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Fresh EU sanction hinders international security cooperation: Russia

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:30

Russia Saturday accused the European Union (EU) of curtailing bilateral cooperation over international and regional security issues by imposing new sanction measures against it.

Gaza 12-hour humanitarian truce enters into force

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:04

A 12-hour ceasefire entered into force between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip at 0500 GMT on Saturday, the 19th day of a conflict that has killed hundreds.

South Sudan food crisis worst in the world: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 08:05

South Sudan`s food crisis is now the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has said as it called for urgent funding to step up deliveries of desperately-needed aid.

Ukraine `disappointed` by French refusal to halt Russia warship sale

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:12

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he was "very disappointed" by France`s decision to go ahead with a deal to sell two warships to Russia, despite international misgivings about Moscow`s role in the east Ukraine conflict.

Ukraine ruling coalition dissolved setting stage for early vote

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:07

Ukraine`s ruling parliamentary majority was officially disbanded on Thursday, setting the stage for early legislative elections in the strife-torn ex-Soviet state.

More than 2.2 billion people 'poor or near-poor': UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:45

More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said Wednesday.

More than 2.2 billion people `poor or near-poor`: UN report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:10

More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said on Thursday.

Japan`s Abe should avoid Yasukuni shrine: ICG

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:51

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should stay away from a controversial Tokyo war shrine, an international think tank said Thursday, as it offered ideas on defusing mounting Sino-Japanese tensions.

Indian Embassy asks students to postpone travel to Ukraine

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:04

In view of prevailing unrest in eastern Ukraine, the Indian Embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday advised Indian students planning to return for their new academic year in institutions in the areas in that country, to postpone their travel.

58 more Indian nurses brought back from Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:05

India has quitely rescued another batch of 58 nurses from conflict zones in Iraq and was making all efforts to secure the release of 39 construction workers being held captive by Sunni militants ISIS in the oil-rich Gulf country.

Iraqi parliament convenes to elect new president

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:52

The Iraqi parliament has convened to elect a president and two vice presidents in a bid to put together a new government.

Ukraine crisis: EU to impose new sanctions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:14

The European Union (EU) has decided to impose new sanctions on people and entities over the on-going crisis in Ukraine.