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Mount Sinjar: Islamic State siege broken, say Kurds Mount Sinjar: Islamic State siege broken, say Kurds

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State (IS) militants.…


Russia warns US over sanctions bill Russia warns US over sanctions bill

Russia has warned that a new US law authorising fresh sanctions against Moscow could damage relations…


Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue

A cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being seen as…


Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial security bill which saw MPs…


Children, families gather outside school, pray for the dead Children, families gather outside school, pray for the dead

  PESHAWAR: The widespread revulsion over the massacre in Peshawar continued on Thursday as members…


Pak army chief signs death warrants of six terrorists Pak army chief signs death warrants of six terrorists

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has signed the death warrant of six hardcore…


Kurds ‘ break IS mountain siege Kurds ‘ break IS mountain siege

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State (IS) militants.…


Hang 3,000 terrorists in 48 hours: Pak army chief to Sharif Hang 3,000 terrorists in 48 hours: Pak army chief to Sharif

NEW DELHI: From a Twitter account purported to be of Pakistan Army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif tweeted…


Indonesia closes island airport after volcano erupts

Indonesia closes island airport after volcano erupts

Indonesia temporarily closed a domestic airport Friday after a volcano in the country’s east erupted,…


Mumbai attack \'mastermind\' Lakhvi detained under MPO Mumbai attack \'mastermind\' Lakhvi detained under MPO

ISLAMABAD: Alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was granted bail…


Drone strike kills eight militants on Khyber Agency border Drone strike kills eight militants on Khyber Agency border

PESHAWAR: At least eight suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Nazyan district…


Sierra Leone\'s leading doctor dies of Ebola Sierra Leone\'s leading doctor dies of Ebola

Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country…


Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home

Eight children have been found dead at a house in Cairns in northern Queensland, say Australian police.…


Pakistani jets, ground forces kill 27 militants in northwest Pakistani jets, ground forces kill 27 militants in northwest

Islamabad (AP) — Pakistan's military says its jets and ground forces have killed 27 militants…


200 Pakistani pilgrims refused entry into India 200 Pakistani pilgrims refused entry into India

Around 200 Pakistani pilgrims intended to visit Sarhand Sharif to attend the annual Urs of Hazrat Mujaddid…


Xi Jinping arrives in Macau as China cracks down on gambling Xi Jinping arrives in Macau as China cracks down on gambling

Macau:  Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Macau on Friday as Beijing puts pressure on the…


Sonia Gandhi hospitalised for infection Sonia Gandhi hospitalised for infection

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi was hospitalised on Thursday…


Heavy snow kills five, disrupts travel in Japan Heavy snow kills five, disrupts travel in Japan

TOKYO: At least five people have died in heavy snow that has blanketed swathes of Japan, reports said…


220 journalists in prison worldwide 220 journalists in prison worldwide

WASHINGTON: More than 200 journalists are imprisoned for their work for the third consecutive year,…


China to set up satellite, radar network to strengthen maritime power China to set up satellite, radar network to strengthen maritime power

Beijing:  China will set up an offshore observation network, including satellite and radar stations,…


Eight children found dead after mass stabbing in Australia Eight children found dead after mass stabbing in Australia

Sydney:  Eight children aged between 18 months and 15 years have been found dead at a house in…


Israel won\'t accept ‘unilateral’ recognition of Palestine: Netanyahu Israel won\'t accept ‘unilateral’ recognition of Palestine: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday Israel would never accept the “unilateral”…


Boko Haram gunmen kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria Boko Haram gunmen kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria

Maiduguri:  Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast…


Rosetta comet-landing is science\'s 2014 breakthrough Rosetta comet-landing is science\'s 2014 breakthrough

Miami, Florida:  The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency's Rosetta…


Politics no problem, say US and Russian spacefarers Politics no problem, say US and Russian spacefarers

Paris, France:  US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut…


India launches largest rocket and unmanned capsule India launches largest rocket and unmanned capsule

India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts…


Mumbai attacks \'mastermind\' Lakhvi bailed in Pakistan Mumbai attacks \'mastermind\' Lakhvi bailed in Pakistan

A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been granted bail by a court in Pakistan.…


Putin seeks to ease fears over Russian economic crisis Putin seeks to ease fears over Russian economic crisis

President Vladimir Putin has sought to ease fears over Russia's economy, insisting that the dramatic…


Palestinian draft peace plan put before UN Security Council Palestinian draft peace plan put before UN Security Council

A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel has been submitted…


Nigerian militants \'kidnap 100 villagers\' Nigerian militants \'kidnap 100 villagers\'

Militants have stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping…


Taliban attack: Pakistan army retaliates, kills 57 militants Taliban attack: Pakistan army retaliates, kills 57 militants

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army retaliated to the the deadly Taliban attack at Peshawar school by killing 57…


Nigeria sentences 54 soldiers to death for mutiny Nigeria sentences 54 soldiers to death for mutiny

A Nigerian court martial has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny and cowardice as they refused…


Raul Castro urges US to lift trade embargo Raul Castro urges US to lift trade embargo

HAVANA: Cuban President Raul Castro has urged the US to end its trade embargo after the two countries…


Putin set to address Russia amid economic crisis Putin set to address Russia amid economic crisis

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin is set to hold his end-of-year news conference amid a growing economic…


Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announce a new era in US-Cuba relations Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announce a new era in US-Cuba relations

America and its Communist neighbour agree to restore diplomatic relations and reopen their embassies…


Cold wave hits north India, 30 die

Cold wave hits north India, 30 die

In some of the heaviest spells of snowfall Uttarakhand has seen in recent times, 30 people, according…


Saudi cleric’s wife shows face on TV, sparks uproar Saudi cleric’s wife shows face on TV, sparks uproar

DUBAI: A Saudi cleric has sparked uproar by appearing on television along with his wife — whose…


Cuba\'s Raul Castro urges US to lift trade embargo Cuba\'s Raul Castro urges US to lift trade embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro has urged the US to end its trade embargo after the two countries opened…


Fresh air strikes kill 57 terrorists in Pakistan: ISPR Fresh air strikes kill 57 terrorists in Pakistan: ISPR

PESHAWAR: In the aftermath of deadly Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan’s…

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