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Canadian Parliament condemned USA attacks on PM Trudeau

Agencies   Ottawa – Canada’s House of Commons on Monday unanimously condemned the personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump and his surrogates as the famously polite nation simmered over the weekend broadsides by its U.S. ally. Lawmakers gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminum, hit by U.S. tariffs, as well …

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Here is 6 Reasons the Asian City-State Is Perfect for the Trump-Kim Summit

Nepalayatimes USA – Singapore was not the bookies’ favorite for Tuesday’s historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea. Much better odds were on the Korean Demilitarized zone, or DMZ, where Kim Jong Un met South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April, or even that bastion of neutrality Switzerland, where Kim spent four years of schooling as a child. But …

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Four condemned to death in Saudi Arabia for ‘links to Iran’

AFP Riyadh – A Saudi court has sentenced four people to death for links to regional rival Iran, alleging that they were plotting the assassination of “prominent figures”, state media said on Thursday.   “The criminal court has sentenced four terrorists to death for forming a cell for Iran,” the state-owned Al-Ekhbariya TV reported. “The terrorists were trained in camps …

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Singapore’s Gurkha Contingent to be included to guard Trump-Kim summit

Agencies Singapore – When U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for their historic summit in Singapore later this month, they will be protected by men from one of the fiercest warrior tribes in the world – the Gurkhas of Nepal. While both leaders will bring their own personal security teams, elite Singaporean police, including …

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3 children among 4 civilians killed by Indian firing across Working Boundary: ISPR

Nepalayatimes Four people, including three children, were killed while 10 were injured in unprovoked ceasefire violations across the Working Boundary (WB) by India on Friday, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said.   According to the army’s media wing, the Punjab Rangers are responding to Indian fire and targeting Indian posts which initiated fire in the Sialkot sector as …

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Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 41 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border

Nepalayatimes   Gaza City – Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 41 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a pall over Israel’s festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. In a show of anger fueled by the embassy …

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At least 5 killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Nepalayatimes   Kabul – Suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations on Wednesday, killing at least five people, with security forces still searching for assailants as the city braces for more violence. A series of loud explosions rocked the Afghan capital in the late morning and were quickly followed by volleys of gunfire as police …

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