- Aug 01, 2015 09:21 IST
German prosecutors have scrapped their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter who The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, after ruling on Friday that the 96-year old is not fit to stand for trial.
- Aug 01, 2015 09:49 IST
A military source told the Lana agency, loyal to the recognised government, that five soldiers were killed and 18 other soldiers are missing in an attack carried out by the Libyan branch of the Islamic State group on Friday.
- Aug 01, 2015 09:42 IST
The White House said that Mullah Omar's death represents a chance for yet more progress on the path to a stable and secure Afghanistan. The Afghan Taliban leader, fighting to topple the afghan government, died more than two years ago, as per Afghanistan.
- Aug 01, 2015 08:09 IST
A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
- Aug 01, 2015 10:07 IST
China's military warned about growing risks along its borders, including in the disputed waters of the South and East China Seas, on Saturday as in celebrated the anniversary of its establishment.
- Aug 01, 2015 09:19 IST
Cuba and the United States broke off diplomatic relations in 1961 during tense Cold War times. After almost 54 years of hostilities, US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Dec 17 that they would negotiate a restoration of ties.
- Aug 01, 2015 08:48 IST
An Ebola vaccine test successfully provided blanket protection during a field trial conducted in Guinea, researches announced on Friday, possibly marking "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
- Aug 01, 2015 09:02 IST
After eluding capture for 13 years, Guzman was arrested in his native Sinaloa state in February 2014. the dramatic prison break on July 11 was Guzman's second since a previous 2001 escape.
- Aug 01, 2015 00:46 IST
Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby, the Facebook CEO announced late on Friday night.
- Jul 31, 2015 21:27 IST
Family members of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the fearsome Haqqani network, have denied reports of his death.
- Jul 31, 2015 20:24 IST
The initial signs of the fractures within the Afghan Taliban group surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates.
- Jul 31, 2015 20:32 IST
A Japanese judicial committee, in its July 17 decision, alleged that the three former executives neglected to take sufficient measures even though they were fully aware of the risk of a major tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear plant at least two years before the accident.
- Aug 01, 2015 02:52 IST
One person was killed and 14 others sustained injuries on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, a further act of political violence in a nation still recovering from civil war.
- Aug 01, 2015 07:54 IST
The plane debris that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is from a Boeing 777 aeroplane, Malaysian authorities confirmed on Friday, making it almost certainly the first piece of wreckage recovered from flight MH370 which disappeared last year.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:05 IST
United States' National Security Agency (NSA) spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks on Friday, in the latest revelation about Washington's snooping on allies.