Day: September 27, 2020

UPDATE 2 : Turkey condemns Armenian attack on Azerbaijan

September 27, 2020

Turkey on Sunday condemned the Armenian attack on Azerbaijani settlements in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region, reiterating all out support against enemies.   “We strongly condemn the Armenian attack, which is a clear violation of international law and [has] caused civilian casualties,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.   Border clashes broke out earlier […]

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Al-Sadr says Iraq won’t become ‘foreign colony’

September 27, 2020

Firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said on Sunday that Iraq will not become a foreign colony.   “We will not allow Iraq to become a foreign colony…,” he said in a tweet. “[Iraq] will be a strong and sovereign state.”   On Friday, al-Sadr called for an investigation into repeated attacks on foreign missions in […]

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Bangladesh: World must step up to solve Rohingya issue

September 27, 2020

Speaking at the UN General Assembly Saturday, Bangladesh’s prime minister reiterated her call for the global community to actively step up to solve the Rohingya issue and the crisis it has caused in Bangladesh.   “More than three years have been passed but not a single Rohingya could be repatriated. The Rohingya crisis was created […]

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India: Game changer law in doldrums

September 27, 2020

  Two residents in India’s commercial capital of Mumbai while walking past a newly built 31-story Adrash Housing Society in 2010 decided to file an application under the Right to Information Act (RTI).   They wanted to know the original plan of the building built on defense ministry land and the inhabitants of the posh […]

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UPDATE: Turkey condemns Armenian attack on Azerbaijan

September 27, 2020

Turkey on Sunday condemned the Armenian attack on Azerbaijani settlements near the country’s western border.   “We strongly condemn the Armenian attack, which is a clear violation of international law and caused civilian casualties,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.   Border clashes broke out earlier in the day after Armenian forces targeted […]

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Domestic tourism to prop up Rwanda tourism sector

September 27, 2020

Rwanda’s tour operators are looking to domestic tourists to loosen the strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.   Rwanda generated $498 million in tourism revenues in 2019, but the coronavirus lockdown grounded those activities.   After registering the first coronavirus case in March, Rwanda swiftly banned tourism and hospitality activities.   The G-Step Tour Company […]

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Armenia targets Turkish news team in Azerbaijan

September 27, 2020

A team from Turkey’s state-run news agency on Sunday came in the line of fire during a cross-border attack by the Armenian army on Azerbaijan.   Anadolu Agency reporters went to the border areas in the wee hours of the morning to monitor the attacks on Azerbaijani civilian settlements.   Two drones were spotted near […]

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World’s silent on Armenian attacks, laments envoy

September 27, 2020

The Azerbaijani ambassador to Ankara lamented on Sunday the international community’s silence on Armenia’s border violations.   Armenia continues its attacks because there is no world reaction to its aggression, Khazar Ibrahim told CNN Turk news channel.   Border clashes broke out earlier in the day when Armenian forces targeted Azerbaijani civilian settlements and military […]

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