Tuesday, 1st September 2015
International
  • At least 20 Kenyan police killed in suspected al shabaab attack
    26th May 2015
    At least 20 Kenyan police officers have been killed in an ambush by suspected al Shabaab gunmen in a village in the eastern county of Garissa, Kenyan media reported on Tuesday. The Standard and Daily Nation newspapers said ...
  • Rohingya muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar Navy
    24th May 2015
    At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official ...
  • Could another English King be buried under a car park?
    22nd May 2015
    Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.Philippa Langley, ...
  • Myanmar`s San Suu Kyi should help address Rohingya issue: Expert
    22nd May 2015
    As a prominent politician in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi should play an active role in addressing the problem of the Rohingya refugees, Director of Indonesian National Policy Studies (CINAPS) Guspiabri Sumowigeno said. San ...
  • China says US actions in South China Sea "irresponsible, dangerous"
    22nd May 2015
    China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk ...
  • Indonesia will be careful over Asia-Pacific free trade deal: ministry
    22nd May 2015
    The Indonesian government will exercise caution over agreeing to free trade in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the Trade Ministry. This is necessary to allow the country to maintain international trade cooperation ...
  • "Boat people" ikely posing as Rohingya for aid, says Myanmar general
    22nd May 2015
    Myanmar's military commander-in-chief said some "boat people" landing in Malaysia and Indonesia this month are likely pretending to be Rohingya Muslims to receive U.N. aid and that many had fled neighbouring Bangladesh, state ...
  • Australia PM rules out resettling Asian boat migrants
    21st May 2015
    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday ruled out helping resettle the wave of migrants fleeing to Southeast Asia, saying it would worsen the problem and "encourage people to get on boats". Abbott, whose conservative ...
  • Kenya confirms 65 deaths from cholera outbreak
    20th May 2015
    The death toll from cholera outbreak in Kenya has risen to 65, with at least 3,234 cases reported across the country, authorities said. "Cumulatively 326 new cases were reported in the last one week. This is an increase ...
  • Shanghai port seizes 7 snakes in package
    20th May 2015
    The port of Shanghai seized seven snakes in a parcel sent from Taiwan, the citys inspection and quarantine bureau said on Tuesday. It was the first time snakes have been seized in the mail, said the bureau. The snakes, ...