Monday, 15th September 2014
International
  • Militants seize more Iraq towns as U.S. presses unity
    23rd June 2014
    Sunni militants advanced in western Iraq and killed 21 people after security forces left several towns, while Americas top diplomat called Sunday for the countrys leaders to rise above sectarianism. It is the latest in a ...
  • 20 killed in tribal clashes in Kenya: police
    23rd June 2014
    At least 20 people were killed in inter-clan violence in northern Kenya on Sunday, the police said, further destabilising one of Kenyas most volatile regions. The clashes between the Degodia and Gare communities ...
  • Militants kill 21 people in two Iraq towns: officials
    23rd June 2014
    Militants killed 21 leaders in the western Iraq towns of Rawa and Ana during two days of violence, officers and doctors said Sunday, after security forces made a "tactical" withdrawal. Some of those killed were shot dead on ...
  • 12 killed in fresh attack in Northeastern Nigerian village
    22nd June 2014
    At least 12 residents were killed Saturday in an attack by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in Nigerias northeastern state of Borno, said local sources. Witnesses said the attack occurred at Koronginim Village, near the town of ...
  • russia condemns shelling of border checkpoint by ukraine - (d)
    21st June 2014
    Moscow strongly protested over the shelling of Russian territory by the Ukrainian military and demanded an immediate investigation of this provocative act, Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday night. Russia lodged solemn ...
  • China sending four oil rigs to south china sea amid regional tensions
    20th June 2014
    China is sending four oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its exploration for oil and gas in the tense region, less than two months after it positioned a giant drilling platform in waters ...
  • Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy
    20th June 2014
    Australia on Friday said it has sent a small detachment of soldiers to protect its embassy in Baghdad in the face of an offensive by jihadist ISIL forces. The decision follows key ally the United States deploying 275 troops ...
  • Iraqi militants seize former chemical weapons factory
    20th June 2014
    Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Husseins former chemical weapons factories, a US official said Thursday. "We are ...
  • China national security council orders probe of foreign NGOs: reports
    20th June 2014
    Chinas newly-minted National Security Council has ordered a probe into foreign-based non-governmental organisations operating in the country, reports said Friday, in the latest sign of tightening control by the ruling Communist ...
  • Philippine senator turns self in on graft charge
    20th June 2014
    A Philippine action movie hero-turned senator turned himself in on Friday after an anti-graft court ordered his arrest on plunder charges, another step in the countrys bid to shed its image as one of the ...