Thursday, 29th June 2017
International
  • Mauno Koivisto, Finland's former president, dies at 93
    13th May 2017
    Mauno Koivisto, Finland's first leftist president who led it along the path to EU membership, died on Friday an the age of 93, the presidents office said. Koivisto was born in 1923, the son of a ship's carpenter. He became ...
  • Blasphemy laws jeopardize freedom: US ambassador
    10th May 2017
    US Ambassador to Indonesia, Joseph Donovan Jr Ambassador, has stated that blasphemy laws was jeopardizing the freedom of religion, expression, assembly and freedom of press. He made the statement in Jakarta, Wednesday, in ...
  • Turkish Airlines starts offering laptops on U.S.-bound flights after ban
    7th May 2017
    Turkish Airlines on Saturday (May 6) began offering laptops to its business-class passengers flying to the United States after a ban on large-sized electronic devices in cabin from certain countries. The in-flight laptops ...
  • "Mother" should not be used to describe a bomb, Pope says
    7th May 2017
    Pope Francis on Saturday criticised the naming of the U.S. militarys biggest non-nuclear explosive as "the Mother of All Bombs", saying the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon. The U.S. Air Force ...
  • UNESCO emphasizes importance of journalists` safety
    3rd May 2017
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) emphasizes the priority to uphold the safety of journalists while doing their tasks, as is guaranteed under the freedom of press. "We link ...
  • Jakarta to host UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize ceremony
    3rd May 2017
    The 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize award ceremony will be held in Jakarta on Wednesday evening. "The prize is awarded annually and marked by a ceremony, and the winner is presented with the sum of ...
  • Use critical thinking to combat fake news: American professor
    3rd May 2017
    Critical thinking and critical judging ability must be used as the most effective tools to combat fake news, Steven Reiner, professor of broadcast and digital journalism at Stony Brook University said. "In this digital age, ...
  • Trump undang Duterte ke Washington
    30th April 2017
    Presiden Amerika Serikat, Donald Trump, mengundang Presiden Filipina, Rodrigo Duterte, ke Washington dalam pembicaraan telepon pada Sabtu, yang juga membahas masalah Korea Utara, kata Gedung Putih dalam pernyataan. Gedung ...
  • Philippine military says high-ranking Abu Sayyaf member killed
    30th April 2017
    Philippine government troops have killed a senior member of the Abu Sayyaf rebel group instrumental in a spree of bombings and kidnappings in the countrys south, the military said on Saturday. Alhabsy Misaya was killed in a ...
  • London police shoot one, arrest four in counter-terrorism operation
    28th April 2017
    British police said officers shot a woman and arrested four other people in London and nearby Kent during a counter-terrorism investigation on Thursday (April 27). All four people were arrested on suspicion of the ...