Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka has hailed Theresa May for her "remarkable leadership" in the fight against modern slavery, as she vowed the US would join Britain in a "full-throated call" for international action to end the crime.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
US president Donald Trump's childhood home in New York received some new occupants over the weekend - refugees.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has inspected the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the country's state media has said.
Sun, 03 Sep, 2017
Charity founder Adi Roche has appealed to all children and families to remember, on this Wednesday, the Chernobyl disaster which occurred 31 years ago.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Fidel Castro was ‘the great master of political seduction’ and survived over 100 assassination attempts to build his revolutionary state, write Reuters journalists and
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, facing a key referendum at home later this year, accused Germany, France and Spain of breaking European Union rules on deficit control and spending.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
The Soviet leader did not bang his shoe on the desk at the UN, says granddaughter ,but few nations are immune to diplomatic blunders
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
On October 1, Rabbi Eiran and his Naama, who were in their 30s, were travelling between the West Bank Jewish settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh with their four children when they were murdered by Palestinian terrorists.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has declared that he is no longer bound by agreements signed with Israel.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Struggling for a solution to Syria’s civil war, President Barack Obama said the United States is willing to work with Russia, as well as Iran to achieve a “managed transition” to remove Syrian leader Bashar Assad from power.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
The publisher of an authorised best-seller about North Korean defector and human rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk has said it is anxious for an “accurate understanding” of the facts after he retracted substantial parts of his story.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
China’s shift away from muscle-flexing and a confluence of interests with a US-led order offer hope it will not continue to engender large-scale regional instability next year, says Yoon Young-kwan
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel yesterday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute "all of the lies directed at us" with regard to Israel’s recently concluded war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Pop singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham has opened her first clothing store in London.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2014
Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
Ukraine's prime minister has urged the world not to lift sanctions against Russia until his country regains control over its entire territory, including Crimea.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
François Hollande, the French president, said yesterday that the terrorists who beheaded a French citizen in Algeria represent a global threat that must be stopped.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced his support for air strikes carried out by the United States and Arab allies on Islamic State militants in Syria.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
New anti-terror units working at Australia’s two largest airports have intercepted a person of interest, the prime minister has revealed.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
The United Nations General Assembly is to hold an informal meeting to hear briefings by senior officials on the war in Gaza.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
Iran wants to improve bilateral relations with the United States and other Western powers, president Hassan Rouhani said in an editorial published in a German newspaper, broaching an issue he has so far avoided since he took office.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
Sat, 26 Oct, 2013
Syria’s president Bashar Assad says his government will abide by the UN resolution calling for the country’s chemical weapons programme to be dismantled and destroyed.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
EMC has urged colleges to create more 'Big Data' programmes as experts predict millions of new jobs in analytics over the coming years.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
Israel’s approval of 3,000 new homes on occupied territory has drawn sharp condemnation from European allies with at least three governments summoning ambassadors over an action they say undermines an already troubled peace process.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court say they will study what the Palestinian Authority’s upgraded status means for its relationship with the world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
The 193-nation UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution last night to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s observer status at the UN from “entity” to “non-member state”, implicitly recognising a Palestinian state.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused US president Barack Obama of seeking to exploit the Arab uprisings for personal and political gain as he addressed a fringe meeting of the United Nations General Assembly via videolink from his embassy hideout.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
President Barack Obama is asking the world to confront the root causes of rage exploding across Islam, calling it a defining choice “between the forces that would drive us apart and the hopes we hold in common.”
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criticism of Barack Obama’s foreign policy, accusing the president of reducing the killing of the US ambassador to Libya as a mere “bump in the road” rather than part of a chain of events that threatened American interests.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
Burma democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be honoured in Washington and given the US Congress’ highest award, in the latest milestone in her remarkable journey from political prisoner to globetrotting stateswoman.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
The White House has denied reports of a rift with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying that he and President Barack Obama reaffirmed the two countries' commitment to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012
New UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said that the death toll in Syria is "staggering" and the destruction "catastrophic".
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
The Syrian government launched an offensive yesterday to retake rebel-held neighbourhoods in the nation's commercial hub of Aleppo, unleashing artillery, tanks and helicopter gunships against poorly armed opposition fighters.
Sun, 29 Jul, 2012
The Syrian government launched an offensive to retake rebel-held districts in the nation's commercial hub of Aleppo today, unleashing artillery, tanks and helicopter gunships against poorly armed opposition fighters.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
IT WAS a plush affair for the mid-80s, an era when record sales had already begun to decline, and when music writers had already begun to reminisce about the good old glory days when lavish promotional parties and international flights were commonplace.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron today arrived in Paris for a summit with President Nicolas Sarkozy which will focus on nuclear energy, defence co-operation and the crisis in Syria.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
The French and American delegations walked out of the United Nations General Assembly as Iran's president delivered his address today.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2011
The United Nations General Assembly has voted to recognise Libya's national transitional council as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
Muammar Gaddafi struck a defiant stance after two high-profile defections from his regime, saying he was not the one who should go but the Western leaders who decimated his military with air strikes.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
In the light of current difficulties in Afghanistan, it is ironic that the country was very much in the news in 1980, because forces from the Soviet Union were occupying the country.
Thu, 30 Dec, 2010