Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission

Argentina ends missing sub rescue mission Reuters Hope of finding the ARA San Juan with surviving crew members has faded The Argentine navy has said it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 crew members on board a submarine that disappeared two weeks ago.”Despite the magnitude of the efforts made, it has not been possible to … Read more

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa gives key cabinet jobs to military figures

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa gives key cabinet jobs to military figures From the section Africa Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Pakistan attack: ‘Heavy gunfire’ heard at Peshawar training centre

Asia Asia Pakistan attack: ‘Heavy gunfire’ heard at Peshawar training centre From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to abdicate in April 2019

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to abdicate in April 2019 AFP/Getty Images Image caption Emperor Akihito, seen here with Empress Michiko, has said his age has made it difficult to fulfil duties Japan’s ageing Emperor Akihito will step down in April 2019, marking the end of an imperial era for Japan.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the abdication … Read more

Rex Tillerson: White House dismisses reports of replacement

Rex Tillerson: White House dismisses reports of replacement AFP Could Rex Tillerson (left) be replaced by Mike Pompeo? The White House has dismissed reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be replaced. The US top diplomat “continues to lead the state department”, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. And a state department … Read more