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Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest: Official
20 Apr 2014 at 3:31am
Nepal called off the search on Sunday for three local guides still missing after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest that killed 13 of their colleagues.
Suicide bomber attacks university in north Baghdad
20 Apr 2014 at 2:15am
A suicide bomber attacked a university in north Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding at least nine, security officials said.
Iraq attacks kills nine as bomber hits university in north Baghdad
20 Apr 2014 at 2:15am
Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing at a university in north Baghdad, killed at least nine people today, security and medical officials said.
France has 'information' Assad regime using chemical weapons, Hollande says
20 Apr 2014 at 1:53am
France has "information" but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday.
French journalists arrive home after Syria hostage ordeal
20 Apr 2014 at 12:17am
Four French journalists taken hostage in Syria arrived in France early on Sunday, a day after they were freed from 10 months in captivity in the world's most dangerous country for the media.
Three dead as container crashes into Scorpio at national highway in Vasai
19 Apr 2014 at 11:37pm
Three persons were killed and four other sustained injuries when the driver of a container heading towards Gujarat lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a Scorpio on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad national highway at Vasai on Sunday morning.
Hate crime charge on US man accused of attack on Sikh professor
19 Apr 2014 at 7:50pm
A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor during an attack last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.
Japan minister visits Tokyo shrine to honour war criminals
19 Apr 2014 at 7:37pm
A Japanese cabinet minister has visited a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead including war criminals in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbours.
Surrender talks set with separatists in Ukraine as standoff lasts into Easter
19 Apr 2014 at 7:29pm
A senior mediator from Europe's OSCE security body is due to start negotiating the surrender of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, although hopes for a rapid end to the crisis are limited.
New militant group claims responsibility for Friday's blast in Cairo
19 Apr 2014 at 5:36pm
The Egyptian militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo on Friday.
UN peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem
19 Apr 2014 at 3:30pm
Israeli police refused to let the UN's peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church.
Sudanese militants kill two, kidnap three at oil field in Sudan's West Kordof...
19 Apr 2014 at 2:11pm
Armed militants killed two security staff and kidnapped a Chinese, an Algerian and a Sudanese worker in an attack on an oil field in Sudan's West Kordofan state, army spokesman Al-Sawarmi Khalid Sa'ad said on Saturday.
Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan's convoy in road mishap
19 Apr 2014 at 11:37am
Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan's convoy met a minor accident on the Western Express highway at Kandivli(East) on Saturday.
Egyptian court jails Muslim Brotherhood leader for insulting judiciary
19 Apr 2014 at 10:11am
An Egyptian court sentenced a leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed El-Beltagy, to one year in prison on Saturday for insulting the judiciary, the first sentence handed to a leader of the organization since it was outlawed last year, security and judicial sources said.
Advani wants voters who played truant debarred, writes to Election Commission
19 Apr 2014 at 10:07am
Raising his pitch for active participation of voters in elections, BJP patriarch LK Advani on Saturday appealed to the Election Commission to consider debarring those voters from exercising their right to franchise who have failed to cast their vote in previous poll.