RAMALLAH, March 7 (Bernama) -- Palestinians on Tuesday slammed Israel's Parliament for passing a bill on cutting the tax funding which Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).
GENEVA, March 7 (Bernama) -- The United Nations (UN) strongly condemned on Tuesday the failure of armed parties to cease hostilities and for their disregard for guarantee of safe passage for a humanitarian aid convoy sent to Eastern Ghouta, Syria, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
MOSCOW, March 7 (Bernama) -- A Russian transport aircraft crashed in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 26 passengers and six crew members on board, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting Russia's Ministry of Defence.
NEW DELHI, March 6 (Bernama) -- A mob pulled down the statue of Russian communist icon Vladimir Lenin in India's northeastern state of Tripura after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the state election.
MAIMANA (Afghanistan), March 6 (Bernama) -- Twelve militants including a Taliban shadow district governor were killed in mopping up operations in Shirin Tagab district of Faryab province in northern Afghanistan.
TOKYO, March 6 (Bernama) -- Mount Shinmoe on Japan's southwestern main island of Kyushu erupted violently on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.