Wednesday, 28th September 2016
International
  • President Jokowi attends ASEAN leaders` retreat
    7th September 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended the ASEAN Leaders Retreat along with leaders of nine ASEAN members on day two of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits held at the National Convention Center (NCC) here, Wednesday. "Today, ...
  • G20 member countries committed to combating terrorism
    6th September 2016
    The leaders of G20 member countries are committed to fighting terrorism in all its shapes and forms. The leaders are also determined to improve the state of the world economy through comprehensive policies to usher in an ...
  • Obama presses China`s xi on South China Sea ahead of G20
    4th September 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday pressed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on territorial disputes in the South China Sea, urging Beijing to uphold its legal obligations and stressing the United States commitments to its ...
  • U.S. forces hit ISIL targets in Syria: Envoy
    4th September 2016
    US forces hit ISIL targets overnight near Turkeys border with Syria using a newly deployed mobile rocket system, a senior diplomat said on Saturday (Sept. 3). "US forces struck ISIL targets near Turkeys border in Syria last ...
  • Uzbekistan buries President Islam Karimov
    4th September 2016
    Islam Karimov, president of Uzbekistan for the past quarter of a century, was buried in his home city of Samarkand on Saturday, leaving behind a power vacuum in a nation that serves as a bulwark against militant Islam in Central ...
  • Putin offers condolences to Karimov`s death
    3rd September 2016
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (Sept. 2) offered his condolences to the death of Uzebk President Islam Karimov who died earlier in the day at the age of 78, the Kremlin said. Lamenting Karimovs death a "great ...
  • Death toll rises to 14 after Typhoon Lionrock batters northern, northeastern Japan
    3rd September 2016
    Death toll caused by powerful Typhoon Lionrock in northern and northeastern Japan earlier in the week reached 14 on Friday (Sept. 2) The number is expected to rise further with search operations being carried out in regions ...
  • Fewer migrants entered Germany illegally in August: Police
    3rd September 2016
    Fewer migrants entered Germany illegally in August than during any other month this year, a police spokeswoman said on Friday, a consequence of border closures and an EU-Turkey deal to stop sea arrivals in Greece. In August, ...
  • Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies at 78 after suffering stroke
    3rd September 2016
    - Uzbek President Islam Karimov died on Friday at the age of 78 after being hospitalized following a stroke on Aug. 27, the Uzbek government confirmed. His funeral will be held on Saturday in the historic town of Samarkand, ...
  • Blast kills 10 as Philippine President visits hometown
    3rd September 2016
    An explosion at a market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least 10 people on Friday and wounded dozens more, officials said, but the cause of the blast was not immediately clear.Duterte was in ...