Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for US visit Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for US visit

Islamabad:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will proceed on a four-day visit to the US today…


Deadly attack hits bus station in southern Israel Deadly attack hits bus station in southern Israel

An Israeli soldier has died of his wounds and at least 11 people, including four soldiers, were injured…


Migrant crisis: Slovenia sets limit of 2,500 people a day Migrant crisis: Slovenia sets limit of 2,500 people a day

Slovenia will only allow 2,500 migrants to cross its borders daily - half the number neighbour Croatia…


'Dozens of ISIL fighters killed' in air strike in Syria 'Dozens of ISIL fighters killed' in air strike in Syria

At least 40 fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have been killed in…


Typhoon Koppu weakens as it crosses the Philippines Typhoon Koppu weakens as it crosses the Philippines

Typhoon Koppu has weakened after battering the northern Philippines on Sunday.   The slow-moving…


Female suicide bombers kill 11 in North Eastern Nigeria: Police Female suicide bombers kill 11 in North Eastern Nigeria: Police

Yola, Nigeria:  Two female suicide bombers killed at least 11 people in northeast Nigeria after…


Exiled Tibetans vote for new political leader Exiled Tibetans vote for new political leader

DHARAMSALA, India: Thousands of exiled Tibetans worldwide voted Sunday in an election for a political…


'We can't go back' say women activists on Taliban Kunduz 'hit list' 'We can't go back' say women activists on Taliban Kunduz 'hit list'

Marzia Rustami was hiding at a friend’s house when she heard that Taliban militants, now in control…


RAW may try to kill Nawaz Sharif, warns Punjab govt RAW may try to kill Nawaz Sharif, warns Punjab govt

LAHORE: The Punjab home department said on Saturday it had received intelligence reports warning that…


'Floating city' in the sky above China! (with video) 'Floating city' in the sky above China! (with video)

Onlookers, some who are said to have videoed the bizarre event, were said to be mesmerised  as…


Bishops call on British PM to take more Syria refugees Bishops call on British PM to take more Syria refugees

London:  A group of 84 bishops have written to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to allow…


Hundreds of Myanmar citizens line up to vote in Singapore Hundreds of Myanmar citizens line up to vote in Singapore

Hundreds of Myanmar citizens were lining up in Singapore to cast advance ballots in the country's…


Havana denies talk of Cuban troops in Syria Havana denies talk of Cuban troops in Syria

Havana, Cuba:  A senior official in Havana on Saturday "categorically" denied reports…


Business ties herald 'Golden Era' as China's Xi Jinping visits UK Business ties herald 'Golden Era' as China's Xi Jinping visits UK

London, England:  Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a four-day visit to Britain on Tuesday in…


Cambodian deminers bring expertise to Cyprus Cambodian deminers bring expertise to Cyprus

Mammari, Cyprus:  Half a world from home, Cambodian experts toil under a beating sun to demine…


Philippines battered as Typhoon Koppu makes landfall Philippines battered as Typhoon Koppu makes landfall

Homes have been flattened, power lines toppled, and thousands of people have fled their homes as Typhoon…


Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkey: report Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkey: report

ANKARA: Twelve migrants drowned Saturday when their boat sank off the Turkish coast as they were seeking…


15 killed in road accident in Andhra Pradesh 15 killed in road accident in Andhra Pradesh

Fifteen people, including three children, were killed and 14 others injured on Saturday in a road accident…


Indian girls aged two and five 'gang-raped' in New Delhi: police Indian girls aged two and five 'gang-raped' in New Delhi: police

Two Indian girls aged two-and-a-half and five years old were raped in separate incidents in New Delhi…


Women targeted in Taliban takeover of Afghan city Women targeted in Taliban takeover of Afghan city

Kabul, Afghanistan:  Hiding in her basement, a Kunduz radio presenter was paralysed with fear when…


Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi calls for unity in divided Rakhine Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi calls for unity in divided Rakhine

Thandwe, Myanmar:  Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi called for unity in volatile Rakhine state today…


Philippines on alert as Typhoon Koppu nears Philippines on alert as Typhoon Koppu nears

The Philippines is preparing for a typhoon that is forecast to dump heavy rain and cause severe flooding…


Mexico drug lord Guzman narrowly evades capture, sustains injuries Mexico drug lord Guzman narrowly evades capture, sustains injuries

Fugitive Mexican drugs lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman suffered face and leg injuries as…


5 killed in Saudi Shiite shooting claimed by IS 5 killed in Saudi Shiite shooting claimed by IS

Five people have been killed and nine wounded in an attack on a Shia gathering hall in eastern Saudi…


Support for Vladimir Putin's bombing campaign among Syrians in Russia Support for Vladimir Putin's bombing campaign among Syrians in Russia

Moscow, Russia:  From far away in his adopted homeland of Russia, Syrian Wail Dzhinid has watched…


Hungary closes border with Croatia Hungary closes border with Croatia

ZAKANY, Hungary, Oct 17, 2015: The border between Hungary and Croatia has been closed to "illegal"…


Migrant crisis: Turkey says no deal done on EU action plan Migrant crisis: Turkey says no deal done on EU action plan

Turkish officials have stressed that a plan agreed by EU officials for joint action with Turkey on the…


Migrant crossings to Europe in 2015 soar past 600,000 mark: IOM Migrant crossings to Europe in 2015 soar past 600,000 mark: IOM

GENEVA: More than 613,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning…


Russian strikes in Syria killed hundreds of militants: Putin Russian strikes in Syria killed hundreds of militants: Putin

Moscow:  Russian airstrikes in Syria have killed hundreds of militants, President Vladimir Putin…


Kerry warns Abbas against inciting violence Kerry warns Abbas against inciting violence

WASHINGTON:US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday warned Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas not to…


Turkey shoots down drone at border with Syria Turkey shoots down drone at border with Syria

Ankara:  Turkey's military says its jets have shot down an unidentified drone that violated…


Cooking gas cylinder blast kills 8 in Mumbai Cooking gas cylinder blast kills 8 in Mumbai

New Delhi: Police say a cooking gas cylinder blast has killed at least eight people in a small hotel…


Indian SC strikes down new appointment system in higher judiciary Indian SC strikes down new appointment system in higher judiciary

NEW DELHI: Indian Supreme Court today struck down a new law for appointing judges in higher judiciary…


'IS hacker' accused of stealing US data arrested in Malaysia 'IS hacker' accused of stealing US data arrested in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have arrested a "terrorist hacker" wanted by Washington for…


Pakistan and Russia sign gas pipeline agreement Pakistan and Russia sign gas pipeline agreement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia signed an agreement on Friday to build a gas pipeline stretching hundreds…


Palestinians set fire to Joseph's Tomb Jewish holy site Palestinians set fire to Joseph's Tomb Jewish holy site

Palestinians have torched a Jewish holy site in the West Bank city of Nablus, amid soaring tensions…


Muslims should stop eating beef: India BJP leader Muslims should stop eating beef: India BJP leader

A senior leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that Muslims living in the…


Video of bleeding Palestinian teen intensifies online image war Video of bleeding Palestinian teen intensifies online image war

Jerusalem:  As the 13-year-old Palestinian boy lay bleeding on the ground, after being shot for…


Scientists create artificial 'skin' that could feel sensation Scientists create artificial 'skin' that could feel sensation

Washington:  US researchers said on Thursday they have created a plastic "skin" that…

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