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Baby born in flight aboard airliner over California Baby born in flight aboard airliner over California

LOS ANGELES:  A Southwest Airlines flight landed in Los Angeles with one more passenger than when…


Pakistan 8th Most Dangerous Country in the World: Report Pakistan 8th Most Dangerous Country in the World: Report

Pakistan is placed eighth in the list of the most dangerous countries in the world which is led by Iraq,…


Pistorius prosecutors granted appeal Pistorius prosecutors granted appeal

A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the acquittal on murder charges…


DNA scientist to get back sold Nobel DNA scientist to get back sold Nobel

Russia's richest man has revealed that he bought US scientist James Watson's Nobel Prize gold…


Chinese economist jailed over bribery Chinese economist jailed over bribery

Liu Tienan, a former top economic official, has been jailed for life in China for accepting millions…


Nobel Laureate Malala \'hopes to be Pakistan PM\' Nobel Laureate Malala \'hopes to be Pakistan PM\'

OSLO: Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has told the BBC ahead of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize…


Tony Abbott\'s \'Shirtfront\' is Australia\'s Word of the Year Tony Abbott\'s \'Shirtfront\' is Australia\'s Word of the Year

Sydney, Australia:  "Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime…


Suspected bomb kills 9 on Philippine passenger bus

Suspected bomb kills 9 on Philippine passenger bus

A suspected bomb blast killed at least nine people and injured more than 20 others Tuesday on a bus…


Tortured 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Should Not Face Death Penalty: Lawyer Tortured 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Should Not Face Death Penalty: Lawyer

Washington, United States:  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-confessed mastermind behind the September…


Hong Kong Protesters Steadfast in Final Hours Before Police Clearance Hong Kong Protesters Steadfast in Final Hours Before Police Clearance

Hong Kong:  Bands of determined protesters and hundreds of wet tents pitched near Hong Kong government…


Senate Torture Report Condemns CIA Interrogation Program Senate Torture Report Condemns CIA Interrogation Program

Washington:  A scathing report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday found that…


Former Top Planning Official Jailed for Life in China Over Graft Former Top Planning Official Jailed for Life in China Over Graft

Beijing, China:  A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment the former deputy…


Tension Mounts in Haiti as Clock Ticks on Electoral Impasse Tension Mounts in Haiti as Clock Ticks on Electoral Impasse

Port-au-Prince, Haiti:  The Obama administration and the United Nations are pressuring Haiti's…


Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize Today Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize Today

India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who won this year's Nobel Peace…


New Zealand approves new anti-terror laws New Zealand approves new anti-terror laws

New Zealand's parliament has approved new anti-terrorism laws aimed at countering the domestic threat…


Nobel Laureate Malala ‘hopes to be Pakistan PM’

Nobel Laureate Malala ‘hopes to be Pakistan PM’

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has told the BBC ahead of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday…


Airline Executive Resigns After Halting Flight Over Snack Service Airline Executive Resigns After Halting Flight Over Snack Service

Seoul, South Korea:  Drunken and boorish behavior, cellphones, crying children and reclining seat…


Chicago Police Investigating Rape Allegation Against Uber Driver Chicago Police Investigating Rape Allegation Against Uber Driver

Chicago:  Chicago police said on Tuesday they are investigating an allegation that a driver for…


Climate Funds Exceed $10 Billion at Lima Talks Climate Funds Exceed $10 Billion at Lima Talks

Lima:  Rich countries had by Tuesday pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies…


CIA report: Who are the unlikely interrogators? CIA report: Who are the unlikely interrogators?

Two psychologists hired by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to develop enhanced interrogation procedures…


CIA report details \'brutal\' post-9/11 interrogations
CIA report details \'brutal\' post-9/11 interrogations

The CIA carried out "brutal" interrogations of terror suspects in the years after the 9/11…


Insurance bill set for nod, Cong signals support Insurance bill set for nod, Cong signals support

  NEW DELHI: The Congress has dropped its opposition to the insurance bill with the select committee…


Widow places diamond ring in Salvation Army kettle Widow places diamond ring in Salvation Army kettle

BOSTON: The Salvation Army found an unusual surprise inside one of its red donation kettles: a diamond…


Los Angeles dogs have their own Santa! Los Angeles dogs have their own Santa!

LOS ANGELES: It's not every day that a four-legged tyke gets to sit on Santa Claus' lap - that's…


Rahul Gandhi advised to smile more, be \ Rahul Gandhi advised to smile more, be \"More Desi\"

NEW DELHI:  It may be subtle but a change in stance hasn't gone unnoticed in Congress Vice…


FBI mole \'aided plot to kill Thatcher\' FBI mole \'aided plot to kill Thatcher\'

The US government suspected that a mole inside the FBI was passing secrets to Irish republican militants…


Warm West Coast Reception for China’s Web Czar Warm West Coast Reception for China’s Web Czar

  HONG KONG — At least one thing caught the eye of China’s Internet czar during his…


White House and G.O.P. Clash Over Torture Report White House and G.O.P. Clash Over Torture Report

  WASHINGTON — On the eve of a long-awaited Senate report on the use of torture by the United…


Philippine storm kills 27, but no damage to Manila

Philippine storm kills 27, but no damage to Manila

The death toll from a giant storm crossing the Philippines rose to 27 on Tuesday, the Red Cross said,…


20-yrs old Jaipur girl gets Rs. 2.1cr offer from Facebook

20-yrs old Jaipur girl gets Rs. 2.1cr offer from Facebook

Astha Agarwal had no inkling back in 2009 when she signed up as a user on Facebook that she would one…


12-year-old real-life Rapunzel has hair over 3 feet long

12-year-old real-life Rapunzel has hair over 3 feet long

Katy White has to be careful of injuring others with her braid while attending martial arts practice,…


RSS ‘re-converts’ 200 Agra Muslims

RSS ‘re-converts’ 200 Agra Muslims

Members of at least 57 Muslim families were converted to Hinduism at a ceremony called ‘Purkhon…


South African Court to Rule on Oscar Pistorius Appeal on Tuesday
South African Court to Rule on Oscar Pistorius Appeal on Tuesday

Pretoria:  A South African judge will rule on Tuesday on whether to grant a state appeal that would…


United Nations: $16.4 Billion Needed to Aid Most Vulnerable United Nations: $16.4 Billion Needed to Aid Most Vulnerable

Geneva:  The United Nations says it will need $16.4 billion in 2015 to help 57.5 million of the…


Singaporean Jailed For Hacking Prime Minister\'s Website Singaporean Jailed For Hacking Prime Minister\'s Website

Singapore:  A Singaporean court today jailed a 28-year-old for two months for defacing the Prime…


Week-Long Homage Begins for Belgian Queen Fabiola
Week-Long Homage Begins for Belgian Queen Fabiola

Brussels:  Belgium began a week of homage to Spanish-born Queen Fabiola today when her body was…


US Scientists Open Egyptian Mummy Coffin US Scientists Open Egyptian Mummy Coffin

Chicago:  Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of…


Ebola Scare: Liberian President\'s Son Wants Rally Ban Lifted Ebola Scare: Liberian President\'s Son Wants Rally Ban Lifted

  Monrovia:  Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's son, who is running for a Senate…


Shrien Dewani murder case thrown out by South African judge Shrien Dewani murder case thrown out by South African judge

  British businessman Shrien Dewani has been cleared of murdering his wife during their South Africa…

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