June 18, 2014 3:57 pm

The Foreign Ministry could not immediately confirm the report but said its embassy was investigating.

June 18, 2014 3:37 pm

Communal clashes broke out between the nationalist BBS and the minority Muslims on Sunday.

June 18, 2014 3:24 pm

Thousands of dogs are slaughtered for food during annual summer solstice festival in Yulin region in China.

June 18, 2014 3:00 pm

Local residents said the bomb appeared to have been hidden in a motorised rickshaw outside the venue.

June 18, 2014 3:14 pm

Higher Education Admission Office promised a full investigation into the scam.

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm

A senior manager of the state-owned North Oil Company said militants attacked parts of the refinery complex, leading to heavy clashes.

June 18, 2014 1:07 pm

"We're open to continuing our engagement with the Iranians, just as we are engaging with other regional players on the threat by ISIL."

June 18, 2014 11:54 am

51among more than 65 Palestinians detained overnight in the search for the teens.

June 18, 2014 11:11 am

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said last month that Vietnam was considering legal action against the Chinese move.

June 18, 2014 10:51 am

Accidental explosion at an armoury in central China's Hunan Province, cause unknown.

June 18, 2014 10:36 am

Japan is the last OECD nation to criminalise possession of child pornography, although it outlawed production and distribution in 1999.

June 18, 2014 10:09 am

Gupta will pay USD 13.9 million as penalty in the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

June 18, 2014 1:21 pm

Around two million illegal immigrants are estimating to be working in the country of 28 million people.

June 18, 2014 9:34 am

The killings were the first hints of the beginnings of a return to sectarian violence that nearly tore the country apart in 2006 and 2007.

June 18, 2014 10:57 am

The Indians, who were mostly construction workers, were reportedly abducted while being evacuated from the war zone.

June 18, 2014 9:40 am

ISIL claimed in a Twitter post on a feed associated with the militants that the prisoners were executed by the police.

June 17, 2014 8:46 pm

Civil liberties organisations say the rules are too vague and allow for mass surveillance.

June 17, 2014 6:51 pm

British buyers accounted for 30 per cent of property in Mayfair, while wealthy Indians have snapped up 25 per cent.

June 17, 2014 6:08 pm

The army wants to complete the operation before start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan later this month.

June 17, 2014 5:36 pm

UK govt rejects to declare Eid and Diwali as a public holiday. E-petition filed by Britain's Hindu and Muslim communities

June 17, 2014 5:17 pm

The followers of Tahirul Qadri clashed with police over removal of security barriers near his Lahore residence.

June 17, 2014 4:41 pm

Around 20,000 others have crossed the border at O'Smach, a checkpoint some 250 kilometres northeast from Poipet.

June 17, 2014 3:24 pm

Shinzo Abe sparked fury when he said he would boost his efforts towards restarting commercial whaling.

June 18, 2014 9:37 am

Qabalan said militants controlled most of Tal Afar and the surrounding area, adding there were pockets of resistance.

June 17, 2014 3:30 pm

It is expected to announce moves today that would eventually lead to the reopening of the embassy in Tehran.

June 17, 2014 2:48 pm

Relatives of the missing people cannot move on from the mysterious March 8 disappearance of MH 370.

June 17, 2014 2:09 pm

Communal violence has killed several people and injured many in South west Sri Lanka.

June 17, 2014 1:19 pm

The prison term is the final nail in the coffin for Gupta, who rose to stellar heights in corporate America and became the poster-boy of the Indian-American success story.

June 17, 2014 1:07 pm

Singh, who visited New York, New Jersey, Maryland,Virginia and Washington DC, said this is one of the major issues of concerns for the Sikh community in the US.

June 17, 2014 12:35 pm

The arrests brought the total number of Palestinians detained since the kidnapping to over 200, most of them Hamas activists.

June 17, 2014 12:18 pm

Al Shabaab's military operations, also said it killed as many as 20 people, mostly police.

June 17, 2014 3:34 pm

The govt said it was in touch with the Indian nurses stranded in violence-hit Tikrit town and assured every possible help to citizens.

June 17, 2014 10:57 am

US government's DACA programme is designed to shield young undocumented immigrants from being deported.

June 17, 2014 11:35 am

The ceremony was overseen by President, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.

June 25, 2014 2:53 pm

While Obama has vowed to keep U.S. forces out of Iraq, he said that the personnel moving into the region are equipped for direct fighting.

June 17, 2014 9:35 am

Al- shabab's attack highlights growing incidents of Islamic extremist violence.