Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
International
  • Triple car bomb attack kills 25 in Iraq town: officials
    13th October 2014
    Three suicide car bomb attacks against offices in a Kurdish-controlled Iraqi town killed at least 25 people on Sunday, most of them Kurdish forces veterans volunteering to re-enlist, officials said. "At 10:30 this morning ...
  • Donor states urge peace talks as aid pledged to Gaza
    13th October 2014
    Washington called Sunday for renewed peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as a donor conference pledged millions for rebuilding the ruin left by this summers conflict in Gaza. The United States and European Union ...
  • UN chief in surprise visit to Libyan capital
    12th October 2014
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in the Libyan capital on Saturday for a surprise visit aimed at bolstering talks between political parties in the violence-plagued country, his office said. The North African nation ...
  • Ukraine, Russia leaders to meet in a bid to rescue truce
    12th October 2014
    Ukraines President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday said he will meet with Russias Vladimir Putin next week as Kiev reported rebel attacks have subsided, signalling the possibility of rescuing a truce in the six-month conflict. ...
  • Vice minister Dino closes Bali Democracy Forum
    11th October 2014
    Indonesian Foreign Vice Minister Dino Patti Djalal has closed Bali Democracy Forum VII, where participants supported the forum being continued by the next government. "The conclusion by almost all of the participants is ...
  • Democracy forum contributes to progress of democracy in Asia: China
    11th October 2014
    The Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), an annual event organized by Indonesia in Bali, has significantly contributed to the progress of democracy in Asia, according to Chinese Ambassador to Indonesia Lu Shumin. "We consider that ...
  • Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistan`s Malala and India`s Satyarthi
    10th October 2014
    The Nobel Peace Prize went Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai and Indias Kailash Satyarthi for their work promoting childrens rights. The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the prize saying that peaceful global ...
  • Kerry, Lavrov to meet in Paris with Ukraine, Syria on agenda
    9th October 2014
    US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov next week in Paris with issues from Ukraine to Syria set to top the agenda. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki confirmed the two men would ...
  • Ebola still rampant in Africa as deaths near 4,000: WHO
    9th October 2014
    The worst Ebola outbreak on record has killed 3,879 people out of 8,033 cases by the end of Oct. 5, with no evidence that the epidemic was being brought under control in West Africa, the World Health Organization ...
  • 2nd UN member in Liberia tests positive for Ebola
    9th October 2014
    A staff member working for the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, a UN spokesperson said Wednesday. The Head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) Karin Landgren confirmed that this is the ...