No Picture

Modi, Putin sign defence deals ahead of BRICS

Benaulim (India) (AFP) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed multi-billion dollar energy and defence pacts on Saturday following talks aimed at reinvigorating ties between the traditional allies. Modi hailed…





WireAP_661ea3e4c3484fb98e7b500c01f1e1bd_4x3_992.jpg

Debris Flies as Tornado, Rain Wallop Northwest

A tornado struck an Oregon beach town Friday, sending debris flying and toppling power lines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of people were without power as utility…


No Picture

Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

Busan (South Korea) (AFP) – Chinese movies have taken the two main prizes at Asia’s premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country. Wang…


No Picture

Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

Busan (South Korea) (AFP) – Chinese movies have taken the two main prizes at Asia’s premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country. Wang…


No Picture

Regent to stand in as grieving Thailand awaits new king

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Pracha Hariraksapitak BANGKOK (Reuters) – The head of Thailand’s royal advisory council will stand in as regent while the country grieves over the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and awaits…


91935701_mediaitem91935700.jpg

Children in Calais Jungle to arrive in UK 'in days'

Image copyright EPA Image caption The French government has said the “Jungle” migrant camp will be dismantled British and French officials have begun registering unaccompanied children in the Calais “Jungle” who are hoping to join…