Tuesday, 4th August 2015
International
  • Indonesia hopes Australian Ambassador will strengthen relations
    11th June 2015
    The Indonesian government has expressed hope that Australias Ambassador to the country Paul Grigson would be able to immediately carry out his duty to boost bilateral relations between the two countries. "We hope the ...
  • MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 122 with 14 new cases
    11th June 2015
    The number of South Koreans diagnosed with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to 122 since the first case was discovered on May 20, the health ministry said Thursday. Fourteen new cases were added Thursday, ...
  • Shelter for Rohingya not intended to attract more refugees: Minister Retno
    10th June 2015
    Temporary shelters provided by the government for the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar is not intended to further support the arrival of more refugees to Indonesia, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L.P. ...
  • Indonesia, Panama sign free visa agreement
    9th June 2015
    Indonesia and Panama have signed a free visa agreement for diplomatic and official passport holders to enhance cooperation between the two countries, according to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministrys statement received by ...
  • Russia and Egypt hold joint naval exercise
    8th June 2015
    Russia and Egypt are holding their first ever joint naval exercise, Russias defence ministry said on Saturday, strengthening the ties between two states which were once Cold War allies.The eight-day drills off the ...
  • Saudi-led air strikes kill 44 in attack on Yemeni army compound
    7th June 2015
    Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 44 people during an air raid on the main headquarters of the Yemeni army in central Sanaa on Sunday, the Houthi-run state news agency Saba said. The agency said that more than 100 ...
  • 2,000 couples attend largest mass wedding in Gaza
    1st June 2015
    A total of 2,000 brides and grooms gathered on Sunday in the Gaza city in what could be the largest ever mass wedding. The mass wedding, sponsored by Turkey, took place at the main Gaza sports stadium of al-Yarmuk, where ...
  • China to conduct live-fire drills near Myanmar border
    1st June 2015
    The Chinese military will hold a live-fire exercise near its border with Myanmar, state media reported Monday, as effects from an ethnic insurgency raging in the southeast Asian country spill over into China. The official ...
  • Tunisia PM slams EU boat destroyer mission
    30th May 2015
    Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said here on Friday he disagreed with a boat destroyer mission by the European Union (EU) to avoid migrants from Africa and the Middle East reaching Europe illegally, comparing it to military ...
  • Mauritius' president resigns
    30th May 2015
    The President of Mauritius Kailash Purryag has resigned from office on Friday, according to the official press release of the presidency. It says that Purryag sent his letter of resignation to the Speaker of the National ...