Saturday, 1st November 2014
International
  • Air strikes not enough to destroy Islamic state: US general
    18th September 2014
    Air strikes alone will not be enough to destroy Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, and Baghdad will need training to rebuild ground forces capable of "going after them and rooting them out," the U.S. Army Chief of Staff ...
  • US to deploy 3,000 troops for boosted anti-Ebola campaign: White House
    17th September 2014
    The US will deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa and set up a command post in Monrovia, Liberia, to tackle an Ebola outbreak that has claimed some 2,500 lives, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. "US Africa ...
  • Russia to deploy reinforcements to Crimea area: Minister
    17th September 2014
    Russias defence minister called on Tuesday for the deployment of reinforcements to Crimea and southern Russia, citing the worsening crisis in Ukraine and the buildup of foreign forces nearby. Sergei Shoigu told a meeting ...
  • Indonesians back Japan`s free visa policy
    16th September 2014
    Indonesian citizens are applauding the Japanese governments plan to implement a free visa policy for Indonesian tourists, which will come into effect next year. "It will absolutely ease and facilitate people to visit Japan. ...
  • Bali Democratic Forum to be held in October
    16th September 2014
    The annual Bali Democratic Forum on October 10--11 will be chaired and co-chaired by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, according to an official at the foreign ...
  • Iran rejected US request for cooperation against IS: Khamenei
    16th September 2014
    Iran rejected a US request for cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State group early in its advance in Iraq and Syria, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday. "Right from the start, the United States asked ...
  • Germany sending 40 soldiers to iraqi Kurdistan
    14th September 2014
    Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the Islamic State, the German army said on Saturday. Following a decision last month by the German ...
  • Ukraine-EU association agreement to be ratified Tuesday
    14th September 2014
    The association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union will be ratified on Tuesday without any amendments to the text, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin said on Tuesday after trilateral talks with Russian ...
  • US sanctions not make Russia change its principled position
    14th September 2014
    Russia considers Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions as another hostile step, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday. Moscow expects world's opinion on Ukraine sanctions against Russian media "We consider ...
  • Unilateral military action against isil is "aggression" on syria - Mekdad - (d)
    14th September 2014
    A senior Syrian official on Saturday warned against unilateral military moves against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria.Defeating terrorism cannot achieve aspired success unless it respects the ...