Daily Archives: July 15, 2018

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has low expectations for his meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Finland tomorrow.

Talking to CBS News, Trump said nothing bad and maybe some good would come out of the meeting.

Trump …

43 including 36 Taliban militants killed in continued violence in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, at least thirty six insurgents have been killed and ten others wounded during an Afghan security forces’ airstrike in northern Kunduz province.

Police chief, Abdul Baqi Noristani said today that several Taliban hideouts were targeted in Chardara district …

China: 10 missing after freighter sinks near Shanghai

In China, ten people are missing after a freighter sank off in east coast near Shanghai early today.

Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center said there were thirteen people overboard. Only three of them have been rescued.

Source: Radio Pakistan…

Congo’s Kabila appoints army chief

Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief, John Numbi who is under international sanctions for violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.

State television reported today that Numbi has been placed under sanctions by …