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Afghan Taliban attack on Kandahar 'leaves 46 dead' Afghan Taliban attack on Kandahar 'leaves 46 dead'

At least 46 security personnel, Taliban fighters and civilians have been killed in clashes in the southern…


Taliban attack on Kandahar airport kills 37 Taliban attack on Kandahar airport kills 37

KANDAHAR: At least 37 people have been killed and 35 others wounded after Taliban militants stormed…


Rahul Gandhi on National Herald case: It is pure vendetta coming out of PMO Rahul Gandhi on National Herald case: It is pure vendetta coming out of PMO

    NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday reiterated his charge that…


Paris attacks: Bataclan third attacker 'identified' Paris attacks: Bataclan third attacker 'identified'

French police have identified the third attacker who blew himself up at the Bataclan during the Paris…


Syria conflict: Number of foreign fighters 'doubled in 16 months' Syria conflict: Number of foreign fighters 'doubled in 16 months'

The number of foreign fighters in Syria has gone up from 12,000 to at least 27,000 since June 2014,…


US House votes to restrict visa-free travel after Paris attacks US House votes to restrict visa-free travel after Paris attacks

  The House of Representatives has voted to tighten visa-free travel to the US following the Paris…


US expands North Korea sanctions over arms trade US expands North Korea sanctions over arms trade

  The US has imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its alleged weapons proliferation activities.…


9 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan airport 9 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan airport

  At least nine people have been killed in heavy fighting at the airport in the Afghan city of…


6 migrant children drown off Turkey's coast 6 migrant children drown off Turkey's coast

Ankara:  The latest developments as tens of thousands of people make their way to Europe and across…


China, Russia to sign nuclear, aviation deals during SCO summit China, Russia to sign nuclear, aviation deals during SCO summit

China to sign nuclear, aviation deals with Russia during SCO summit     BEIJING: China and…


Donald Trump, ISIS chief Baghdadi in race for Time Magazine 'Person of the Year' Donald Trump, ISIS chief Baghdadi in race for Time Magazine 'Person of the Year'

New York:  The chief of ISIS terror group Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and Republicans' US presidential…


Joe Hockey named Australia's new ambassador to US Joe Hockey named Australia's new ambassador to US

  Dumped treasurer Joe Hockey will become Australia's ambassador to the United States in the…


Herald case: Sonia, Rahul asked to appear in court on Dec 19 Herald case: Sonia, Rahul asked to appear in court on Dec 19

  A Delhi court granted on Tuesday temporary relief to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her…


14 killed as SUV hit by speeding train in Jharkhand 14 killed as SUV hit by speeding train in Jharkhand

Fourteen people were killed on Monday night when a Bolero at an unmanned railway crossing near Lapanga…


Chennai begins floods clean-up Chennai begins floods clean-up

    A major clean-up operation is under way in the the southern Indian city of Chennai (Madras)…


China pollution: First ever red alert in effect in Beijing China pollution: First ever red alert in effect in Beijing

  Schools in Beijing are closed and outdoor construction halted as the Chinese capital's first…


Ethiopia: Over 10 million will need food aid in January Ethiopia: Over 10 million will need food aid in January

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government says more than 10 million people including…


After Legal Fight, 21 Syrian Refugees to Arrive in Texas After Legal Fight, 21 Syrian Refugees to Arrive in Texas

  Twelve Syrian refugees were scheduled to arrive in Texas on Monday after the state eased up in…


Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US

  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the…


San Bernardino attacks: Suspects had target practice, says FBI San Bernardino attacks: Suspects had target practice, says FBI

  The two people behind the San Bernardino attack that killed 14 people had target practice days…


Airlifted pregnant woman delivers healthy twin girls Airlifted pregnant woman delivers healthy twin girls

CHENNAI: A nine-month pregnant woman, who was aerially rescued last week from one of the worst rain-affected…


Mamata Banerjee is most secular leader: Shahi Imam Mamata Banerjee is most secular leader: Shahi Imam

KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress’ observance of Samhati Divas, or Communal Harmony Day, on Sunday saw…


Sydney head girl criticises elite Ravenswood school Sydney head girl criticises elite Ravenswood school

SYDNEY: The head girl of one of Australia's most prestigious girls' schools has sparked debate…


Russian military satellite lost after launch Russian military satellite lost after launch

MOSCOW: One of two Russian defence satellites launched on Dec. 5 did not separate from the Soyuz carrier…


Germany heads for 1m asylum-seekers in 2015 Germany heads for 1m asylum-seekers in 2015

Germany has registered 964,574 new asylum-seekers in the first 11 months of the year, putting it on…


Anti-IS fighter Ashley Dyball returns to Australia Anti-IS fighter Ashley Dyball returns to Australia

An Australian who has been fighting against the so-called Islamic State (IS) group has been questioned…


Iran arrests 53 people for running pro-IS websites Iran arrests 53 people for running pro-IS websites

ANKARA: Iran's cyber police chief said on Monday officers had arrested 53 people for running websites…


7.2-Magnitude Quake Hits Tajikistan, Shakes Pakistan, India, Afghanistan 7.2-Magnitude Quake Hits Tajikistan, Shakes Pakistan, India, Afghanistan

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan on Monday, according to the…


Flight services resume in flood-hit Chennai Flight services resume in flood-hit Chennai

Flight services have resumed in the flood-hit southern Indian city of Chennai (Madras) after a week.…


High-level India-Pakistan talks held in Bangkok High-level India-Pakistan talks held in Bangkok

India and Pakistan have held high-level talks, four months after an earlier postponement.   Sunday's…


At least 32 Islamic State fighters killed in strikes in Syria’s Raqqa At least 32 Islamic State fighters killed in strikes in Syria’s Raqqa

At least 32 Islamic State fighters were killed and 40 more wounded in Syria’s Raqqa province on…


Terror threat against US has entered ‘new phase’: President Obama Terror threat against US has entered ‘new phase’: President Obama

US President Barack Obama sought to reassure terror-struck Americans that the Islamic State group will…


Iraq gives Turkish forces 48 hours to leave country Iraq gives Turkish forces 48 hours to leave country

Iraq on Sunday gave Turkey 48 hours to withdraw forces it said had entered the country illegally or…


Venezuela’s opposition wins control of National Assembly Venezuela’s opposition wins control of National Assembly

Venezuela’s opposition won control of the National Assembly by a landslide on Sunday, delivering…


‘We feel ashamed’: Pakistani relatives of California shooter ‘We feel ashamed’: Pakistani relatives of California shooter

KAROR LAL ESAN, Pakistan: Estranged relatives of a Pakistani woman involved in a mass shooting in California…


Jimmy Carter says his brain cancer is gone Jimmy Carter says his brain cancer is gone

GEORGIA: Former US President Jimmy Carter has said that his brain cancer is gone, US media report.  …


China Inner Mongolia checkpoint attacked by mob China Inner Mongolia checkpoint attacked by mob

BEIJING: A large mob has attacked a checkpoint in a remote part of China's northern Inner Mongolia…


Syria conflict: Raqqa air strikes 'kill 32 IS militants' Syria conflict: Raqqa air strikes 'kill 32 IS militants'

DAMASCUS: Air strikes on the city of Raqqa in northern Syria have killed at least 32 members of the…


Governor of Aden killed in IS attack Governor of Aden killed in IS attack

ADEN: Islamic State militants say they are responsible for a blast that killed the governor of Yemen's…

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