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Deutsche Bank to cut 15,000 jobs Deutsche Bank to cut 15,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank has said it will cut 15,000 jobs as it announced a third-quarter €6bn (£4.3bn)…


Eight ministers sacked, portfolio of nine withdrawn in India Eight ministers sacked, portfolio of nine withdrawn in India

MEERUT: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday sacked eight ministers of his cabinet…


Jailed, flogged Saudi blogger Badawi wins EU rights prize Jailed, flogged Saudi blogger Badawi wins EU rights prize

A Saudi blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Muslim clerics has won…


China ends one-child policy China ends one-child policy

BEIJING: China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy on Thursday, with the…


Seven children die after migrant boats sink off Greece Seven children die after migrant boats sink off Greece

ATHENS: At least seven children died when boats carrying migrants sank off Greece on Wednesday, as rescue…


Online university for refugees launched in Germany Online university for refugees launched in Germany

The first online university for refugees, which offers them a free higher education wherever they are…


Fuel-starved Nepal turns to China after India restricts supply Fuel-starved Nepal turns to China after India restricts supply

Fuel-starved Nepal has signed an agreement with China to provide gasoline, diesel and cooking gas, after…


35 killed in strikes on Syria hospitals: MSF 35 killed in strikes on Syria hospitals: MSF

A "significant increase" of air strikes on Syrian hospitals recently has killed at least 35…


US Republicans spar in third fiery presidential debate US Republicans spar in third fiery presidential debate

US Republicans have traded blows in a fiery presidential debate in Boulder, Colorado, condemning the…


Nepal elects first female president Nepal elects first female president

Nepal's parliament has elected women's rights campaigner Bidhya Devi Bhandari as its first female…


Seven Burundi gunmen killed in battles: governor Seven Burundi gunmen killed in battles: governor

NAIROBI: At least seven gunmen have been killed in battles with security forces in Burundi, a governor…


China media denounce US warship in South China Sea China media denounce US warship in South China Sea

Editorials in Chinese state media have denounced the presence of a US warship in the South China Sea,…


Afghan quake death toll rises 385 further as survivors await aid Afghan quake death toll rises 385 further as survivors await aid

Afghanistan and Pakistan were scrambling Wednesday to rush aid to survivors of this week's magnitude-7.5…


Pakistan has some influence over Taliban, but no control: Sartaj Aziz Pakistan has some influence over Taliban, but no control: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan has some…


Voting begins to elect President in Nepal Voting begins to elect President in Nepal

Kathmandu:  Nepal's first presidential election after the promulgation of the Constitution…


America safer because of police officers: Barack Obama America safer because of police officers: Barack Obama

Washington:  Asserting that America is safe because of police officers, US President Barack Obama…


Post- earthquake Nepal struggles to preserve vanishing skills Post- earthquake Nepal struggles to preserve vanishing skills

Bhaktapur, Nepal:  In a dusty studio, Indra Kaji Shilpakar painstakingly carves intricate patterns…


Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday's earthquake could…


Syria conflict: Iran to be invited to key talks, US says Syria conflict: Iran to be invited to key talks, US says

Iran is likely to be invited for the first time to international talks with the US and Russia over the…


Libya helicopter crash 'kills 12' west of Tripoli Libya helicopter crash 'kills 12' west of Tripoli

TRIPOLI: At least 12 people have died in a helicopter crash west of the Libyan capital Tripoli, security…


IS 'blows up Palmyra columns to kill three captives' IS 'blows up Palmyra columns to kill three captives'

Islamic State militants have killed three captives in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra by tying them…


US warship's Spratly islands passage 'illegal': China US warship's Spratly islands passage 'illegal': China

BEIJING: Chinese officials have condemned a US ship's passage near disputed islands in the South…


Death toll reaches 339 in quake-hit Pakistani, Afghan areas Death toll reaches 339 in quake-hit Pakistani, Afghan areas

Peshawar: were struggling to reach quake-stricken regions in Pakistan and Afghanistan on Tuesday as…


Mark Zuckerberg visits Taj Mahal in India Mark Zuckerberg visits Taj Mahal in India

New Delhi: Facebook CEO mark Zuckerberg, who is in India to hold a Townhall Q&A session on Wednesday,…


Pakistan army: Fire from Afghan border kills 7 soldiers Pakistan army: Fire from Afghan border kills 7 soldiers

Islamabad: Pakistan's military says "heavy fire" from across the Afghan border has killed…


China preparing for possible attack on Taiwan China preparing for possible attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI: China is actively building up its armed forces and they would be strong enough by 2020 to launch…


Rescuers hunt for survivors of massive Afghan-Pakistan quake Rescuers hunt for survivors of massive Afghan-Pakistan quake

ISLAMABAD: Rescuers were Tuesday picking their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency…


ELN rebels in Colombia kill 12 security staff ELN rebels in Colombia kill 12 security staff

Leftist rebels in Colombia ambushed a group carrying regional election ballots, killing 12 members of…


US Navy destroyer passes disputed China islands US Navy destroyer passes disputed China islands

A US Navy ship has sailed close to artificial islands built by China in the disputed waters of the South…


Death toll hits 360 in Afghanistan-Pakistan quake Death toll hits 360 in Afghanistan-Pakistan quake

Rescue efforts are being stepped up to help those affected by the magnitude-7.5 earthquake which hit…


Over 230 killed, thousands injured in Afghanistan earthquake Over 230 killed, thousands injured in Afghanistan earthquake

KABUL/PESHAWAR (Pakistan): A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan…


Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Geeta Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Geeta

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Geeta, who returned to India after 10 long years.  …


Death toll from Afghanistan quake mounts to 180, Pakistan severely hit Death toll from Afghanistan quake mounts to 180, Pakistan severely hit

KABUL/PESHAWAR (Pakistan): A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan…


Shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects leaves 9 dead Shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects leaves 9 dead

DIYARBAKIR: Seven suspected Islamic State jihadists and two Turkish policemen were killed in a gun battle…


12 schoolgirls killed in stampede after Afghan quake: Officials 12 schoolgirls killed in stampede after Afghan quake: Officials

KABUL: At least 18 people, including 12 schoolgirls, were killed after a powerful earthquake jolted…


Insecure leaders kept me out of Bihar campaign: Shatrughan Sinha Insecure leaders kept me out of Bihar campaign: Shatrughan Sinha

PATNA: Apparently piqued at being ‘ignored’ by the BJP leadership as electioneering peaks…


Earthquake rocks South Asia, 130 dead Earthquake rocks South Asia, 130 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan: A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi,…


Underworld don Chhota Rajan arrested in Bali: CBI Underworld don Chhota Rajan arrested in Bali: CBI

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday confirmed the arrest of underworld don…


7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan, at least 52 dead 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan, at least 52 dead

ISLAMABAD: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas,…

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