Pope to Visit Armenia After Irking Turkey With 'Genocide' Label

Pope Francis visits Armenia this weekend and will try to avoid reigniting a diplomatic dispute with Turkey after his branding of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as a genocide infuriated Ankara last year.

23 June 2016 | 05:00 AM


White House Strongly Condemns North Korea Missile Launches

The White House on Wednesday (22/06) condemned the latest missile launches by North Korea, saying they were a "flagrant violation" of Pyongyang's international obligations.

23 June 2016 | 03:00 AM


Rubio Says Prospect of Trump President is 'Worrisome'

US Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday (22/06) that he was running for re-election in part to provide a counter-weight to whomever might win the White House in November, whether Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump.

23 June 2016 | 02:00 AM


On Eve of Defining British EU Referendum, Rivals Race for Final Votes

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his euroskeptic opponents made final pitches for wavering voters on Wednesday on the eve of a defining referendum on European Union membership with the outcome still too close to call.

23 June 2016 | 01:00 AM


Govt to Prioritize Projects in Regions Lacking Electricity

President Joko Widodo has instructed ministers to prioritize the government's 35,000-megawatt power project to benefit regions that still lack electricity.

22 June 2016 | 11:04 PM


Indonesia to Summon Chinese Representative Over Natuna Incident

Indonesia will not respond to a protest note sent by China after the Navy fired warning shots at Chinese fishing boats near the Natuna Islands.

22 June 2016 | 10:39 PM


UK Opinion Polls Show Shift Towards 'In' for EU Vote

Opinion polls published in the days before Thursday's referendum have mostly shown a shift towards keeping Britain in the European Union, but there are some signs that the "In" camp's momentum has stalled and the race still looks too close to call.

22 June 2016 | 10:30 PM


N. Jakarta District Court Judge Rejects Graft Allegations in Saipul Ruling

The judge who presided over dandgut singer Saipul Jamil's sexual assault trial in the North Jakarta District Court dismissed accusations of graft.

22 June 2016 | 10:08 PM


Europe's Robots to Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan

Europe's growing army of robot workers could be classed as "electronic persons" and their owners liable to paying social security for them if the European Union adopts a draft plan to address the realities of a new industrial revolution.

22 June 2016 | 10:00 PM


Britons Dash for Foreign Currency Before EU Vote, Say High Street Exchanges

Britons have flocked to swap their pounds for euros and US dollars in the days running up to the European Union referendum, according to foreign exchange bureau companies on Wednesday (22/06).

22 June 2016 | 09:37 PM