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\'Vicious\' Boko Haram attacks send over 11,000 fleeing to Chad \'Vicious\' Boko Haram attacks send over 11,000 fleeing to Chad

Geneva:  The United Nations on Tuesday said that the latest wave of Boko Haram's "vicious,…


Sydney cafe siege: Australia ‘must compensate’ victims

Sydney cafe siege: Australia ‘must compensate’ victims

Australia has been urged to compensate the victims of domestic terror attacks as it does those harmed…


Pope Francis to celebrate Sri Lanka Mass

Pope Francis to celebrate Sri Lanka Mass

Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass for a million worshippers on the second day of his visit to Sri Lanka.…


Egypt court overturns Hosni Mubarak verdict, orders retrial Egypt court overturns Hosni Mubarak verdict, orders retrial

Cairo:  An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned former president Hosni Mubarak's conviction…


Political uncertainty in Haiti as parliament is dissolved Political uncertainty in Haiti as parliament is dissolved

  Parliament in Haiti has been dissolved after the failure of last-ditch negotiations over a new…


White House says \'absence\' at Paris rally a mistake White House says \'absence\' at Paris rally a mistake

The US government has said that it should have sent "someone with a higher profile" to Sunday's…


Uganda LRA commander Dominic Ongwen \'to be sent to ICC\' Uganda LRA commander Dominic Ongwen \'to be sent to ICC\'

A senior commander in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) is to be sent to the International…


France attacks: Funeral ceremonies in Paris and Jerusalem France attacks: Funeral ceremonies in Paris and Jerusalem

Funeral ceremonies are being held for seven of those shot dead in last week's attacks in Paris.…


India toxic alcohol kills 29 in Uttar Pradesh India toxic alcohol kills 29 in Uttar Pradesh

At least 29 people have been killed after consuming toxic alcohol in India's Uttar Pradesh state,…


Dog takes solo bus rides to the dog park Dog takes solo bus rides to the dog park

SEATTLE: A black Labrador named Eclipse just wants to get to the dog park. So if her owner takes too…


Roasting Marshmallows on an active volcano! Roasting Marshmallows on an active volcano!

VANUATU ISLAND: What's the one thing that can make a winter's night out camping more fun? Roasting…


25% Class 8 students can\'t read standard 2 Text in India 25% Class 8 students can\'t read standard 2 Text in India

NEW DELHI:  About 25 per cent of India's children in class 8 cannot read text prescribed for…


100,000 Germans march against anti-Islam protests

100,000 Germans march against anti-Islam protests

BERLIN: About 100,000 Germans demonstrated nationwide on Monday against anti-Islamic protests and to…


One dead after Washington subway fills with smoke

One dead after Washington subway fills with smoke

WASHINGTON: Smoke from an unidentified source filled a busy downtown subway station in the US capital…


French police commissioner ‘kills himself after meeting with Charlie Hebdo attack victim’s family’ French police commissioner ‘kills himself after meeting with Charlie Hebdo attack victim’s family’

A French police commissioner has reportedly killed himself after meeting relatives of a victim murdered…


Paris attacks rekindle Australia free speech debate

Paris attacks rekindle Australia free speech debate

The attack on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo has reignited the debate over Australia’s…


Pope Francis lands in Sri Lanka for ‘mission of mercy’

Pope Francis lands in Sri Lanka for ‘mission of mercy’

Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka at the start of a six-day Asian visit which is expected to draw…


Defiant Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover

Defiant Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover

This week’s edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will show a cartoon depicting the…


AirAsia cockpit voice recorder found - Indonesian officials

AirAsia cockpit voice recorder found - Indonesian officials

Divers in the Java Sea have retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501,…


1,400 from France have joined jihadis or \'want to go to Syria, Iraq\' 1,400 from France have joined jihadis or \'want to go to Syria, Iraq\'

  Paris:  Some 1,400 people living in France have either joined the jihadist cause in Syria…


Delhi assembly polls to be held on Feb 7, counting on Feb 10 Delhi assembly polls to be held on Feb 7, counting on Feb 10

Assembly elections in Delhi will be held on February 7 and the results will be announed on February…


Lebanon prison raided over inmates\' links to bombing Lebanon prison raided over inmates\' links to bombing

Lebanese security forces have raided a prison after an investigation found detainees were connected…


Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian archbishop accuses West Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian archbishop accuses West

The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, in central Nigeria, has accused the West of ignoring the threat of the…


John Kerry urges stronger India-US ties John Kerry urges stronger India-US ties

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for stronger US-Indian trade ties at an international investor…


Afghan President Ashraf Ghani unveils unity government Afghan President Ashraf Ghani unveils unity government

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has unveiled his unity cabinet more than three months after he was sworn…


France deploys 15,000 security forces to boost security France deploys 15,000 security forces to boost security

  Paris:  France is deploying 15,000 police and security forces to bolster security around…


Paris attacks: Hollande to hold security meeting Paris attacks: Hollande to hold security meeting

PARIS: French President Francois Hollande is to chair a crisis meeting with cabinet ministers on national…


Xinjiang unrest: Police shoot six dead Xinjiang unrest: Police shoot six dead

BEIJING: Police in China's Xinjiang province have shot dead six people who they say were trying…


AirAsia QZ8501: Divers recover ‘black box’ flight recorder

AirAsia QZ8501: Divers recover ‘black box’ flight recorder

Indonesian divers have retrieved the flight data recorder of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, say officials.…


Paris attacks: Hollande to hold security meeting Paris attacks: Hollande to hold security meeting

French President Francois Hollande is due to chair a crisis meeting with cabinet ministers on national…


US president Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy US president Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy

Washington:  US President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to…


Paris attacks: Millions rally for unity in France Paris attacks: Millions rally for unity in France

  More than three million people have taken part in unity marches across France after 17 people…


4 Jews killed in Paris to be buried in Israel on Tuesday
4 Jews killed in Paris to be buried in Israel on Tuesday

Jerusalem:  Four French Jews killed in an Islamist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris are…


North East Nigeria hit by wave of suicide bombings as violence spikes North East Nigeria hit by wave of suicide bombings as violence spikes

Kano, Nigeria:  Four people were killed in suicide attacks by two female bombers on Sunday in the…


At least 56 dead in Mozambique Beer poisoning At least 56 dead in Mozambique Beer poisoning

  Maputo:  At least 56 people including a toddler in the north-west of Mozambique have died…


Peshawar attack: Schools reopen after Taliban massacre

Peshawar attack: Schools reopen after Taliban massacre

Pupils and teachers are returning for the first time to the school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar…


Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia’s first woman president

Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia’s first woman president

Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has become the first female president of Croatia, winning…


World leaders join Paris march of \'millions\' for attack victims World leaders join Paris march of \'millions\' for attack victims

PARIS: Millions of people were expected to join a march through Paris Sunday in solidarity with the…


Fatal crash between bus, oil tanker leaves 62 dead near Karachi Fatal crash between bus, oil tanker leaves 62 dead near Karachi

KARACHI: A deadly road accident between an oil tanker and passenger coach late Saturday night left at…

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