Aug 29, 2014 07:04 PM
Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May said the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but said there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered “highly likely,” but
Aug 29, 2014 06:29 PM
Senegal has recorded its first case of Ebola in an outbreak that is ravaging its West African neighbours, the Ministry of Health said on Friday. The infected person is a young man from Guinea, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters. The outbre
Aug 29, 2014 04:07 PM
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has ridiculed Western claims of a Russian military incursion in Ukraine.“We are hearing such speculation not for the first time and we have never been presented any factual evidence,” Lavrov said in Moscow, sugge
Aug 29, 2014 03:26 PM
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has denied asking Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters, who have camped outside Parliament in Islamabad for two weeks, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.
Aug 29, 2014 03:10 PM
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 of its 20,000 jobs as part of a major overhaul, the company said on Friday. The outline restructuring plan was announced by state sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, which is aiming to buy up all remaining shares to
Aug 29, 2014 01:42 PM
The trial of those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July over Ukraine could be conducted either here or the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, a top minister has said.Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein sai
Aug 29, 2014 10:53 AM
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leaders on Friday met the Army Chief Raheel Sharif to find a solution to end the on-going political crisis in the country. This development came after PTI leader Imran Khan and PAT leader T
Aug 29, 2014 10:28 AM
Papua New Guinea Police have warned residents to stay indoors after a volcano erupted on Friday.Tavurvur, an active volcano on East Britain Island, erupted at 3.00 a.m., Xinhua reported.The locals have reported plumes of volcanic ash rising high in the sk
Aug 29, 2014 10:20 AM
At least 15 people have been killed and eight others remain missing after a landslide destroyed a village in China’s southwestern Guizhou Province.The landslide struck Yingping Village in Fuquan City on Wednesday night, injuring 22 people and toppli
Aug 29, 2014 09:49 AM
Blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, U.S. President Barack Obama has said that Moscow was deliberately and repeatedly violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.“If there was ever any doubt, that Russia
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