Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Syria air defences down Israeli missiles over Homs: state media

Syria air defences down Israeli missiles over Homs: state media

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Syria air defences intercepted several Israeli missiles fired at targets in the centre of the war-torn country...
Shares rebound as markets look beyond coronavirus fears

Shares rebound as markets look beyond coronavirus fears

Investors in Asia cheered China's announcement that it would halve tariffs on Asian stocks rallied on Thursday afternoon after China announced that it would halve tariffs...
Sixty killed in Houthi attack on military camp in Yemen

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on military camp in Yemen

Saudi state television says ballistic missiles and drones used to attack the training camp in Marib in country's south. Iran-aligned Houthi rebels attacked a military training camp...
Somalia declares national emergency over locust surge

Somalia declares national emergency over locust surge

Ministry of Agriculture says desert locust surge 'poses major threat to Somalia's fragile food security situation'. Somalia has become the first country in the Horn of Africa to...
The Army's new scout-attack helicopters look stealthy

The Army’s new scout-attack helicopters look stealthy

The FARA (Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft) is expected to be able to descend upon active combat 'hot zones' Among the many roles it will fulfill are, loitering over hostile...
Mike Bloomberg spent nearly $1B of his own money on failed presidential bid

Mike Bloomberg spent nearly $1B of his own money on failed presidential bid

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg spent nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune on his 2020 presidential campaign, which lasted less than five months and ended without him winning any major...
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for high treason

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for high treason

Former Pakistan President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death in absentia for high treason following a six-year legal case.A three-member special court in Islamabad on Tuesday convicted Musharraf of violating...
Exclusive: PM Modi may announce Lockdown 5.0 on Mann Ki Baat, ease restrictions in most of India

Exclusive: PM Modi may announce Lockdown 5.0 on Mann Ki Baat, ease restrictions in...

Prime Minister Modi is likely to speak on Lockdown 5.0 after the current lockdown ends on May 31. PM Modi will address the nation on May 31 in his monthly radio address...
Greece on the defensive as Turkey opens border to refugees

Greece on the defensive as Turkey opens border to refugees

Athens says it will push back any undocumented migrants from Turkey as Ankara opens borders for Europe-bound refugees. Greece is bracing itself for what could turn into...
Lebanon to ban flights from 11 coronavirus-hit countries

Lebanon to ban flights from 11 coronavirus-hit countries

The ban announced by Prime Minister Hassan Diab includes all travel by land, sea and air. Lebanon will ban all travel to and from 11 countries...

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