Friday, 27th March 2015
International
  • Putin hits back at health rumours: "life would be boring without gossip"
    18th March 2015
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed rumors of his poor health at a meeting with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev here in St. Petersburg, saying "life would be boring without gossip." Before the start of ...
  • Indonesia, Solomon hold bilateral meeting
    1st March 2015
    Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi and her counterpart from Solomon Islands Milner Tozaka MP held the first bilateral meeting in Honiara of the Solomon Island on Saturday (Feb 28).Retno and Milner discussed on how to ...
  • Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire
    1st March 2015
    Serhiy Nikolayev, a Ukrainian journalist, was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks, boosting hopes for a two-week-old ...
  • S. Korea`s Park urges Japan to apologise to "comfort women"
    1st March 2015
    South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo. Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, ...
  • Bomb damages Bahrain mosque as police detain "terrorist cell"
    24th February 2015
    A homemade bomb hidden inside a Bahraini village mosque exploded after a suspect apprehended by police led authorities to it, the ministry of interior said on Monday. "The bomb squad arrived at the scene to secure the area but ...
  • Pro-Indonesia coalition holds "Coin for Australia" at car free day
    22nd February 2015
    Pro-Indonesia Coalition organized a "Coin for Australia" movement during a car-free day at Hotel Indonesia roundabout on Sunday in protest against Prime Minister Tony Abbots recent statement. "Let us not let our dignity ...
  • Thailand files charges against former PM Yingluck
    20th February 2015
    Thailand's attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.Yingluck, Thailand's first woman ...
  • Indonesian NGO claims Ban Ki-moon biased on Bali Nine execution
    17th February 2015
    The National Movement of Anti-Narcotics (Ganas Annar), an Indonesian NGO, considers UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to be biased regarding Indonesia's plan to execute two Australian drug offenders belonging to the Bali Nine ...
  • Smoking in cars to become illegal in England
    12th February 2015
    British parliament Wednesday (February 11) approved regulations which will make smoking in cars become illegal when carrying children, the Department of Health said. The Department of Health said the new rules are expected ...
  • Embassies in Yemen close as thousands protest against militia rule
    11th February 2015
    The United States, Britain and France closed their embassies in Yemen over security fears as the takeover of the country by a Shiite Muslim militia group threatened all-out civil war. Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to ...