Monday, 5th December 2016
International
  • Thailand`s "floating basket" festival muted as country mourns King
    14th November 2016
    Celebrations for Thailands Loy Krathong "floating basket" festival were muted on Monday as the country mourns late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The festival is usually a time when millions of Thais celebrate the end of the ...
  • Zuckerberg again rejects claims of facebook impact on U.S. election
    14th November 2016
    Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg again rejected the idea that the social network affected the U.S. presidential election, saying late Saturday (Nov. 12) it is "extremely unlikely" news hoaxes changed the ...
  • China`s Xi tells Trump cooperation is only choice
    14th November 2016
    Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in a phone call on Monday that cooperation was the only choice for relations between the two countries, Chinese state media said. Trump had lambasted ...
  • Tsunami hits New Zealand after series of strong quakes
    14th November 2016
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck central New Zealand just after midnight (1102 GMT Sunday), the U.S. Geological Survey said, generating a tsunami that hit the northeast coast of the South Island. New Zealands ...
  • S.Korea`s Park faces calls to resign at huge protest rally
    13th November 2016
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye faced mounting pressure to step down on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched in the capital to protest allegations that she let a friend meddle in state affairs. ...
  • Anti-Trump protesters gather for third night, one shot in Portland
    13th November 2016
    Thousands of protesters took their frustrations over Donald Trumps election as the next U.S. president onto the streets on Friday and into Saturday in several cities, including Portland, Oregon, where one protester was shot. ...
  • Turkey issues travel warning about U.S. amid anti-Trump protests
    13th November 2016
    Turkeys Foreign Ministry on Saturday issued a travel warning concerning the United States as thousands of Americans have taken streets for the fourth day in a row to protest the President-elect Donald Trump. "Turkish ...
  • Thousands march in U.S. cities against Trump presidency
    13th November 2016
    Chanting "Not my president" and "love trumps hate," thousands of demonstrators took the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday to protest against President-elect Donald Trump, who they say threatens their civil ...
  • Some U.S. Republicans see attacking Obamacare through regulation
    13th November 2016
    Congressional Republicans are looking for the quickest ways to tear down Obamacare following Donald Trumps election as US president, including rapidly confirming a new health secretary who could recast regulations while waiting ...
  • Anti-Trump protest leaders say preparing for long fight
    12th November 2016
    The protests in major U.S. cities against Republican Donald Trumps surprise presidential election victory have been impromptu affairs, quickly organized by young Americans with a diverse array of backgrounds and agendas. ...