Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
August 27, 20146:15 pm

The comments fit a pattern by North Korea of seizing any opportunity to turn the table on Washington's longstanding criticism of the North

August 27, 20141:28 pm

Sentencing of Annamalai, also known as Swamiji Sri Selvam Siddhar, is now scheduled on November 13.

August 27, 201412:27 pm

The US said operations will accelerate in the coming days with more nations also expected to contribute.

August 27, 201410:13 am
Libya is undergoing its worst violence since the overthrow of dictator Moammar Gadhafi three years ago.  (Source: Reuters)

Egypt has repeatedly denied involvement. Emirati officials have not commented.

August 27, 20149:58 am

The 26-year-old woman was captured by IS militant group last year while working in Syria.

August 27, 20149:34 am
Ban cited the return of the Palestinian Authority to Gaza, the lifting of the blockade and addressing Israel's security concerns as key to avoiding a relapse into war.  (Source: Reuters)

The UN chief also urged the sides to address the root causes of the crisis.

August 26, 201412:12 pm

Obama on Monday met his Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

August 26, 20141:45 pm

There have been 21 ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops in less than a fortnight and 23 in August.

August 26, 201412:04 am

After the outcry over his game soon after the Foley video had aired, he returned to the links the next day, his 8th outing in 11 days.

August 25, 201411:35 am

The magnitude-6.0 quake ignited gas-fed fires, damaged famous wineries and sent many to hospitals.

August 24, 20144:41 pm

There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious damage.

August 24, 201411:03 am

There were no immediate reports of fatalities or serious damage.

August 23, 201412:11 pm

Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said the beheading of Foley "represents a terrorist attack against our country".

August 22, 20143:56 pm

Defence Sec. Chuck Hagel said that "ISIL is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen".

August 22, 20141:36 pm

By paying ransoms, govts in the Mideast and Europe have become some of the biggest financiers of terror groups.

August 22, 201412:56 pm

US has appealed all the sides to resolve the crisis through peaceful negotiations.

August 22, 201412:21 pm

Dr Afia Siddiqqi was jailed by a US court for 86 years. She was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.

August 22, 201410:57 am

Dr. Kent Brantly called Thursday a "miraculous day.''

August 22, 201410:22 am

Recently, Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik has described ISIS as "enemy number one of Islam".

August 21, 201412:35 pm

As U.S. air strikes gather momentum, so too have Islamic State threats against the United States.

August 21, 201410:57 am

The Obama administration did not rule out the prospect of a military operation in Syria.

August 20, 20142:04 pm

An estimated 1.2 million Iraqis have been displaced so far in 2014, including some 600,000 people uprooted.

August 19, 20149:25 pm

Four officers were injured by rocks or bottles.

August 19, 20143:52 pm

On August 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead in broad daylight on a residential street.

August 19, 20141:24 pm

India cancelled talks, raising objections to consultations held with separatist Hurriyat leaders by Pakistan.

August 19, 201410:12 am

The Secretary-General hopes local and federal investigations will "shed full light on the killing and that justice will be done."

August 18, 20146:32 pm

The protests have been going on since Brown's death heightened racial tensions between the predominantly black community and the mostly white Ferguson Police Department.

August 18, 20142:12 pm

The daughters essentially are trading places, and the vacation is boiling down to Obama getting about a week with each one.

August 18, 201411:25 am

Some of the youths carried signs protesting police brutality, TV images showed.

August 17, 20144:52 pm

Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and announced a 5-hour curfew after a week of racially charged protests.

August 16, 20146:45 pm

Police and about 200 protesters clashed in Ferguson, Missouri after another tense day in the St. Louis suburb.

August 15, 20148:58 pm

The price offered on Thursday by the bidder surpassed the bid for 1954 Mercedes Benz W196 race car in 2013.

August 15, 201412:32 am

Thousands of families from the Yazidi minority community were trapped on the mountains without food and water.

August 14, 201410:55 am

US assessed that there are 'far fewer' members of the Yazidis minority group and are in better condition than previously believed.

August 13, 20141:59 pm

Authorities closed roads around the capital in case of more landslides, and also shut the Quito airport.

August 13, 20141:53 pm

United States stressed its readiness to fully support a new and inclusive government in Iraq's fight against the ISIL.


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