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Libya: UN to 'lift fund sanctions' if government regains control Libya: UN to 'lift fund sanctions' if government regains control

The UN has said it will consider lifting sanctions on Libya's sovereign wealth fund if a UN-backed…


Brussels attacks: Airport 'ready to partially reopen' Brussels attacks: Airport 'ready to partially reopen'

The Brussels airport hit by deadly bomb attacks says it is ready to partially reopen but flights will…


N Korea nuclear tests: US and China to co-operate N Korea nuclear tests: US and China to co-operate

China and the United States will work together to try and prevent further missile tests by North Korea,…


India Kolkata flyover collapse: Dozens remain trapped India Kolkata flyover collapse: Dozens remain trapped

Rescuers have worked through the night to reach dozens of people believed to be trapped under a collapsed…


South Africa's Jacob Zuma breached constitution - court South Africa's Jacob Zuma breached constitution - court

The highest court in South Africa has ruled that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when…


Pakistan Tribunal asks government why it allowed Pervez Musharraf to go abroad Pakistan Tribunal asks government why it allowed Pervez Musharraf to go abroad

Islamabad:  A peeved special Pakistani tribunal today asked government to give a written explanation…


Belgian police carry out new raid linked to foiled French terror plot Belgian police carry out new raid linked to foiled French terror plot

Brussels, Belgium:  Belgian police today carried out a new raid in connection with a foiled attack…


Taj Mahal minaret’s pinnacle falls! Taj Mahal minaret’s pinnacle falls!

A pinnacle of one of the four minarets of the Taj Mahal fell off on Monday afternoon during repair work,…


Suicide bomber kills at least 9 in central Somalia Suicide bomber kills at least 9 in central Somalia

A Somali police official says a suicide bombing in central Somalia has killed at least nine people and…


15 killed in Kolkata flyover collapse 15 killed in Kolkata flyover collapse

An under-construction flyover collapsed on a busy street in north Kolkata at around 12 noon on Thursday.…


With jihadis at the door, Syrians rush to rescue history With jihadis at the door, Syrians rush to rescue history

With Islamic State group militants on the doorstep of his hometown in eastern Syria, Yaroob al-Abdullah…


Obama, Asian leaders to huddle on North Korea nuclear threat Obama, Asian leaders to huddle on North Korea nuclear threat

Working to display a united front, the United States and key Asian countries will seek Thursday to put…


Yoga, meditation on plane lands man in jail Yoga, meditation on plane lands man in jail

A Japan-bound airplane returned to Hawaii because of a violent passenger who wanted to do yoga instead…


Barack Obama, Joe Biden attack Donald Trump for 'exploiting fear' Barack Obama, Joe Biden attack Donald Trump for 'exploiting fear'

Washington:  In remarks aimed at presidential candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama…


Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to be given new ‘PM-like’ role Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to be given new ‘PM-like’ role

A draft bill suggests Myanmar’s new government is to create a role similar to prime minister for…


Vietnam's parliament elects first female speaker Vietnam's parliament elects first female speaker

National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam on Thursday elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as the country's first…


Modi arrives in US for 4th Nuclear Security Summit Modi arrives in US for 4th Nuclear Security Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United States early on Thursday morning to attend the fourth…


Underground ice wall activated in Fukushima plant Underground ice wall activated in Fukushima plant

TOKYO: Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday activated an underground "wall of ice"…


FBI may keep secret of unlocking iPhone FBI may keep secret of unlocking iPhone

The FBI may be allowed to withhold information about how it broke into an iPhone belonging to a gunman…


Trump says punish women for illegal abortions, then back-tracks Trump says punish women for illegal abortions, then back-tracks

Presidential candidate Donald Trump briefly called for "some form of punishment" for women…


US spy plane cost $86m but 'never used' US spy plane cost $86m but 'never used'

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) spent $86m (£60m) on a spy plane to be flown in Afghanistan,…


US to transfer dozen Guantanamo inmates to at least two countries US to transfer dozen Guantanamo inmates to at least two countries

The Pentagon plans to move roughly a dozen inmates from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in…


Chinese Korean War remains returned from S Korea Chinese Korean War remains returned from S Korea

More than 60 years after the end of the Korean war, the remains of 36 Chinese soldiers who died fighting…


Narendra Modi can be a major ally in war against terror: European Union lawmakers Narendra Modi can be a major ally in war against terror: European Union lawmakers

Brussels:  Prominent members of the European Parliament today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi…


HRW asks Myanmar to stop abusing Rohingyas HRW asks Myanmar to stop abusing Rohingyas

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday urged Myanmar to put an end to "abusive restrictions"…


Mamata to regain power in West Bengal: Opinion poll Mamata to regain power in West Bengal: Opinion poll

Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) is set to return to power in West Bengal by winning 178…


Landmark presidential shift in Myanmar Landmark presidential shift in Myanmar

Myanmar's new president has been sworn in, the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years.…


Marcos jewels used to tackle Philippines corruption Marcos jewels used to tackle Philippines corruption

A "virtual exhibit" of jewellery once owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos is being used…


Washington nuclear summit: What's at stake Washington nuclear summit: What's at stake

Washington, United States:  President Barack Obama hosts an international summit in Washington…


New Hong Kong independence party slammed by Chinese media New Hong Kong independence party slammed by Chinese media

Beijing:  Young Hong Kongers who set up a party calling for independence from the mainland were…


Modi arrives in Brussels for a hectic day-long visit Modi arrives in Brussels for a hectic day-long visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Brussels on Wednesday for a hectic day-long visit during which…


British Man's Photo With EgyptAir Hijacker Goes Viral British Man's Photo With EgyptAir Hijacker Goes Viral

A man who posted a smiling photo with the EgyptAir hijacker and which went viral on the social media…


Aung San Suu Kyi appointed as Myanmar's new foreign minister Aung San Suu Kyi appointed as Myanmar's new foreign minister

Chairperson of Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi, was appointed…


EgyptAir hijack: Man held after using fake suicide belt EgyptAir hijack: Man held after using fake suicide belt

An Egyptian hijacker who forced a domestic flight to land in Cyprus used a fake suicide belt, officials…


Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president

Myanmar's new president has been sworn in, the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years.…


Several killed in Canada plane crash Several killed in Canada plane crash

Seven people have died after a small private plane crashed on an island off the east coast of Quebec.…


China editor resigns over media censorship China editor resigns over media censorship

BEIJING: A top journalist at a Chinese newspaper says he is resigning because of the authorities'…


EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport

LARNACA: The hijacking of a domestic Egyptian flight that forced it to divert to Larnaca airport in…


Ajman building fire victims fear they 'lost everything' Ajman building fire victims fear they 'lost everything'

AJMAN: The morning after a huge fire gutted at least three towers in the Ajman One residential cluster…

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