Saturday, 28th May 2016
International
  • Australian PM`s popularity slips in poll as elections looms
    21st May 2016
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbulls popularity has fallen, just over a month before what is expected to a closely fought election, a an opinion poll published on Saturday showed.Turnbulls conservative government remained ...
  • Thai King treated for "water on the brain": Palace
    21st May 2016
    Thailands 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej has received treatment for water on the brain, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement.The worlds longest-reigning monarch has been treated for various ailments during a ...
  • Indonesian Army wins AASAM shooting competition in Australia
    21st May 2016
    The Indonesian Army contingent has won the Australian Army Skills at the Arms Meeting (AASAM) shooting competition in Australia by grabbing 23 gold medals. The competition, held in Puckapunyal, Australia, from May 3 to 19, ...
  • US Embassy operates two units of air quality monitoring equipment
    17th May 2016
    The US Embassy is operating two units of air quality monitoring equipment to provide information on the condition of air in Jakarta. "We have air quality monitoring equipment installed at 24 US Embassies around the world. ...
  • President Jokowi awarded status of honorary resident of Seoul
    17th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was awarded the status of honorary resident of Seoul by the citys Mayor Park Won-soon here on Tuesday. "The reason for it is clear as he is close to the people," Mayor Park noted in his ...
  • World`s oldest person dies in New York city, aged 116
    13th May 2016
    The worlds oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday in New York City, a research group said. Jones death makes Emma Morano-Martinuzzi, a 116-year-old woman in Italy, the oldest living person, ...
  • Gaza humanitarian crisis needs political solution: UN
    11th May 2016
    A senior UN official asserted on Tuesday (May 10) that the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip, under a tight Israeli blockade since 2007, needs a political solution besides humanitarian aid. Bo Schack, director of UNRWA ...
  • Knifeman kills one at Munich station; no evidence of Islamist motive
    10th May 2016
    A man stabbed four people at a train station near Munich early on Tuesday, killing one and injuring three in an attack a senior politician said did not appear to be politically motivated. Police earlier said they were checking ...
  • ISIS uses social media to disseminate its ideology: Observer
    10th May 2016
    The social media has been used widely by ISIS to spread its ideology and recruit new militants, an international observer stated. "ISIS uses social media to recruit new militants and disseminate its propaganda," an ISIS ...
  • China landslide death toll climbs to 22
    9th May 2016
    The death toll in a landslide in Chinas southeastern Fujian province has risen to 22, with 17 people still missing, state media said on Monday. The landslide, triggered on Sunday by heavy rain, hit a hydroelectric power ...