Friday, 6th March 2015
International
  • IS says it beheads Japanese hostage Goto
    1st February 2015
    The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed in a video it posted online late Saturday night that it beheaded the other Japanese hostage Kenji Goto. According to site monitoring service, IS released the video that ...
  • Indonesia supports Morocco in Western Sahara issue
    30th January 2015
    Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Zulkifli Hasan has stated that Indonesia supports Morocco in the Western Sahara issue involving separatist activities."Indonesia supports Morocco in the Western Sahara issue," Zulkifli ...
  • China media warn new Greek government over port
    29th January 2015
    New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in a similar position to Phaeton, the Greek mythological figure given the reins of the sun only to lose control and nearly destroy the earth, Chinese media said Thursday. The ...
  • Family of "Bali Nine" convicts on death row rejects to comment
    27th January 2015
    Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News- The family members of the two Australian convicts on the death row; Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran did not comment on future execution of the two convicts. "Our family do not want to ...
  • Saudi holds funeral of King Abdullah
    24th January 2015
    Foreign leaders gathered in a cavernous mosque in the Saudi Arabian capital on Friday for the funeral of King Abdullah. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the leaders of Sudan ...
  • Saudi King Salman resolves succession by appointing nephew
    23rd January 2015
    Saudi Arabias new King Salman on Friday moved to resolve the kingdoms long term succession by appointing his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef as deputy crown prince, meaning he will be the first of that generation to rule the kingdom ...
  • French to send 40 troops to train Iraqi, Kurdi forces
    23rd January 2015
    France will send some 40 troops to Iraq in coming days and weeks to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces combating Islamic State fighters, a military spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a growing number of Western ...
  • China confirms 21 dead, one missing after tug b oat sinks in Yangtze
    17th January 2015
    Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one was missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. The 30-metre (98-ft) ...
  • Two die of bird flu in China`s Fujian
    17th January 2015
    Two people in Chinas coastal Fujian province have died of H7N9 avian flu, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local health officials. The province had 15 confirmed cases of the strain so far this year, while ...
  • Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies
    17th January 2015
    French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. Distribution has however been hit ...