1:59 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister tells the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media report, reaffirming Beijing’s diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear plans.
12:22 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
The soldier shot at the Canadian war memorial in Ottawa has died, and a guard in the nearby parliament buildings has been wounded, Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney said on Wednesday.
4:39 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
2:52 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit an all-time high in 2013 despite years of counter-narcotics efforts that have cost the United States $7.6 billion, the US government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction spending said on Tuesday.
8:37 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight when Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish forces with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.
1:07 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry and a top Chinese official had “candid exchanges” over several contentious issues dogging relations between Washington and Beijing, an American diplomat said Saturday.
12:40 pm October 18, 2014 | No Comment
President Barack Obama on Friday appointed a former White House adviser as US Ebola "czar" and named senior officials to help step up the government's response to the disease in Texas, where it first appeared on US soil.
10:03 am October 18, 2014 | No Comment
The leader of a criminal gang suspected of conspiring with Mexican police to kill 43 missing students in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero has been detained, authorities said on Friday.