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Comments Off on Migrant arrivals in Germany drop in early 2017

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BERLIN — The number of people applying for asylum in Germany has dropped steeply, figures showed on Monday, a sign that a deal between the European Union and…

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Comments Off on Air base is operating again: Syrian governor

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIRUT —  A Syrian air base targeted in a U.S. cruise missile attack is operating again, the governor of Syria’s Homs province confirmed on Saturday. The United States launched…

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Comments Off on IS says Egypt church bombings carried out by militant with suicide vests

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CAIRO — Two Islamic State militants wearing suicide vests carried out the deadly church bombings in Egypt on Sunday that killed at least 44 people, the group said…

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Comments Off on U.S.missile strike complicates Syria crisis: Analysts

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DAMASCUS — The U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base has made the Syrian crisis more complicated and is threatening more militarization, analysts said. The unprecedented attack on…

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Comments Off on Saudi Arabia denies setting date to allow women to drive

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, RIYADH — Saudi Arabia denied on Sunday setting a date to allow women to drive, Al Riyadh local online news reported. Saudi Arabia bans women to drive in a…

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Comments Off on French President vows to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PARIS — French President Francois Hollande on Sunday vowed to mobilize his country’s forces to support Egypt’s combat against terrorism following bombings of Coptic churches. “Egypt is again struck…

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Comments Off on Egypt declares 3-months emergency state after deadly church blasts

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi declared in a televised statement on Sunday evening a three-months state of emergency in the Arab country. The announcement came hours after two…

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Comments Off on New constitution is signed, wave of attacks hit southern Thailand

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK — Bomb blasts were among 23 coordinated attacks that rocked Muslim-majority southern Thailand early on Friday, a security officer said, just hours after King Maha Vajiralongkorn signed…

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Comments Off on Swedish police say detained suspect of Stockholm attack previously known to security service

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, STOCKHOLM — Swedish police are increasingly confident they have caught the man responsible for a truck attack in the capital Stockholm on Friday, but would not rule out…

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Comments Off on Islamic State kills dozens of civilians trying to flee Mosul

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, ERBIL — Islamic State militants have killed dozens of civilians attempting to flee Mosul in recent days, hanging several dead bodies from electricity poles as Iraqi forces fight…

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Comments Off on U.S. Vice President visit to focus on economic cooperation

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — U.S. Vice President Michael R Pence’s planned visit to Indonesia in mid-April will focus on efforts to increase economic cooperation and regional security, U.S. Ambassador Joseph…

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Comments Off on Syria's presidential office slams U.S. missile attack as “irresponsible”

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DAMASCUS — The Syrian presidential office slammed the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian airbase as “reckless and irresponsible.” In a statement, the presidential office said the attack reflects…

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Comments Off on Indonesia, UK agree to strengthen cooperation to adress illegal fishing

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Indonesia and the United Kingdom have agreed to strengthen cooperation to deal with illegal fishing by developing the national water surveillance satellite technology. “The cooperation project, which…

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Comments Off on Afghan President to take cue from Indonesia in women's empowerment

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai expressed keenness to take a cue from Indonesia’s policy for strengthening the role of women in various fields. “The Afghan president…

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Comments Off on Six dead in Portugal fireworks explosions

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LISBON — Six people have died and two others are missing after a series of explosions at a fireworks factory in northern Portugal, rescue workers said. The explosions took…

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Comments Off on Albania to turn Sazan Island military base into tourist destination

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TIRANA — Two Albanian ministries signed Wednesday a cooperation agreement to turn the southern Sazan Island into a tourist destination during summer seasons. The agreement was signed between Albanian…

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Comments Off on Indonesia ready to bridge Russia, US relation to combat ISIS

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — National Police chief General Tito Karnavian is ready to bridge the rapprochement between Russia and the United States, particularly to combat ISIS militant group, which has…

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Comments Off on Indonesia offers transportation infrastructure projects to Australia

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR — Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has offered investment in some transportation infrastructure projects to Australia as part of the bilateral cooperation under the Indonesia Transport Safety Assistance Package…

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Comments Off on Indonesia to provide scholarship for 100 Afghan students

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Indonesia has provided scholarship for 100 Afghan students to study in various universities in the country. “The Indonesian government would provide scholarship for 100 Afghan students,” Education…

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Comments Off on Brian McFeeters clarifies Trump statement regarding “trade cheater”

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Deputy US Embassy to Indonesia Brian McFeeters said the executive orders of US President Donald Trump to investigate the causes of imbalance in trade deficit with…

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Comments Off on Trump to discuss North Korea's nuclear program with Xi Jinping

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss how to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week in what a senior…

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Comments Off on New way of turning sea water into drinking water

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON — A process that could help millions of people by turning sea water into drinking water was announced Monday by scientists in Manchester. The wonder material, graphene, is…

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Comments Off on UN deeply disturbed by alleged chemical attack in Idlib

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said he is deeply disturbed by reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in an airstrike in Syria’s…

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Comments Off on Syria denies possession of chemical weapons

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DAMASCUS — The Syrian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that the Syrian army doesn’t have any kind of chemical weapons. The ministry blasted in a statement as completely baseless reports…

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Comments Off on Subway blast is suicide attack: Russian investigators

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, ST PETERSBURG — A Kyrgyz-born suicide bomber was behind a blast on the St Petersburg subway that killed 14 people, Russian investigators say. There was no immediate claim of…

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Comments Off on Syrian military denies report of toxic attack in Idlib

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DAMASCUS — A senior Syrian military officer on Tuesday denied reports of military toxic attack on rebel-held area in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.  “This didn’t happen and will…

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Comments Off on Indonesia extends condolences to Russia, Syria

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Indonesian government expressed its deepest condolences to the victims of a bomb blast on a St Petersburg train, Russia, and an attack in Syria’s Idlib…

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Comments Off on Trump calls Indonesia as “trade cheater”, Jusuf Kalla: US should exercise introspection

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Vice President Jusuf Kalla has called on the US government to exercise introspection, following its accusation of “trade cheater” against Indonesia which has recorded trade surplus…

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Comments Off on Low income American strike by fear of hunger, homelessness

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON — Over the past two years, concern about hunger and homelessness has been rising among Americans, especially among the lower-income group, found a new Gallup poll. An average…

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Comments Off on Erdogan says constitutional changes will boost Turkey's economy

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, ANTARA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday said the proposed constitutional changes aimed at expanding Turkey’s president’s power, which Ankara’s opposition parties oppose, would boost…