Saturday, 20th December 2014
International
  • Syria war death toll now more than 200,000
    2nd December 2014
    Syria's civil war has killed more than 200,000 people in less than four years, a monitoring group told AFP on Tuesday, adding that most were fighters from the two sides. "We have documented the killing of 202,354 people ...
  • Pope says it is wrong to equate Islam with violence
    1st December 2014
    Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the stereotype. Francis, the leader of 1.2 billion Roman ...
  • Malaysia supports formation of ASEAN Ulemas Association
    30th November 2014
    Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia Hamzah Zainuddin supported the formation of the Association of Ulemas and Preachers in Southeast Asia to fight for moderate Islam for Muslims. "Malaysia is always open to cooperation ...
  • Pope, Orthodox Patriarch pledge to support Mideast Christians
    30th November 2014
    Pope Francis and Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Sunday made a joint pledge to support Christians in the Middle East, saying they could not let Christianity be driven out of the region. "We cannot resign ...
  • WHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex
    28th November 2014
    Men who recover from Ebola should abstain from sex for three months to minimise the risk of passing the virus on in their semen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. Ebola, a disease that has infected and ...
  • Indonesian House receives Hamas representatives
    28th November 2014
    The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) leadership received Hamas representatives arriving from Palestine to garner support from the Indonesian government for the Palestinians to achieve their rights here on Friday. ...
  • UN Security Council condemns escalating violence in Libya
    27th November 2014
    The UN Security Council on Wednesday strongly condemned the escalation in violence in Libya, urging constructive efforts to resume an inclusive political process to address the political and security challenges facing the ...
  • UN chief calls for end to Libya air raids
    26th November 2014
    UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called for a halt to air strikes in Libya and for all sides to engage in talks to resolve differences. Warplanes on Tuesday hit Tripolis only operational airport, the Mitiga air base, a day ...
  • Protests spread across US, more troops deployed to prevent fresh Ferguson riots
    26th November 2014
    Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white ...
  • UN Experts Urge Immediate End To Israel`s Demolition Of Palestinian Homes
    26th November 2014
    The Israeli governments use of house demolition as a punitive measure in response to alleged acts of violence by Palestinians must end immediately, and the practice, which targets Palestinian homes in both Israel and the ...