Israel is the world's largest exporter of unmanned aerial vehicles in terms of number of systems sold earning a whopping $4.6 billion in sales during the last eight years, excluding a major deal with India for the upgrade of unmanned aircrafts, according to a study by a business consulting firm.
South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
A tornado half a mile wide struck near Oklahoma City on Sunday, part of a massive storm front that hammered the central United States. News reports said at least one person had died. At least 21 people were injured across the Oklahoma.
Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the capital to the Mediterranean coast.
Britain's first "official" astronaut, Major Tim Peake, has been chosen to take part in a five-month mission on the International Space Station.
A combat knife carried by a US Navy SEAL in the 2011 raid that ended in death of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has fetched $35,400 at a charity auction.
Some people are never easily satisfied. Spanish climber David Liano Gonzalez belongs to that tribe. On Sunday morning, the 33-year-old reached the summit of Mount Everest (8,848 m) from the north (Tibet) side. This was his fifth ascent of the world's highest peak. Utpal Parashar reports.
There is every chance that a border face-of f might happen again but China is looking to engage India in a way it has not done before – looking at New Delhi as an important neighbour and ally, possibly in the league of Moscow.
Nawaz Sharif's PML-N has attained a majority in Pakistan's National Assembly after 18 independent candidates joined the party, placing it in a position to form government at the centre without striking an alliance with any other party.
Repolling in over 40 Karachi polling stations on Sunday may lead to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf winning another seat in Parliament as tensions grew between the party and the Karachi-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) with each accusing the other of using strong arm tactics. Imtiaz Ahmad reports.
South African officials used President Jacob Zuma's name to secure landing rights at a military air base to fly in guests for a lavish wedding hosted by a well-connected Indian family, a probe showed today.
NRI steel baron Lakshmi Mittal today said he was able to prove his principal wrong when he topped Saint Xavier's College in Calcutta even though he was earlier denied admission for not being fluent in English.
One of Britain's prominent Sikh politicians, Parmjit Dhanda, has told a probe panel inquiring into racism during elections that a pig's severed head was left outside his home.
Croatian researchers are sugar-craving honeybees to find unexploded mines littering their country and the rest of the Balkans since the conclusion of the Balkan wars in the 1990s.