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32 killed in Nigeria explosion 32 killed in Nigeria explosion

  A night-time suicide bombing blamed on Boko Haram extremists killed 32 people and wounded 80…


Obama hits out at US refugee 'hysteria' Obama hits out at US refugee 'hysteria'

MANILA: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday slammed US domestic "hysteria" about the security…


Russia pounds Islamic State after confirming bomb caused Egypt crash Russia pounds Islamic State after confirming bomb caused Egypt crash

Moscow:  Russia on Tuesday pounded Islamic State targets in Syria after confirming that a bomb…


Tens of thousands without power as storm batters Ireland Tens of thousands without power as storm batters Ireland

Dublin:  Tens of thousands of homes in Ireland were left without electricity on Tuesday as a storm…


Brazil declares emergency after mine waste spill Brazil declares emergency after mine waste spill

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 18, 2015: Brazilian authorities declared a state of emergency Tuesday in more than…


Iran to boost oil exports after sanctions are lifted Iran to boost oil exports after sanctions are lifted

Tehran: Iran says it will export an additional 500,000 barrels of oil a day in a bid to reclaim its…


Chittoor Mayor Katari Anuradha shot dead in office Chittoor Mayor Katari Anuradha shot dead in office

CHITTOOR: Chittoor Mayor Katari Anuradha was killed and her husband, Katari Mohan, seriously injured…


‘Boys, girls shouldn’t sit on same benches’ ‘Boys, girls shouldn’t sit on same benches’

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala education minister Abdu Rabb said on Tuesday he was against the practice…


French, Russian warplanes pound IS targets in Syria French, Russian warplanes pound IS targets in Syria

PARIS: France and Russia both staged air strikes on Islamic State targets in northern Syria on Tuesday…


Sinai air crash: Egypt detains two airport staff Sinai air crash: Egypt detains two airport staff

CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have detained two employees of Sharm al-Sheikh airport in connection with…


Eiffel Tower closed again Eiffel Tower closed again

The Eiffel Tower has closed again, one day after it reopened following the Paris attacks.   Spokeswoman…


Paris attacks: France mobilises 115,000 security personnel Paris attacks: France mobilises 115,000 security personnel

PARIS: France has mobilised 115,000 security personnel in the wake of Friday's Paris attacks by…


At least 13 dead and over 100 injured in Baluchistan train derailment At least 13 dead and over 100 injured in Baluchistan train derailment

QUETTA: At least 13 people were killed and over 100 injured when four bogies of a train derailed in…


Russia confirms bomb downed airbus A321 over Egypt Russia confirms bomb downed airbus A321 over Egypt

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said for the first time on Tuesday that a bomb had ripped apart a Russian passenger…


Strong quake hits Greek island of Lefkada; damage Reported Strong quake hits Greek island of Lefkada; damage Reported

ATHENS, Greece — A strong earthquake hit the western Greek island of Lefkada on Tuesday, with…


Facebook opens up to Google searches, but only on smartphones Facebook opens up to Google searches, but only on smartphones

Facebook just gave Google a nice boost in its quest to make search more useful on your smartphone. The…


France Launches New Airstrikes on Raqqa France Launches New Airstrikes on Raqqa

France has fired new airstrikes on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, days after deadly…


Migrant Boat Overturns Near Greek Island, at Least 9 Dead Migrant Boat Overturns Near Greek Island, at Least 9 Dead

At least nine people, including four children, died in the eastern Aegean Sea Tuesday when a plastic…


Japan government takes Okinawa to court over US base relocation Japan government takes Okinawa to court over US base relocation

Japan on Tuesday sued its southern region of Okinawa over local resistance to a new US military base,…


Beer Smuggled Into Saudi Arabia Disguised as Pepsi Beer Smuggled Into Saudi Arabia Disguised as Pepsi

Customs officials in Saudi Arabia say they've cracked a case — and then some — of smugglers…


Anonymous hacktivists 'declare war' against 'Islamic State' Anonymous hacktivists 'declare war' against 'Islamic State'

International hacking network Anonymous has "declared war" on the "Islamic State"…


Spain issues arrest warrant against Netanyahu Spain issues arrest warrant against Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are…


Attacks revive debate on encryption, surveillance Attacks revive debate on encryption, surveillance

WASHINGTON, Nov 17, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The deadly Paris attacks have reignited debate on encrypted communications…


Brother of Paris attacks suspect speaks to press Brother of Paris attacks suspect speaks to press

The brother of two of the suspects in the Paris attacks, who was freed from police custody without any…


Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande

France is committed to "destroying" the so-called Islamic State group after Friday's deadly…


IS threatens attack on Washington IS threatens attack on Washington

Isis has released a new propaganda video praising the Paris attacks and threatening to launch an attack…


Paris attacks: Many arrested in raids across France Paris attacks: Many arrested in raids across France

A total of 23 people have been arrested and dozens of weapons seized in a series of raids on suspected…


Paris attacks 'planned from Syria' - France PM Paris attacks 'planned from Syria' - France PM

Friday's attacks by Islamist militants in Paris were planned and organised from Syria, French Prime…


Paris attacker linked to Belgian IS cell: report Paris attacker linked to Belgian IS cell: report

One of the suicide bombers in the Paris attacks had links to a Belgian Islamic State militant believed…


2 Palestinians killed in gunfire, clashes with Israeli troops 2 Palestinians killed in gunfire, clashes with Israeli troops

Gunfire and clashes with Israeli troops left two Palestinians dead and three wounded at a Palestinian…


UN's Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea, report says UN's Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea, report says

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea this week, according to South Korean…


15 Sudanese refugees shot dead on Egypt-Israel border 15 Sudanese refugees shot dead on Egypt-Israel border

At least 15 Sudanese refugees have been shot dead and eight more injured in Egypt's Sinai region…


China landslide: Search for survivors continues as death toll reaches 25 China landslide: Search for survivors continues as death toll reaches 25

More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed…


French officials think as many as 20 plotters may be behind Paris attacks French officials think as many as 20 plotters may be behind Paris attacks

Paris:  European authorities staged an international manhunt on Sunday for a 26-year-old "dangerous…


France strikes ISIS targets in Syria in retaliation for attacks France strikes ISIS targets in Syria in retaliation for attacks

Two days after attacks in Paris claimed by ISIL, France targets the group's Syrian stronghold.  …


Dozens detained in G20 protests in Turkey Dozens detained in G20 protests in Turkey

Police in the Turkish Mediterranean city of Antalya detained dozens of people Sunday during a series…


Manhunt for Paris attacks suspects Manhunt for Paris attacks suspects

A huge manhunt is under way for surviving members of the Islamist group that killed 129 people in Paris…


Paris attacks: Weapons found in 'getaway car' Paris attacks: Weapons found in 'getaway car'

PARIS: Several Kalashnikovs have been found in an abandoned car believed to have been used by some of…


Flood-sparked landslide kills 16 in China Flood-sparked landslide kills 16 in China

A landslide that engulfed homes in China killed at least 16 people, with 21 still missing, as heavy…

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