- Aug 31, 2015 00:04 IST
Tony Blair, the most successful leader in Labour history who led the party to three consecutive wins starting from 1997, cautioned his party on Sunday against electing Jeremy Corbyn, the candidate tipped to win the leadership poll on September 12.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:49 IST
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 32 were civilians among the 91 people executed for "crimes" in the jihadist group's self-proclaimed caliphate between July 29 and August 29. The toll included IS members, rebel fighters and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
- Aug 30, 2015 23:41 IST
President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, for a meeting at the White House on October 22, the US National Security Council said on Sunday.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:38 IST
Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed an Ebola death less than a week after the country's last known patient was discharged from a hospital.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:42 IST
Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on Sunday, called for a "people's power" movement to topple his former protege Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal.
- Aug 30, 2015 19:09 IST
A former aide and brother-in-arms of Osama bin Laden has appealed to British Muslims to not join Islamic State for their so-called jihad in Syria, and has denounced the extremist group's beheadings and utilisation of mass rape as "completely against Islam."
- Aug 30, 2015 17:44 IST
Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Cairo on Sunday to complain about comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison for reporting "false news."
- Aug 30, 2015 16:30 IST
A residential complex in Saudi Arabia housing employees of oil giant Saudi Aramco was engulfed in fire on Sunday killing at least eleven people and injuring 206. Saudi Aramco is the world's largest oil company in terms of crude production and exports.
- Aug 30, 2015 17:15 IST
The decision to reverse this part of the anti-pollution law will come as a surprise to many as the Chinese government is right in the middle of its fight against large-scale air pollution, triggered mostly by factory, vehicular and construction-related pollution.
- Aug 30, 2015 20:16 IST
Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books such as "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" analysed and examined the distant ranges of the human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and, sometimes, bizarre neurological conditions, has died at the age of 82.
- Aug 30, 2015 20:30 IST
One of the world's best known wrestlers, Hulk Hogan, has made a surprising announcement about the next arena he wants to set foot in; the political one as Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's running mate.
- Aug 30, 2015 15:36 IST
Four months after a devastating quake claimed nearly 9,000 lives in Nepal, residents of Kathmandu Valley celebrated a ‘coming out of grief’ festival in memory of those dead.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:07 IST
The Kremlin has released pictures of Russian President Vladimir Putin showing us that his image as a rugged, macho man is justified even as his popularity back home dips. The workout session brings to mind Putin's earlier publicity stunts, like when he rod a horse shirtless, or when he hunted a tiger.
- Aug 30, 2015 11:39 IST
Thailand's army chief on Sunday said that the man arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:44 IST
Pakistan has banned the Islamic State militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory.