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Britain's Prince William And Kate Try Archery In Bhutan
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate tried their hand at Bhutan's national sport of archery today as they began their first visit to the tiny Himalayan kingdom in a whirl of colourful dancing an...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 15:16:24
Pakistani Gang Kills Six Policemen, Takes 24 Hostages
Pakistani gangsters today killed six policemen and took hostage 24 people, including police, during a raid to clear an island hideout in the south of prosperous Punjab province, authorities said.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 15:03:39
Taliban Kill Top Police Official In Afghanistan Ambush
Taliban insurgents ambushed and killed a police commander and seven other people, including three women, in Afghanistan today, two days after the insurgents announced the beginning of their spring off...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 14:57:09
Israel: Palestinian Ax Attacker Killed By Soldiers
The Israeli military says it has shot and killed a Palestinian assailant who attacked a soldier with an ax in the West Bank.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 14:51:04
McDonald's Stores Targeted By Protests For $15 An Hour
Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union will be at McDonald's stores around the US today as part of an ongoing push targeting the world's biggest hamburger chain.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 14:32:52
Panama Papers Reveal Hong Kong's Murky Financial Underbelly
Jasmine Li was still a student when she opened her first offshore bank account through Mossack Fonseca Hong Kong, but the shady world she entered that day had been part of the city's underbelly for de...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 14:12:10
Ferrante, Pamuk Up For Man Booker International Prize
Elusive Italian author Elena Ferrante and Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 14:08:16
US Dropping 'Cyber Bombs' To Disrupt ISIS: Pentagon
The US has started hitting the ISIS with "cyber bombs" as part of its new arsenal of tactics against the dreaded terror group, a top Pentagon official said.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 13:58:33
Strong 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Japan
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu today, but there was no danger of a tsunami, local authorities said.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 13:46:10
US, Philippines Launch Joint South China Sea Patrols: Ashton Carter
The US said Thursday it has launched South China Sea patrols with the Philippines and will temporarily deploy 275 troops and five warplanes in the country, escalating its presence amid a territorial d...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 13:40:08
Boko Haram Kidnapped 276 Girls Two Years Ago. What Happened To Them?
Two years ago Thursday, just before midnight on a sweltering night in a town in northeastern Nigeria, men carrying AK-47s stormed into the Chibok Government Secondary School.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 13:16:59
Czech Republic Policeman Drinks And Drives, Hits 51 Parked Cars
Czech police say one of their officers drank too much and crashed his Jeep Grand Cherokee into a total of 51 parked cars in Prague.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 13:07:58
China Condemns US Human Rights In Annual Report
China slammed the US for its human rights record on Thursday, state media said, denouncing it for police brutality and civil rights violations a day after Washington criticised Beijing's own performan...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 12:52:25
Reply On Plea Seeking Nawaz Sharif's Removal, Pak Court To Government
A Pakistani court today directed the federal government to file a reply on a petition demanding disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for alleged money laundering and willfully concealing hi...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 12:34:13
Bangladesh Set To Pursue Coal-Power Push Despite Opposition
The government of Bangladesh has indicated it is unlikely to abandon its push to build more coal-fired power plants despite growing opposition among local people and environmentalists.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 12:10:25
Foreigners, NRIs To Book Train Tickets From Abroad
Foreigners and NRIs will soon be allowed to book train tickets online for domestic travel in India from abroad using their credit or debit cards issued by respective foreign banks as the IRCTC is maki...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 11:36:21
'Useless' Pakistani PM Put Up For Sale On eBay, Gets 100 Bids
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif was put up for sale on eBay with bids soaring to more than $90,000 today after an anonymous user gave vent to frustrations with the prime minister over the Panama Papers leak.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 11:33:08
'Useless' Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif Put Up For Sale On eBay, Gets 100 Bids
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif was put up for sale on eBay with bids soaring to more than $90,000 today after an anonymous user gave vent to frustrations with the prime minister over the Panama Papers leak.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 11:33:08
Tamil Nadu Leaders Pay Floral Tributes To Dr B R Ambedkar
Dr B R Ambedkar was remembered on his birth anniversary in Tamil Nadu today with political leaders including AIADMK Supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, DMK Treasurer Stalin, MDMK Chi...
Posted on : 2016-04-14 11:18:21
Queen Elizabeth Is Still 'The Boss' As She Approaches 90th Birthday
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest monarch, turns 90 next today showing no sign she will be retiring from the stage anytime soon.
Posted on : 2016-04-14 10:48:59
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