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Libya risks becoming 'another Somalia' Rome warns
Libya risks becoming 'another Somalia' Rome warns

ROME: Italy warned Monday that Libya risked turning into "another Somalia" as it signed a…


Death toll in bombing that killed Pakistan official now 18 Death toll in bombing that killed Pakistan official now 18

Police say the death toll in the twin suicide bombings that killed a provincial official who opposed…


S. Korea, US begin military drill despite N. Korea threats S. Korea, US begin military drill despite N. Korea threats

SEOUL: Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops Monday began a military exercise simulating an…


Rescuers race to Indonesian plane crash site Rescuers race to Indonesian plane crash site

JAYAPURA: Rescuers raced Monday to reach debris in remote eastern Indonesian mountains believed to be…


Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has approved stringent new counter-terrorism laws to fight the…


Sri Lanka elections: Rajapaksa hopes for comeback Sri Lanka elections: Rajapaksa hopes for comeback

Sri Lankans are going to the polls in a general election, with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa aiming…


Angela Merkel says migrants bigger challenge for European Union than Greek debt crisis Angela Merkel says migrants bigger challenge for European Union than Greek debt crisis

Berlin:  Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday condemned a surge in German attacks on refugee shelters…


Air Strikes kill 40 militants in Northwest Pakistan: Military Air Strikes kill 40 militants in Northwest Pakistan: Military

Islamabad:  Air strikes Sunday killed 40 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan…


4 killed as small planes collide in California 4 killed as small planes collide in California

Los Angeles:  Four people were killed Sunday when a pair of small aircraft collided in southern…


Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police on election eve Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police on election eve

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police Sunday in stepped up security on the eve of a general…


Pakistan provincial minister among 14 killed in suicide attack Pakistan provincial minister among 14 killed in suicide attack

ISLAMABAD: Two suicide attackers on Sunday killed a Pakistani provincial minister who had campaigned…


Indonesian plane crash into mountain, officials say Indonesian plane crash into mountain, officials say

JAKARTA: The Trigana Air Service plane that went missing Sunday has been found, Indonesia's director…


Over 80 dead in Syria air raids as UN aid chief visits Over 80 dead in Syria air raids as UN aid chief visits

BEIRUT: At least 82 people were killed in Syrian regime air raids Sunday on a town outside Damascus,…


Air strikes kill 40 militants in NW Pakistan: military Air strikes kill 40 militants in NW Pakistan: military

ISLAMABAD: Air strikes Sunday killed 40 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border…


Indonesian plane missing over Papua region Indonesian plane missing over Papua region

An Indonesian plane with 54 people on board is missing in Papua region, officials have said.  …


Pak provincial home minister killed in suicide attack Pak provincial home minister killed in suicide attack

ISLAMABAD: The home minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province was assassinated when a suicide bomber…


Indian death toll in Kashmir cross-border firing hits six Indian death toll in Kashmir cross-border firing hits six

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 16, 2015: India and Pakistan exchanged fire again overnight across their tense…


Pakistan Information Minister resigns over ISI claims in BBC interview Pakistan Information Minister resigns over ISI claims in BBC interview

Pakistani minister Mushahidullah Khan has resigned after giving an interview to BBC Urdu in which he…


68 Indians detained in Washington for crossing into US illegally 68 Indians detained in Washington for crossing into US illegally

Washington:  At least 68 Indian nationals have been taken into custody at a detention center near…


Hillary Clinton hits back at Jeb Bush's criticism on Iraq policy Hillary Clinton hits back at Jeb Bush's criticism on Iraq policy

Washington:  Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton returned fire on Saturday at her Republican…


China's Tianjin Port Blast Toll Rises to 112: Reports China's Tianjin Port Blast Toll Rises to 112: Reports

Tianjin:  The death toll from two massive explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin has risen to…


Baghdad car bomb kills 11: officials Baghdad car bomb kills 11: officials

A car bombing Saturday in a Shiite-majority area of north Baghdad where people gather to buy and sell…


Pope prays for victims of Tianjin fire disaster Pope prays for victims of Tianjin fire disaster

VATICAN CITY: The Pope offered prayers Saturday for the Chinese port of Tianjin, where a giant chemical…


J&K: Three civilians killed as Pak shelling J&K: Three civilians killed as Pak shelling

Pointing out that the injured included men, women and children, sources said that the shelling at Balakote…


IS 'beheads' 12 in battle for Libya's Sirte: media IS 'beheads' 12 in battle for Libya's Sirte: media

TRIPOLI: Islamic State group jihadists have beheaded 12 people and hung them on crosses during a battle…


Death toll in scorching Egyptian heatwave rises to 93 Death toll in scorching Egyptian heatwave rises to 93

  Egypt's state news agency says a scorching heatwave over the past week has killed at least…


Italy: At least 40 migrants dead at sea, 300 others rescued Italy: At least 40 migrants dead at sea, 300 others rescued

The Italian navy says at least 40 migrants have died at sea and some 300 others have been rescued in…


Modi touts government achievements in annual speech Modi touts government achievements in annual speech

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted his government's poverty alleviation schemes…


Ukraine activists scrap gay pride parade after court ban Ukraine activists scrap gay pride parade after court ban

ODESSA, Ukraine: Gay rights activists in Ukraine have cancelled a planned pride parade Saturday in the…


Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott defends emissions target Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott defends emissions target

Sydney:  Prime Minister Tony Abbott today defended Australia's carbon pollution reduction target…


Corruption eating away at India ‘like a termite’: Modi Corruption eating away at India ‘like a termite’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi insisted Saturday that he would eradicate corruption in India but warned…


China blast residents evacuated over chemical fears China blast residents evacuated over chemical fears

Residents around the site of giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin were evacuated over fears…


Japan marks end of WWII under criticism from China, S. Korea Japan marks end of WWII under criticism from China, S. Korea

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II Saturday under criticism from China and…


Japan raises eruption warning for southern volcano Japan raises eruption warning for southern volcano

Japan's weather agency on Saturday told thousands of residents near a southern city to prepare for…


Modi sets 1,000-day deadline to power up India villages Modi sets 1,000-day deadline to power up India villages

NEW DELHI, Aug 15, 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a 1,000-day deadline today for every village…


Radhe Maa: Why is India's 'godwoman' in the news? Radhe Maa: Why is India's 'godwoman' in the news?

Indian "godwoman" Radhe Maa has hit headlines in recent weeks after police said they were…


Parliament has turned into 'arena of combat': President Pranab Parliament has turned into 'arena of combat': President Pranab

NEW DELHI: Parliament has been converted into an arena of combat rather than debate, President Pranab…


Cuba US: John Kerry reopens Havana embassy on historic trip Cuba US: John Kerry reopens Havana embassy on historic trip

The US has reopened its embassy in Cuba more than 54 years after it was closed, in a symbolic step signalling…


Man grows ear on his arm to connect internet Man grows ear on his arm to connect internet

A performance artist has had an ear attached to his arm and plans to connect it to the internet in his…

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