Nov 24, 2014 08:12 AM
At least 45 people were killed and 60 wounded on Sunday in a suicide bomb attack at a volleyball ground in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, officials said.“Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani condemned the suicide blast in Yahya Khel di
Nov 23, 2014 08:39 PM
JMB trained militants in India, say Bangladesh police The Bangladesh police on Sunday claimed to have arrested the wife of Bardhaman blast suspect, Sheikh Rahmatullah alias Sajid. Sajid was earlier arrested on November 8 from Kolkata.The arrest of Fatem
Nov 23, 2014 07:37 PM
Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy. Many Tunisians weighed security against the freedoms brought b
Nov 23, 2014 07:33 PM
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought. A daylight assessment Sunday found at least 50 homes destroyed in two villages, and 41 people
Nov 23, 2014 07:01 PM
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead a delegation to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Kathmandu this week. The invitation to attend the summit, to be held on November 26-27, was extended by Nepal’s Foreign Min
Nov 23, 2014 06:35 PM
The lower house of Afghanistan’s parliament Sunday approved a Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with NATO.In an extraordinary session, attended by 172 members of the house and broadcast live on a loc
Nov 23, 2014 06:27 PM
An 82-wagon cargo train has left for Madrid from the Chinese city of Yiwu, signaling the feverish efforts by China and Russia, to revive the ancient Silk Route, and shift the balance of power in Eurasia towards the East.The train, which began its journey o
Nov 23, 2014 05:12 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday declared Fr. Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia Eluventhinkal from India as Saints at Vatican.With their Canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn process is known in Catholic parlance, the centuries old Syro Malabar C
Nov 23, 2014 04:47 PM
Police in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found on Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway.The baby, who is only a few days old, was in a serious but stable condition in Sydney’s Westmead Children&#821
Nov 23, 2014 04:18 PM
The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 14 Indian fishermen off Delft islands, near Jaffna Peninsula, on charges of poaching in Sri Lankan waters. Three trawlers in their possession were seized, Navy officials said. The arrested fishermen were likely to
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