Maduro calls on all countries to stand with Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten Venezuela with military intervention and urged all nations to stand in solidarity with his country

Bangladesh seeks safe zone for Rohingya refugees


Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has called on Russia, China and India to help the country tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis

Venezuela's Maduro: US gov't is 'a gang of extremists'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the U.S. government under President Donald Trump for the crisis in his country, describing the U.S. administration “a gang of extremist”

Japanese bonsai owners urge thieves to water stolen 400-year-old tree

A Japanese couple has taken to social media to share detailed care instructions with the thieves they say stole seven bonsai trees from them — including one tree over 400 years old

Amnesty: Myanmar army ops target Rakhine state

Myanmar security forces have shelled villages and blocked civilians from accessing food and humanitarian assistance in western Rakhine state since early 2019, a rights groups said Monday

Persecutors of Rohingya should face trial: Professor


Perpetrators of the Rohingya genocide should stand trial at an international court for their crimes against humanity, the founding president of non-governmental organization Genocide Watch said

Turkey calls on China to close Uighur detention camps

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman slammed Chinese authorities’ systematic assimilation policy towards Uighur Turks, saying it is a "great embarrassment" in a written statement on Saturday

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi speaks from Thai prison, says 'I don't know why I'm in jail'

The despair was etched on Hakeem al-Araibi's face when I saw him at the Bangkok Remand Prison where he's been held for the past two months

Top US college slams Khashoggi murder; keeps Saudi ties

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  said it would not severe its ties with Saudi Arabia but the school condemned the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Jolie: 'Genuine commitment' to help Rohingya needed

fter visiting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged officials in neighboring Myanmar to show “genuine commitment” to end the cycle of violence and displacement and improve the conditions for all communities in Rakhine state, bordering Bangladesh


Hakeem AlAraibi to remain in Thai prison after bail rejected

Hakeem Al Araibi will face 60 more days in a Thai prison after his request for bail was rejected in a Bangkok court

Venezuela: Maduro writes pope, seeking help

Venezuela's president has written a letter to Pope Francis asking for his help in resolving the country's political crisis, according to local sources

Assad regime illegitimate, far from promising future'Turkey’s presidential spokesman said

The Assad regime in neighboring Syria is illegitimate and far from promising any future for the country, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said

Iranian regime’s lies and concealments in atomic projects

After the nuclear agreement, Mrs. Rajavi had warned about the mullahs’ deceptions

Hakeem AlAraibi's wife asks Thailand's Prime Minister to 'please help my husband come home'

I am frightened for my husband's life and our future," she wrote, asking media to refer to her only as Mr AlAraibi's wife

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urges Thailand to free detained soccer player

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged Thailand to stop the extradition to Bahrain of a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia, his office said

Khashoggi probe: UN expert visits Saudi Consulate site

A UN official visiting Turkey on Tuesday to investigate the killing last fall of a Saudi journalist inspected the grounds of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, where he was killed

War declared against Venezuela's government, says envoy

A war has been declared against Venezuela’s system of government, the country’s ambassador to Turkey Jose Gregorio Bracho Reyes said on Friday

UN official due in Turkey for Khashoggi killing probe


A UN official on extrajudicial executions will be in Turkey next week for an international probe of last fall's killing of a Saudi journalist in Istanbul, UN sources told Anadolu Agency on Thursday

Malaysia names new king


Malaysian royals on Thursday met to choose a new king after the previous monarch abdicated his post following his reported marriage to a Russian beauty queen, local media reported