Tuesday, 28th February 2017
International
  • White House: Trump`s $4 bln figure on air force one is questionable
    7th December 2016
    The White House said on Tuesday it does not know where President-elect Donald Trump got his figure of more than $4 billion to replace the Air Force One plane that transports presidents, a spokesman said on Tuesday (Dec. 6). ...
  • President Jokowi to open Bali Democracy Forum
    7th December 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will officially open the Ninth Bali Democracy Forum, to be held at the Bali International Convention Center, here, on December 8 and 9. Delegates from 84 countries and five international ...
  • Japan PM to visit Hawaii to remember Pearl Harbor victims with Obama
    6th December 2016
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would visit Hawaii on Dec. 26 and 27 for his final summit meeting with outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama, and to remember the victims of Japans Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ...
  • ISIS does not understand teachings of Islam: Mahathir
    6th December 2016
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad has said ISIS extremists do not understand the teachings of Islam because they kill the followers of both Islam and other religions. "Islam does not justify killing, ...
  • After Castro`s death, dissidents see changes ahead
    5th December 2016
    Now that Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro is dead, one of his most prominent critics says he sees big economic and political changes to the one-party Communist system, perhaps within four years. Jose Daniel Ferrer, ...
  • MH370 families want investigation to focus more on debris from plane
    5th December 2016
    Family members of those lost aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing in 2014 criticised Malaysian investigators on Sunday for not doing enough to find debris, which could give more clues about what happened. ...
  • Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege
    4th December 2016
    No food or fuel has reached Mosul in nearly a week and the onset of rain and cold weather threatens a tough winter for more than a million people still in Islamic State-held areas of the city, residents said. Iraqi ...
  • Rebels shoot down Syrian warplane near Aleppo Airport
    4th December 2016
    Rebels shot down a Syrian warplane in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing two pilots, a monitor group reported. The warplane was downed near the international airport of Aleppo, said the Syrian Observatory for ...
  • Thailand`s new king makes first public appearance
    3rd December 2016
    Thailands new king on Friday made his first public appearance since ascending the throne the previous day, ending a period of uncertainty since the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, on Oct. 13. King Maha ...
  • Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day
    3rd December 2016
    Britains Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests on Thursday as part of a World Aids Day campaign in Barbados. The pair took finger prick tests at a clinic in the capital, Bridgetown, to raise awareness ...