Monday, 5th December 2016
International
  • Syrian army recaptures key Palestinian refugee camp in Aleppo
    25th September 2016
    Syrian forces backed by Palestinian groups succeeded Saturday to recapture a camp of Palestinian refugees in the northern province of Aleppo from the hands of rebels, according to state news agency SANA. The capture of ...
  • 11 killed from alcohol poisoning in Ukraine
    24th September 2016
    At least 11 people aged between 27 and 60 years have died in the past two days from alcohol poisoning in Ukraines eastern Kharkov region, authorities said on Friday (Sept. 23) The Prosecutors Office in Kharkov region said ...
  • Six in the running to be next WHO leader
    24th September 2016
    Six international health experts, including four from Europe, are to compete to become the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) after its current leader Margaret Chan ends her tenure next June.Nominations ...
  • Egyptian court jails five juveniles over Red Sea island protest
    24th September 2016
    An Egyptian court sentenced five juveniles to five years in prison and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds ($11,000) for protesting against a decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a judicial source and state ...
  • Head of hospital in rebel-held Aleppo says bombardment killed 91
    24th September 2016
    The number of people killed in the bombardment of rebel-held eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday is 91, Hamza al-Khatib, the director of a hospital there, told Reuters.A Syrian military source on Thursday ...
  • Lost Toddler survives three days in Siberian Taiga alone
    24th September 2016
    A Russian toddler who went missing in the Siberian taiga was found three days later, alive and healthy, Russian media and the emergencies ministry reported.Three-year-old Tserin disappeared from his home in a remote village in ...
  • Second U.S. flight over S. Korea since North`s nuclear test
    21st September 2016
    Two US supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km (25 miles) south of the capital, according to a Reuters witness, the second such flight since North Koreas Sept 9 ...
  • President of UN General Assembly calls for order in hall in an unusual manner
    21st September 2016
    Peter Thomson, president of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, on Tuesday banged the gavel several times in an unusual manner in a bid to maintain order in the hall of the 193-member assembly as many delegates milled ...
  • More active role needed to settle refugee problems: Indonesian VP
    20th September 2016
    Indonesia has urged the international community to play a more active role to resolve the refugee problem. "International community must work together more closely to overcome various humanitarian tragedies that have ...
  • NAM must be ready to meet 21th century challenges: VP
    18th September 2016
    Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said member countries of the Non-Alligned Movement (NAM) must be able and ready to meet various challenges in the 21st century. "I need to affirm that there has been an urgent need for ...