World on Verge of Transformation: Iran LeaderLeader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei said the world is on the threshold or the beginning of a transformation, which includes the weakening of the arrogant powers.
Armenian Police Arrest Dozens of Anti-Government ProtestorsArmenian police have detained dozens of demonstrators who poured to the streets of Yerevan to protest the government of Nikol Pashinyan’s handling of the events in Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region of Azerbaijan with a predominantly ethnic Armenian population. In a swift military operation, Baku regained control over the region.
120,000 Armenians May Leave Nagorno-KarabakhA swift military operation Azerbaijan conducted this week to establish full control over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh might trigger a mass exodus of ethnic Armenians living in the area, Reuters reported, citing the breakaway region’s leadership.
A suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle rammed into a police truck in Pakistan’s restive southwest, killing at least 10 policemen and wounding 12 officers in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces this year.
Foreign ministers of Iran, China, Pakistan and Russia urged the US and its allies to accept their responsibility vis-à-vis the ongoing difficult situation in Afghanistan, immediately lift all unilateral sanctions against the war-ravaged country, and release its frozen assets.
Pakistan is likely to pay for shipments of crude oil from Russia in Chinese yuan, local media reported on Saturday, citing government sources. The first cargo of 750,000 barrels is expected to dock as soon as in June.
Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has been arrested as he appeared in court in Islamabad to face charges in a corruption case, with scores of security forces in riot gear dragging the high-profile politician into an armoured vehicle.