s plans to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said […]