Thursday, 21st August 2014
International
  • Ukrainian PM announces resignation
    24th July 2014
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday over parliaments "ineffectiveness" after two political parties withdrew from Ukraines ruling coalition. "I am announcing about my resignation ...
  • Norway on alert over terrorist threat
    24th July 2014
    The Norwegian anti-terror police on Thursday said they had been informed of a planned terrorist attack against the country. At a hastily-convened press conference, Alana Bjoernland, chief of Norways anti-terror police ...
  • Indonesian Red Cross donates Rp1 billion for Gaza
    21st July 2014
    The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has donated Rp1 billion to aid victims of Israeli military aggression in Gaza, Palestine. The donation was sent to Palestines Red Crescent Society, PMI Secretary General Budi A Adiputro said ...
  • Dutch father angrily "thanks" MH17 attackers for murdering daughter
    21st July 2014
    A bereaved Dutch father has written a savagely ironic open letter to whoever shot down flight MH17, "thanking" them for killing his 17-year-old daughter Elsemiek, "my dear and only child". "Thank you very much Mr (Russian ...
  • UN Rights Council calls meeting on Gaza conflict
    21st July 2014
    The UN Human Rights Council said it will hold an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday to discuss Israels ongoing military offensive in Gaza. Mondays announcement followed the deadliest day of fighting between Israel and Hamas ...
  • China death toll from super typhoon rises to 33
    21st July 2014
    The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week. Typhoon Rammasun struck the ...
  • Philippines orders nationals to quit Libya
    20th July 2014
    The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there. The Department of Foreign Affairs ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipinos in Libya "in ...
  • Philippine typhoon death toll rises to 94
    20th July 2014
    The death toll of typhoon Rammasun (local name glenda) in the Philippines soared to 94 by Sunday, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. Some 317 people were injured and six others are still ...
  • Interpol team heading to Kiev to help identify crash victims
    20th July 2014
    Investigators from the international policing organisation Interpol and its European counterpart Europol will go to Ukraine to help in the process of  identifying victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, ...
  • Malaysia PM confirms step-grandmother aboard doom flight MH17
    19th July 2014
    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday confirmed that his step-grandmother was on board Flight MH17 that was downed over Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Siti Amirah, 83, was one of 44 Malaysians ...