Thursday, July 31, 2014   

UN envoy claims Iraq crisis 'life-threatening'
(06-17 18:06)

A week-long militant offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq is ''life-threatening'' and is the biggest threat to its sovereignty for many years, the UN envoy to Baghdad said.
''Right now, it's life-threatening for Iraq but it poses a serious danger to the region,'' Nickolay Mladenov said.--AFP   
Other World breaking news:
Turkey arrests more police officers over wiretapping (07-30 19:03)
Thai Airways bans shark fin from cargo flights (07-30 18:18)
Ebola poses 'very serious threat' to UK: Hammond (07-30 18:00)
SAfrica extradites German priest on sex abuse charges (07-30 17:59)
10 convicted over fire leaving 94 Indian school kids dead (07-30 17:11)
150 feared trapped in India landslide (07-30 16:47)
Flooding in UCLA (07-30 15:52)
Japan practice amphibious landing in Hawaii (07-30 15:52)
Australia detains four Taiwanese for drug trafficking (07-30 15:50)
Southwest Airlines fined over improper repairs (07-30 15:20)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.