Abuja: The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after six weeks with no new cases, an achievement with lessons for countries still struggling to
Hong Kong: The Supreme Court of Hong Kong Monday enacted a preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from occupying roads in Mong Kok.
The move was made after groups of mini-buses and taxi
Syrian Kurdish refugees who streamed into Turkey from Kobane have found sanctuary in a new camp named after a female Kurdish suicide bomber who blew herself up in the battle against jihadists
The United States may have dropped a cache of arms and ammunitions as well as medical supplies to support Kurds in fight against the Islamic State in Syria's Kobane, however the Kurds say it
Baghdad: Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has met with the country's prime minister in a sign of support for his newly-formed government and its struggle against the
Luxembourg: European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt Ebola`s deadly spread on Monday, as Nigeria -- Africa`s most populous country -- was expected to be declared free
London: European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso argued Monday that Britain is better in the European Union and warned that alienating its allies would be a "historic mistake", as
Manila: Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the murder of a Filipino transgender prostitute allegedly by a US Marine should not sour ties with the United States.
Tokyo: A Japanese court today jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
Yoshitomo Imura, 28
Beirut: The main Syrian Kurdish armed group defending the Syrian border town of Kobane against an Islamic State offensive hopes for more support after the United States air-dropped arms to its
Hong Kong: Former physician of North Korea's founder, Kim II Sung, has revealed that that he aspired to live till 100 years of age.
The late North Korean leader, who died at the age
Dushanbe: Tajikistan will pardon 10,000 prisoners as the ex-Soviet state marks two decades of its constitution, the presidency said Monday.
President Emomali Rakhmon has submitted to
Islamabad: Armed robbers have raided one of Pakistan`s leading charities and stolen $400,000 in cash as well as five kilos of gold, police said Monday.
At least eight robbers struck at the
Kobani: A US airdrop of weapons will "help greatly" Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State group jihadists for the Syrian town of Kobane, a spokesman for the Kurdish forces said Monday.
Paris: Two French journalists went on trial in Indonesia`s Papua on Monday accused of breaching visa regulations by illegally reporting on its separatist movement, a crime punishable by up to
Wellington: New Zealand`s 51st Parliament Monday held its first sitting since last month`s general election for the swearing-in of all 121 members.
David Carter, a member of the
Washington: A report has revealed that at least 70 dead bodies of Islamic State (IS) fighters have been dropped off at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad over the past four days, a
Sanaa: At least 20 Shiite rebels were killed in clashes with al Qaeda militants and a car bombing in Yemen`s central town of Rada, tribal sources said Monday.
Al Qaeda militants overnight
Tokyo: A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
Yoshitomo Imura, 28,
Hong Kong: Hong Kong leader CY Leung on Monday blamed the influence of 'external forces' as the reason behind the pro-democracy movement in the city, which has entered into its third week.
Seoul: The families of 16 people who died after falling through a ventilation shaft at a South Korean open-air concert asked for leniency on Monday for event organisers despite fresh concerns
Bangkok: The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand`s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday.
Tokyo: Two of the five women in Shinzo Abe`s Japanese cabinet resigned Monday beset by allegations of misusing political funds, dealing a blow to the prime minister`s efforts to boost the
Sydney: A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate glassed public enclosures at Australia`s Parliament House due to security concerns was abandoned Monday
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