- Feb 27, 2015 17:38 IST
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.
- Feb 27, 2015 09:39 IST
The US-led coalition carried out air strikes Thursday against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, where the jihadists have launched a new offensive and kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians.
- Feb 27, 2015 12:25 IST
Australia declared it will partner with French industrial giant Thales to develop a "world first" joint civilian-military air traffic control system that could help track MH370-type incidents. The "OneSky" system will replace Australia's current civilian system which dates from the late 1990s and was also developed by Thales, the government said.
- Feb 27, 2015 11:17 IST
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Pakistan early Friday, injuring at least five people and causing minor damage, officials and seismologists said. The quake hit 37 kilometres (23 miles) north-northeast of the city of Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
- Feb 27, 2015 12:46 IST
A prominent US blogger, known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, has been hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh's capital, police said Friday.
- Feb 27, 2015 13:51 IST
A pair of sprightly llamas jigged their way to immediate social media stardom Thursday after they led dozens of US police a merry dance on the bemused streets of Phoenix, Arizona.
- Feb 27, 2015 14:31 IST
A baby stolen from her sleeping mother's arms shortly after birth has been found by the family through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later, South African police said Friday.
- Feb 27, 2015 10:07 IST
US and Cuban officials have a laundry list of demands for their second round of diplomatic talks in Washington on Friday, aimed at burying a half-century of Cold War animosity. Seeing the US and Cuban flags raised at embassies in their respective capitals would be a potent symbol of their bid to put their Cold War rivalry to rest.
- Feb 27, 2015 09:27 IST
The northern Dutch town of Purmerend has advised residents to arm themselves with an umbrella when going out at night after a mysterious spate of bloody rogue owl attacks.
- Feb 27, 2015 08:18 IST
A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in two days, police officials said.
- Feb 26, 2015 23:43 IST
Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned his force would give a “befitting response” to alleged Indian violations of the tr, says wuce along the Line of Control, less than a week before the Indian Foreign Secretary’s visit to Islamabad.
- Feb 26, 2015 17:39 IST
The 'Jihadi John' killer who has featured in several Islamic State beheading videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming, the Washington Post newspaper said.
- Feb 26, 2015 20:41 IST
Reuters' Pakistan bureau chief Maria Golovnina, who was found dead on Monday in Islamabad, had three marks on her neck and had died due to blockage in her respiratory tract, initial autopsy report said today.
- Feb 26, 2015 20:45 IST
A woman teacher at a prominent Indian school in Doha was forced to resign after she posted a derogatory caricature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, a media report said on Thursday.
- Feb 26, 2015 21:05 IST
An Al-Jazeera journalist will face court for illegally flying a drone in Paris, amid a spate of drone flyovers that have confounded French authorities amid heightened security concerns.