|White House condemns massacre in South Sudan
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:20:23 +0300
WASHINGTON, April 23 (Saba) - U.S. officials are "horrified" by reports out of South Sudan
that fighters aligned with rebel leader Riek Machar massacred hundreds of innocent civilians last week in Bentiu, White House press secretary Jay Carney said.
|Pirates attack Japanese vessel
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:19:39 +0300
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Saba) - Pirates attacked a Japanese vessel and siphoned off two million liters of of diesel and abducted three of the 18 crew members about 16 nautical miles from Pulau Ketam, a small island off the Malaysian coasts> Port Klang
| Nine confirmed dead, 287 still missing from S. Korea ferry sinking
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:42 +0300
TOKYO, April 17 (Saba) - At least nine people have been confirmed dead and 287 missing as of Thursday from the sinking of the 6,800-ton ship Sewol, off the southern coast of South Korea, the Seoul-based public broadcaster KBS reported
|Kerry travels to Geneva to discuss Ukraine crisis
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:45:33 +0300
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Saba) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will be in Geneva on Thursday to meet with representatives from Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union in a bid to find "a diplomatic path forward" as the standoff in eastern Ukraine intensif
|Two people dead, 107 missing in S. Korea sunken ferry
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:02:45 +0300
TOKYO, April 16 (Saba) - A passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead and 107 others missing, Yonhap News Agency reported.
|Ban, UNSC strongly condemn terrorist attacks in Nigeria
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:49:32 +0300
NEW YORK, April 15 (Saba)-UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council members late Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks at a bus station near the Nigerian capital Abuja .
|Obama to make week-long Asian tour
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:45:13 +0300
TOKYO, April 15 (Saba) - US President Barack Obama will make a week-long Asian tour to take him to South Korea, Malaysia , the Philippines and Japan.
| Palestinian woman dies from tear gas suffocation
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:38:16 +0300
RAMALLAH, April 15 (Saba) - A Palestinian woman died on Monday as result of inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli forces at the refugee camp, Palestinian medics from Bait Jala Hospital said.
|Car bomb hits police chief in Iraq's Kirkuk, 2 killed
Mon, 23 May 2011 11:23:39 +0300
KIRKUK, Iraq, May 23 (Saba) -- A car bomb struck the convoy of a police chief in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, killing two people and wounding 14, a local police source reported .
|S.Korea opens trial of 5 arrested Somali pirates
Mon, 23 May 2011 11:16:51 +0300
SEOUL, May 23 (Saba) - South Korea's first trial of Somali pirates seized during a commando raid on a hijacked ship in the Arabian Sea in January opened on Monday.
|Israeli Forces Arrests Six Palestinians
Tue, 17 May 2011 18:01:18 +0300
Bethlehem, May 17 (Saba) - Israeli occupation forces arrested last night six Palestinian citizens in Bethlehem and took them to an unknown destination, according to Kuwait News Agency (QNA).
|US Commander Expresses Support for S. Korea's Military Reforms
Tue, 17 May 2011 17:58:06 +0300
Seoul, May 17 (Saba) - The top US commander Gen. Walter Sharp in South Korea voiced support for Seoul's move to reform its top military command structure and promised his cooperation, a South Korean official said Tuesday. According to South Korea's (Yonha
|Japan's Cabinet Approves Revision of Energy, Key Policies
Tue, 17 May 2011 17:56:53 +0300
Tokyo, May 17 (Saba) - Japanese Cabinet has approved revisions to various key policies including energy, which has placed significance on nuclear power. In a meeting on Tuesday, the Cabinet drew up guidelines for various key policies in view of the change
|Two Government Buildings on Fire in Tripoli After NATO Strikes
Tue, 17 May 2011 17:54:42 +0300
Tripoli, May 17 (Saba) - A security services building and the headquarters of Libya's anti-corruption agency were on fire in the capital Tripoli early Tuesday after being hit by NATO air strikes, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).
|NATO: Challenges remain in Afghanistan
Tue, 17 May 2011 12:54:31 +0300
BEIJING, May 17 (Saba) -The Afghan army and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force have made progress in fighting insurgents but challenges remain.
|Fukushima nuclear crisis to be stabilized in six-nine months - PM
Mon, 16 May 2011 17:49:24 +0300
TOKYO, May 16 (Saba) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Monday the ongoing nuclear crisis at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may be brought under control within about six to nine months as laid out in a timetable released by the