Chinese media slam US lifting of Vietnam arms embargo Chinese media slam US lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

Beijing:  Chinese state media today slammed the lifting of a decades-old US arms embargo against…


11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many…


Behind ‘Hamilton’s Moves, a Man Inspired by ‘The Matrix’ Behind ‘Hamilton’s Moves, a Man Inspired by ‘The Matrix’

In the early days of “Hamilton,” choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler realized he had a problem:…


David Cameron buys used car for wife David Cameron buys used car for wife

Prime Minister David Cameron has bought a £1,500 used car as a "cheap run-around" for…


Leaked tape forces Brazil minister Romero out Leaked tape forces Brazil minister Romero out

A close ally of Brazilian acting President Michel Temer is stepping aside in a new political scandal.…


White House: No invite issued to ex-POW for Hiroshima visit White House: No invite issued to ex-POW for Hiroshima visit

TOKYO: Trashing a US veterans group’s claim, the White House on Monday said that no invitation…


India lion attacks: Pride caged after Gujarat killings India lion attacks: Pride caged after Gujarat killings

Forestry officials in India have caught and caged 13 Asiatic lions in western India after at least three…


India and Iran sign 'historic' Chabahar port deal India and Iran sign 'historic' Chabahar port deal

TEHRAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India will build and operate a key Iranian port…


German nationalist party suggests limiting religious freedom of Muslims German nationalist party suggests limiting religious freedom of Muslims

BERLIN: A surging German nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups…


Turkey's incoming PM working on new cabinet Turkey's incoming PM working on new cabinet

Ankara, Turkey:  Turkey's incoming premier Binali Yildirim said today he was working on a new…


Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership: China rebuts India's stand on France Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership: China rebuts India's stand on France

Beijing:  China today rebutted India's assertion that France was included in the Nuclear Suppliers…


Vladimir Putin to visit Greece in first EU trip in a year Vladimir Putin to visit Greece in first EU trip in a year

Moscow, Russia:  Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Greece this week, the Kremlin said…


Benjamin Netanyahu rejects French Peace Initiative, offers to meet Mahmud Abbas Benjamin Netanyahu rejects French Peace Initiative, offers to meet Mahmud Abbas

Jerusalem:  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a multilateral French peace initiative…


Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam

President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons…


Bombs kill more than 100 in Syria regime strongholds Bombs kill more than 100 in Syria regime strongholds

At least 101 people were killed on Monday in two Syrian regime bastions in a spate of bombings claimed…


Landslide kills 10 in India Landslide kills 10 in India

A landslide triggered by strong winds killed at least 10 construction workers in northern India on Monday,…


Syria blasts kill at least 65 Syria blasts kill at least 65

Syrian state TV says at least 65 people were killed in a series of explosions, including suicide bombings,…


Indian climber 3rd to die on Mount Everest in recent days Indian climber 3rd to die on Mount Everest in recent days

An Indian climber who had fallen sick and was being helped down Mount Everest has died, becoming the…


Rebels kill 2 policemen in Indian Kashmir Rebels kill 2 policemen in Indian Kashmir

Police say suspected rebels have fired at a group of police officers in the main city of the Indian…


Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits

Yemeni security officials say that a pair of suicide bombers killed at least 45 people in the southern…


Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace: Obama Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace: Obama

President Barack Obama says the death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour marks an "important…


Taliban leader's death: Afghan leaders see hopeful sign Taliban leader's death: Afghan leaders see hopeful sign

The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike was greeted…


India successfully launches reusable launch vehicle RLV-TD India successfully launches reusable launch vehicle RLV-TD

India on Monday successfully launched the first technology demonstrator of indigenously made Reusable…


Israeli defense minister steps down Israeli defense minister steps down

Israel's defense minister officially stepped down on Sunday, capping a tumultuous week of politics…


Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election

With direct ballots counted but a final result still outstanding, Sunday's elections for Austria's…


Protest vote puts far-right party in Cyprus parliament Protest vote puts far-right party in Cyprus parliament

Far-right ELAM and two other small parties won seats in Cyprus' parliament for the first time during…


Protests against acting leader in Brazil's 2 biggest cities Protests against acting leader in Brazil's 2 biggest cities

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil's two biggest cities Sunday to protest…


Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic…


Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that…


Thailand school dormitory fire kills 18 schoolgirls Thailand school dormitory fire kills 18 schoolgirls

At least 17 girls have been killed by a fire which swept through their school dormitory in northern…


12-year-old California student ready to start university 12-year-old California student ready to start university

A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted…


Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly before Obama visit Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly before Obama visit

Just hours before President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam, the country voted Sunday in once-every-five-year…


7 killed as volcano erupts in Indonesia 7 killed as volcano erupts in Indonesia

GAMBER: The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with…


BJP leader Roopa Ganguly’s convoy attacked BJP leader Roopa Ganguly’s convoy attacked

KOLKATA: Actor-turned BJP leader Roopa Ganguly was on Sunday heckled and her convoy attacked allegedly…


Deadly gun rampage at Austria concert, 2 killed Deadly gun rampage at Austria concert, 2 killed

A gunman has opened fire at a concert, killing two people before shooting himself dead, police in the…


Turkish authorities lift curfew in parts of Diyarbakir Turkish authorities lift curfew in parts of Diyarbakir

Turkish authorities have lifted a long-standing curfew from parts of a historic neighborhood in the…


Cameron said he would meet Trump, but his Muslim comments are wrong Cameron said he would meet Trump, but his Muslim comments are wrong

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday that he'd be happy to meet Donald Trump if he becomes…


At least 13 dead in Vietnam bus smash At least 13 dead in Vietnam bus smash

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in a horrific road accident involving two passenger…


Myanmar's transition 'remarkable statement' to world: Kerry Myanmar's transition 'remarkable statement' to world: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday hailed Myanmar's transition to a civilian government steered…

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