Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo

Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo. The Syrian state news agency SANA said, quoting a military source,...

Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo

Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo. The Syrian state news agency SANA said, quoting a military source, “the Zionist enemy...targets one of our military sites north of Nairab airport.” It said the strikes were an attempt by Israel to support rebels in southern Syria, where Syrian government...

Truck hits wedding bus in Pakistan, killing 15

A trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad in Pakistan, killing at least 15 people. The accident took place before dawn on Monday in the town of Matiarai in southern Sindh province, reports AP. Local police official Mohammad Tahir says 17 people were injured in the...

  Americas

Trump, Putin begin talks

US President Donald Trump has said that getting along with Russia would be a "good thing, not a bad thing". “I’ve been saying, and I’m sure you’ve heard over the years...that getting along with Russia is a good thing not a bad thing,” Trump said. Trump came up with the statement in his opening remarks...

  Europe

  Europe

SA copper mine fire kills five miners

Five miners died in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Safety is a huge issue in South Africa’s deep and dangerous mines and increasingly a focus for investors. A spate of deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, including a seismic event that killed seven miners...

Nigeria to sign African free-trade agreement soon

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion African free-trade agreement. Nigeria is one of Africa’s two largest economies, the other being South Africa. Buhari’s government had refused to join a continental free-trade zone established in March, on the grounds that it wishes to defend its own businesses and industry. The administration...