Int'l News Archive
  • »Fighting worsens in Ukraine

    Tue 14 April / Apr 2015. 08:09 AM
    Ukraine's military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories.
  • »German literary giant Gunter Grass dies at 87

    Mon 13 April / Apr 2015. 07:12 PM
    Germany's Nobel-winning author, Gunter Grass, who acted as a moral compass for many in the postwar nation but later provoked criticism over his own World War II past, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.
  • »Many U.S. states will stick to Iran sanctions

    Mon 13 April / Apr 2015. 06:53 PM
    As the United States and Iran come closer to a historic nuclear deal, many U.S. states are likely to stick with their own sanctions on Iran that could complicate any warming of relations between the long-time foes.
  • »Hillary Clinton: Fearsome foe or easy target?

    Mon 13 April / Apr 2015. 11:21 AM
    Hillary Clinton entered the 2016 race for the White House on Sunday and the good news for her is that there are few serious contenders to challenge her for the Democratic nomination.
  • »Sinai hit by deadly bomb attacks

    Mon 13 April / Apr 2015. 10:42 AM
    At least 14 people have been killed in separate bomb attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, security forces have said.
  • »'No guarantee' of final nuclear deal, Khamenei says

    Thu 9 April / Apr 2015. 01:22 PM
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that there is "no guarantee" of a final deal with world powers on its nuclear programme.
  • »U.S. says Iran sanctions face phase-out

    Tue 7 April / Apr 2015. 08:24 AM
    The United States made clear on Monday that sanctions on Iran would have to be phased out gradually under a nuclear pact and President Barack Obama poured cold water on an Israeli demand that a deal be predicated on Tehran recognizing Israel.
  • »Dozens killed in fighting near Aden port

    Mon 6 April / Apr 2015. 07:43 AM
    Houthi fighters and allied army units clashed with local militias in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, and eyewitnesses said gun battles and heavy shelling ripped through a downtown district near the city's port.
  • »Unidentified troops land in Aden

    Thu 2 April / Apr 2015. 02:13 PM
    Dozens of unidentified troops landed by sea in Aden in an apparent last-ditch effort by a Saudi-led coalition to shore up a foothold in the southern Yemeni port city after Shi'ite Houthi fighters seized control of its center on Thursday.
  • »Air strike kills at least 40 at Yemen refugee camp

    Tue 31 March / Mar 2015. 08:20 AM
    An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in northYemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters who are battling President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
  • »Syria crisis: Idlib 'captured by Islamist groups'

    Mon 30 March / Mar 2015. 08:53 AM
    Islamist rebels have captured the north-western Syrian city of Idlib from government forces, monitors say.
  • »Warplanes hit Yemen's Sanaa overnight

    Mon 30 March / Mar 2015. 08:52 AM
    Warplanes struck Yemen's capital Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, on the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
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