XI Jinping in Mahabs for 2nd informal summit with Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping accompanied by a delegation left the ITC Grand Chola Hotel for Mahabalipuram, about 55 km from, for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

NYPD: Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick’s church

Just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, a New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, according to the New York Police Department. Continue Reading

‘No proof that Trump campaign conspired with Russia to influence 2016 poll’

Donald Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia during the 2016 election won by him, according to a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report submitted to Congress on Sunday, in a major relief to the embattled US President on an issue that has cast a shadow on his presidency for nearly two years. Continue Reading

FATF experts team to review Pak’s progress on global standards

A group of experts from the Financial Action Task Force will review whether Pakistan has made enough progress on global standards against financial crimes to warrant its exclusion from the watchdog’s grey list. Continue Reading

Ethiopian Airlines ‘believes in’ Boeing despite crash: CEO

Ethiopian Airlines “believes in” Boeing despite the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane killing all 157 people on board and that led to the model’s grounding, the carrier’s CEO said on Monday. Continue Reading

China pursuing ‘new world media order’ to suppress criticism: watchdog

China is trying to establish a “new world media order” to prevent and counter criticism, a project that threatens press freedom globally, watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned in a report released Monday. Continue Reading

Ex-official: Duterte photographed with drug-linked Chinese

A former senior Philippine police official says President Rodrigo Duterte has been photographed with two Chinese men involved in illegal drugs and sent a report to warn him about the two. Continue Reading