Wednesday, 5th August 2015
International
  • Taiwan, China sign landmark water agreement
    20th July 2015
    China and Taiwan inked a landmark deal on Monday that will see water pumped from the Chinese mainland to a Taiwanese-controlled archipelago, in another sign of warming ties between the rivals. The agreement will see water ...
  • Cameron attacks extreme conspiracy theories
    20th July 2015
    Conspiracy theories of a powerful Jewish cabal or a Western plan to destroy Islam must be challenged in efforts to counter radicalisation, British Prime Minister David Cameron will say on Monday. In a speech in the central ...
  • Exiled govt ministers return to Yemen`s Aden
    16th July 2015
    Aden (ANTARA News - Several ministers and top intelligence officials touched down in Yemens war-torn southern city of Aden on Thursday, Yemeni officials said, in the first visit by the exiled government based in Saudi Arabia in ...
  • 13 civilians killed in regime air raids on northern Syria
    15th July 2015
    Thirteen civilians, among them seven children, were killed in aerial attacks by Syria's government Wednesday on the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said. "A woman and her three children, as well as another ...
  • Iran, world powers clinch historic nuclear deal
    15th July 2015
    Iran and six world major countries on Tuesday adopted an agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue that will put Iran on the path of sanctions relief but more strict limits on its nuclear program. "What we are announcing today ...
  • Japan`s top security envoy to visit China
    15th July 2015
    Japan said Wednesday its top security diplomat will tour China and Mongolia in a trip seen as a potential precursor to another summit between Tokyo and Beijing. Shotaro Yachi, the head of the National Security Council, will ...
  • iran president says nuclear deal opens "new horizons"
    14th July 2015
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said a nuclear deal sealed with world powers on Tuesday will open "new horizons" now that "this unnecessary crisis" has been resolved. In a message on his Twitter account, Rouhani said the ...
  • Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker
    12th July 2015
    Israel overnight released a Palestinian prisoner who staged a 56-day hunger strike while being detained for a year without charge, a spokeswoman said Sunday. "Khader Adnan, who was in administrative detention, has been ...
  • Kerry pays tribute to Saudi's Prince Saud al-Faisal
    10th July 2015
    US Secretary of State John Kerry paid heartfelt tribute to Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud al-Faisal, saying he had left a legacy that would live on despite his death Thursday. Prince Saud was one of the highest profile members ...
  • US Army confirms 40,000 soldiers to be cut
    10th July 2015
    The US Army said Thursday it aims to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years in order to achieve target workforce reductions, confirming numbers leaked this week. "We'll do as much as possible of this ...