Friday, 24th February 2017
International
  • Indonesian worker kills girlfriend in Taiwan
    15th February 2017
    Taipei (ANTARA News) An Indonesia man allegedly killed his Indonesian girlfriend, after a quarrel early on Tuesday, Yilan police reported. Police said the man, identified as Jaryanto, 36, and his girlfriend, identified as ...
  • Indian Nobel laureate relieved after peace medal replica found
    13th February 2017
    Indias 2014 Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has expressed his relief and gratitude to police for recovering a replica of his prize medal that was stolen last week from his home in the capital New Delhi.Police confirmed ...
  • Removing snow in New York city costs nearly 2 mln USD per inch
    12th February 2017
    Snow is fun, but cleaning the streets is costly. It costs nearly 2 million U.S. dollars to clean up an inch of snow in New York City, according to a recent data released by New York City Comptrollers Office. New York City ...
  • UK lost 3.2 mln pounds to aid fraud amid heightened scrutiny: Watchdog
    9th February 2017
    Britain lost 3.2 million pounds ($4 million) through fraud in its overseas aid programmes in 2015-16, with the most serious cases in Afghanistan, Somalia, Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a parliamentary watchdog said ...
  • Indonesia will remain strategic partner of US: Ambassador Donovan
    6th February 2017
    Indonesia will remain an important and strategic partner of US despite significant steps already taken or will be taken in future by the new administration under President Donald Trump, US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R ...
  • Afghan diplomat shot dead at consulate in Pakistan`s Karachi
    6th February 2017
    An Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday in the Afghan consulate in Pakistans southern city of Karachi in what was described as a personal dispute, Pakistani officials said. The consulates third secretary was killed by a ...
  • Over 1,300 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean: Italian coast guard
    5th February 2017
    More than 1,300 migrants and refugees were rescued in central Mediterranean, the Italian coast guard said on Friday, a day after Italy and Libya signed a deal to curb people smuggling in the North African country. Overall, ...
  • Yellow fever deaths climb to 60 in Brazil outbreak
    5th February 2017
    The Brazilian government announced Friday that the number of confirmed deaths caused by a yellow fever outbreak has reached 60, while 87 more suspicious deaths are being investigated. In a statement, the Health Ministry ...
  • Trump's refugee order triggers protests across Australia
    4th February 2017
    Thousands of protesters rallied across Australia on Saturday condemning US President Donald Trump's order temporarily barring refugees and nationals from seven countries and demanding an end to Australia's ...
  • Malaysian PM sends aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar
    4th February 2017
    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak dispatched a ship with thousands of tonnes of food and emergency supplies for Myanmars Rohingya Muslims on Friday, but it was unclear where the bulk of the aid would be delivered. The ship, ...