Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

At least five blasts shook the city, Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah said

Image1

Air Algerie AH5017 aircraft fell 30,000 feet in 3 minutes

01 Aug 2014

The Air Algerie plane AH5017 had plunged 30,000 feet into the Sahara desert in three minutes after a violent storm, killing 118 ...

Image1

UN sets up task force to reduce flight risks over war zones

01 Aug 2014

In the wake of the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine, the UN and global aviation bodies have set up a task force ...

Image1

Myanmar president urges to continue peace talks

01 Aug 2014

Myanmar President U Thein Sein Friday called for efforts to continue peace talks amidst the country's political reform.

Image1

US blames India for collapse of TFA talks

01 Aug 2014

The US has blamed India for the collapse of the talks for a Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and said that New Delhi taking a ...

US asks Israel, Hamas to show restraint during ceasefire

01 Aug 2014

Strongly supporting the humanitarian ceasefire announced in Gaza today, the US appealed to Israel and Hamas to act with restraint ...

Image1

Obama knows importance of strong Indo-US relations: US

01 Aug 2014

US President Barack Obama recognises the importance of a strong relationship with India, which is not only multifaceted, but ...

Image1

China PMIs jump to multi-month highs in July

01 Aug 2014

Activity in China's factory sector quickened to a 27-month high in July, a government survey showed on Friday, adding to signs ...

Image1

Disappointment, uncertainty after India blocks WTO trade deal

01 Aug 2014

Several member states of the World Trade Organisation voiced frustration after India's demands for concessions on agricultural ...

Image1

Russia faces deepening isolation from the international community: US

01 Aug 2014

Russia faces the prospects of more economy sanctions and further isolation from the international community if it doesn't stop ...

Image1

WTO fails to reach an agreement on trade deal

01 Aug 2014

After more than a week of hectic consultations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) failed to reach a consensus on the Trade ...

Image1

72-hour Gaza ceasefire an opportunity to find solution: Kerry

01 Aug 2014

Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, the US and UN announced today with Secretary of state ...

Image1

Australia welcomes Gaza ceasefire as 'marvelous'

01 Aug 2014

Australia's prime minister on today welcomed a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as "a marvelous humanitarian thing."

Egypt invites Palestine, Israel delegations for talks

01 Aug 2014

Egypt has invited the Palestinian Authority and Israel to send delegations to Cairo for truce talks after the both sides agreed ...

Image1

US welcomes Japans new policy on collective self-defense

01 Aug 2014

US Vice President Joe Biden called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and welcomed his government's new policy on collective ...

Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 20, injure 270

01 Aug 2014

Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 20 people and ...

Image1

Asian shares stumble on Wall Street losses

01 Aug 2014

Asian shares stumbled on Friday after a month-end swoon on Wall Street, though some were hoping China would offer better news on ...

West Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

01 Aug 2014

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went ...

Image1

UN, US announce 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

01 Aug 2014

The United Nations and United States announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed to a "unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in ...

Quick Links


Back to Top