Saturday, 13th February 2016
International
  • Putin removes ban on nuclear cooperation with Iran
    24th November 2015
    President Vladimir Putin on Monday lifted a ban on Russian firms from working on Iranian enrichment sites as he travelled to Tehran for his first visit since 2007. A decree Putin signed on Monday enables Russian firms to ...
  • Thousand migrants stranded on Macedonian border, tensions rise
    23rd November 2015
    Tensions rise on Sunday at the border between Macedonia and Greece where more than 1,000 migrants from countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa remain stranded at no-mans land, local media reported. For the past ...
  • OIC condemns terror attack on hotel in Bamako, Mali
    22nd November 2015
    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the raid by militants on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, capital of Mali, and the subsequent taking of the occupants as hostages. It also commended the ...
  • Turkish airlines flight from US diverted to Canada after threat
    22nd November 2015
    A Turkish Airlines flight bound for Turkey from New York was diverted to Halifax, Canada, after a bomb threat, Canadian police said on Sunday.The plane landed safely and police were searching it using dogs trained in explosives, ...
  • Japan backs US South China Sea operations
    22nd November 2015
    Japan on Sunday backed the United States sailing warships close to disputed land in the South China Sea but said it had no plans to send its own maritime forces to support the operation. Last month Washington infuriated ...
  • US filmmaker Michael Moore opens home to Syrian refugees
    21st November 2015
    US filmmaker Michael Moore is opening his home in Michigan to Syrian refugees, in a rebuke to the states governor who said he would turn away refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks. In an open letter posted on his ...
  • Six employees of Russian airline killed in Mali attack
    21st November 2015
    Six employees of Russian regional airline Volga-Dnepr were killed in Fridays attack on a hotel in Mali, Russias foreign ministry said on Saturday, confirming earlier media reports. "Among the many foreigners captured as ...
  • Turkish police arrest suspected Islamic State scout in Paris attacks
    21st November 2015
    Turkish police have arrested a Belgian man of Moroccan origin on suspicion he scouted out the target sites for Islamic State in attacks that killed 129 people in Paris a week ago, a Turkish government official said on ...
  • New visa measures to enhance Australia-Indonesia tourism links
    21st November 2015
    The Australian Government will introduce an option of a three-year, multiple-entry visa for Indonesian visitors to Australia next year, thus extending the existing arrangement of issuing a one-year visa. The government ...
  • President Jokowi signs Convention Against Human Trafficking
    21st November 2015
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo, along with other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), signed the ASEAN Convention Against Human Trafficking in Person (ACTIP), especially children and women here ...