Germany to send arms to Iraq BERLIN: The German parliament, Bundestag, agreed Monday to send weapons to Iraq in order to confront threats posed by the Islamic State in the Arab country. “With today’s official approval to send arms to … Continue reading

Antarctic seas may not be rising at ‘frantic’ pace nonetheless the pace is faster than the rest of the world and so the concern. For years Antarctic has been at the centre of scientific attraction. Scientists and researchers from across … Continue reading

Yellowstone super eruption may not happen in centuries. But it will be disastrous whenever it actually happens With Iceland being in news in the last few days following activities in its volcanic region, researchers have now shifted their focus on … Continue reading

Japan confirms 19 new cases of dengue fever in Tokyo TOKYO: Japan’s health ministry on Monday confirmed 19 more cases of dengue fever contracted in the country following the three cases reported last week, bringing the total number to 22. … Continue reading

Erdogan makes first foreign trip as president to Turkish Cyprus ISTANBUL: Turkey’s new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday arrived at the disputed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, recognized only by Ankara, on his first foreign trip since being sworn … Continue reading

Rasmussen says NATO will boost presence in Eastern Europe BRUSSELS: NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday said the Alliance summit in Wales, UK, on Thursday and Friday will address the challenges of a changed world. “I expect it to … Continue reading

US Congress delegation discusses regional developments CAIRO: A delegation from the US congress arrived in Cairo Monday headed by Congressman Buck Mckeon to discuss the latest develpments in the area. The delegation is to meet with Egyptian officials to discuss … Continue reading

Families of troops held by militants block roads BEIRUT: Families and relatives and supporters of a number of Lebanese Army troops and security personnel, held as hostages by Islamic militants, blocked several roads in Lebanon on Monday in a bid … Continue reading

Libyan transitional gov’t loses control over Tripoli headquarters The Libyan transitional government announced that it has lost control over most of the headquarters of ministries and other vital facilities in Tripoli, adding that it is now conducting its government duties … Continue reading

Thirteen people arrested in Bosnia for war crimes SARAJEVO: Thirteen people were arrested Monday for suspicion of being involved in war crimes in early 90s, according to the Bosnian Ministry of Security. Sarajevo Radio quoted quoted a ministry statement as … Continue reading

France condemns Israeli confiscation of West Bank land PARIS: France on Monday condemned a decision by the Israeli government to authorise the confiscation of a large tract of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank and urged Israel to reverse … Continue reading

Yellowstone Caldera is in limelight for the last several years. But it seems to have become a talking point in the last few weeks. This is because of the fact that the place has the potential to change the entire … Continue reading

ISTANBUL: The first forum of the International Public Foundation to Aid Gaza ended on Sunday with a call to send aid flotillas to the war-ravaged Gaza Strip and break the siege imposed by Israel on the territory. The final statement … Continue reading

10 killed, 38 injured in attacks on Iraqi police in Ramadi BAGHDAD: Ten Iraqis, mainly security personnel, have been killed on Sunday and other 38 wounded in a twin blast that targeted a building used by Iraqi police at the … Continue reading