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Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers, say officials Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers, say officials

Herat, Afghanistan:  At least 11 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan,…


China's UN climate pledges 'expected': Report China's UN climate pledges 'expected': Report

Beijing:  China is expected to unveil its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions…


Israel Navy seizes ship seeking to break Gaza blockade: Army Israel Navy seizes ship seeking to break Gaza blockade: Army

Jerusalem:  Israeli naval forces boarded and took over an activist vessel seeking to break the…


57 countries hold signing ceremony to set up China-led bank 57 countries hold signing ceremony to set up China-led bank

The 57 founding member countries of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank began signing…


British dead in Tunisia attack may rise over 30: Report British dead in Tunisia attack may rise over 30: Report

London:  The number of British victims of a mass shooting in Tunisia may increase to at least 30,…


Greek banks shut until July 6, ATM withdrawal limit 60 Euros a day: Government Greek banks shut until July 6, ATM withdrawal limit 60 Euros a day: Government

Athens:  Greece announced early Monday it will shut banks for a week and impose capital controls,…


Scottish Church issues dress codes, bans mini skirt Scottish Church issues dress codes, bans mini skirt

KOLKATA: Dress codes have been enforced upon the students of Scottish Church College of Kolkata with…


Thousands march in Seoul for South Korea’s gay pride parade Thousands march in Seoul for South Korea’s gay pride parade

SEOUL: Thousands marched through central Seoul Sunday in what organisers described as South Korea’s…


CNN news anchor mocked on Twitter CNN news anchor mocked on Twitter

LONDON: CNN news anchor Lucy Pawle has faced a backlash on social media after mistaking a flag covered…


Eight lions drown to death as floods ravage the Gir forest region Eight lions drown to death as floods ravage the Gir forest region

AHMEDABAD:  Heavy rains, which triggered a flood like situation in Gujarat's Saurashtra region,…


One injured in shooting at San Francisco gay pride event One injured in shooting at San Francisco gay pride event

SAN FRANCISCO: Shots were fired at a gay pride event in San Francisco Saturday, leaving one man injured,…


US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries

LONDON: The landmark US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside…


World's tallest cow dead after succumbing to leg injury World's tallest cow dead after succumbing to leg injury

Washington:  The world's tallest cow ever which stood at over 6 feet 2 inches has died in the…


Australian Islamic State fighter 'still alive' after drone strike: Report Australian Islamic State fighter 'still alive' after drone strike: Report

Sydney:  Canberra was today attempting to verify whether an Australian Islamic State group fighter,…


MERS toll in South Korea rises to 32 MERS toll in South Korea rises to 32

Seoul:  South Korea today reported its 32nd death from MERS as the virus's mortality rate continued…


Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude strikes Assam; tremors felt in Bhutan, Bangladesh & Nepal Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude strikes Assam; tremors felt in Bhutan, Bangladesh & Nepal

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude struck Assam at around 6:40 am on Sunday morning. Tremors were felt in…


Iran nuclear talks enter 'critical phase' Iran nuclear talks enter 'critical phase'

Vienna:  Talks between Iran and the US enter a "critical phase" today with tensions rising…


More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

Taipei:  More than 500 people were injured, almost 200 of them seriously, when a ball of fire ripped…


Iran nuclear talks at crucial stage Iran nuclear talks at crucial stage

Three months after an interim agreement was reached, final negotiations for Iran's nuclear programme…


Tunisia launches security clampdown after resort attack Tunisia launches security clampdown after resort attack

Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid has announced a clampdown on security after an attack on a…


Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls referendum on bailout for July 5 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls referendum on bailout for July 5

Athens:  Greece will hold a referendum on July 5 on the outcome of negotiations with its international…


Bus overturns, hit by truck on highway in China, killing 12 Bus overturns, hit by truck on highway in China, killing 12

A bus overturned on a highway and was hit by an oncoming truck in eastern China, killing at least 12…


158 Pak Hindus get Indian citizenship, 3,733 get Long Term Visa 158 Pak Hindus get Indian citizenship, 3,733 get Long Term Visa

The Indian government has granted citizenship to 158 Pakistani hindus and long term visa to 3,733 after…


Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at…


Doctors extract 5-foot-long hairball from girl’s stomach Doctors extract 5-foot-long hairball from girl’s stomach

A teenage girl in India is recovering from a surgery during which doctors removed a 5-foot-long hairball…


The 30,000-pound bomb that could be used against Iran's nuclear facilities 'boggles the mind'


The 30,000-pound bomb that could be used against Iran's nuclear facilities 'boggles the mind'

Negotiators are working toward a June 30 deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran.  …


Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 27' Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 27'

At least 27 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed in an attack on a beach near two tourist hotels…


Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely…


Japan Woman Beats Husband to Death Over Affairs 36 Years Ago: Reports Japan Woman Beats Husband to Death Over Affairs 36 Years Ago: Reports

Tokyo:  A Japanese woman, who beat her husband to death over his love affairs 36 years ago, has…


IS militants kill 146 civilians in Syria's Kobane within 24 hours IS militants kill 146 civilians in Syria's Kobane within 24 hours

DAMASCUS: At least 146 civilians were killed and more than 200 others wounded over the past 24 hours…


9 killed when plane carrying cruise passengers crashes in Alaska 9 killed when plane carrying cruise passengers crashes in Alaska

A sightseeing plane carrying a pilot and eight cruise ship passengers crashed into a cliff in southeast…


Eurozone leaders set weekend deadline for Greece Eurozone leaders set weekend deadline for Greece

Brussels: European leaders told finance ministers from the euro countries to conclude a debt financing…


Recep Tayyip Erdogan denies Islamic State launched attack on Syria's Kobane from Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan denies Islamic State launched attack on Syria's Kobane from Turkey

Ankara:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday dismissed as "propaganda"…


Italian PM Matteo Renzi slams European Union leaders over migrant quotas Italian PM Matteo Renzi slams European Union leaders over migrant quotas

Brussels:  Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi launched a furious broadside at fellow EU leaders…


'Miracle' mom's fight to save baby after plane crash 'Miracle' mom's fight to save baby after plane crash

Bogota:  The memory of Maria Nelly Murillo's mother and her own maternal instinct kept her…


British queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace for repair work British queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace for repair work

LONDON: British Queen Elizabeth II may have to temporarily move out of Buckingham Palace to allow repair…


BBC's future to be examined in a green paper this summer BBC's future to be examined in a green paper this summer

The debate over the BBC’s charter review will step up a gear with the publication of a green paper…


Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

WASHINGTON: Obamacare has survived -- again.   In a major win for the Obama administration, the…


45 people dead in Gujarat due to heavy rain and flood 45 people dead in Gujarat due to heavy rain and flood

NEW DELHI: At least 45 people died due to heavy rains and flood like situation prevails in Saurashtra…

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