JAKARTA, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), today celebrated the opening of its new secretariat building in Jakarta.
JERUSALEM, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- Israeli excavations in Jerusalem are posing an imminent threat to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and residents of the holy city, Anadolu Agency reported, citing Palestinian experts.
SEOUL, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- Japan has approved the first export of a key semiconductor material to South Korea since it tightened related restrictions last month, Yonhap news agency reported, quoting the South Korean Prime Minister on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the missile launches by the North Korea would not dampen the environment for negotiations on denuclearisation, Xinhua news agency reported.
MECCA, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The Haj is an act of peace and hence Muslims performing this rite should stay away from any behaviour that would politicise the pilgrimage, said the President of General Presidency of Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al Sudais.
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- Immigration raids on several Mississippi businesses led to the arrest of 680 people, in what is believed to be the largest single-state raid of workplaces in the nation’s history, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting authorities on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The US State Department signed off Wednesday on a potential US$800 million sale of military helicopters to South Korea, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting a statement by the Pentagon.