Wednesday, 31st August 2016
International
  • Russia to analyze consequences of Brexit: Putin
    26th June 2016
    Russia will analyze the consequences of Britains exit from the European Union (Brexit), Russian President Vladimir Putin said here. "We will closely monitor, analyze and seek to minimize any negative effects of this ...
  • Hollande says Brexit vote "tough test" for Europe
    25th June 2016
    French President Francois Hollande said the Britains Brexit vote seriously challenged the European Union, adding that he would take initiatives to jolt the bloc back on track. Hollande said the EU must focus on key ...
  • Ex-UN general assembly president died in weight-lifting accident
    24th June 2016
    The death of John Ashe, a former United Nations General Assembly president accused by U.S. prosecutors of taking bribes, was an accident caused by neck trauma he suffered while lifting a barbell, a medical examiner concluded on ...
  • India launches 20 satellites at one go; most to serve US customers
    22nd June 2016
    India successfully launched 20 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, with most of them set to serve international customers as the South Asian country pursues a bigger share of the $300 billion global space ...
  • US seeks answers over Russian strikes on Syrian rebels
    19th June 2016
    The Pentagon said on Saturday it has questioned Moscow over air strikes against US-backed Syrian opposition forces earlier this week, saying Russian forces failed to heed US warnings to stop the attack.In a video call with ...
  • Al Assad keen on closer military cooperation with Russia
    19th June 2016
    Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, received on Saturday Russia's Defense Minister, Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu, who arrived firstly at the Russian-run Hmeimim airbase in Latakia city before meeting Assad, according to the state ...
  • ASEAN always united on South China Sea issue: Spokesman
    17th June 2016
    The ten country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has always been united in facing South China Sea issue, a spokesman of the Indonesian foreign ministry said. "There has been always a joint statement by ASEAN ...
  • Indonesia to promote regional stability on South China Sea issue
    16th June 2016
    The Indonesian government is continuing to promote every effort to build regional stability and peace with regards to the South China Sea dispute that involves China and some ASEAN nations. "The role of Indonesia in the ...
  • ASEAN countries retract statement expressing concerns on South China Sea
    15th June 2016
    Southeast Asian countries withdrew a statement that expressed the regions deep concerns over rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where China has been involved in territorial disputes. The strongly-worded statement ...
  • Israel elected to head permanent UN commitee for first time
    14th June 2016
    Israel on Monday won an election to chair the United Nations legal committee, the first time that it will head one of the world bodys six permanent committees since joining the UN. in 1949. While it is a largely symbolic and ...