Monday, September 21, 2015



India's deadliest rail accidents

 At least 233 people were killed and 900 injured when two passenger trains collided in Odisha on Friday, according

Indonesia proposes peace plan for Russia-Ukraine war

 Indonesia's defence minister proposed a plan Saturday to end the war between Russia and Ukraine at a defence summit

'Not the easiest to writer'

 British author Salman Rushdie has said that he is writing a book about the knife attack that took place

Ukraine has 'plan B' to continue exports

 Ukraine would be ready to continue exporting grain across the Black Sea as part of a "plan B" without

Sudan fighting intensifies despite US sanctions

 Shelling rocked greater Khartoum on Friday, as fighting between Sudan's warring generals intensified despite US sanctions imposed after the

Istanbul students protest despite ban after Erdogan win

 Students and academics protested at Turkey's top university Friday, defying a ban on the near 900-day strike imposed after

Putin confident of Russia's triumph in Ukraine

 Russian President Vladimir Putin has no doubt that Russia will win in Ukraine and become a guarantor of peace

Biden trips, tumbles on Air Force stage

 President Joe Biden took a face-first tumble on Thursday after tripping over an obstacle on stage at the Air

Japan population crisis deepens as birth rate hits record low

 Japan's birth rate declined for the seventh consecutive year in 2022 to a record low, the health ministry

Sweden close to becoming first 'smoke free' country in Europe

 Summer is in the air, cigarette smoke is not, in Sweden's outdoor bars and restaurants.As the World

Sceptre from Tamil Nadu at heart of raging debate

A 1.5m-long gold-and-silver ceremonial sceptre is at the heart of a controversy raging around Sunday's inauguration of a

South Sudan slams extension of UN arms embargo

 South Sudan's foreign ministry said it deplored the extension of an arms embargo and sanctions imposed on individuals in

US announces sanctions after Sudan truce violations

 The United States said on Thursday it was imposing economic sanctions and visa restrictions against actors "perpetuating the violence"

US, Japan modernising military alliance: Austin

 The United States and Japan are working to modernise their military alliance in the face of threats from China,

Erdogan makes phone call to Sheikh Hasina

Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call

N. Korea will 'correctly' put spy satellite into orbit soon, Kim's sister says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful sister said

In Moldova, Europe bids to show Putin united front

European leaders meet Thursday at a summit held on

China to join Indonesia's multilateral naval drills

 China will send warships to a multilateral naval exercise hosted in June by Indonesia, which has also invited countries

Japan allows nuclear plants to operate beyond 60 years

 Japan on Wednesday passed a law allowing nuclear reactors to operate beyond 60 years, as it tries to reinvigorate

Drought fuels water conflict in France, Spain

 The grey skies were a welcome sight for drought-hit farmers in France's Nouvelle Aquitaine region. But rare rains earlier

Iran: 3 Executions in the Last 10 Days and at Least 144 Executions in May

On Wednesday, May 31, three prisoners, namely Hossein Rousta, Nader Noori, and an unidentified prisoner, were hanged in Gohardasht

BASUG demands int’l recognition of ‘71 genocide

The Bangladeshi diaspora organization, Stichting BASUG (Bangladesh Support Group) with Special Consultative Status of the Economic and Social Council

North Korea spy satellite launch fails as rocket falls into the sea

North Korea’s attempt to put the country’s first spy satellite into space failed

Sudan army suspends truce talks with paramilitary foes: official

The Sudanese army has suspended its participation in US-

Five killed in strike on Ukraine's Lugansk: Russian administration

EU minister urges extension of Ukraine grain import ban

The EU agriculture minister

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