World Bulletin

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:39:41 GMT
Yemen PM urges Houthis to lay down arms
'We need to restore the country,' Khaled Bahah says

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:31:49 GMT
Iraq demands full withdrawal of Turkish troops
Iraqi cabinet 'renewed its firm position on the necessity of a response from neighboring Turkey to the Iraqi demand for a complete withdrawal from Iraqi territory and respect for its national sovereignty'

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:26:50 GMT
Saudi tribal force tasked with protecting Yemen border
Crown prince tasks paramilitary tribal force with conducting guerilla war in kingdom's 'mountainous border region'

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:06:44 GMT
WTO conference opens in Kenya
The ministerial conference, which is the first ever on African soil, is expected to approve accession of two new member countries, Liberia and Afghanistan

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:57:38 GMT
Poland slams Germany over solidarity lack
Germany is accused of putting Russian interests above central-eastern Europe security

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:45:36 GMT
Russia jails another Ukrainian
Verdict against Valentyn Vygovskiy, described in the media as a 32-year-old businessman, was swiftly condemned by Kyiv, with foreign ministry spokeswoman calling it 'illegal'

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:33:44 GMT
Clashes in Yemen ahead of peace talks
Clashes shake the flashpoint city of Taez and coalition warplanes bombed rebel positions ahead of the expected truce

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:25:34 GMT
Pakistan conducts new ballistic missile test
Pakistan has successfully test fired Shaheen 1A ballistic missile

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:22:25 GMT
Iran summons Nigerian envoy after Shia clashes
Iranian Foreign Ministry demands for probe into 'massacre' of Nigerian Shia

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:10:55 GMT
China, Egypt & Iran worst jailers of journalists
New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists says 199 journalists imprisoned worldwide in 2015 due to their work

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:08:12 GMT
Suspect linked to Paris attacks arrested
29-year-old man is arrested in the Paris region as part of the investigation into the November 13 attacks on the city that left 130 dead

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:11:06 GMT
Tuesday's dailies mainly cover 'rearrangement' of Turkish troops in N. Iraq plus EU's opening of new chapter in accession talks with Turkey

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:02:06 GMT
11 Baloch separatists killed in SW Pakistan
Outlawed Balochistan Liberation Front calls for secession of mineral-rich province from Pakistan

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:17:22 GMT
Turkish troops pose 'no threat' to Iraq
'We defend Iraq’s territorial integrity more than anyone,' says Turkey's PM Davutoglu

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:02:53 GMT
Nigerian army frees 31 Boko Haram hostages
Three Boko Haram militants were also killed in operation in northeastern Borno state

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:02:24 GMT
Yemen truce begins along with Swiss talks
Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has said that a seven day truce which will coincide with UN peace talks in Switzerland

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:45:20 GMT
US Defence Chief Ash Carter visits Turkish air base
Ash Carter has made a visit to the Turkish Incirlik Air Base.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:14:53 GMT
Obama defends Gitmo closure
White House admits that around 10 percent of those released from Guantanamo resumed fighting for extremist organizations, but says it is more important to shutter a facility that has become a recruiting tool for militants

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:13:10 GMT
Syrian refugees make good in Turkey
With Turkish support, Syrian refugees are starting successful businesses in Turkey

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:09:00 GMT
Kerry, Lavrov begin Syria talks in Moscow
Russian FM Lavrov says he is ready to discuss any bilateral issues Kerry deemed important

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:52:39 GMT
Study finds Putin has 'gunslinger's gait'
Specialists in analysing postures and movements that are potential signs of health disorders, they say they were struck by Putin's 'distinct' way of walking

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:36:48 GMT
Czech Rep. to take in only Christian refugees
Country's PM pledges to take in 153 Iraqi Christians fleeing war

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:33:51 GMT
EU launches Serbia accession talks
Two chapters in membership talks have been opened: chapter 35 on Belgrade's normalisation of relations with its breakaway territory of Kosovo, and chapter 32 on financial control

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:25:12 GMT
Kerry to address Turkey row with Putin
US Secretary Kerry will address 'the continuing need for the Russians to de-escalate their tensions with the Turks' during his meeting with Putin in Moscow

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:20:43 GMT
US anti-Muslim attacks hitting record high
The wave of Islamophobia sweeping across the US has hit an all time record high with reports of firebombed mosques, and Muslim women being attacked in public

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:12:31 GMT
Britain's demands from the EU to avoid 'Brexit'
The British Prime Minister has set out a list of key demands for renegotiating UK's EU membership

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:11:03 GMT
UK positive over Turkey's EU accession
UK's Minister for Europe Lidington has said 'there are good reasons for seeking to submit Turkey in a Euro Atlantic alignment'

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:10:05 GMT
Saudi forms 34-nation anti-terrorist military coalition
An alliance will be set up by Saudi Arabia which will include Egypt and Turkey but not Iran in its member line-up

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:08:04 GMT
US welcomes Turkish troops pull out in Iraq
US vice president says rearrangement of Turkish troops out of Camp Bashiqa to another area in northern Iraq is 'an important step to de-escalate tensions'

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 9:07:18 GMT
Bulgaria seeks EU's help to deal with refugee crisis
Greek President Pavlopoulos backs Bulgaria's efforts for Schengen accession