Saturday, Nov 01, 2014
November 1, 20145:19 am
Mideast Iraq Islamic State Killings

The UN Security Council is expressing its "deep outrage" at the killings, rapes and torture by the Islamic State.

November 1, 201412:35 am

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed a blue-ribbon panel to recommend changes to international peacekeeping.

November 1, 20141:46 am
Liberia West Africa

The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, WHO said.

October 31, 201411:07 pm
Mideast Syria Assad's Pivot

Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria at a rate of 1,000 a month, with no let-up in the flow despite efforts.

October 31, 20146:42 am
New York, Kim Un Chol

North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union's top human rights official to visit the country.

October 30, 201411:26 pm

Bombing runs by Syria over the past 10 days have killed at least 221 civilians, a third of them children.

October 30, 20142:11 pm

But no resolution was adopted and there was no Security Council statement condemning Israel.

October 30, 20146:24 am

US-led coalition chief said he didn't think Kobane was about to fall in the hands of ISIS.

October 30, 20146:17 am

A firefight between militants in Syria and Jordanian border guards killed one gunman and wounded two.

October 30, 20145:44 am
Austria Iran Nuclear Talks

Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted before striking a deal on its contested nuclear programme.

October 30, 20141:35 am
Baltics NATO Russia

NATO aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday.

October 30, 20141:26 am

Austrian state prosecutor's office said a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of planning to place a bomb.

October 30, 20141:05 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, who won the award for poetry in 1983, has died at age 87.

October 29, 20144:13 pm

The 4kg drone, created by graduate student Alec Momont, can fly at an estimated speed as high as 100 kilometres per hour.

October 29, 20141:31 pm

Pope Pius XII described evolution as a valid scientific approach to the development of humans in 1950 and Pope John Paul reiterated that in 1996.

October 29, 20145:53 pm

The National Security Agency had no immediate comment on the classified equipment reported to be aboard the cargo ship.

October 29, 20146:27 am
John Key

New Zealand will hold a binding referendum in 2016 on whether to change the national flag, said John Key.

October 29, 20146:18 am

Venezuela's socialist government on Tuesday recalled for consultations its ambassador to Spain.

October 29, 20144:19 am
Ri Tong Il

UN human rights investigator was surprised that North Korea raised the possibility of allowing him to visit the country.

October 29, 201412:25 am
Italy Ebola

Ebola vaccine trials are set to start in Switzerland this week after receiving the green light from authorities.

October 27, 20149:00 pm

Escaping residents said Boko Haram insurgents abducted 80 girls and women from neighboring Adamawa state.

October 26, 201412:14 am

In a quarry atop a mountain, six people are part of a study to see how well a group isolated from civilisation, as in a trip to the Red Planet, would get along

October 26, 201412:14 am

Since US Rear Admiral Ziemer became coordinator of the President’s Malaria Initiative in 2006, deaths from disease have dropped 40 pc

October 26, 20148:12 am

Nadella had suggested that women not need not ask for raises and have “faith” that the “system” would reward them

October 26, 201412:07 am

Zellweger’s dramatic new look caused a media frenzy and debate. Was commenting on it cruel, or not commenting on it absurd denial?

October 26, 201412:01 am

For 30 years, Frances McDormand has made a career out of playing quirky, complex characters. Now she is producing and starring in Olive Kitteridge, a mini-series based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel

October 24, 201410:13 pm
APTOPIX Canada Shooting

Ottawa shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had recently sought Libyan passport: Libya Embassy Official

October 24, 201411:20 am

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the attack would only strengthen Canada's response to 'terrorist organizations'.

October 23, 20143:50 am
Canada Shooting

Security in Canada came under criticism after a gunman was able to run through the front door of parliament.

October 23, 20141:04 am
Ri Tong Il

A judge urged the UN to seek war crimes prosecutions of North Korea regime despite Pyongyang's "charm offensive."

October 22, 201411:52 pm
Canada Shooting

Canadian PM was addressing a meeting when a man burst into the building and ran right by the door of the room.

October 23, 20142:07 pm

The gunman reportedly ran toward Parliament Hill, which is under lockdown.

October 22, 20142:37 pm

Ben guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal.

October 22, 20141:29 pm

Red Cross said the time frame is possible if there is "good isolation, good treatment of the cases which are confirmed.

October 22, 20144:13 am
Australia Islamic State Coalition

An Australian teenage runaway has reportedly appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video.

October 22, 20148:10 am

Months of suspense finally ended as disabled Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail.