Monday, 22nd December 2014
International
  • 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 ...
  • Australia conducts first air strikes in Iraq
    9th October 2014
    A Super Hornet fighter jet has carried out Australias first bombing raid in the fight against the Islamist State group in Iraq, the defence ministry said Thursday. "Overnight the Australian Air Task Group operating in the ...
  • US pressing Turkey to join anti-IS coalition
    9th October 2014
    The United States is pushing Turkey to join the fight against Islamic militants, amid frustration and wariness in both governments heightened by Ankaras unease at helping besieged Kurdish communities. Retired US general John ...
  • Emergency centers needed to contain Ebola in West Africa: UN
    9th October 2014
    The worst outbreak of Ebola on record can be contained if countries quickly build and staff treatment centers in West African nations hardest hit by the deadly virus, the United Nations Ebola response coordinator said on ...
  • China builds military airstrip on disputed island
    8th October 2014
    Beijing has completed a runway for military aircraft on a South China Sea island also claimed by Vietnam, state-run media reported, as it asserts its territorial claims in the area. The newly built facility stretches across ...