Tuesday, 28th February 2017
International
  • Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia discuss N. Korean murder case
    21st February 2017
    Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi and her Vietnamese and Malaysian counterparts met in the Philippines to discuss the alleged involvement of an Indonesian and a Vietnamese citizen in the murder of a North Korean in Malaysia. ...
  • Five die as light plane crashes into mall in Australia
    21st February 2017
    A pilot and four American passengers were killed on Tuesday when a small plane crashed in to the roof of a shopping mall after taking off from an airfield outside Melbourne, Australias second-largest city, police said.The ...
  • Man dies in shark attack off coast of La Reunion
    21st February 2017
    A 26-year old man has died after being attacked by a shark off the coast of La Reunion island in the Indian Ocean, said a local authority official on Tuesday.The victim had been practising a variation of surfing known as ...
  • Famous writer Neil Gaiman appointed as UN goodwill ambassador for refugees
    21st February 2017
    The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman as a global goodwill ambassador. In a statement issued on Monday, UNHCR said that the announcement comes after three ...
  • Five feared dead in charter plane crash in Australia
    21st February 2017
    Grave fears are held for five people on board a charter plane that crashed into a popular shopping center near the Melbourne airport on Tuesday. The plane crashed into the Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) shopping center in ...
  • Indonesian scholar theorizes motives behind Jong-nam's murder
    20th February 2017
    Teguh Santosa, secretary general of the Indonesia-North Korea Friendship Association, highlighted three possible motives behind the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam. Santosa speculated ...
  • "Time has come" for Australia to recognize Palestine: Former PM
    20th February 2017
    The "time has come" for Australia to officially recognize Palestine, Australian former Prime Minister and respected diplomat Kevin Rudd said Monday. He said he feared a "death of an independent Palestine state" would only ...
  • G20 nations should contribute to creating stable world: Indonesian FM
    18th February 2017
    G20 countries should contribute to creating a more secure, stable, and prosperous world, according to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. "G20 countries have common responsibilities and interests to create a more ...
  • Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking
    17th February 2017
    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the companys platform could be the "social ...
  • Third suspect arrested in Malaysia over murder of N. Korean
    16th February 2017
    Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in their hunt for the people involved in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The third person, whose nationality was ...