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Cuba to strengthen people-to-people contact with Indonesia: Ambassador

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:02:02 +0700

(image) Cuba is committed to developing its relationship with Indonesia by strengthening the people-to-people contact, including by ensuring that the Indonesian media disseminates information about the country. This was said by ...



UAE to introduce new laws soon to regulate drones

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:01:51 +0700

(image) The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimize risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on ...



Indonesia-Australia provide scholarships for professionals, students

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:42:50 +0700

(image) The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN), in cooperation with the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, will offer fellowship to Indonesian professionals and students to study in Australia. ...



Indonesia campaigns for UNSC non-permanent membership

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:55:45 +0700

(image) Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi is campaigning for Indonesias bid for non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2019-2020 term. "Indonesia has the required qualifications for UNSC ...



Syrian army recaptures key Palestinian refugee camp in Aleppo

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:20:42 +0700

(image) Syrian forces backed by Palestinian groups succeeded Saturday to recapture a camp of Palestinian refugees in the northern province of Aleppo from the hands of rebels, according to state news agency SANA. The capture of ...



11 killed from alcohol poisoning in Ukraine

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:47:42 +0700

(image) At least 11 people aged between 27 and 60 years have died in the past two days from alcohol poisoning in Ukraines eastern Kharkov region, authorities said on Friday (Sept. 23) The Prosecutors Office in Kharkov region said ...



Six in the running to be next WHO leader

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:26:02 +0700

(image) Six international health experts, including four from Europe, are to compete to become the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) after its current leader Margaret Chan ends her tenure next June.Nominations ...



Egyptian court jails five juveniles over Red Sea island protest

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:04:41 +0700

(image) An Egyptian court sentenced five juveniles to five years in prison and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds ($11,000) for protesting against a decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a judicial source and state ...



Head of hospital in rebel-held Aleppo says bombardment killed 91

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:33:23 +0700

(image) The number of people killed in the bombardment of rebel-held eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday is 91, Hamza al-Khatib, the director of a hospital there, told Reuters.A Syrian military source on Thursday ...



Lost Toddler survives three days in Siberian Taiga alone

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:03:27 +0700

(image) A Russian toddler who went missing in the Siberian taiga was found three days later, alive and healthy, Russian media and the emergencies ministry reported.Three-year-old Tserin disappeared from his home in a remote village in ...



Second U.S. flight over S. Korea since North`s nuclear test

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:04:14 +0700

(image) Two US supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km (25 miles) south of the capital, according to a Reuters witness, the second such flight since North Koreas Sept 9 ...



President of UN General Assembly calls for order in hall in an unusual manner

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:02:02 +0700

(image) Peter Thomson, president of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, on Tuesday banged the gavel several times in an unusual manner in a bid to maintain order in the hall of the 193-member assembly as many delegates milled ...



More active role needed to settle refugee problems: Indonesian VP

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:02:17 +0700

Indonesia has urged the international community to play a more active role to resolve the refugee problem. "International community must work together more closely to overcome various humanitarian tragedies that have ...



NAM must be ready to meet 21th century challenges: VP

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:54:05 +0700

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said member countries of the Non-Alligned Movement (NAM) must be able and ready to meet various challenges in the 21st century. "I need to affirm that there has been an urgent need for ...



Explosion rocks Manhattan neighborhood, at least 29 hurt

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:50:01 +0700

An explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, authorities said, adding that they are investigating the blast as a criminal act not immediately linked to any terror ...



Malaysian democracy group to stage 1MDB protest, calling for PM to resign

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:53:01 +0700

Malaysian democracy group Bersih said on Wednesday it would hold a protest rally calling for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak to allow an independent investigation into the financial scandal at 1Malaysia ...



Duterte says he wants U.S. special forces out of southern Philippines

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:59:46 +0700

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called for the withdrawal of U.S. military from a restive southern island, fearing an American troop presence could complicate offensives against Islamist militants notorious for ...



Jokowi, Turnbull agree to strengthen bilateral ties

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:57:21 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed to intensify bilateral cooperation in the economic and maritime sectors. The agreement was reached during a bilateral meeting between the ...



Jokowi holds informal conversation with Duterte

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:52:24 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) engaged in an informal dialog with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after the ASEAN Leaders' Retreat at the National Convention Center (NCC) in Vientiane, Laos, on Wednesday. The ...



President Jokowi calls on ASEAN countries to maintain regional stability

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:07:46 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged ASEAN member countries to maintain regional peace and stability. "ASEAN must protect our home and ensure sustainable peace and stability," President Jokowi stated in a speech at the ...