Monday, 24th July 2017
International
  • Military support to Marawi not yet regulated by law: House
    4th July 2017
    The government's plan to deploy troops in the besieged city of Marawi, South Philippines, has no legal basis, Deputy of Commission I of the House of Representatives TB Hasanuddin stated here on Tuesday. "Although ...
  • Ten killed, dozens hurt, in Bangladesh garment factory blast
    4th July 2017
    A boiler has exploded at a Bangladeshi garment factory killing 10 people and injuring dozens, fire officials said on Tuesday, the latest mishap to hit one of the worlds biggest garment producers. The accident happened late ...
  • More than 2,000 workers flee Thailand after labour crackdown
    30th June 2017
    More than 2,000 undocumented migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia fled from Thailand this week, officials said on Friday, after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers came into effect. Workers from Thailands poor ...
  • China "outraged" by $1.42 bln planned U.S. arms sales to Taiwan
    30th June 2017
    China urged the United States to revoke immediately its "wrong decision" to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion worth of arms, saying it contradicted a "consensus" President Xi Jinping reached with his counterpart, Donald Trump, in talks ...
  • Afghan air force-led strikes kill 15 militants
    30th June 2017
    At least 15 Taliban militants were killed after Afghan air force struck their hideout in southern Uruzgan province, the countrys Defense Ministry said on Friday. The Afghan National Armys MD-530 helicopters pounded the ...
  • China builds new military facilities on South China Sea islands
    30th June 2017
    China has built new military facilities on islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday, a move that could raise tensions with Washington, which has accused Beijing of militarizing the vital waterway. ...
  • Thousands of children still trapped in IS-held areas in Mosul
    30th June 2017
    The UN Childre's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that thousands of children have been trapped in areas still held by the Islamic State (IS) militants in the old city of Mosul. "Children are facing multiple threats to their ...
  • Saudi Arabia says no negotiations over Qatar demands
    28th June 2017
    Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism. Asked by reporters on a visit to Washington if ...
  • Obama visits Tirta Empul Temple in Bali
    28th June 2017
    Former president of the United States, Barack Obama, along with his wife, Michele, and two daughters, Sasha and Malia, visited Tirta Empul Temple in Tampaksiring village, Gianyar district, on Tuesday afternoon. Michele ...
  • Remains found of kidnapped Mexican journalist - official
    28th June 2017
    A Mexican journalist who was kidnapped last month in the violent Western state of Michoacan has been found dead, the states chief prosecutor said on Monday.A body discovered on June 14 was identified with DNA tests as that of ...