World

  • Nepal quake
    Apr 27, 2015 09:10 IST

    'Monstrous sound': Nepal quake survivors recall avalanche terror

    Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless. Survivors recount their tales of horror.

  • Hillary Clinton
    Apr 27, 2015 14:19 IST

    Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes on taxes

    The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns and said it was working to make sure it does not happen in the future.

  • Abdul-Wahab
    Apr 27, 2015 14:26 IST

    Australia concern over doctor in Islamic State video

    Australia said on Monday it was deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State propaganda video which urges other medical professionals to join the jihadists.

  • Indonesia executions
    Apr 27, 2015 10:41 IST

    Indonesia: Blanks in firing squad rifles, shot to head for sure death

    Indonesia is set to execute eight foreigners convicted of drug offences, despite international outrage and desperate appeals for mercy from relatives.

  • Pakistan, Peshawar
    Apr 27, 2015 09:33 IST

    44 killed, nearly 200 injured by severe storm in northwest Pakistan

    Forty-four people were killed and nearly 200 injured by a severe storm in northwestern Pakistan, the state-run media said on Monday.

  • Iran, nuke deal
    Apr 27, 2015 12:46 IST

    US' Kerry to meet Iran's Zarif at UN nuclear conference

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the opening of a UN conference on the global anti-nuclear weapons treaty on Monday, as they try to make progress in talks on a long-term atomic deal.

  • A boy looks through his damaged home near Sanaa Airport, Yemen
    Apr 26, 2015 23:59 IST

    Fighting escalates across Yemen, air strikes on capital Sanaa

    Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country.

  • Barack Obama
    Apr 26, 2015 23:56 IST

    Russian hackers read Obama's emails: Report

    Russian hackers penetrated White House's unclassified computer network in 2014 and accessed President Barack Obama's correspondence, according to a news report.

  • Nepal earthquake
    Apr 26, 2015 20:21 IST

    Around 3 lakh foreign tourists stranded in quake-hit Nepal

    Several countries have released the details on citizens who found themselves in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing more than 2,200 people.

  • Nepalese quake
    Apr 27, 2015 08:09 IST

    Death toll crosses 3,600 in Nepal earthquake, thousands seek shelter

    Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,600 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless.

  • A collapsed building
    Apr 27, 2015 00:07 IST

    Rain adds ominous edge to Nepal quake tragedy

    Rain and fresh tremors on Sunday night added to the misery in Nepal hampering rescuers from sifting through tonnes of rubble to look for survivors of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that has killed over 2,500 people so far and left more than 6,000 others injured.

  • handcuff
    Apr 26, 2015 20:38 IST

    Pak man jailed for 46 years for throwing acid on ex-wife

    A jealous Pakistani man has been sentenced to 46 years in jail and fined two million rupees by an anti-terrorism court for throwing acid on his ex-wife, leaving her visually impaired with one eye.

  • Everest avalanche
    Apr 26, 2015 18:52 IST

    Witnesses to Everest avalanche: 'I knew I had to survive'

    At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalayas. The snow and ice ripped through key Mount Everest climbing routes and tore into base camp, the nylon mountaineering city that blossoms every year at the base of the world's highest peak.

  • Baghdad airport
    Apr 26, 2015 18:54 IST

    Car bombs kill at least 14 civilians in Iraq

    Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said.

  •  Barack Obama
    Apr 26, 2015 16:45 IST

    Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

    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.