May 17, 2014 3:24 pm

The government has asked for a parliamentary inquiry into the disaster to find out what happened and why.

May 17, 2014 2:41 pm

Passengers search operation called-off, as per police estimate at least 100 are still missing.

May 17, 2014 11:16 am

The historic victory of Narendra Modi and the BJP challenges several pieces of received wisdom about contemporary Indian politics.

May 17, 2014 10:40 am

Many Indian-Americans across the US lit 'diyas' last evening in their homes, community centers and temples to celebrate the victory of Modi.

May 16, 2014 5:39 pm

Noting that the two countries have made significant collective strides in the bilateral relationship, she said it must continue to move forward.

May 16, 2014 12:04 pm

US warned Russia of new sanctions if the Kremlin and its allies disrupts Ukraine's presidential elections.

May 16, 2014 10:17 am

The Chinese protest was conveyed by Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister.

May 16, 2014 8:53 am

Congressmen Joe Crowley and Ami Bera wrote in a newspaper to work towards ascension of India in UNSC.

May 16, 2014 12:19 am

Many still trapped day after one of world’s deadliest mine disasters in decades.

May 15, 2014 7:24 pm

Police reported that at least nine bodies had been recovered, but there were fears that the toll would climb.

May 15, 2014 4:19 pm

Attack brings the nationwide toll since protests began last November to 27 dead and 800 wounded.

May 15, 2014 12:38 pm

Koppala was convicted of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and was sentenced to 31 days.

May 15, 2014 12:32 pm

Foreigners are predicted to be bigger spenders than Brazilian tourists, spending on average $2,500 each.

May 15, 2014 11:48 am

Anti-Chinese sentiment is never far from the surface in Vietnam.

May 15, 2014 10:57 am

The first-round election last month was hailed a success, with 7 million Afghans voting.

May 15, 2014 10:07 am

There were about a hundred people sent to the hospital last night. Many were Chinese, said a doctor.

May 15, 2014 5:54 am

Many still trapped day after one of world’s deadliest mine disasters in decades.

May 14, 2014 5:35 pm

Boko Haram had kidnapped 276 girls from the remote town of Chibok in Borno state on April 14.

May 14, 2014 5:10 pm

The last drone attack occurred in the last week of December, 2013, killing three suspected insurgents.

May 14, 2014 4:20 pm

After he spent 188 days in space, Wakata became first Japanese astronaut to do it in single voyage.

May 14, 2014 4:38 pm

Najib asserted that none of this could have altered the fate of Malaysia Airlines plane.

May 14, 2014 3:34 pm

The attacks sparked clashes between troops and jihadists in which eight soldiers were wounded, said an officer.

May 14, 2014 3:40 pm

Pistorius says he killed Steenkamp on Feb. 14, 2013 by mistake, thinking there was an intruder in his home.

May 14, 2014 3:21 pm

"I was shocked and saddened when I heard about the abduction Nigerian school girls," said Malala.

May 14, 2014 2:43 pm

Blasphemy is an extremely sensitive issue in Islamic Pakistan and insulting the Prophet Mohammed can carry the death penalty.

May 14, 2014 1:37 pm

After three meetings that Washington says have enabled both sides to "understand each other's positions".

May 14, 2014 12:34 pm

Pakistan's military remains deeply suspicious of both journalists and India.

May 14, 2014 9:41 am

Sujit Choudhry is currently the Cecelia Goetz Professor at New York University School of Law.

May 14, 2014 9:34 am

The Boko Haram video showed more than 110 girls sitting on the ground in a rural location, the first time they have been seen in captivity.

May 14, 2014 9:12 am

Hundreds of thousands of domestic and foreign tourists are set to flood Rio for the World Cup.

May 14, 2014 9:05 am

The accused pleaded guilty to murder 75-year-old Maybelle Schein as part of his plan to kill President Obama.

May 14, 2014 12:02 am

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz confirmed that a fire had been triggered by an electrical fault and that workers had been killed, but declined to say how many.

May 13, 2014 6:21 pm

State department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US was providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support.

May 13, 2014 5:30 pm

The attacks came as Iraqi Shiites were celebrating the birthday of Imam Ali, Shiite Islam's most sacred martyr.

May 13, 2014 3:53 pm

Coney Island is one of New York City's most visually distinct neighbourhoods.

May 13, 2014 3:43 pm

The Nigerian government said it was exploring all options in its effort to rescue the girls.