- Aug 29, 2015 23:44 IST
Pakistan has banned the Islamic State militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory.
- Aug 29, 2015 14:16 IST
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an international outcry.
- Aug 29, 2015 15:09 IST
Thai police on Saturday charged a foreign man over last week's Bangkok bombing, the first arrest connected to an attack that has rattled the junta-run kingdom and damaged its tourist-haven reputation.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:26 IST
Police are still scanning every corner of the vehicle and autopsies are ongoing. Here's a breakdown of what we know so far about the passengers, how they died, the vehicle and four suspects arrested in Hungary.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:35 IST
Commodore Dele Alonge, air force spokesman, said the Dornier-228 aircraft had taken off from Kaduna Military Airfield Saturday morning bound for the country's capital, Abuja, when it crashed in a house in the Ribadu area.
- Aug 29, 2015 21:36 IST
Alexis Tsipras abruptly resigned last week, days after clinching an €86 billion ($97 billion) bailout package from Greece's eurozone and International Monetary Fund lenders, aiming to crush a rebellion by far-left lawmakers and tighten his grip on power.
- Aug 29, 2015 18:25 IST
At least 38 young women have died in a road accident in Swaziland on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of them as his wife, an advocacy group said on Saturday.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:08 IST
The vehicle was intercepted near Braunau am Inn in western Austria and contained 26 "illegal foreigners" from Syria, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who said they wanted to go to Germany. The Romanian driver, who had refused to pull over for a routine check, was arrested.
- Aug 29, 2015 20:58 IST
At least five were killed in gunbattles between rival Taliban factions in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said on Saturday. The clashes took place at a time when members of the Taliban meet in Pakistan to resolve a leadership crisis following the death of its former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:13 IST
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping space agency Nasa prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.
- Aug 29, 2015 19:15 IST
Thousands of prisoners will be released from jails across China by the year-end after the government decided on Saturday to implement a criminal amnesty legislation to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on September 3 and the end of the Japanese occupation of the country.
- Aug 29, 2015 15:44 IST
The United States national security adviser, Susan E Rice, will discuss the regional security situation as she arrives in Pakistan on Sunday on a day-long visit, Dawn reported.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:29 IST
Through September, working groups of Chinese and Pakistanis will finalise 40-plus projects to launch the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Both governments see this as more than just a construction project.
- Aug 29, 2015 15:00 IST
Here, then, are a few scenarios for a climate-altered future, when rising temperatures are closing in on the threshold of two degrees Celsius (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels which scientists warn we should not cross.
- Aug 29, 2015 13:58 IST
At least eight police officers were killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, a government official said on Saturday.