Monday, 24th November 2014
International
  • 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 ...
  • No Obama-Putin meetings on sidelines of APEC and G20: Kremlin
    5th November 2014
    No bilateral meetings between Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are scheduled during the APEC and G20 summits next week, a Kremlin spokesman said Wednesday. "No bilateral meeting is planned for the moment," ...
  • Israel reopens Al-Aqsa mosque ahead of Muslim prayers
    31st October 2014
    Israel reopened Jerusalems flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound Friday ahead of the weekly Muslim prayers, after a rare closure following clashes sparked by the killing of a Palestinian by police. The streets of east Jerusalem ...
  • US urges restraint after Israel vows to reopen Al-Aqsa mosque
    31st October 2014
    The United States urged all sides in Jerusalem to exercise restraint amid spiralling tensions in the holy city, and said it was working with Israelis, Palestinian and Jordanians to try to restore calm. Secretary of State ...
  • Japan slams Israeli settlement activities in East Jerusalem
    31st October 2014
    Japan on Thursday expressed regret over Israels latest decision to build 1,060 new housing units in East Jerusalem, saying the announcement has a negative impact on the current security situation in Jerusalem especially when the ...
  • China calls on Japan to end jet scrambles
    31st October 2014
    China called on Japan on Thursday to stop scrambling its jets against Chinese aircraft following a rise in the number of such operations, saying it was source of flying safety concerns. Tension has been high between Asias ...