- Aug 01, 2015 00:39 IST
Australia on Friday warned that the debris found in the Indian Ocean would not help pinpoint the final resting place of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, even if the remains do belong to the ill-fated plane.
- Jul 31, 2015 21:27 IST
Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the dreaded Haqqani network behind some of the deadliest attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, has died over a year ago, militant sources said on Friday, two days after the news of Taliban chief Mullah Omar's death in Pakistan surfaced.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jul 31, 2015 17:16 IST
At least 100 jihadist fighters have been killed in an operation against Boko Haram Islamists holed up on the islands of Lake Chad, the Chadian army said in a statement on Friday.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:13 IST
Malaysia's deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi on Friday said that investigators are "moving close to solving the mystery of MH370," adding that a piece of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean has been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:03 IST
A suicide bomber struck a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Friday, killing six people, the national Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:30 IST
Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed led a "funeral" prayer for Taliban's longtime supremo Mullah Omar at Lahore after the terror outfit confirmed his death.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:34 IST
The Sydney police hope to find the killer of a 41-year-old Indian woman who was brutally stabbed to death in Sydney, on March 7 this year while she was talking to her husband over phone.
- Jul 31, 2015 14:39 IST
Mullah Akhtar Mansour, a longtime trusted deputy of Omar, takes charge as the movement faces growing internal divisions and is threatened by the rise of the Islamic State group, the Middle East jihadist outfit that is making inroads in Afghanistan.
- Jul 31, 2015 15:56 IST
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at an election campaign rally in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Friday, killing a woman and wounding at least 12 people, police said.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:51 IST
Jewish extremists have for years attacked Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli military bases in opposition to what they see as the Israeli government's favorable policies toward the Palestinians.
- Jul 31, 2015 15:34 IST
The documents released by WikiLeaks on Friday reveal that US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi. The intercepts exposing US National Security Agency espionage follow other documents that showed spying on allies including Germany and France, straining relations with them.
- Jul 31, 2015 13:32 IST
People in China are spooked about using escalators after a young mother was crushed to death last week as she fell through a panel of flooring at the top of one installed a mall in Hubei province.