Sunday, 23rd November 2014
International
  • UN Watchdog Slams Israel Abuses, Demands Gaza War Probe
    30th October 2014
    A UN human rights watchdog on Thursday urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza. With tensions soaring in East Jerusalem, and ...
  • Zambian President Sata dies in London
    29th October 2014
    Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, three private Zambian media outlets said on Wednesday.The reports on the private Muzi television station and ...
  • Magnitude 5 earthquake strikes off S. Philippines
    28th October 2014
    An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of the southern Philippine province of Surigao del Norte at 4:34 p.m. local time (0834 GMT)on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( ...
  • US Navy ship visits North Sumatra
    24th October 2014
    The USS RODNEY M. DAVIS, a U.S. Navy frigate with a crew of 200 sailors is visiting Medan, North Sumatra, from October 23-27, 2014, the U.S. Embassy here said on its official website on Friday.The U.S. Secretary of The Navy, ...
  • Saudi jails 13 for plan to attack US forces
    22nd October 2014
    A Saudi court has sentenced 13 people, including an Afghan and a Qatari, to between 18 months and 30 years in prison for plotting an Al-Qaeda attack against US forces. The defendants were convicted of "forming a terrorist ...
  • Putin calls killed Total CEO `true friend` of Russia
    21st October 2014
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday praised Total CEO Christophe de Margerie, who died in a plane accident at a Moscow airport, as a "true friend of our country." In a telegram sent to French President Francois ...
  • Total CEO de Margerie killed as Moscow jet hits snow plough
    21st October 2014
    The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscows Vnukovo airport on Monday night. The collision occurred ...
  • Former Australian primer minister Gough Whitlam dead at 98
    21st October 2014
    Former prime minister Gough Whitlam, one of Australias most admired figures who led the nation through a period of massive change, died Tuesday aged 98, his family said. "Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning at ...
  • Jokowi, Kerry talk on climate change
    21st October 2014
    Newly inaugurated Indonesian President Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, received US Secretary of State John Kerry at Merdeka Palace on Monday night to talk on climate change. "We talked on climate change and a planned ...
  • Malaysia hopes for improved ties in Jokowi era
    20th October 2014
    Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak expressed hope that bilateral relations between Malaysia and Indonesia will further improve under the new Indonesian government. "I ...