TEL AVIV: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday that President Bashar al-Assad has been "victorious" in Syria's civil war and was now being courted by former enemies. "Assad has emerged victorious in the battle," Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli news website, Walla!. "Suddenly, everyone wants to get closer to Assad," he said. "I see that there is now a long line of countries applauding and wooing Assad, including Western (and) moderate Sunni Muslim (states)." Assad's fortunes have changed…
The triumphant players of Pakistan team returned home on Tuesday morning to a rousing welcome after routing arch-rivals India by 180-run at The Oval to lift its maiden ICC Champions Trophy. Hundreds of fans stayed up late to welcome home members of the national cricket team returning after their historic win against arch-rivals India at London’s Oval Ground. Crowds had gathered at airports in Karachi and Lahore early Tuesday morning, eagerly awaiting the return of the champions. Fans decorated the entire street and…
HONG KONG: A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday in the biggest poll since mass pro-democracy rallies in 2014.