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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…


UN unites against Islamic State UN unites against Islamic State

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to "redouble" action against…


Fire in Coal Mine in China Kills 21, Leaves 1 Missing Fire in Coal Mine in China Kills 21, Leaves 1 Missing

A late-night fire at a coal mine killed 21 people and left one missing in the northeastern Chinese province…


After hotel attack, Mali declares 10-day state of emergency After hotel attack, Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

  Mali’s government declared a 10-day nationwide state of emergency last night  after…


US citizen among 27 dead in Mali hotel attack US citizen among 27 dead in Mali hotel attack

At least 27 people died today -- including a U.S. citizen, the State Department said -- after 170 people…


Suicide blast, bombing strike Baghdad Shiite mosque, kill 10 Suicide blast, bombing strike Baghdad Shiite mosque, kill 10

Baghdad: Iraqi security officials say a suicide blast and a roadside bomb have targeted a Shite mosque…


Gunmen kill 3 security troops guarding mosque in Pakistan Gunmen kill 3 security troops guarding mosque in Pakistan

A senior Pakistani security official says gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire, killing three security…


Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 15 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 15 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead

ADEN:Al-Qaeda launched attacks on two army positions in southeast Yemen early Friday that left 15 soldiers…


Gunmen attack hotel in Mali capital, take hostages Gunmen attack hotel in Mali capital, take hostages

BAMAKO: Gunmen have launched an attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in the centre of Mali's capital,…


Madrasas on anti-IS drive in India Madrasas on anti-IS drive in India

MEERUT: Post-Paris attacks, two influential Islamic seminaries have come out strongly against the terrorist…


US set to free Israel spy Jonathan Pollard US set to free Israel spy Jonathan Pollard

Jonathan Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel, is set to be released on parole from a…


28 'terrorist group members' shot dead in China 28 'terrorist group members' shot dead in China

BEIJING: Chinese police shot dead 28 members of a "terrorist group" in the mainly Muslim region…


India's women students rebel against university curfews India's women students rebel against university curfews

NEW DELHI: Twenty-year-old zoology student Rani Choudhary left her family home in Bihar for the bright…


N Korea offers talks with South N Korea offers talks with South

  The North's official KCNA news agency said the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of…


India's central bank employees strike over pensions India's central bank employees strike over pensions

NEW DELHI: Most of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) 17,000 employees went on strike on Thursday…


New Zealand opens voting on new flag New Zealand opens voting on new flag

Voting has begun in New Zealand in a referendum which could see the country getting a new national flag.…


House passes bill to block Syrian refugees, require more vetting House passes bill to block Syrian refugees, require more vetting

WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Thursday to halt the admission of Syrian refugees into…


ISIS vows to blow up the White House in new video ISIS vows to blow up the White House in new video

The Islamic State terror group released a new, six-minute video Thursday vowing to blow up the White…


Hindu, Christian couple’s marriage is invalid: Madras HC Hindu, Christian couple’s marriage is invalid: Madras HC

MADURAI: The Madras high court said on Thursday the marriage of a Hindu woman and a Christian man is…


Shatrughan Sinha dares BJP to give a rap on his knuckles Shatrughan Sinha dares BJP to give a rap on his knuckles

PATNA: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha dared the party on Wednesday to act against him after its Bihar unit…


Modi’s gold deposit scheme attracts only 400 grams so far Modi’s gold deposit scheme attracts only 400 grams so far

NEW DELHI: A gold deposit scheme launched amid fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi two weeks ago…


CBI arrests Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora murder case CBI arrests Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora murder case

NEW DELHI: Television czar Peter Mukerjea was on Thursday arrested by the CBI in the Sheena Bora murder…


Paris attacks: Abdelhamid Abaaoud 'died in Saint Denis raid' Paris attacks: Abdelhamid Abaaoud 'died in Saint Denis raid'

The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, has been identified as one of those…


New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat

NEW YORK: New York police said Wednesday they were aware of a new Islamic State video targeting the…


Danger of chemical attack - French PM Danger of chemical attack - French PM

French PM Manuel Valls has warned that France could face chemical or biological attack from terror groups,…


Meet the woman in the American flag hijab Meet the woman in the American flag hijab

Amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment in the US following the Paris attacks, one woman made a public display…


IS releases bomb’s photo it says downed Russian jetliner IS releases bomb’s photo it says downed Russian jetliner

CAIRO: The Islamic State group has released a photo of a bomb hidden in a soft drink can that it said…


Philippine police, protesters clash outside APEC summit Philippine police, protesters clash outside APEC summit

Riot police fired water cannons at hundreds of protesters in the Philippine capital on Thursday in clashes…


Ex-Nicaragua minister found dead Ex-Nicaragua minister found dead

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguan authorities found the body late Wednesday of a former government minister…


5.3 magnitude tremor jolts central Nepal 5.3 magnitude tremor jolts central Nepal

A mild earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale on Thursday jolted central Nepal, but no damage…


IS claims it has killed two more hostages IS claims it has killed two more hostages

The Islamic State (IS) militant group says it has killed two hostages - a Norwegian and a Chinese citizen.…


11 bodies found in eastern Mexico in two days 11 bodies found in eastern Mexico in two days

Mexican authorities discovered six bodies in a community in the eastern state of Veracruz, a day after…


Russia, France push UN resolutions on fighting IS Russia, France push UN resolutions on fighting IS

Russia submitted a revised draft UN resolution Wednesday on fighting the Islamic State group that France…


Paris attacks ‘ringleader’ fate unknown Paris attacks ‘ringleader’ fate unknown

The Paris prosecutor has said the fate of the suspected organiser of Friday's attacks remains unknown…


Presumed mastermind not arrested in Paris police raid Presumed mastermind not arrested in Paris police raid

The presumed mastermind of Paris terrorist attacks was not among the eight people arrested on Wednesday…


Obama Threatens to Veto House GOP Bill on Syrian Refugees Obama Threatens to Veto House GOP Bill on Syrian Refugees

The White House on Wednesday threatened a presidential veto of House Republican legislation aimed at…


Russia to ban Ukrainian food imports from January Russia to ban Ukrainian food imports from January

Moscow: Russia says it intends to ban imports of Ukrainian food starting next year.   The move…


2 dead, 5 arrested in raid targeting Paris attack mastermind 2 dead, 5 arrested in raid targeting Paris attack mastermind

Saint-Denis: A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up Wednesday as heavily armed police…

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