Category: International News

Support EU referendum or quit: Cameron to MPs

Support EU referendum or quit: Cameron to MPs

​British PM David Cameron has said his party’s lawmakers should either support staying in the EU or quit the government. Tory MPs had said they would campaign for a “Brexit” if Cameron failed on his electoral promises. Cameron on Sunday warned rebelling members of his Conservative Party that they had to either support Britain’s membership [&hellip

Saudi airstrikes kill 44 more Yemenis

Saudi airstrikes kill 44 more Yemenis

At least 44 people have been killed and 180 others wounded in a latest round of Saudi airstrikes on the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Saudi warplanes targeted military bases in the al-Tahrir and Jabal al-Naqam areas of the capital during the early hours of Sunday. Similar attacks were reported in the southwestern province of Ta’izz. Saudi [&hellip

Germans stage protest against G7 summit

Germans stage protest against G7 summit

​Thousands of people have taken to the streets in the southern German city of Munich to protest against the upcoming summit of the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized countries. Police said about 23,000 people took part in Thursday’s protest in the Bavarian capital, which was organized by environmentalists and globalization opponents. Some demonstrators marched [&hellip

US hit by ‘massive data breach’

US hit by ‘massive data breach’

The US government has admitted hackers may have accessed the personal data of four million current and former federal employees. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday it had launched an investigation and would hold the culprits accountable who penetrated deep into the data held by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The FBI [&hellip

India PM in Google ‘criminals’ list

India PM in Google ‘criminals’ list

​Internet giant Google has apologised after Indian PM Narendra Modi’s photos started appearing in the image search results for “Top 10 criminals”. “We apologise for any confusion or misunderstanding this has caused,” a Google statement said. Mr Modi figures prominently in the search alongside images of terrorists, murderers and dictators. Other world leaders on the [&hellip

Greece delays €300mn IMF debt repayment

Greece delays €300mn IMF debt repayment

​Greece has combined four of its upcoming loan payments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a move to buy time in the ongoing negotiations with international creditors over its debt crisis. Athens announced its decision on Thursday, a day ahead of a deadline to pay about 300 million euros ($340 million) to the IMF. [&hellip

Merkel, Hollande meet amid Greek crisis

Merkel, Hollande meet amid Greek crisis

​German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have held talks in Berlin amid ongoing negotiations over the Greek debt crisis in a bid to consider steps to forge a single digital market in Europe. The working dinner on Monday between the the two European Union leaders was also intended to coordinate the development [&hellip

UK’s EU referendum risky: France

UK’s EU referendum risky: France

France has criticized the UK’s intention to push for reforms in the European Union (EU), saying a British referendum on whether to leave the bloc could also cause a breakup in the union. “I find this process quite dangerous,” said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Thursday as British Prime Minister David Cameron is now [&hellip

‘ISIL foreign militants threaten world peace’

‘ISIL foreign militants threaten world peace’

​UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that foreign militants who have joined the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria are posing serious threats to the world peace and security. Briefing the UN Security Council on the implementation of a counter-terrorism resolution adopted last September, Ban said on Friday that foreign terrorists have created [&hellip

Thousands of migrants rescued, 17 die

Thousands of migrants rescued, 17 die

​The Italian coastguard says more than 4,000 migrants crossing from Africa to Europe were rescued in the Mediterranean on Friday. But 17 corpses were also found. As many as 4,200 migrants were saved in 17 rescue operations in the Meditteranean Sea on Friday, the Italian coastguard said, as boats continue to leave Africa in droves [&hellip