11:46 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
Egypt and several Western states urged their nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting left 97 people dead and a warning by state-owned National Oil Corp of a major disaster after a fuel tank was hit.
11:36 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
The UN Security Council agreed on a statement on Sunday urging Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militants to implement a humanitarian truce beyond the Muslim holiday of Idul Fitri and engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire.
11:30 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation on Sunday as Europe and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict.
11:16 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
A close associate of the man whose web of business holdings included a ferry that sank and killed more than 300 people in April was arrested on Monday, a week after the ferry owner's badly decomposed body was identified.
11:11 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
About 3,000 fishermen live on Ly Son, 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Vietnam's coast and which for centuries has been a base for fishermen to venture into the South China Sea.
10:38 am July 28, 2014 | No Comment
A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were held at sea by Australian authorities for almost a month, sparking a legal challenge against their detention, have arrived at a detention camp on mainland Australia, government officials said on Monday.
2:31 pm July 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour, humanitarian ceasefire requested by the United Nations.
1:14 pm July 27, 2014 | No Comment
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of UN censure.