Japan's state-of-the-art Maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad.
A new report debunks arguments long touted by H-1B critics to say foreign workers don’t cost less, don’t replace natives and the US is actually short of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) workers, and needs help.
Chinese president Xi Jinping was given a rousing welcome as he arrived in Pakistan on Monday. Aside from an escort by JF-17 fighter planes of the Pakistan Air Force once he entered the country’s airspace, prime minister Nawaz Sharif, president Mamnoon Hussain and army chief General Raheel Sharif were at the airport to receive Xi.
The Greater Manchester Police have arrested a teenager from Blackburn in north England as part of an ongoing investigation into individuals involved in a potential terror attack in Australia.
European Union foreign ministers gathered in Luxembourg on Monday under pressure to produce more than words as bodies were brought ashore in Malta among hundreds feared drowned in the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy.
With elections just 17 days away, the hitherto placid campaign came alive on Monday as the leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon, clearly enjoying the key position her party is in, set out her post-poll plans and ruled out any pact with the Conservatives.
Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland. After three days and nights in darkness, the doors were flung open. “An inferno,” is how she remembers the scene she saw.
The US Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence.
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with nasty images spray-painted on its walls, the latest such incident in the country.
Somalia's Shabab Islamists killed six UN workers on Monday when they set off a huge bomb which ripped through a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe.
Pakistan and China's decision to launch a joint think tank became the butt of jokes for twitterati on Monday because of its acronym RANDI which, in Hindi, means prostitute.
Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan visited Leicester in the UK recently to support the election campaign of Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, who was officially nominated as the local Labour Party candidate for the upcoming polls.
Over 3,000 people from all walks of life participated in an annual charity walk here to honour Mahatma Gandhi who proposed his philosophy of Satyagraha while living in South Africa.
A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand