12 hrs ago
Obama must back up his words
The gruesome beheading of New Hampshire native James Foley underscores the seriousness of the threat to America posed by the Islamic State militants who control much of northern Iraq and parts of eastern Syria.
19 hrs ago
Japan considering building own fighter jets, report says
PanARMENIAN.Net - Japan is considering building its own fighter jets after years of playing second fiddle in a U.S. construction partnership, a report said Thursday, August 21 in a move likely to stoke fears of its military resurgence among Asian neighbours, according to Agence France-Presse.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
ISIS reportedly beheads American journalist in message to Obama: Stay out of Iraq
The American photojournalist James Wright Foley was working for Agence France Presse when he was captured crossing the Syria-Turkish border in 2012.
Hospitals in Venezuela virtually closed for lack of materials
Hospitals all over Venezuela suffer from a critical shortage of basic medical materials, from saline to gloves and medications, causing a nationwide health crisis.
CWA Tasmanian president Shirley Morrisby and national president Noela Macleod
CWA Tasmanian president Shirley Morrisby and national president Noela Macleod at the Tasmanian Country Womens Association conference at Camp Clayton This service may include material from Agence France-Presse , APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Agence France Presse: Crime threatens Myanmar's stability: UN
"Criminal activity in Myanmar is undermining development efforts, increasing human insecurity and threatening the peace process," said UNODC regional representative Jeremy Douglas, according to a statement.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
'Thirteen more rescued' after Indonesia boat sinking
Eight more foreigners and five Indonesians have been rescued from a boat which sank while travelling between islands in Indonesia, according to Agence France Presse.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Kenya bans travelers from Ebola-plagued countries
According to Agence France-Presse , on Saturday, the Kenyan government announced that it was barring travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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Toxic Spill at Grupo Mexico Mine Turns Rivers Orange
For industry professionals and investors alike, the mining industry requires extensive due diligence, and two recent events have illustrated why it's so important.
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Associated Press cameraman among 5 killed in Gaza ordnance blast
An Italian cameraman working for international news agency Associated Press was among at least five people killed in northern Gaza on Wednesday as sappers were dismantling an Israeli missile.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
ECOWAS official 'dies from Ebola'
An Economic Community of West African States official has reportedly died from Ebola, according to Agence France Presse agency.
Agence France Presse: Suu Kyi charter change stands chance
Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said Monday.
AFP and Valota Sign a Global Digital Signage Content Delivery Agreement
AFP & Valota have signed an agreement for delivering AFP's news content to Digital Signage screens globally through Valotalive.com service Agence France-Presse, the global news agency, and Valota Ltd. today announced a partnership agreement focusing on Digital Signage Content as a Service .
Taiwan: Floods hit blast-affected Kaohsiung
Heavy rains have forced offices in Taiwan's Kaohsiung city to close down as floods overwhelmed its sewage system, reports The Malay Mail Online citing Agence France-Presse.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
News Service Apologizes to Famed Photojournalist for Using Old, Pirated Syria Image for Iraq Crisis
It's not often that news agencies offer public apologies to photojournalists for misuse of their images but AFP has done just that.
Pilot strike in Portugal prompts flight cancelations
A 24-hour strike staged by pilots working for Portugal's Transportes Aereos Portugueses SGPS S.A. has prompted the cancelation of dozens of flights, Agence France-Presse reported.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Report: At least 20,000 Iraqis escape mountain
At least 20,000 Iraqis have managed to escape from a mountain where they were trapped by Islamist militant fights, according to Agence France-Presse.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Giant crocodile attacks a bull shark: 'Jaws vs. claws' battle caught in photos
A massive saltwater crocodile in Australia was captured on photos looking every bit as if he were making a meal of a shark that apparently swam a bit too close to the giant reptile.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Peru: U.S. miner Doe Run ordered to pay $163 million for environmental failures
A high court in Peru has ordered U.S.-based mining firm The Doe Run Resources Corp. to pay $163 million for its failure to implement adequate environmental measures at its La Oraya site, Agence France-Presse reported.
Agence France Presse: Myanmar rights under the microscope at ASEAN meeting
Myanmar faces being called to account for stalling reforms when it hosts a top global diplomats at a security forum later this week, with religious clashes and curbs on press freedom taking the sheen off its emergence from military-rule.