Indonesian President to visit India

Indonesian President to visit India

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will begin his three-day official visit to India on December 11, reported the Institute of Defence Study and Analyses (IDSA).

Myanmar, China discuss border issue

Myanmar, China discuss border issue

The first Myanmar-China Diplomacy and Defence "2+2" Consultation was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on November 26, focusing on maintaining peace and stability in the border areas between the two countries.

Trump says hopes for Cuban 'freedom' after Castro death

Trump says hopes for Cuban 'freedom' after Castro death

US President-elect Donald Trump said on November 26 that his administration would "do all it can" once he takes office on Jan. 20 to help increase freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro.

Cuba's Fidel Castro made revolutionary mark on history

Cuba's Fidel Castro made revolutionary mark on history

The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro turned his back on a life of privilege to lead a left-wing revolution in Cuba that endured for decades and was shaped by his political cunning, keen sense of destiny and boundless ego.

Syrian army captures part of rebel-held east Aleppo

Syrian army captures part of rebel-held east Aleppo

The Syrian army said it had taken control of an important district in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on November 26 after fierce fighting, with rebels blaming intense air strikes and lack of hospitals for their collapsing frontline.

Passenger trains collide in Iran, 44 killed: official

Passenger trains collide in Iran, 44 killed: official

Forty-four people were killed and 103 injured when one Iranian passenger train collided with another at a station about 150 miles (250 km) east of the capital Tehran on November 25, state media reported.