Thursday, 5th March 2015
International
  • Former US President George H.W. Bush in hospital
    24th December 2014
    Former US president George H. W. Bush, 90, has been admitted to a Texas hospital suffering shortness of breath, a family spokesman said Tuesday. "President Bush was taken by ambulance to the Houston Methodist Hospital as a ...
  • Bangladeshi ex-minister sentenced to death for war crimes
    23rd December 2014
    A former junior minister in a Bangladeshi military government was sentenced to death on Tuesday after a war crimes tribunal found him guilty of atrocities during the countrys war of independence from Pakistan more than four ...
  • Obama invited to WWII commemorations in Moscow: Kremlin
    23rd December 2014
    Russia has invited US President Barack Obama to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Unions victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, a Kremlin advisor said. Asked by reporters whether Obama was on ...
  • Pakistan plans to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: Officials
    22nd December 2014
    Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Six militants have ...
  • Australian PM denies government in crisis
    22nd December 2014
    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday denied a cabinet reshuffle was a sign his government was in crisis as he came under fire for saying his biggest achievement for women was axing a carbon tax. Abbott on Sunday ...
  • UN chief strongly condemns Pakistan school attack
    17th December 2014
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned the "bloodcurdling attack" on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, that killed 141 people, including 132 students. "No cause can justify such brutality. No grievance ...
  • Two car bombings kill 40 in central Yemen
    17th December 2014
    Two car bomb explosions targeting Shiite Houthi gunmen killed 40 people and left dozens wounded in Yemens central province of al-Bayda on Tuesday evening, a government official told Xinhua. One blast took place near a ...
  • Three dead as Sydney siege ends
    16th December 2014
    Sydneys terror siege ended in tragedy early Tuesday morning with three dead - including the lone gunman - as police stormed the cafe. Flashes of light and gunshot rang out from the building only moments after six hostages ...
  • Death toll in Egypt`s red sea collision mounts to 13
    15th December 2014
    Two more bodies were recovered on Sunday from the Red Seas Gulf of Suez where an Egyptian vessel ship collided earlier in the day with a passing container ship, official MENA news agency reported. The two recovered bodies ...
  • Jokowi attends ASEAN-South Korea Summit
    12th December 2014
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is attending the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-South Korea Dialog Summit, here, Friday. The president arrived at the summits venue at 9:10 am local time and was greeted by South Korean ...