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Turkey to send troops to Libya at Tripoli's request - Erdogan

福利网站Turkey will send troops to Libya at the request of Tripoli as soon as next month, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, putting the north African country's conflict at the centre of wider regional frictions.

China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills starting Friday

China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Sea of Oman, China's defence ministry said on Thursday,amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United States.

Netanyahu faces party leadership challenge ahead of March election

福利网站Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a fresh challenge to his power on Thursday as his Likud party held leadership primaries in the run-up to a national election, the country's third in under a year.

Emerging market stocks were laggards in the past decade

Despite a strong start to this decade in 2010, emerging market stocks underperformed developed market peers and were weighed down by events such as the Chinese market sell-off, debt crises in Turkey and Argentina and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

Gaza rocket sends Netanyahu to shelter during campaign rally - TV

福利网站A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip at a southern Israeli city on Wednesday as it hosted a campaign rally by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prompted him to take shelter briefly before resuming the event, Israeli TV stations reported.

Iran curbs internet before possible new protests - reports

Iran's authorities have restricted mobile internet access in several provinces, an Iranian news agency reported on Wednesday, a day before new protests were expected to kick off following calls for demonstrations on social media.

Joint Saudi, Kuwaiti oil field expected to produce 320,000 bpd by end-2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Wednesday the Khafji oil field which is jointly operated with Kuwait would produce 320,000 oil barrels per day (bpd) at the end of 2020, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV reported.

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Libya ceasefire during surprise Tunisia trip

福利网站Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan paid a surprise visit to Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss cooperation for a possible ceasefire in neighbouring Libya, where Ankara supports the internationally recognised government.

Explainer: Turkey-Libya maritime deal rattles East Mediterranean

福利网站Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan paid a surprise visit to Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss cooperation for a possible ceasefire in neighbouring Libya, where Ankara supports the internationally recognised government.

27 local peace activists abducted in western Afghanistan

福利网站Taliban militants have kidnapped 27 peace activists from a highway in Afghanistan's western Farah province, local officials and peace activists said on Wednesday.

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Hong Kong marchers target malls in third day of Christmas protests

福利网站Hundreds of protesters marched through festive Hong Kong shopping malls on Thursday, aiming to disrupt business in the Asian financial hub for a third day over the Christmas holidays, with riot police deployed in the event of unrest.

Indian state demands damages, threatens to confiscate property over protests

China sails carrier group through Taiwan Strait as election nears