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  • New IS video threatening to kill Japan hostages
    Jan 26, 2015 23:50 IST

    Japanese hostage killing Abe’s fault, says China paper

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to blame for the death of a hostage at the hands of the Islamic State group, an editorial in Chinese state-run media said on Monday.

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    Jan 26, 2015 18:01 IST

    Small drone found on White House grounds

    Small drone found on White House grounds

  • Jan 26, 2015 20:22 IST

    Filipino commandos killed in clash rises to 43

    At least 43 Philippine police commandos were killed in a fierce battle with Muslim guerrillas after launching an assault in which they may have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorists, officials said Monday.

  • Malaysia Airlines
    Jan 26, 2015 13:16 IST

    Hacker group 'Cyber Caliphate' targets Malaysia Airlines

    A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.

  • Alexis Tsipras
    Jan 26, 2015 12:44 IST

    Far leftist Syriza's win puts Greece on collision course with EU

    Radical left party Syriza swept to power in Greece on Sunday promising to end years of painful austerity policies, in an election victory that puts the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.

  • Barack Obama
    Jan 26, 2015 15:29 IST

    The Obama tour: Best pics from US President's India visit

    From touch down to chewing gum some best clicks from US President Barack Obama's India visit.

  • Khaleda Zia
    Jan 26, 2015 11:08 IST

    Bangladesh charges Khaleda Zia with instigating attack on bus

    Bangladesh police have formally charged Begum Khaleda Zia, head of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) with instigating a petrol bomb attack on a passenger bus, a senior police official said on Sunday.

  • Ukraine
    Jan 26, 2015 12:36 IST

    Ukraine: Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression'

    Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago.

  •  tramway
    Jan 26, 2015 16:40 IST

    'Potentially historic' blizzard headed for northeast US

    A "potentially historic" blizzard could dump 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 centimeters) of snow on a large part of the US Northeast, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said. More than 1,500 cancelled flights were expected.

  • Egypt
    Jan 26, 2015 12:45 IST

    At least 17 killed in protests on anniversary of Egypt uprising

    At least 17 people were killed on Sunday in Egypt's bloodiest protests since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was elected president, as security forces fired at protesters marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

  • Jan 25, 2015 20:48 IST

    30 Filipino police commandos killed in clash with rebels

    More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents today in the southern Philippines in the biggest single-day combat loss for Philippine forces in many years, officials said.

  • Delta Airlines
    Jan 25, 2015 10:43 IST

    Two US airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats

    Bomb threats against two US airline flights on Saturday prompted North American air defense fighter planes to scramble to accompany them to their destination in Atlanta, an airport spokesperson said.

  • ISIS
    Jan 25, 2015 07:55 IST

    Japan says ISIS hostage beheading 'outrageous'

    Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called the apparent killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous and impermissible," and again called for the release of a Japanese journalist being held by the group.

  •  Pyongyang
    Jan 25, 2015 14:38 IST

    N Korea slams 'loser' Obama for regime collapse remark

    The comment from the North's foreign ministry came after Obama spoke of the eventual collapse of the regime ruling what he called "the most isolated, the most sanctioned, the most cut-off nation on Earth"

  • Sayeeda Warsi
    Jan 26, 2015 07:49 IST

    Cameron govt views Muslims with suspicion: Sayeeda Warsi

    Sayeeda Warsi, who became Britain’s first Asian woman cabinet minister in the David Cameron government in 2010, has attacked its policy towards Muslims, and has alleged that the coalition views the community with suspicion.