Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

‘Godspeed, John Glenn’: How the world reacted to the passing away of US space legend

December 9, 2016 9:10:37 am

"On behalf of a grateful nation, Godspeed, John Glenn." : President Barack Obama

Dakota pipeline protest, activists gird for fight ahead

December 6, 2016 5:46:15 am

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team said on Monday it supports the project and would review it after he takes office.

German vice chancellor says Trump poses threat to peace and prosperity

March 6, 2016 11:57:42 am

Gabriel said that Trump and France's Le Pen were promising voters "a way back into a fairytale world" in which economic activity only happened within national borders but that history has shown such isolated economies have no chance to develop.

No nation immune to climate change: Obama

December 1, 2015 3:21:52 am

Obama said the US recognises role in the problem, embraces responsibility to do something about it.

Tracing Origins Of New Portuguese PM António Costa

November 27, 2015 1:14:04 am

A Portuguese socialist leader, Costa became the prime minister after President Anibal Cavaco Silva give the nod to the Socialist, Left Bloc and Green-led coalition to form the government.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 11

November 24, 2015 11:27:50 pm

Security and presidential sources said the explosion was an attack, adding it was not immediately clear whether it was a bomb or an explosive fired at the bus as it travelled along Mohamed V Avenue.

Russian plane crash due to external impact, not technical fault: Officials

November 2, 2015 4:24:01 pm

Alexander Smirnov, the deputy general director of Metrojet, said the cause of the crash "could only have been an external impact on the plane'' in the air.

VIDEO: Surveillance footage of Texas restaurant shootout made public

October 30, 2015 9:40:16 pm

The shootout between two biker gangs, which authorities say arose from an apparent confrontation between the Bandidos and the Cossacks motorcycle clubs, had resulted in the killing of nine people while over 20 were left injured.

17 killed as fire breaks out in Indonesian karaoke bar

October 25, 2015 3:24:13 pm

Seventeen people were killed in a fire that raced through a packed karaoke bar early today on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, and 71 others were hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

US troop extension hands Afghanistan a lifeline – for now

October 18, 2015 9:33:23 pm

The United States' decision to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 has thrown the war-ravaged country's government a much needed lifeline even as its dysfunctionality, blamed for the Taliban's revival, shows no signs of abating.

Turkey downs drone as Syria launches Aleppo offensive

October 16, 2015 9:56:55 pm

Turkey shot down a drone on Friday in an incident highlighting the dangers of multiple air combat operations over Syria, where government troops and their allies backed by Russian jets have launched an offensive against rebels near Aleppo.

Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

October 12, 2015 1:03:45 am

Two powerful bombs exploded at a peace rally near the main train station in Ankara, killing at least 95 people and wounding 246 others.