Thursday, 23rd October 2014
International
  • 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 ...
  • 3 killed, 15 injured in Pakistan`s blast
    13th September 2014
    Three people including a security guard were killed and around 15 others injured when a bomb went off near a military vehicle in Pakistans southwestern Quetta city on Saturday morning, local media reported. ARY TV reported ...
  • Cuba to send 165 health workers to fight ebola in Africa
    13th September 2014
    Cuba is to send 165 healthcare workers to West Africa to help in the battle against the worlds worst ever epidemic of the Ebola virus, the countrys health minister said. Speaking at a news conference at the headquarters of ...
  • WHO asks for more health workers to fight ebola as death toll grows
    12th September 2014
    The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers from around the world to go to the region to ...
  • MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch
    12th September 2014
    The site in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two months ago is still too unsafe for investigators to resume the recovery of victims remains, Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said on Thursday. A ...
  • Half South Asia`s girls marry before 18: UN
    12th September 2014
    Nearly half of all girls in South Asia marry before they turn 18, according to a United Nations report that lays bare what it calls "glaring inequalities". The report, published by the UN childrens agency UNICEF also ...
  • White House to hold summit on violent extremism
    11th September 2014
    The White House will hold a summit on preventing violent extremism, the US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said, warning that terrorists must "be engaged." The US continues "to face real terrorist enemies and real ...
  • Ebola death toll rises to at least 2,296: WHO
    10th September 2014
    The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases in five West African countries, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The figures show almost 200 new deaths ...
  • Australia rejects UN criticism of "human rights violations"
    9th September 2014
    Australia Tuesday rejected United Nations criticism that its treatment of asylum-seekers was "leading to a chain of human rights violations" with Canberra saying abuses in Syria and Iraq were worse. New UN High Commissioner ...