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May 5—The fatal shooting of 29-year-old Lindani Myeni by Honolulu police officers responding to a burglary complaint has created a diplomatic flashpoint for South Africa and the United States as the ruling government, provincial political parties and human rights activists in Myeni's homeland demand justice and transparency from local investigators and the White House. Communities, political ...

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May 5—BUCHAREST — Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Wednesday welcomed Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Romania Arthur Mattli, the discussion between the two taking place including in the context of celebrating, on May 9, 110 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. On this occasion, Aurescu discussed with Ambassador Mattli the existing ...

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May 5—MANILA (The Straits Times/ANN) — The Philippines is walking back caustic remarks made by its top diplomat, who told China in an expletives-laced Twitter post to get out of the South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, Mr Harry Roque, on Tuesday (May 4) said in a news briefing that Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin was told to avoid using profanities in his public remarks, ...

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May 5—Manila(The Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN)-The Philippines' top diplomat on Monday demanded in an expletive-laced message on Twitter that China's vessels get out of the West Philippine Sea, marking the latest exchange in a war of words with Beijing over its activities in the resource-rich waters. "China, my friend, how politely can I put it? Let me see ... O ... GET THE FUCK OUT." Foreign ...

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May 5—Karachi(DAWN/ANN) — The visit is taking place ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to the kingdom, which is expected to start on Friday. ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa travelled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. In a brief statement, the ISPR said: "COAS has reached KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) on an official visit." During his visit the army chief would meet the Saudi civilian ...

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An Iranian diplomat jailed in Belgium for his role in a foiled bomb plot on an Iranian opposition rally retracted an appeal against his 20-year sentence on Wednesday, Belgium's Federal prosecutor's office confirmed to dpa.Assadollah A was one of our four defendants found guilty in February by the Antwerp criminal court of attempted terrorist murder and of membership in a larger terrorist group ...

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It was entirely predictable that Rudy Giuliani would react to the FBI search of his office and apartment last week by claiming that a “corrupt double standard” subjects supporters of former President Donald Trump to “false charges and procedures.” The publicity-savvy Giuliani was even ready to apply a name to it: the Trump Derangement Syndrome. It is outrageous, read the statement from ...

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May 5—The visit of the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili to Azerbaijan will give a new impetus to bilateral relations, said the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Azerbaijan Zurab Pataradze, Trend reports via Georgian media. According to him, within the framework of the visit, various issues will be discussed, including those in trade, economic, cultural and ...

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May 5—With the global community responding to India's Covid crisis by sending aid in the form of medicines, oxygen concentrators and ventilators, the Centre has now begun distributing these, with the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday saying 40 lakh items have been sent to 38 institutions across 31 states. "The global community has extended a helping hand in supporting ...