- Apr 26, 2015 09:18 IST
Seventeen bodies have been recovered at the base camp on Mount Everest where hundreds of climbers are stranded after an earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche on the world's highest peak, a mountaineering official said.
- Apr 26, 2015 16:45 IST
At the gathering he jokingly called "a night when Washington celebrates itself," US President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
- Apr 26, 2015 16:21 IST
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot in the United States, CNN reported on Saturday, quoting law enforcement officials.
- Apr 26, 2015 08:49 IST
As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
- Apr 26, 2015 16:28 IST
Pakistan's military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and killings in Baluchistan province where the army is fighting separatists, the military said on Saturday.
- Apr 26, 2015 11:35 IST
The 7.9-magnitude quake that struck Nepal not only exacted a terrible human toll, it damaged or destroyed several of the country’s centuries-old temples and UNESCO heritage sites.
- Apr 26, 2015 15:04 IST
The ripples of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt on social media, where some were left red faced thanks to their insensitive posts on Twitter and Facebook.
- Apr 26, 2015 15:17 IST
The Nepalese capital resembled a city pummelled by multiple bomb explosions on Sunday as the extent of the devastation caused by the powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake became clear.
- Apr 26, 2015 16:59 IST
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
- Apr 26, 2015 00:27 IST
The earthquake of 7.9 magnitude that jolted Nepal on Saturday may have felt like a terrifying ‘here-and-now’ event, but its origins go back some 50 million years— it was caused by the same seismic forces that produced the Himalayas, the world’s tallest mountain range, experts say.
- Apr 25, 2015 23:30 IST
It’s actually an old story, but hit the headlines for the number of migrants who drowned: various accounts put the figure at least at 800, if not more. They were on a dangerous journey for a better life, seeking a destination that turned out to be too far.
- Apr 26, 2015 12:10 IST
Rescue workers dug through piles of rubble with their bare hands to pull out bodies on Sunday after a massive earthquake devastated the Kathmandu Valley, killing more than 2,200 and flattening infrastructure, homes and historic sites.
- Apr 25, 2015 23:45 IST
The chief of the Chinese Aircraft Industry also told a Chinese daily that under the contract signed between the two countries, Pakistan will receive a total of 110 JF-17 Thunder aircraft from China. Defence minister Khwaja Asif had earlier announced that China would be building more aircraft in a joint venture with Pakistan but had not announced their number or time frame.
- Apr 25, 2015 22:35 IST
Police from seven European countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on a horsemeat trafficking ring, two years after a tainted meat scandal rocked the continent, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said on Saturday.
- Apr 26, 2015 00:48 IST
The United States will send disaster response and rescue teams to Nepal and has authorised an initial $1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed hundreds in the mountainous Asian nation, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday.