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Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper

A fire has swept through the Torch skyscraper in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in…


India struggles with deadly swine flu outbreak India struggles with deadly swine flu outbreak

Indian health officials are struggling to contain a swine flu outbreak that has killed more than 700…


Ukraine President accuses Kremlin over maidan killings
Ukraine President accuses Kremlin over maidan killings

Kiev:  Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko on Friday accused Russia of direct involvement…


Iraq-Kurdish force of 25,000 \'to retake Mosul from IS\' Iraq-Kurdish force of 25,000 \'to retake Mosul from IS\'

A joint Iraqi-Kurdish military force of up to 25,000 fighters is being prepared to retake the Iraqi…


Ukraine: UK and EU \'badly misread\' Russia Ukraine: UK and EU \'badly misread\' Russia

The UK and the EU have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood in the Kremlin…


Blast kills 10 in Somalia Blast kills 10 in Somalia

Islamist rebels detonated a car bomb at the entrance of a hotel in the Somali capital on Friday and…


Somali capital Mogadishu hit by double explosions at hotel Somali capital Mogadishu hit by double explosions at hotel

At least 20 people, including some MPs, have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the centre of the…




Libyan Car Bomb Kills Dozens Libyan Car Bomb Kills Dozens

At least 25 people have been killed and 30 injured in a multiple bomb attack in the east Libyan town…


Australia storms: Cyclones hit Queensland and Northern Territory Australia storms: Cyclones hit Queensland and Northern Territory

Two major storms have slammed into Australia, bringing winds that have knocked out power to homes and…


Cyclones Lam and Marcia hit Australia\'s shores Cyclones Lam and Marcia hit Australia\'s shores

Twin storms have crashed into north Australia, with eastern Queensland state set to experience the worst.…


Turkey, US sign deal to train Syria rebels Turkey, US sign deal to train Syria rebels

The United States and Turkey have signed an agreement to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting against…


Venezuela police raid arrests Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma Venezuela police raid arrests Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma

The mayor of Venezuela's capital, Antonio Ledezma, has been arrested amid accusations of a coup…


Ukraine: UK and EU \'badly misread\' Russia Ukraine: UK and EU \'badly misread\' Russia

Britain and the European Union have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood…


Putin critic Alexei Navalny given 15-day jail sentence Putin critic Alexei Navalny given 15-day jail sentence

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in prison for handing out leaflets…


2 \'destructive\' cyclones intensify as they hit Australia
2 \'destructive\' cyclones intensify as they hit Australia

Sydney:  A "destructive" cyclone roaring towards a heavily-populated Australian province…


Winning the internet war is key in IS fight: Experts Winning the internet war is key in IS fight: Experts

Washington:  The Internet has become a crucial battleground in the fight against jihadist propaganda…


US State department spokeswoman steps down US State department spokeswoman steps down

Washington:  State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, who has proved a bugbear for Russian officials,…


John Kerry, Iran Foreign Minister to hold fresh nuclear talks John Kerry, Iran Foreign Minister to hold fresh nuclear talks

Washington:  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top US diplomat John Kerry will…


‘Man-eating’ tiger shot dead in India ‘Man-eating’ tiger shot dead in India

NEW DELHI: Armed forest guards have shot dead a man-eating tiger in southern India after the animal…


India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile

India on Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface…


Britain warns of Russian danger to Baltic states Britain warns of Russian danger to Baltic states

Russia could inflict the tactics it is accused of using to destabilise Ukraine on Baltic members of…


Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS

Libya has asked the UN Security Council to lift an arms embargo so that it can deal with the Islamic…


US keeping ISIS kill list
US keeping ISIS kill list

The United States is maintaining a list of about two dozen or so top ISIS operatives in Iraq and Syria…


Former Thai PM faces negligence charges Former Thai PM faces negligence charges

Thailand's attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former Prime Minister Yingluck…


Taliban, US reportedly set to hold peace talks Taliban, US reportedly set to hold peace talks

There are reports that the Taliban Islamist militant group is set to hold talks with US officials on…


Greece submits loan extension request to eurozone Greece submits loan extension request to eurozone

Greece has formally asked its European creditors for a six-month loan extension. The cash-strapped nation…


New Year celebration begins in China New Year celebration begins in China

  On Thursday, February 19, the Chinese New Year begins. Over one billion people globally celebrate…


Hyundai launches new Verna Hyundai launches new Verna

Hyundai Motor India, on Wednesday, launched the updated version of its mid-size sedan Verna, priced…


Scuba Divers Discover \'Priceless\' Gold Coins in Israel Scuba Divers Discover \'Priceless\' Gold Coins in Israel

Scuba divers off the coast of Israel have uncovered a treasure trove of solid gold coins dating back…


Audio tape proves Dawood Ibrahim presence on Pakistan soil Audio tape proves Dawood Ibrahim presence on Pakistan soil

For years, India has been telling Pakistan that its most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi.…


Paris Metro racist abuse victim calls for Chelsea fans’ punishment Paris Metro racist abuse victim calls for Chelsea fans’ punishment

PARIS: The man prevented from boarding a Paris Metro train by Chelsea football fans chanting racist…


UK visa system allows \'slavery\' UK visa system allows \'slavery\'

The UK visa system is enabling unscrupulous employers to treat foreign workers as modern-day slaves,…


Study looks at Germany 25 years after fall of Wall Study looks at Germany 25 years after fall of Wall

 Disaffection with the political system appears greater in the former East German states than their…


US not at war with Islam, Obama says US not at war with Islam, Obama says

Barack Obama has said that his country is not against Islam but against those who have perverted and…


Osama Bin Laden wanted to rebrand Al Qaeda, says White House Osama Bin Laden wanted to rebrand Al Qaeda, says White House

Washington: Frustrated over Al Qaeda's recognition as a global terror outfit, its Chief Osama…


Obama says US at war with those \'perverting Islam\' Obama says US at war with those \'perverting Islam\'

US President Barack Obama has said his country is not at war with Islam, but with people who have perverted…


China wants to write rules for commerce in Asia, says Obama China wants to write rules for commerce in Asia, says Obama

Washington: President Barack Obama has alleged that China wants to write the rules for commerce in Asia…


Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel announces Congressional bid from Iowa Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel announces Congressional bid from Iowa

Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel has announced his Congressional bid from Iowa, becoming the second…


Govts that deny human rights play into extremists\' hands: Obama Govts that deny human rights play into extremists\' hands: Obama

Washington: US President Barack Obama has asserted that the US campaign to prevent people around the…

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