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US air strike 'hits 238 IS oil trucks' in Syria US air strike 'hits 238 IS oil trucks' in Syria

A US air strike has destroyed more than 238 fuel trucks controlled by Islamic State (IS) militants in…


US issues worldwide travel alert over terror threats US issues worldwide travel alert over terror threats

The US has issued a worldwide travel alert for its citizens in response to "increased terrorist…


690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF 690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Nearly 690 million of the world's 2.3 billion children live in areas…


24 killed in fiery bus crash in Mexico 24 killed in fiery bus crash in Mexico

At least 24 people are dead following a fiery bus crash near Mexico's Gulf coast. Civil defense…


15 die in Russia from drinking illegal alcohol 15 die in Russia from drinking illegal alcohol

Moscow: Russian investigators say 15 people have died in the past two weeks from drinking illegally…


Abdul Kalam’s grand nephew quits BJP over knowledge centre row Abdul Kalam’s grand nephew quits BJP over knowledge centre row

RAMESWARAM: APJ Abdul Kalam’s grand nephew resigned from the BJP on Monday as he was upset over…


J-K: Jawan killed in Pak firing, 4 militants gunned down J-K: Jawan killed in Pak firing, 4 militants gunned down

SRINAGAR/JAMMU: Security forces on Monday gunned down four militants in two separate incidents in Jammu…


Putin removes Russian ban on nuclear cooperations with Iran Putin removes Russian ban on nuclear cooperations with Iran

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Monday eased restrictions on Russian companies working on Iranian…


Foreigners to wear sari, dhoti at Kashi Vishwanath Foreigners to wear sari, dhoti at Kashi Vishwanath

VARANASI: Foreign tourists dressed in short western attires will now have to drape a sari or a dhoti…


US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2 US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2

SEOUL: Police say a US military helicopter has crashed in South Korea, killing two people on board.…


Suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon kill 12 plus 5 bombers Suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon kill 12 plus 5 bombers

Maiduguri: Officials say five girl suicide bombers have killed at least 12 people in Nigeria and Cameroon…


Russia's Putin arrives in Tehran: state media Russia's Putin arrives in Tehran: state media

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran Monday on his first trip to Iran in eight…


Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan, north India Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan, north India

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan and…


7 dead in helicopter crash in Indian Kashmir 7 dead in helicopter crash in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR: All seven people on board -- six pilgrims and the pilot -- were killed Monday when a helicopter…


16 injured after shooting at playground in New Orleans in US 16 injured after shooting at playground in New Orleans in US

Up to 16 people were hospitalized on Sunday after a shooting in a New Orleans park where hundreds of…


Death Toll Rises to 104 in Myanmar's Landslide Death Toll Rises to 104 in Myanmar's Landslide

  At least 104 bodies have now been recovered, with some estimates saying more than 100 people…


‘Umbrella Soldiers’ take seats in Hong Kong elections ‘Umbrella Soldiers’ take seats in Hong Kong elections

Young supporters of Hong Kong's democracy movement, known as 'Umbrella Soldiers', took seats…


Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency

Conservative Mauricio Macri has been confirmed as the winner in Argentina's presidential elections,…


Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids

Belgian police have made 16 arrests in anti-terror raids but suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam…


Paris attacks: Brussels alert stays at highest level Paris attacks: Brussels alert stays at highest level

Brussels will remain on the highest level of terror alert, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says,…


Indian Hindu activists take down floating cow exhibit Indian Hindu activists take down floating cow exhibit

JAIPUR: Right-wing Hindu activists have taken down an exhibit of a Styrofoam cow that was suspended…


Iran sentences US journalist to prison Iran sentences US journalist to prison

TEHRAN: Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison…


Nepal police kill two protesters in fresh charter clashes Nepal police kill two protesters in fresh charter clashes

KATHMANDU: Nepalese police shot dead two protesters after fresh clashes erupted in the country's…


We have to delink religion from terror:  Narendra Modi We have to delink religion from terror: Narendra Modi

Kuala Lumpur:  On the heels of the attack in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a strong…


All precautions taken to avoid chemical attack: French minister All precautions taken to avoid chemical attack: French minister

PARIS: French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday that a chemical or biological attack "was…


Russia kills 10 militants who had sworn allegiance to IS Russia kills 10 militants who had sworn allegiance to IS

MOSCOW: Russia's Anti-Terrorism Committee said on Sunday that 10 militants who had sworn allegiance…


Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli, is shot dead Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli, is shot dead

NABLUS: A Palestinian woman who tried to stab an Israeli was shot dead Sunday in the West Bank, the…


Hong Kong  voters  go to the polls Hong Kong voters go to the polls

Over a year after pro-democracy protests erupted in Hong Kong, the former British colony is set to vote…


China Pledges $14.5 Million for Search of MH370 China Pledges $14.5 Million for Search of MH370

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged an additional $14.5 million to fund the search for Malaysia Airlines…


Turkish plane diverted to Canada over bomb threat Turkish plane diverted to Canada over bomb threat

A Turkish Airlines flight from New York was diverted to Canada after a bomb threat, Canadian officials…


Former S Korean President Kim Young-sam dies Former S Korean President Kim Young-sam dies

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, an iconic figure of South Korea's pro-democracy movement,…


Vatican leaks scandal: Five people charged Vatican leaks scandal: Five people charged

The Vatican has charged five people, including two journalists and a top priest or monsignor, over the…


Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive Abdeslam continues Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive Abdeslam continues

Central Brussels is almost empty after restaurants and bars shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack,…


At least 90 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide: Officials At least 90 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide: Officials

YANGON: At least 90 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar,…


Brussels under serious terrorism threat after Paris attacks Brussels under serious terrorism threat after Paris attacks

Brussels: Belgium's capital entered a security lockdown Saturday as the government warned of a threat…


Israel shuts down Palestinian radio station it says incites Israel shuts down Palestinian radio station it says incites

Jerusalem: The Israeli military says it raided a Palestinian radio station and confiscated equipment…


Seven dead in New Zealand tourist helicopter crash Seven dead in New Zealand tourist helicopter crash

Wellington:  All seven people aboard a helicopter carrying tourists that crashed Saturday on a…


Zuckerberg to Take 2 Months of Paternity Leave Zuckerberg to Take 2 Months of Paternity Leave

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Friday he's planning on taking two months of paternity leave…


UAE's 1st woman Speaker of Parliament a breakthrough for Arab world: IPU UAE's 1st woman Speaker of Parliament a breakthrough for Arab world: IPU

GENEVA: The election of Dr Amal Al Qubaisi as the first ever woman Speaker of the UAE Parliament has…

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