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US hostage Luke Somers killed during rescue bid

US hostage Luke Somers killed during rescue bid

US journalist Luke Somers and another man held by al-Qaeda in Yemen have been killed by militants during…


Al-Qaeda chief \'killed in Pakistan\' Al-Qaeda chief \'killed in Pakistan\'

WAZIRISTAN: A senior al-Qaeda militant, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has…


UK to establish £15m permanent Mid East military base UK to establish £15m permanent Mid East military base

LONDON: Britain is to establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East since it formally…


Drone strikes kill 9 \'Qaeda\' militants in Yemen Drone strikes kill 9 \'Qaeda\' militants in Yemen

SANAA: Drone strikes killed nine suspected Al-Qaeda militants Saturday in southeast Yemen, where the…


53,000 Fled Myanmar, Bangladesh by Sea in 2014: UN 53,000 Fled Myanmar, Bangladesh by Sea in 2014: UN

GENEVA:  About 53,000 people left Bangladesh and Myanmar on treacherous smuggling boats bound for…


US grand jury to rule on fatal NYC shooting case US grand jury to rule on fatal NYC shooting case

NEW YORK: A US grand jury will be asked to decide whether to prosecute a New York police officer over…


Philippines Typhoon Hagupit evacuation stepped up Philippines Typhoon Hagupit evacuation stepped up

MANILA: About half a million people have fled coastal villages and evacuated their homes in the Philippines…


Key suspect of Burdwan blast arrested by NIA Key suspect of Burdwan blast arrested by NIA

NEW DELHI: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen…


Obama to Name Ash Carter as Defence Chief on Friday: Official Obama to Name Ash Carter as Defence Chief on Friday: Official

President Barack Obama will announce his choice of former Pentagon official Ash Carter to be his next…


India Sending Water in 5 Large Planes to Maldives India Sending Water in 5 Large Planes to Maldives

Water was cut off to more than 100,000 residents in the Maldives' capital because of a fire in the…


Mother Selling Breast Milk to Fund X-Mas Mother Selling Breast Milk to Fund X-Mas

A cash-strapped mother-of-four in Britain has revealed that she is selling her breast milk and plans…


Nasa’s Orion deep space capsule launches Nasa’s Orion deep space capsule launches

  A rocket has launched from Florida carrying an unmanned version of the US space agency's…


ISIL \'plans to control eastern Syria airbase\' ISIL \'plans to control eastern Syria airbase\'

The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has said it has taken control of a village near a key government…


South Africa marks one year since death of Mandela South Africa marks one year since death of Mandela

South Africans on Friday marked one year since the death of Nelson Mandela with services, blasting vuvuzelas…


Major gun battle near Kashmir border Kills 17 Major gun battle near Kashmir border Kills 17

SRINAGAR: Militants in disputed Kashmir attacked an Indian army camp Friday, triggering a fierce gunbattle…


Iraq car bomb attack: 35 killed Iraq car bomb attack: 35 killed

At least 35 people have been killed in a series of car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and…


Thousands across USA protest NYC chokehold death Thousands across USA protest NYC chokehold death

NEW YORK: Protesters across the nation swarmed city streets on Thursday to voice outrage and their demands…


Philippines braces for Typhoon Hagupit Philippines braces for Typhoon Hagupit

MANILA: The Philippines, still scarred by last year's devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan, braced itself…


Unarmed black man shot down in US again, igniting outcry Unarmed black man shot down in US again, igniting outcry

PHOENIX: The deadly shooting of a black, unarmed drug suspect by a white Phoenix police officer who…


West behind falling ruble and oil prices: Russian spy chief West behind falling ruble and oil prices: Russian spy chief

MOSCOW: Washington and its allies are pursuing a regime change policy towards Russia, deliberately introducing…


60 patients lose vision after operation at eye camp in Punjab 60 patients lose vision after operation at eye camp in Punjab

AMRITSAR: At least 60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at an eye camp organised by…


Kenya arrests 77 Chinese nationals Kenya arrests 77 Chinese nationals

Kenyan police have arrested 77 Chinese nationals and are consulting experts to see if they used advanced…


Modi Regains Top Position in \'Time Person of the Year\' Poll Modi Regains Top Position in \'Time Person of the Year\' Poll

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has regained his top position in the 'Time Person of the Year'…


Withdrawing from Ukraine Russia can rebuild trust: John Kerry Withdrawing from Ukraine Russia can rebuild trust: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russia had pitched itself into isolation through its…


Drones, Cyber Attacks pose threat to Plane safety Drones, Cyber Attacks pose threat to Plane safety

Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a gradual risk of commercial plane crashes, a major insurer…


Tory MP Mark Pritchard arrested

Tory MP Mark Pritchard arrested

Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been arrested following an alleged incident in central London, reports…


Mamata nod for LBA Mamata nod for LBA

  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said her state government would agree to the exchange…


Alastair Cook banned for slow over-rate Alastair Cook banned for slow over-rate

    England captain Alastair Cook has been banned for the fourth one-day international against…


China to stop harvesting executed prisoners’ organs

China to stop harvesting executed prisoners’ organs

China has promised to stop harvesting organs from executed prisoners by 1 January, state media report.…


Lebanon ‘holding IS leader’s daughter and ex-wife’

Lebanon ‘holding IS leader’s daughter and ex-wife’

DNA tests confirm Lebanon is holding the young daughter of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,…


School bus crash kills five children in India School bus crash kills five children in India

Five children were killed on Thursday when a school bus collided with a moving train at an unmanned…


Nasa\'s Orion \'Mars ship\' set for test flight
Nasa\'s Orion \'Mars ship\' set for test flight

A US space capsule that could help get humans to Mars is due to make its maiden flight later. Orion…


Chechen police killed by militants in Grozny Chechen police killed by militants in Grozny

GROZNY: Militants have killed at least three traffic police officers in the Chechen capital, Grozny,…


IS setting up Libya training camps, US says IS setting up Libya training camps, US says

WASHINGTON: Islamic State militants have set up training camps in eastern Libya, the head of the US…


Eric Garner: No charges in NY chokehold case
Eric Garner: No charges in NY chokehold case

A grand jury has decided not to charge a white New York City police officer over the death of Eric Garner,…


Pakistan preacher Junaid Jamshed denies blasphemy Pakistan preacher Junaid Jamshed denies blasphemy

Junaid Jamshed issued a video apology, saying his remarks were made out of "ignorance" Police…


UNESCO wants ban on Iraq, Syria art trafficking UNESCO wants ban on Iraq, Syria art trafficking

  The head of UNESCO says she's calling on the U.N. Security Council to adopt a ban on the…


Belgium works to recognize Palestinian state Belgium works to recognize Palestinian state

Belgian legislators from the ruling coalition are working on a non-binding resolution to recognize a…


Kashmir encounter: 2 officers, 6 suspected rebels killed Kashmir encounter: 2 officers, 6 suspected rebels killed

Six suspected rebels and two army officers were killed in two encounters near the heavily militarized…

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