Tuesday, 2nd September 2014
International
  • Kerry presses Asia on democracy, human rights
    14th August 2014
    US Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday urged China and other Asian countries to bolster democracy and human rights in a region at the top of Americas agenda. "The United States is an Asian-Pacific nation, and we take our ...
  • President Yudhoyono receives John McCain
    12th August 2014
    President Susilo Yudhoyono is scheduled to receive US Senator John McCain of the Republican Party at the Presidential Palace here Tuesday morning. The head of state will receive McCain at 10 am. The former US presidential ...
  • S. Korea offers to hold high level talks with N. Korea
    11th August 2014
    South Korea offered Monday to hold high-level talks with North Korea next week on the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War and other issues of "mutual concern." In a fax message to Pyongyang, the South ...
  • Hillary Clinton faults Obama`s policy for chaos in iraq
    11th August 2014
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in an interview published on Sunday (August 10), blamed President Barack Obamas failed foreign policy for the rise of Islamic militants in both Syria and Iraq. Talking to the ...
  • Al-Qaida gunmen behead 14 Yemeni army soldiers
    9th August 2014
    Suspected al-Qaida gunmen ambushed an army convoy in Yemens southeastern province of Hadramout on Friday night, killing 14 soldiers and beheading them all after their capture, a government official told Xinhua. "The victims ...
  • MH17 probe hampered by volatile security at crash site: UN
    9th August 2014
    The United Nations said here Friday that a probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is being hampered by the volatile security situation at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. "While the downing of the ...
  • 14 hurt in double-decker crash in NY`s Times Square: Official
    6th August 2014
    Two buses crashed Tuesday afternoon in New Yorks Times Square and 14 people are being treated for injuries, three in serious conditions, according to officials from the Big Apple. Local media quoted Fire Department official ...
  • Pentagon says US general killed in Kabul attack
    6th August 2014
    A US general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday (July 5), becoming the highest-ranking American fatality since the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon said. The US Defense Department also identified the assailant ...
  • Ebola virus death toll in West Africa rises to 887
    6th August 2014
    Death toll in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 887 and 1,603 more have been infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. It said that between July 31 and August 1, a total of 163 new cases of ...
  • UNHCR: at least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis
    6th August 2014
    At least 285,000 people have fled their homes because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that intensified battles could lead to a "massive exodus". Local Ukrainian authorities have ...