Int'l News Archive
  • »Iran talks enter decisive weekend

    Sat 22 November / Nov 2014. 12:32 PM
    Talks on Iran's nuclear programme are entering a crucial weekend in Vienna, but there is no sign of a breakthrough as Monday's deadline looms.
  • »Four Israelis killed in occupied Jerusalem attack

    Tue 18 November / Nov 2014. 05:51 PM
    Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city amid a surge in religious conflict.
  • »Battle turning against IS, says US Gen Dempsey

    Sun 16 November / Nov 2014. 10:24 AM
    America's top general has told US troops in Iraq that momentum is turning against Islamic State militants.
  • »Gunmen attack Egyptian navy vessel

    Thu 13 November / Nov 2014. 01:13 PM
    Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea, state media say, leaving five servicemen injured and eight more missing at sea.
  • »New hope in Syria war, says UN envoy

    Tue 11 November / Nov 2014. 02:17 PM
    The UN mediator in the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, has told the BBC he believes there is a fresh opportunity to resolve the country's crisis.
  • »Obama seeks to ease friction with China

    Mon 10 November / Nov 2014. 06:52 PM
    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday a successful China was in the interests of the United States and the world but Beijing had to be a partner in underwriting international order, and not undermine it.
  • »US air strikes target IS gathering in Mosul

    Sun 9 November / Nov 2014. 03:01 PM
    Coalition air strikes have targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul in northern Iraq, the US says.
  • »Obama to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq

    Sat 8 November / Nov 2014. 12:16 PM
    US President Barack Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground to advise and retrain Iraqis in their battle against the militant group Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday.
  • »Instability in Gaza risks return to war, says UN

    Tue 4 November / Nov 2014. 07:55 PM
    There is still not an effective or united Palestinian government in place in Gaza and unless stability is achieved rapidly, another conflict will engulf the territory, a senior United Nations official said on Tuesday.
  • »Islamic State 'kills 322' from single Sunni tribe

    Mon 3 November / Nov 2014. 10:34 AM
    Mass killings by Islamic State militants have seen 322 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe killed in western Anbar province, Iraq's government says.
  • »Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani

    Sun 2 November / Nov 2014. 10:20 AM
    Syrian Kurds welcomed the arrival in Kobani of Iraqi Kurdish fighters with their heavy weapons, hoping they might tip the balance in the battle to defend the town against Islamic State, as U.S.-led air strikes continued to bomb the ultra-hardline group in Iraq and Syria.
  • »Tunisia's secularists win elections

    Fri 31 October / Oct 2014. 12:00 AM
    Tunisia's secularist party Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the country's parliament following Sunday's elections, official results show.
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