Wednesday, 24th August 2016
International
  • South Sudan is "on brink of an abyss": UN Chief
    29th July 2016
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "South Sudan remains precariously poised on the brink of an abyss," and he warned that "the promises of the new State for peace, justice and opportunity have been squandered." ...
  • Australian PM says won`t back former leader Rudd for top UN job
    29th July 2016
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull dealt a serious blow on Friday to his former rival Kevin Rudds bid to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations, declining to endorse him and declaring him unfit for the ...
  • Syria`s Nusra front breaks ties with Al-Qaida
    29th July 2016
    The al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front group announced on Thursday breaking its ties with the larger al-Qaida terrorist group. In a video-taped message, the group leader, known as Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, announced that his group ...
  • India`s parliament passes controversial child labour bill
    28th July 2016
    Indias parliament on Tuesday approved a controversial law that would allow children to work for family businesses, despite widespread concern by the United Nations and other rights advocates that it will push more children into ...
  • Iran urges global anti-terror fight after Munich attack
    25th July 2016
    Iran said on Saturday the international community should make fighting terrorism its top priority, after an 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman apparently acting alone killed at least nine people in Munich. The attack was the ...
  • Munich gunman raised locally, no ties to Islamic State
    24th July 2016
    A German-Iranian teenager who killed nine people and then himself in Munich had undergone psychiatric treatment and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no Islamist militant ties, police said on Saturday. The ...
  • Kabul protest explosion`s death toll climbs to 61: Official
    24th July 2016
    At least 61 people were killed and 207 others wounded after a deadly blast hit a peaceful protest in Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday (July 23), a health official told Xinhua. The incident took place at around mid-day ...
  • Turkey's Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period
    23rd July 2016
    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period in which some suspects can be detained without charge, in his first decree since declaring ...
  • Britain says stands ready to assist Germany after munich shooting
    23rd July 2016
    Britain stands ready to assist Germany after gunmen attacked a busy shopping mall in Munich, foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Friday."I am shocked and appalled by the terrible attack unfolding this evening in ...
  • At least nine dead in Munich shooting, German officials dismayed
    23rd July 2016
    German President Joachim Gauck and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier have expressed their dismay after the shooting attack in Munich with at least nine being killed on Friday night. "The murderous attack in Munich ...