US tightens travel rules to Cuba, blacklists many businesses

Author: The Associated PressWed, 2017-11-08 03:00ID: 1510167478726913100WASHINGTON: Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration…

Saudi Shoura Council to discuss proposal to amend Anti-bribery Law

Author: Rodolfo C. Estimo Jr.Wed, 2017-11-08 20:58ID: 1510178207697627500RIYADH: The Shoura Council will next Wednesday discuss a proposal to amend the Anti-bribery Law after the Security Committee recommended it.The sponsors of the proposal …

Desperate Rohingya use plastic rafts to flee Myanmar

Author: AFPWed, 2017-11-08 12:46ID: 1510137362404164400SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh: Dozens of Rohingya refugees floated into Bangladesh on Wednesday on a raft fashioned from plastic jerrycans, as the persecuted Muslim minority continue to fle…

Myanmar says UN move could harm talks with Bangladesh

Author: ReutersWed, 2017-11-08 07:54ID: 1510117818503258300YANGON: Myanmar said on Wednesday that a UN Security Council statement on the Rohingya refugee crisis could “seriously harm” its talks with Bangladesh over repatriating more than 600,…

Japan imposes additional sanctions on North Korea

Author: ReutersTue, 2017-11-07 05:35ID: 1510024632954949800TOKYO: Japan will impose additional sanctions on North Korea in response to the continuing threat posed by the reclusive nation’s missile and nuclear programs, Japan’s top government …