Friday, 1st July 2016
International
  • Abu Sayyaf shooting victim still unstable in Tawau
    19th April 2016
    The Indonesian citizen who was shot at by members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group continues to be in an unstable condition in the Tawau Hospital. "I checked on the condition of the victim in the Tawau Hospital. His ...
  • Chinese man sentenced to death for leaking state secrets
    19th April 2016
    A Chinese man has been sentenced to death for leaking more than 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign power, state television said on Tuesday, offering unusual details of a kind of case rarely mentioned in ...
  • Pulitzer Prizes mark 100th year with Monday`s awards
    18th April 2016
    The Pulitzer Prizes, established in 1917 with a bequest from trail-blazing publisher Joseph Pulitzer, are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious ...
  • Chinese military aircraft makes first public landing on disputed island
    18th April 2016
    A Chinese military aircraft has for the first time publicly landed at a new airport on an island China has built in the disputed South China Sea, state media said on Monday, raising the prospect that China could base fighter ...
  • Death toll from Ecuador earthquake rises to 246, some 2, 527 injured
    18th April 2016
    The death toll from the strongest earthquake in decades in Ecuador rose on Sunday to 246 and some 2, 527 people injured, the countrys vice president said. The number of victims of a devastating earthquake that jolted ...
  • Strong 7.8 earthquake hits off coast of Ecuador
    17th April 2016
    A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off the coast of Ecuador late on Saturday, sending confused residents streaming into the streets of the capital Quito and spurring warnings of strong waves on the Andean nations ...
  • China expresses anger at G7 statement on East, South China Seas
    12th April 2016
    Chinas expressed anger on Tuesday after foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies said they strongly opposed provocation in the East and South China Seas, where China is locked in territorial disputes. ...
  • US Navy officer charged with spying possibly for China, Taiwan
    11th April 2016
    A US Navy officer with access to sensitive US intelligence faces espionage charges over accusations he passed state secrets, possibly to China and Taiwan, a US official told Reuters on Sunday. The official, speaking on ...
  • Government urged to increase ambulances in Saudi Arabia
    11th April 2016
    Commission VIII on Religious Affairs of the House of Representatives has called on the government to increase the number of ambulances at its Hajj medical center in Saudi Arabia. "All ambulances should be able to operate, ...
  • ukraine pm yatseniuk resigns - (d)
    11th April 2016
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation in a televised broadcast on Sunday (April 10) and signalled support for parliamentary speaker and presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman to take over his ...