Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attackTODAYonlineMAZAR-I-SHARIF/KABUL, Afghanistan – President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base. The …Over 100 soldiers killed, wounded in… Continue reading…

Human capital development key to TN50 success, says Najib – The Star Online

The Star Online Human capital development key to TN50 success, says NajibThe Star OnlinePEKAN: The development of human capital is regarded as the ”pillar” to national success and National Transformation 2015 (N50), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said. He said excellent human capital achieved via success in education is also … and more »… Continue reading…

Overseas voters kick off crucial French presidential election – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Overseas voters kick off crucial French presidential electionChannel NewsAsiaA photo illustration shows a French voter card in front of pictures of the candidates for the French presidential election, April 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Illustration. 3 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery.France’s overseas territories kick off key presidential voteYahoo… Continue reading…

Police injured in protests against right-wing AfD party congress – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Police injured in protests against right-wing AfD party congressTODAYonlineCOLOGNE, Germany – Two police officers were injured and a police car was set ablaze during protests in Cologne on Saturday, police said, as some 600 delegates of the deeply divided anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party met to discuss …German riot police deployed for anti-Islam AfD… Continue reading…

Mike Pence in Australia says US and allies ready to tackle North Korea – The Guardian

The Guardian Mike Pence in Australia says US and allies ready to tackle North KoreaThe GuardianAll options including military action are “on the table” to deal with the threat of North Korean nuclear weapons, Mike Pence has said during a trip to Australia. But the US vice-president stressed he expects China to bring its influence… Continue reading…

Pence says United States will honour refugee deal with Australia – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Pence says United States will honour refugee deal with AustraliaChannel NewsAsiaU.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the United States would honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the United States would resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, a deal President Donald Trump had described as “dumb”.North Korea warns Australia… Continue reading…