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  • Cambodian Political Leaders to Hold Talks Following Rise in Tensions

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy have announced plans to talk Tuesday in an effort to break the country's year-long political stalemate. The ruling ...

  • UN Demands Rebels Give Access to MH17 Site

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council unanimously demanded on Monday that armed groups controlling the crash site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down immediately ...

  • Cambodia Faces Key Challenges in Effort to Tackle HIVAIDS

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS over the past 15 years have won it praise, and put it well ahead of many other low-income countries. But some of those most involved in the fight ...

  • Chinese Death Toll From Super Typhoon Rises to 33

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    BEIJING - The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last ...

  • Likely Loser in Indonesia Presidential Election Says Wont Accept Result Yet

    Laos News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    JAKARTA - The Indonesian ex-general widely thought to have narrowly lost this month's bitterly contested presidential election will not accept the official result until allegations of cheating are ...

  • Russias Putin Not Blinking in Last Chance Saloon

    Laos News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the "last chance saloon" over the Ukraine crisis but appears to be doing little to get out of it. Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought ...

  • International AIDS Conference Sets Big Goals

    Laos News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - This year's global AIDS Conference has ambitious goals, notably to eradicate the dreaded virus by 2030. But a cloud hung over the proceedings, caused by the death of six ...

  • Typhoon Kills 17 in China

    Laos News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    Typhoon Rammasun's violent winds and heavy rains are continuing a destructive path, killing 17 people in China after claiming nearly 100 lives in the Philippines. The storm left eight people dead in ...

  • Kerry Blasts Hamas Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine

    Laos News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and pinning blame for the escalating conflict on the Palestinian Islamist group. Kerry also ...

  • UN rights expert praises Cambodias political agreement urges promised reforms

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    22 July 2014 - The United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Cambodia today welcomed the agreement reached between the two main political parties in the country, which was followed ...

  • Security Council condemns downing of Malaysian airliner calls for international probe

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    21 July 2014 - The Security Council today called for an international investigation into last week"s downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger flight in eastern Ukraine, and demanded that armed ...

  • Sri Lanka seizes 100 kg heroin smuggled from Pakistan

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sri Lanka seized a major heroin consignment smuggled from Pakistan, the customs department said Tuesday. The heroin was seized when grinding machines imported from Pakistan were checked at a ...

  • Ukraine rebels hands over MH17 black boxes to Malaysia

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Pro-Russian rebels have reportedly handed over the black boxes of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine last Thursday to Malaysian authorities. The prime minister of the ...

  • Pakistan to release 57 boats of Indian fishermen

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Pakistan has decided to release 57 fishing boats of 150 Indian fishermen who had been freed in May this year as a goodwill gesture, the foreign ministry said Monday. Following the release of 150 ...

  • Nepal poor because of poor governance Communist leader

    Laos News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Khadga Prasad Oli, newly-elected chairman of Nepal's largest communist party, Monday blamed poor governance for the poverty in the country. The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) ...

  • Pakistan cricket gets new independently-drafted constitution

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Pakistan cricket is all set for a turn in the right direction with the implementation of its new 'independently-drafted' constitution, a copy of which was made public on Tuesday. According to Dawn, ...

  • US announces USD 9.3 million aid for IDPs in Pakistan

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The United States Embassy in Pakistan on Tuesday announced an additional contribution of $9.3 million to help Pakistan meet the health, water, sanitation, and livelihood needs of internally ...

  • Pakistani minister advises Imran Khan to motivate people to serve nation

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday advised Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to motivate people to serve the country rather than to riot. According to Dawn, ...

  • One army soldier killed in yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    One army soldier has been killed in yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Akhnoor area of Jammu and Kashmir today. Earlier on Sunday, Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire by ...

  • Court ruling makes me rightful PCB chairman Najam Sethi

    Laos News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that a Supreme Court ruling has established him as the rightful head of the board. Speaking to reporters outside the court in Lahore, ...

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