Thursday, 27th April 2017
International
  • Over 1,300 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean: Italian coast guard
    5th February 2017
    More than 1,300 migrants and refugees were rescued in central Mediterranean, the Italian coast guard said on Friday, a day after Italy and Libya signed a deal to curb people smuggling in the North African country. Overall, ...
  • Yellow fever deaths climb to 60 in Brazil outbreak
    5th February 2017
    The Brazilian government announced Friday that the number of confirmed deaths caused by a yellow fever outbreak has reached 60, while 87 more suspicious deaths are being investigated. In a statement, the Health Ministry ...
  • Trump's refugee order triggers protests across Australia
    4th February 2017
    Thousands of protesters rallied across Australia on Saturday condemning US President Donald Trump's order temporarily barring refugees and nationals from seven countries and demanding an end to Australia's ...
  • Malaysian PM sends aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar
    4th February 2017
    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak dispatched a ship with thousands of tonnes of food and emergency supplies for Myanmars Rohingya Muslims on Friday, but it was unclear where the bulk of the aid would be delivered. The ship, ...
  • Australian leader faces long-term risk after "Donald Thump" call on refugees
    4th February 2017
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull might receive a short-term boost after his infamous phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump but is likely to be the long-term political loser, analysts and rights advocates said on ...
  • EU does not believe in walls, bans over immigration issue: Mogherini
    4th February 2017
    The European Unions (EU) way to deal with immigration is cooperation and partnership, not walls and bans, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told the press ahead of an informal summit on Friday (Feb. 3). Mogherini ...
  • Europe must not play Trump's "divide and rule" game
    3rd February 2017
    US President Donald Trump is playing a game of "divide and rule" with the European Union and the blocs member states should not succumb to the ploy, European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Friday."First of all, we ...
  • Former UN Chief Ban rules out running for President of South Korea
    1st February 2017
    Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, once considered the front-runner to be next president of South Korea, ruled out running for the top job on Wednesday, disappointed at the "selfish ways" of some politicians in his home ...
  • Russia will not follow US immigration policy
    1st February 2017
    Russias Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin said that his government has no intentions to follow the measure of America in establishing a policy that bans Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. Galuzin made ...
  • UN condemns mosque shooting in Quebec, Canada
    31st January 2017
    The United Nations on Monday condemned the terror attack on a mosque in Quebec, Canada, in which six people were killed. "We are following developments in the investigation of the horrific attack on a mosque in Quebec. We ...