Monday, 24th November 2014
International
  • Queen Elizabeth says everyone in UK will respect result of referendum
    20th September 2014
    The Queen said on Friday that everyone in the United Kingdom will respect the result of the Scottish independence referendum, in which Scotland voted to stay part of the UK. Making a written statement from the Balmoral ...
  • British media hails Scottish referendum results
    19th September 2014
    Shortly after the referendum results have settled on Friday morning, major British media warmly welcomed the "55 percent to 45 percent vote," which remains Scotland inside Britain. BBC seems relieved as it said "the result ...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum
    19th September 2014
    Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that leaves the United Kingdom intact but opens the door to wider autonomy following a huge turnout, preliminary results showed Friday. The "No" camp was ahead by 55.42 ...
  • Haze returns to Singapore
    18th September 2014
    Haze returned to Singapore on Wednesday, with an air pollution index climbing into the unhealthy range. The 3-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) hit 102 on Wednesday evening, according to the National Environment Agency. ...
  • Scots start voting in independence referendum
    18th September 2014
    People in Scotland began voting on Thursday in a referendum on whether the country should become independent or stay part of the United Kingdom. After an intense final day of campaigning, voters turned up at polling stations in ...
  • IS militants can`t be defeated by air strikes: Iran FM
    18th September 2014
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit out against the Islamic State group Wednesday as a "dangerous phenomenon," but warned it could not be defeated by air strikes. Accusing other nations of having created "a ...
  • 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. ...