Archive of 23 May 2014

US general calls Thai army chief, urges return to 'democratic principles'

WASHINGTON: The US Army's top general has called Thailand's army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, to urge a return to "democratic principles" after the Thai military...

5.6 magnitude quake strikes Myanmar-China border: USGS

YANGON: A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit the border between Myanmar and China early on Saturday, geologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or...

Brazil police say major drug cartel dismantled

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian police said Friday they had dismantled a massive drug cartel with operations in 30 countries and sales of at least $2.3...

Bomb blast in Islamabad, one injured: officials

ISLAMABAD: A bomb attack rocked Islamabad early on Saturday, injuring one, according to officials.The blast took place in Super Market, near the centre of Islamabad.Abdul...

Syria activists say army uses chlorine gas against rebel towns

BEIRUT: Activists and a medic in war-torn Syria on Friday claimed President Bashar al-Assad's regime used chlorine gas a day earlier to attack opposition-held towns...

Northern Mali rebels agree to ceasefire: diplomat

BAMAKO: Armed rebels who humiliated Mali's army in a deadly offensive across the northern desert agreed to a ceasefire on Friday after talks with African...

Fall in German business confidence sinks euro

NEW YORK: A poor read on the IFO business climate index for Germany for May sent the euro tumbling on Friday to its lowest level...

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