Thursday, 5th March 2015
International
  • Gorbachev urges US and EU to "defrost relations" with Rusia
    11th December 2014
    The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Tuesday urged the United States and the European Union to "defrost" relations with Moscow despite tensions over Ukraine. The 83-year-old said in an article published in state daily ...
  • Obama slams barbaric murder of hostage in Yemen
    6th December 2014
    US President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned the murder of US journalist Luke Somers who was killed in Yemen during a failed raid aimed at freeing him from his Al-Qaeda kidnappers. "The United States strongly condemns ...
  • 27 ambassadors to attend 10th anniversary commemoration of Aceh tsunami
    5th December 2014
    - As many as 27 foreign ambassadors are set to attend a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Aceh province on December 26, 2004. Head of the Aceh ...
  • China denounces foreign influence in Hong Kong after US criticism
    5th December 2014
    China on Thursday reiterated that foreign countries should not stoke trouble in Hong Kong after a top US official gave Washingtons strongest backing yet to democracy protesters in the Chinese territory. "Hong Kong affairs ...
  • 37 killed in bomb attacks in Iraq
    5th December 2014
    A total of 37 people were killed and 92 others wounded in separate bomb attacks in Iraq Thursday evening, police sources said. A police source told Xinhua that 12 people were killed and 41 others wounded when a car bomb ...
  • Syria war death toll now more than 200,000
    2nd December 2014
    Syria's civil war has killed more than 200,000 people in less than four years, a monitoring group told AFP on Tuesday, adding that most were fighters from the two sides. "We have documented the killing of 202,354 people ...
  • Pope says it is wrong to equate Islam with violence
    1st December 2014
    Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the stereotype. Francis, the leader of 1.2 billion Roman ...
  • Malaysia supports formation of ASEAN Ulemas Association
    30th November 2014
    Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia Hamzah Zainuddin supported the formation of the Association of Ulemas and Preachers in Southeast Asia to fight for moderate Islam for Muslims. "Malaysia is always open to cooperation ...
  • Pope, Orthodox Patriarch pledge to support Mideast Christians
    30th November 2014
    Pope Francis and Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Sunday made a joint pledge to support Christians in the Middle East, saying they could not let Christianity be driven out of the region. "We cannot resign ...
  • WHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex
    28th November 2014
    Men who recover from Ebola should abstain from sex for three months to minimise the risk of passing the virus on in their semen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. Ebola, a disease that has infected and ...