- Aug 04, 2015 00:02 IST
Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, affirmed his confidence in Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, tackling the criticisms of hardliners and highlighting the achievements of his two-year-old presidency.
- Aug 03, 2015 23:51 IST
Amid a widening rift over succession following Mullah Omar’s death, senior Taliban leaders opposed to Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s nomination as the group’s supremo have launched a parallel council, according to media reports.
- Aug 03, 2015 23:46 IST
Essays for the farm must be postmarked by October 1. After reviewing them, the owners will select 25 finalists and pass the essays along to a panel of three judges — an educator, a hobby farmer and a horse enthusiast — who will select a winner on November 26.
- Aug 04, 2015 01:35 IST
In an attempt to at least try to slow the process, Obama announced that power plant owners must cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32% from 2005 levels by 2030.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:54 IST
Members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Monday claimed that one of its guerrillas carried out a deadly suicide attack against troops in eastern Turkey as a reprisal for the alleged bombing of a civilian village.
- Aug 04, 2015 01:06 IST
The USGS said that the earthquake struck at a depth of 27km with its epicenter located 82 kilometres Khuzdar district where strong shockwaves were felt. However, a Pakistan meteorological department official said the earthquake in fact measured at 5.5 magnitude with a depth of just 10km, and 70km from Khuzdar.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:32 IST
The Press Supervisory Board banned "9th Dey Weekly", managed by ultra-conservative lawmaker Hamid Rasaie. It also gave warning notices to the Kayhan daily and another outlet, the Raja news website.
- Aug 03, 2015 23:43 IST
US president’s ambitious aim is to prevent 3,600 premature deaths, 90,000 fewer asthma attacks in children and 300,000 missed work days.
- Aug 04, 2015 00:02 IST
The sweet confection starts out with vanilla ice cream, ribboned with strawberry sauce and is flavored with a mash made of several hot sauces and Ghost Peppers including one of the world’s hottest peppers.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:36 IST
A former British prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations on Monday. The incident took place when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving the 1970s leader Edward Heath.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:49 IST
Italian police on Monday arrested 11 suspects linked to the fugitive head of the Sicilian Mafia, including a former boss who ran a secret message system for the mobster using a sheep-based code.
- Aug 03, 2015 21:13 IST
Shafqat Hussain was sentenced to death for killing a seven-year-old boy in Karachi in 2004 but has had several stays of the execution, most recently in June this year.
- Aug 03, 2015 20:24 IST
Two investors, an Indian and an Iranian, had offered 250,000 Dirham (Rs 43,60,185) bribe to an inspector at the Ras Al Khor Vegetables and Fruit market in Dubai to help them have parking lots for their trucks in violation of Dubai Municipality rules.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:15 IST
A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:02 IST
At least 12 people were killed when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy marketplace in the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, a monitor said.