You are in: Home » Email
Obama announces changes to NSA data-gathering programme

Obama announces changes to NSA data-gathering programme Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

President Barack Obama has ordered curbs on the use of bulk data collected by US intelligence agencies, saying civil liberties must be respected.
Syrian regime submits plan for truce, prisoner swap

Syrian regime submits plan for truce, prisoner swap Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Syria's foreign minister has said he has handed Russia plans for a ceasefire in Aleppo, and was ready to exchange lists with rebel forces on a possible prisoner swap.
Thai anti-government protesters wounded in explosion

Thai anti-government protesters wounded in explosion Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Thai police say at least 28 people have been wounded by an explosion that went off in Bangkok during a march of anti-government protesters led by opposition leader Suthep Thaugsuban.
US urges Syria rebels to attend peace talks, slams government

US urges Syria rebels to attend peace talks, slams government Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Syria's opposition to join next week's peace talks.
Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws

Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Ukrainian lawmakers approved on Thursday the criminalization of protest activities that defined a recent wave of mass anti-government demonstrations, angering opponents of President Viktor Yanukovych.
Egypt prosecutors question Al-Jazeera journalists

Egypt prosecutors question Al-Jazeera journalists Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Egyptian prosecutors are accusing three detained Al-Jazeera journalists of belonging to a terrorist group and broadcasting false news to undermine national security.
French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report

French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

French actress Julie Gayet has initiated a privacy suit against Closer magazine over its report that she was having an affair with President Francois Hollande.
Hariri assassination trial opens at The Hague

Hariri assassination trial opens at The Hague Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

A U.N.-backed tribunal has opened the trial against four men accused in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.
Egyptians overwhelmingly approve new constitution, says official

Egyptians overwhelmingly approve new constitution, says official Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

Egyptian officials are counting the ballots after two days of voting for a referendum on a new constitution.
Donors pledge $2.4 billion to Syria at UN donor conference

Donors pledge $2.4 billion to Syria at UN donor conference Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says international donors have pledged more than $2.4 billion to help those affected by the fighting in Syria.
Iraqi PM calls for world's help amid violence

Iraqi PM calls for world's help amid violence Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

A series of bomb attacks in Iraq has killed at least 75 people, while government forces have lost more ground in western Anbar Province to Sunni militants linked to al-Qaida. 
Egypt government holds vote on new constitution amid deadly violence

Egypt government holds vote on new constitution amid deadly violence Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Egypt's vote on a new constitution entered a second day on Wednesday, in what amounted to a referendum on the military-backed government's rule since it assumed power from the country's first freely elected president.
S Korea activists launch anti-North balloons

S Korea activists launch anti-North balloons Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Activists in South Korea, including some North Korean defectors who were soldiers when they lived in the North, sent propaganda-loaded balloons over the border into North Korea on Wednesday, defying Pyongyang's past threats of retaliation against the launches.
Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem

Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Battery problems have prompted the grounding of another Boeing 787, one year after a similar issue led to a months-long global suspension of the jet's flights.
Israeli minister apologizes to Kerry for 'messianic' remarks

Israeli minister apologizes to Kerry for 'messianic' remarks Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

U.S. officials reacted angrily Tuesday to comments attributed to Israel's defense minister criticizing Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to broker a peace agreement between Israel and Palestinians.
Help us defend freedom of expression |Donate Now| Support Us

Video & Audio News

British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 d ...

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because of unacce ...

Indonesia tsunami hits Sunda Strait after Krakatoa eruption

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed cau ...

U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim meet in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula wh ...

Archive

Please choose a date from the date-picker on the right to get all the news of the date you like!
Note: Archived news are available only from '2007-01-01' onwards.
calendar

Features/Views/Analysis

Tornado kills at least 23 in US state of Alabama

A tornado tore through the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday, killing 23 people, uprooting trees and causing "catastrophic" damage to buildings a ...

Sponsored Links

Air France