June 16, 2014 11:57 am

The assault came late Sunday night as town residents were watching World Cup matches on TV.

June 16, 2014 1:23 pm

Modi said if India progresses, it will directly impact the development of its neighbours.

June 16, 2014 9:49 am

One other person got life in jail, and four others received sentences ranging from five to 20 years in jail, state television said.

June 16, 2014 9:25 am

Witnesses said Palestinians threw rocks at soldiers conducting house-to-house searches in al-Jilazoun refugee camp, outside Ramallah.

June 16, 2014 9:16 am

Santos got 53 per cent of the votes, against 47 percent for right-wing challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.

June 18, 2014 9:42 am

Attack town near Syria border: Boast of killing 1,700 Shias, post gruesome photos on Twitter.

June 15, 2014 9:04 pm

Military spokesman said that Armed forces of Pakistan have launched the much-awaited offensive against the terrorists.

June 15, 2014 8:55 pm

The peace process has been stalled since April due to differences between the government and the Taliban.

June 18, 2014 9:52 am

Tony Blair said it was "profoundly wrong" to link US invasion of Iraq in 2003 to the current crisis in Iraq.

June 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Adherents of the Zoroastrian religion from around the world gathered at a mountain shrine in central Iran this week.

June 15, 2014 3:39 pm

Frederick Smith who sexually abused a schoolgirl is believed to be the oldest sex offender ever to be jailed in the UK.

June 15, 2014 3:06 pm

"The jihadists' action in Iraq is taking place against a backdrop of a civil war between Shiites and Sunnis," says Brahimi.

June 15, 2014 2:40 pm

Militants open fire on the bus, killing women and wounding dozen others, officials suspect Al-Queda's local affiliate.

June 15, 2014 3:06 pm

The man sued his doctors claiming that surgeons mistakenly removed his healthy kidney instead of a cancerous one.

June 15, 2014 1:51 pm

Obama said that Congress "is full of folks who stubbornly and automatically reject the scientific evidence''.

June 15, 2014 1:23 pm

The return underscores the profound sectarianism cleaving Iraq and the anger that Sunnis have for al-Maliki's government.

June 15, 2014 1:16 pm

Authors from New Zealand claimed that the MH370 tragedy was not an accident. It was deliberate and calculated.

June 15, 2014 12:50 pm

Taliban had warned people not to participate in the vote.

June 15, 2014 12:46 pm

Police force is also training the first batch of female commandos, a group of 44 women going through a physically intensive course.

June 15, 2014 12:23 pm

Spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Sunday militants "will not feel safe'' until the teens return home.

June 15, 2014 10:59 am

It was a bitter setback for the Ukraine — the deadliest single incident yet in their escalating battle against an armed insurgency.

June 15, 2014 3:11 pm

A school for children of military personnel and others living in Yongxing island in SCS.

June 15, 2014 10:17 am

The pirates fled the Singapore-managed tanker after navy patrol boats arrived before they could loot the vessel.

June 15, 2014 9:50 am

In Quetta, nationalists groups have waged a low-scale insurgency to get a greater share of money earned from resources like natural gas.

June 15, 2014 9:43 am

State secretary expressed condolences for the loss of life over a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian PM.

June 25, 2014 2:55 pm

Chuck Hagel ordered the USS George H.W. Bush from the northern Arabian Sea as Obama considered possible military options for Iraq.

June 15, 2014 12:47 am

One of Hollywood’s most in-demand writing teams talks about adapting The Fault in Our Stars and how they landed the job because they brought “nothing to the table”

June 18, 2014 9:41 am

The army clawed back some towns and territory around Samarra Saturday with the help of Shia militia.

June 15, 2014 12:42 am

Inspired fun, or a tawdry gimmick? Seattle Symphony Orchestra’s performance with Sir Mix-a-Lot of his bawdy song stirs admiration, dismay

June 15, 2014 12:30 am

About 6 million tonnes of plastic has been manufactured so far. It could now be taking the form of a new type of stone, plastiglomerate.

June 14, 2014 11:45 pm

Coastal marshes absorb the wind energy and waves of storms, weakening their impact inland.

June 14, 2014 9:48 pm

It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack, or if it was planned or a target of opportunity.

June 14, 2014 7:11 pm

The town is under the control of rebel groups, Al-Nusra Front, that have been fighting the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq.

June 14, 2014 7:10 pm

"The immediate goals of the aid operation are to save lives and prevent a famine," the UN appeal release read.

June 14, 2014 4:39 pm

Nearly three million Syrians have fled the country.

June 14, 2014 4:19 pm

Rouhani suggested that the Sunni militants who have seized northern Iraq are linked to Iraqi politicians who lost in parliamentary elections.