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May 25, 2015 02:29 AM
The result looms as a huge blow to Civic Platform, the pro-market and pro-European party that has governed Poland for eight years. Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has conceded defeat in the presidential election, minutes after an exit poll showed
May 25, 2015 12:55 AM
At least 400 people executed in Palmyra since the city was captured. Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed
May 25, 2015 12:44 AM
The district authority in Nawalparasi on Sunday opened the gates of the Gandak Canal after the landslide at Ramche in Myagdi district blocked the Kali Gandaki river in the wee hours of Sunday.According to Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), Chief District Offi
May 25, 2015 12:39 AM
Those wanting to portray the govt. in poor light could be behind it, says TNA MP Sumanthiran. There is a lurking suspicion over the role of “external elements” in the large-scale violence that Jaffna witnessed last week.The trigger was a rece
May 25, 2015 12:36 AM
Malaysian authorities said on Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held. The finding follows a similar d
May 24, 2015 10:56 PM
To encourage kind acts, a ‘morality’ bank has been opened in a north-eastern Chinese city through which people can exchange points earned by good deeds for free services like haircut and health checkup. Citizens in Yanji City, Jilin Province
May 24, 2015 08:10 PM
Nash is best known for the Nash Equilibrium, on the subject of game theory, that won him the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Sciences in 1994. Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash Jr., aged 86, and his 82-year-old wife Alicia were killed after their car co
May 24, 2015 06:09 PM
Continuous landslides hamper efforts to unblock Kali Gandaki The district authority in Nawalparasi on Sunday opened the gates of the Gandak Canal after the landslide at Ramche in Myagdi district blocked the Kali Gandaki river in the wee hours of Sunday.
May 24, 2015 05:57 PM
There is a lurking suspicion over the role of “external elements” in the large-scale violence that Jaffna witnessed last week.The context behind the violence was a recent incident of rape and murder of an 18-year-old schoolgirl in Pungudutivu,
May 24, 2015 11:45 AM
An official in Helmand Province says three policemen have been captured by the Taliban. Officials in Afghanistan say at least 10 police officers have been killed in an ongoing Taliban assault in the country’s volatile south. Mohammad Ismail Hota
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