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  • Heavy fighting in Gaza sees mounting death toll

    Heavy fighting in Gaza sees mounting death toll

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Palestine - Global concerns over mounting casualties in Gaza escalated on Tuesday amid diplomatic efforts to bring peace to the region as the death toll in the troubled Middle East region ...

  • MH17 air disaster may prompt fresh sanctions for Russia

    MH17 air disaster may prompt fresh sanctions for Russia

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MOSCOW, Russia -Following a telephone call with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Sunday, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron called for fresh sanctions on ...

  • Despite assurances of Greek PM, economists think another bailout likely

    Despite assurances of Greek PM, economists think another bailout likely

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    ATHENS, Greece Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has repeatedly said that the country won't need another bailout, but a poll conducted by Bloomberg news has shown that six out of ten economists ...

  • Major increase in first time homeowners in UK this year

    Major increase in first time homeowners in UK this year

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    LONDON, UK - The number of first-time home buyers in Britain rose to a seven-year high in the first half of this year, according to a report by Halifax that also showed new homeowners spend about a ...

  • RJ Reynolds calls 23 billion dollar court ruling unreasonable

    RJ Reynolds calls 23 billion dollar court ruling unreasonable

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MIAMI, Florida - A Florida court has ordered the second-largest cigarette company in the US to pay USD $23.6-billion in compensation to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer. In addition, ...

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  • 25 collateral deaths in targeting of Hamas man in Gaza

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    On Sunday, 20 July 2014, at around 7:00pm, the home of the Abu Jame' family in the Bani Suheila neighborhood, northeast of Khan Yunis in Gaza, came under attack. Israeli forces bombed the ...

  • Bill says Hillary still to decide about her likely presidential run

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    WASHINGTON - It looks increasingly certain that Hillary Clinton is poised to be the Democratic nominee for the 2016 presidential polls, according to two latest surveys. But her husband and former ...

  • Baby boy killed in Ohio dog attack

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio - A seven-month-old Indianapolis baby boy died in an attack by a dog owned by a family member in in Dayton, Ohio, police said. The infant was identified as Jonathon Quarles Jr. by ...

  • Rebels to hand over black boxes as train with bodies of air crash victims leaves rebel-held town

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    KIEV - Pro-Russia rebels piled more than 200 bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines jetliner into a refrigerated train that finally pulled away from a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine Monday as ...

  • Hamas genocidal terrorists says Netanyahu

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA - The carnage continues in war-torn Gaza with scores of Palestinians, and more Israeli soldiers dying on Monday. Seven Israeli officers and soldiers were killed in separate incidents, four ...

  • US says Chinese spy ship spotted near multi-nation naval drills

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    BEIJING - A Chinese spy ship was spotted in the international waters off Hawaii trying to monitor U.S.-led naval exercises, even though the Chinese navy is participating in the drills, the US navy ...

  • US says Russia directly responsible for downing of Malaysian airliner

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    KIEV, Ukraine - US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the United States has evidence that indicates a Russian missile was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 ...

  • Fighting in Libyan capital escalates as militia battle for control of airport

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    TRIPOLI, Libya - Fighting between rival militant groups vying for control of Tripoli airport in the Libyan capital escalated significantly Sunday in what is being called the worst conflict in Libya ...

  • Israel ground offensive sees scores killed on both sides

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israeli forces and Hamas militants saw its deadliest day since it began nearly two weeks ago with more than 60 Palestinians and 13 ...

  • Ceremony held in Bosnia after remains of 284 from mass grave identified

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia In a mass ceremony Sunday, Bosnia laid to rest the remains of 284 victims of the Bosnian war, which were unearthed from what is believed to be the largest mass grave of Europe's ...

  • Presence of Chinese surveilance ship at international naval exercise raises questions

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - Despite having been invited to take part in the world's largest international naval exercise led by the US for the first time, China still sent a surveillance vessel to waters off ...

  • Israel rejects claims of captured soldier

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA STRIP - An Israeli soldier was claimed to have been captured by militants in Gaza, capping off the bloodiest and deadliest day in the conflict so far. Ron Prosor, the Israeli Ambassador to ...

  • Palestinians Appeal to UN Security Council

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS - The Palestinian Authority's envoy to the United Nations appealed to the Security Council Tuesday to take action to stop the killing of Palestinian civilians, as the death toll in ...

  • Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    WARSAW - Bulgaria called for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe and the Black Sea, as well as more joint military exercises, to improve security in the region after Russia's annexation of ...

  • Trial Imminent for Detained Venezuelan Protest Leader Lopez

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    As jailed Venezuelan opposition member Leopoldo Lopez prepares to go on trial Wednesday in Caracas for his role in protests earlier this year, his wife appealed to the international community for ...

  • UN Needs More Funding for CAR Refugees

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    GENEVA - The UN refugee agency said it needs three times as much money as it's already received to provide basic aid to the hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Central African Republic ...

  • Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    GENEVA - The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach ...

  • US UN Denounce ISIL Persecution of Iraqi Minorities

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The United States and U.N. Security Council Monday denounced the persecution of Iraqi minorities under the control of radical Sunni militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), ...

  • Australian PM Alleges Coverup at MH17 Crash Site

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    BANGKOK - Australia's prime minister is alleging a "cover-up" amid tampering of evidence at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russia's ambassador to Malaysia denies ...

  • France Defies Allies Confirms Warship for Russia

    Asia Pacific News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    PARIS - President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia. One backer ...

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