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China releases Swedish rights activist Peter Dahlin China releases Swedish rights activist Peter Dahlin

A Swedish activist who was detained in China on charges of damaging national security has been released…


Hollande, Mukherjee arrive at Rajpath Hollande, Mukherjee arrive at Rajpath

French President Francois Hollande arrived at the Rajpath here along with President Pranab Mukherjee…


French soldiers take part in India's 67th Republic Day parade French soldiers take part in India's 67th Republic Day parade

New Delhi: French soldiers on Tuesday took part in the Republic Day parade at the Rajpath, creating…


Planned Parenthood: Anti-abortion filmmakers  face charges Planned Parenthood: Anti-abortion filmmakers face charges

A Texas grand jury has cleared Planned Parenthood of misconduct after the abortion provider was accused…


Missile kills 11 Islamists, 5 others in Syria's Idlib: monitor Missile kills 11 Islamists, 5 others in Syria's Idlib: monitor

BEIRUT: At least 11 Islamist fighters and five civilians were killed as a ballistic missile struck a…


Hillary Clinton urges Iowa voters to finish 'shopping', choose her Hillary Clinton urges Iowa voters to finish 'shopping', choose her

North Liberty, United States:  Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Sunday urged…


John Kerry seeks 'clarity' within 48 hours on Syria peace talks John Kerry seeks 'clarity' within 48 hours on Syria peace talks

Vientiane, Laos:  US Secretary of State John Kerry today said he hoped for "clarity"…


Israel air raid targets Gaza after rocket attack: Army Israel air raid targets Gaza after rocket attack: Army

Jerusalem:  The Israeli air force targeted a Hamas military training facility in central Gaza overnight…


We will bury IS in Afghanistan: President Ghani We will bury IS in Afghanistan: President Ghani

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has promised to “bury” the Islamic State (IS) militant group,…


Storm Jonas heading to Britain after battering US Storm Jonas heading to Britain after battering US

Storm Jonas, which claimed at least 19 lives in the US, is heading across the Atlantic, triggering fears…


ISIS releases video of 'Paris attackers' ISIS releases video of 'Paris attackers'

Beirut, Lebanon:  The ISIS group released a video Sunday purporting to show nine jihadists behind…


US Blizzard kills 25, Washington struggles to rebound US Blizzard kills 25, Washington struggles to rebound

Washington, United States:  The eastern United States emerged wearily from a massive blizzard that…


Major Syrian rebel town 'seized' in boost for Assad Major Syrian rebel town 'seized' in boost for Assad

DAMASCUS: Syrian government forces say they have seized the last major town held by rebels in western…


Vietnam's Communist Party boss 'to run unopposed' Vietnam's Communist Party boss 'to run unopposed'

The General Secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, will be the only candidate…


Black death was lurking in Europe for centuries: Study Black death was lurking in Europe for centuries: Study

Berlin:  Black Death, the historical plague pandemic in the mid-fourteenth century, may have been…


Countries should play by same rules in South China sea: Barack Obama Countries should play by same rules in South China sea: Barack Obama

Washington:  In a clear signal to China, US President Barack Obama today said all countries should…


India starts providing El Nino warning to South Asian nations India starts providing El Nino warning to South Asian nations

New Delhi:  After updates on temperature and monsoon, India has now started giving El Nino warning…


4 Killed in South African platinum mine fire 4 Killed in South African platinum mine fire

Johannesburg:  Four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine near South Africa's…


Diamonds used to 'probe' ancient earth Diamonds used to 'probe' ancient earth

Johannesburg:  Diamonds dug up from ancient rock formations in South Africa - between 1890 and…


Iran to buy 114 Airbus Planes from France this week: Transport Minister Iran to buy 114 Airbus Planes from France this week: Transport Minister

Tehran:  Iran will sign a contract this week to buy 114 Airbus planes from France, during a visit…


Ship sinks off Nicaragua: 13 Costa Ricans dead Ship sinks off Nicaragua: 13 Costa Ricans dead

Managua, Nicaragua:  Thirteen Costa Ricans died Saturday when a small ship carrying 32 tourists…


China vows to fight economic crimes China vows to fight economic crimes

Chinese procurators pledged to crack down on economic crimes as the country embraces a "new normal"…


5.2-magnitude earthquake hits  Pakistan 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit parts of northwest Pakistan on Sunday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department…


Maximum security for Modi, Hollande in Chandigarh Maximum security for Modi, Hollande in Chandigarh

French President Francois Hollande will on Sunday commence his three-day India visit from Chandigarh…


Rehman Malik may become ‘star witness’ against Musharraf Rehman Malik may become ‘star witness’ against Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: With the testimony of US lobbyist Mark Siegel, the prosecution in Benazir murder case completed…


Iran, China agree $600-billion trade deal after sanctions Iran, China agree $600-billion trade deal after sanctions

DUBAI: Iran and China agreed to expand bilateral ties and increase trade to $600 billion in the next…


Hong Kong hit by coldest temperatures in more than half a century Hong Kong hit by coldest temperatures in more than half a century

Hong Kong:  A cold snap gripped Hong Kong today, with residents shivering as temperatures plunged…


Dominican Republic confirms 10 cases of Zika virus Dominican Republic confirms 10 cases of Zika virus

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic:  The Dominican Republic said Saturday it has 10 confirmed cases…


Eight accused over King Tut’s beard Eight accused over King Tut’s beard

Egyptian media say prosecutors have referred eight museum employees for trial over the botched reattachment…


Messi rescues under par Barca Messi rescues under par Barca

Lionel Messi scored a spectacular winner as Barcelona moved to the top of La Liga with a hard-fought…


Massive blizzard shuts down eastern US, death toll rises to 15 Massive blizzard shuts down eastern US, death toll rises to 15

A near record blizzard smothered the eastern United States on Saturday, shutting down New York and Washington…


Teenager charged over Canada shootings Teenager charged over Canada shootings

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder after shootings in Canada's…


South China sea row: US won't ask India to take sides, says Ashton Carter South China sea row: US won't ask India to take sides, says Ashton Carter

Davos:  The US is not asking countries like India and Vietnam to take sides in the Asia Pacific…


Rocket fire from Syria 'wounds two' in Turkey: Reports Rocket fire from Syria 'wounds two' in Turkey: Reports

Istanbul:  A rocket fired from Syria today slammed into the town of Kilis on the Turkish side of…


IMF chief Christine Lagarde says BRICS no more looking like a bloc IMF chief Christine Lagarde says BRICS no more looking like a bloc

Davos:  As India is growing fast at over 7 per cent, the nature of BRICS bloc has undergone a major…


US Secretary of State John Kerry in Riyadh as Saudi-Iran tensions simmer US Secretary of State John Kerry in Riyadh as Saudi-Iran tensions simmer

Riyadh:  US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia today hoping for an easing of…


Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan in 2016 Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan in 2016

MOSCOW: The Russian Army's Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov on Friday announced that Russian ground…


Arvind Kejriwal extends support to Karan Johar Arvind Kejriwal extends support to Karan Johar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has supported filmmaker Karan Johar over his remarks on the growing…


Modi to release 100 declassified copies on Netaji today Modi to release 100 declassified copies on Netaji today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today release digital copies of 100 declassified files related to…

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