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Regional powers to hold Lesotho crisis meeting MASERU: Regional ministers were set to told talks to resolve the political crisis gripping Lesotho on Sunday, as the country's fugitive prime minster remained in South Africa after an apparent coup.Top diplomats from the Southern African Development Community were set to meet in Pretoria, the South African government said, as it remained unclear who was in control of the small mountain kingdom.Prime Minister Tom Thabane was forced to flee across the border to South Africa after what he has labelled a "military coup" on Saturday a charge the armed forces deny.United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about the "military takeover" and called for respect for "democratic rule" ahead of the talks, according to his spokesman."This is a meeting called by South Africa to discuss the latest developments in Lesotho," foreign ministry spokesman Clayson Monyela told AFP.The crisis in Lesotho began in the early hours of Saturday morning, when soldiers ...

42 children killed in string of Syria attacks: NGO BEIRUT: At least 42 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday.The Britain-based Observatory said 25 children had been killed between midnight on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, with 17 more killed between Friday and Saturday night.The deaths came in regime shelling and air strikes across the country, though most took place in the northern province ...

Rebels hit Ukrainian naval vessel KIEV: Separatist rebels attacked a Ukrainian naval vessel in the Azov Sea on Sunday by firing artillery from the shore, and a Ukrainian military spokesman said a rescue operation was under way. Spokesman Andriy Lysenko said the vessel was a naval cutter. There was no information on the number of people on board. The pro-Russian rebels claimed responsibility for the attack. The separatists have been fighting government forces since April in a conflict that has ...

Putin calls for talks on 'statehood' for eastern Ukraine MOSCOW: Talks on ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine must discuss statehood for the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, increasing Moscow's political demands for a resolution to the crisis."We need to immediately begin substantive talks ... on questions of the political organisation of society and statehood for southeastern Ukraine with the goal of protecting the lawful interests of the people who live there," Putin was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies ...

Investors' eyes pinned on ECB as Europe's health deteriorates BRUSSELS: The European Central Bank meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to a stalled recovery, disappearing inflation and the sluggish pace of reform in the euro zone.Inflation in the 9.6 trillion euro economy dropped to a fresh five year low of 0.3 percent in August and as the months fly by, the bloc's cushion against Japan-style deflation is getting smaller and smaller.Increased geopolitical risks from the ...

Lesotho's deputy premier takes reins after PM flees ‘coup’ MASERU: Lesotho's Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing has taken charge of the government after the Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fled the country accusing the army of staging a coup, a minister said on Sunday.Thabane, who has been in a fractious coalition government with his political rival Metsing, left for neighbouring South Africa on Saturday after the army surrounded his residence and police stations in Lesotho's capital, Maseru, and gunshots rang out.One policeman was shot dead ...


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