- Sep 05, 2015 21:32 IST
Calling its act to transfer thousands of migrants to the Austrian border by its buses as a 'one-off', Hungary's police said that it will no longer be providing buses for any further transfer, Karoly Papp, the Hungary police chief was quoted saying by state news agency MTI.
- Sep 05, 2015 21:23 IST
Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Saturday criticised Russia, the country that has granted him asylum, calling its crackdown on human rights and online freedom "fundamentally wrong" and said he would prefer not to live in exile.
- Sep 05, 2015 18:50 IST
Four-and-a-half-years after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster, Japanese government on Saturday called it safe to lift an evacuation order for the northeastern town of Naraha that had sent all of the town's 7,400 residents away.
- Sep 05, 2015 19:00 IST
Unknown gunmen killed 13 passengers travelling in two vehicles on Saturday, in the usually tranquil northern Afghan province of Balkh, as President Ashraf Ghani convened an international donor conference in Kabul.
- Sep 05, 2015 19:41 IST
The plight of thousands of migrants stranded in Hungary and now being taken into Austria and Germany, was a "wake up call" for Europe, Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday.
- Sep 05, 2015 19:22 IST
Eight-metre-long and weighing 25 tonnes, a replica of the 'Tsar Bomb', the most powerful nuclear bomb ever detonated, has gone on display for the first time in Russia, in the midst of an ongoing standoff with the West over Ukraine.
- Sep 05, 2015 18:37 IST
At least 47 fighters were killed in clashes between the Islamic State group and rival Syrian rebels, a monitor said on Saturday, in an area where the United States and Turkey are planning to open a new front against IS militants.
- Sep 05, 2015 18:21 IST
Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian has said she will donate part of a 100,000-euro ($112,000) Dutch award to charity for helping Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
- Sep 05, 2015 16:08 IST
A fleet of Hungarian buses took nearly 4,000 of migrants to the Austrian border before dawn, and many were taken by train to the Austrian capital, Vienna, and the southern German city of Munich.
- Sep 05, 2015 14:15 IST
Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck government buildings controlled by Houthi fighters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday night and army units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh after at least 50 coalition soliders were killed on Friday.
- Sep 05, 2015 11:26 IST
The aunt of a drowned Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose death has sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe, says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.
- Sep 05, 2015 10:21 IST
A prominent Druze cleric known for being highly critical of the al-Assad regime and Islamic groups was assassinated in a car bomb attack that killed 25 others, and caused riots outside the city of Sweida on Friday, according to a Syrian monitor group.
- Sep 05, 2015 15:02 IST
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, verified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's shortest man, at 21.5 inches (54.6cm) tall, died of an undisclosed illness in American Samoa.
- Sep 05, 2015 10:35 IST
Refugees board buses bound for Austria in the latest development of the European migrant crisis.
- Sep 04, 2015 19:37 IST
The militants, who attacked two Roman-era temples in the city previously, blew up the tombs dating from between 44 and 103 AD, Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters. Unesco had already condemned the attacks on Palmyra as a war crime.