Thursday, 27th November 2014
International
  • Brunei, Malaysia conduct navy exercise
    19th November 2014
    The Royal Brunei Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy join forces in a 3-day compact sea phase exercise conducted in the Brunei and Malaysian waters on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry of Brunei said. The 24th series of Hornbill ...
  • NATO sees "very serious" Rrussian military Ukraine build-up
    19th November 2014
    Russia has launched a "very serious" military build-up inside Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment including air defence systems, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Troops, ...
  • Malaysia not invited to join criminal investigation of MH17
    18th November 2014
    Malaysia had not been invited to officially join the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which is undertaking the criminal probe, it is reported here Tuesday. Malaysian Ambassador to the Netherlands Dr Fauziah Mohd ...
  • Afghan female parliament member survives suicide attack, 3 dead
    16th November 2014
    A suicide bomber on Sunday targeted a vehicle convoy of Afghan lawmakers that included a prominent female member of parliament, killing three civilians and injuring 17 others, officials said. The blast, in which the attacker ...
  • ASEAN observing possibility of Timor Leste`s membership: Indonesia`s envoy
    12th November 2014
    The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members are studying the possibility of Timor Leste joining the organization, according to the Director General for ASEAN Affairs, Indonesian Foreign Ministry, Gusti Agung ...
  • Joko Widodo meets Thein Sein on sidelines of Asean Summit
    12th November 2014
    The leaders of Indonesia and Myanmar met here Wednesday on the sidelines of the 25th ASEAN Summit with a common spirit of strengthening the two countries relations. At the bilateral meeting, President Joko Widodo was ...
  • Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House
    11th November 2014
    US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday, with their conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine, the White House said. ...
  • Gorbachev says world is on brink of new Cold War
    9th November 2014
    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin ...
  • Qaeda says tried to kill US Ambassador to Yemen
    9th November 2014
    Al-Qaeda said Saturday it had tried to assassinate the US ambassador to Yemen with two bombs that were discovered minutes before they were due to explode. The explosives were planted Thursday outside the house of President ...
  • Palestinian PM cancels Gaza visit after bombngs
    7th November 2014
    Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, has cancelled a visit to Gaza planned for Saturday after a wave of bombings hit Fatah property in the territory, government spokesman Ihab Bseiso told AFP. Hamdallah had been due ...