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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya return deal – Myanmar official

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya return deal – Myanmar official

Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh, November 12, 2017. Reuters Related News Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, a senior Myanmar official told Reuters, for the return home of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled to the neighbouring country to escape a Myanmar […]

Indian jailed for robbing compatriot jeweller in Singapore

Srinath also pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to report for a urine test (for drug checks) and was given a six month jail term on each charge, the report said. (Representational photo) Top News A 53-year-old Indian in Singapore has been jailed for over three years for robbing a compatriot jeweller of cash and valuables to the tune […]

Zimbabwe’s economic situation “very difficult” – IMF mission chief

Zimbabwe’s economic situation “very difficult” – IMF mission chief

Mugabe, 93, resigned on Tuesday after nearly four decades in power (File) Related News Zimbabwe’s economic growth is threatened by high government spending, an untenable foreign exchange regime and inadequate reforms, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said, news agency Reuters reported on Thursday. Zimbabwe was once one of Africa’s most promising economies but suffered decades of decline as […]

German President calls on parties urges for ‘grand coalition’

Martin Schulz (right) and Angela Merkel. (Source: AP/File) Related News Germany’s president is inviting Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the center-left Social Democrats for joint talks on the possibility on the forming a new government. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s office said Friday that Merkel, the head of her party’s Bavaria-only Christian Social Union, Horst Seehofer, and Social Democrat leader Martin […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend world party dialogue

Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend world party dialogue

Xi, who has been re-elected as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee for a second time, will deliver a keynote speech at the dialogue’s opening ceremony, Guo Yezhou, deputy head of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee said. (File) Top News President Xi Jinping will attend an upcoming dialogue between the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) […]