Pakistan Government on 29 August 2014 appointed Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif's as mediator to defuse political crisis.
French President Francois Hollande named the new French government on 26 August 2014 under Prime Minister Manual Valls.
China police detected dozens of cross-border tunnels in troubled Muslim-majority Xinjiang province as well as northeast area bordering North Korea.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on 28 August 2014 as 12th President of Turkey. The ceremony...
Seven countries joined the United States (US) in arming the Peshmerga Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq against Islamic...
The U.S. Army on 25 August 2014 destroyed Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 during a test launch at its remote Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska.
Israel and Hamas agreed to Egyptian ceasefire proposal on 26 August 2014 after bloodiest battle of 50 days.
US President Barack Obama on 26 August 2014 authorised surveillance flights over Syria. The surveillance flights..
Union government decided to fence over Bangladesh waters based on skid marine hedge model of Singapore.
Japan will offer anti-viral drug favipiravir as a possible treatment of Ebola.
French President Francois Hollande dissolved his government on 25 August 2014 after an open feud in the cabinet over the country's economic policy.
The militant group Boko Haram on 25 August 2014 declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria
BSF & BGB agreed on vulnerability mapping to implement coordinated border plan to curb drug & human trafficking & trans-border crimes.
Afghanistan celebrated its 95th Independence Day on 19 August 2014. It is celebrated to mark the signing of the 1919 Anglo-Afghan treaty
Chinese authority on 19 August 2014 arrested thousand members of banned Quannengshen or the Church of Almighty God religious cult
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) on 19 August 2014 launched one of its biggest ever humanitarian relief
India signed MoU with Czech Republic on technical cooperation in railway sector. The MoU will be valid for a period of three years.
India on 18 August 2014 called-off the Foreign Secretary-level bilateral talks with Pakistan.
China on 3 August 2014 unveiled its next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Dongfeng – 41 (DF-41)...
UNHRC appointed three member to its Commission of Inquiry to probe possible war crimes and human rights violations during conflict in Gaza.
The fresh 72-hour ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza one minute after midnight on 11 August 2014.
Haider al-Abadi was named as the new Iraqi Prime Minister by Iraqi President Mohammed Fuad Masum.
Switzerland amended Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters and for information exchange with foreign countries.
Two F/A-18 aircraft of US dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on mobile artillery near Erbil after militants’ conquered Qaraqosh town of Iraq.
UK has announced that it has destroyed 190 metric tonnes of chemical stockpil of Syrian Arab Republic at a commercial facility in Ellesmere Port.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on 6 August 2014 declared a state of emergency over the outbreak of Ebola Virus.
Russian President signed decree that bans imports of agricultural products from all countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis.
Egypt launched construction work of a new Suez Canal with an aim to speed up the traffic along the existing waterway and boost countries economy.
US Congress approved a bill to provide help of 225 million US dollars to Israel for repairing Iron Dome anti-missile defence system.
For distribution of Doordarshan’s overseas India channel, DD India on a DTH platform, Prasar Bharti inked MoU with Deutsche Welle of Germany.