Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says public opinion will be a key factor in deciding whether to impose a curfew in parts of the far South. Yingluck called an urgent meeting at Government House yesterday to discuss the curfew proposal. The idea was raised by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung last week after the murders of two farmers in Pattani and four fruit traders in Yala. Ms Yingluck then expressed her support for a curfew following a string of attacks which killed five soldiers in Raman district of Yala and two other people in Pattani on Sunday.
Three senior Australian Labor Party (ALP) figures - the federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, and the New South Wales (NSW) Opposition Leader, John Robertson - have been dragged into a corruption probe after admitting they accepted generous ski holidays from former NSW Labor kingpin Eddie Obeid
Japan plans to create a 500 million U.S. dollars assistance package to fund three Vietnamese development projects, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar today warned that any further bid by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai and his party to create any obstruction in the ongoing investigation into the case of slain journalist Dekendra Thapa could deal a telling blow to the incumbent coalition.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday left for three Southeast Asian countries as his first overseas trip after he was elected as Japan's prime minister last month.
The Supreme Court today directed the Government and the Attorney General not to obstruct the Interrogation and prosecution of five maoist cadres arrested on charge of killing Dailekh- based journalist Dekendra Thapa. A single bench of justice Kalyan Shrestha issued the order, saying the obstruction form the Government and Attorney General in ongoing investigation into the journalist murder case was unconstitutional. The bench told the authorities- Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, AG Mukti Narayan Pradhan, Minister for Home Affairs Bijaya Kumar Gadchhadhar and Inspector General of Nepal Police Kuber Singh Rana - not to impede the interrogation and prosecution of the murder accused.
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to demand an end to the decades-old U.S. embargo on Cuba.The resolution was adopted with 185 v
On the afternoon of 14 November local time, President Xi Jinping had a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in Bali, Indonesia. The two presidents had a candid and in-
You could be forgiven for feeling a little 'deja vu' in Madrid, as truckers and other transport workers took to the streets to express their anger on Monday. The 'Spani
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to conscript people charged with serious crimes, including murder, robbery, larceny, drug trafficking and other outsta
Top Vatican cardinals tried to put the brakes on the German Catholic Church’s controversial reform process Friday, fearing proposals concerning gays, women and sexual m
Ethiopia's Tigray region on Tuesday welcomed the first international aid delivery since a truce to end fighting, with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC