- May 04, 2015 07:51 IST
Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire at an exhibit near Dallas of caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammad organised by an anti-Islamic group, authorities said on Sunday.
- May 04, 2015 14:58 IST
Unidentified gunmen attacked a school in Pakistan on Monday and killed a guard, police said, raising fears of a repeat of a deadly school attack five months ago that toughened Pakistan's resolve to fight militants.
- May 04, 2015 13:59 IST
The Princess of Cambridge has already provided a boost to the British economy worth an estimated 80 million pounds with the royal fans busy buying commemorative souvenirs.
- May 04, 2015 13:42 IST
Nepal's devastating earthquake that has claimed nearly 7,300 lives so far is likely to hit the 10 billion-rupee tourism industry, the country's main forex earner, hard, losing as many as two lakh international tourists, including many Indians, in the immediate future.
- May 04, 2015 10:58 IST
A suicide bomber targeted a vehicle carrying staff of the Afghan Attorney General’s office in the capital Kabul on Monday, injuring at least 10 people, media reports said.
- May 04, 2015 11:51 IST
Nepal's government urged foreign workers in the quake-hit capital to return home on Monday as major rescue work in Kathmandu and surrounding areas have been completed and that the remaining operations can be handled by local workers. However, work remained in the villages and remote mountain areas and foreign aid volunteers could work with local police and army rescuers in those areas, he said.
- May 04, 2015 09:53 IST
A strong 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday with local authorities saying it shook buildings but caused no serious damage.
- May 04, 2015 10:49 IST
An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported.
- May 04, 2015 10:36 IST
Surrounded by ochre rubble, Pannakaji beds down on a mattress wedged between Buddha statues at Kathmandu's "Monkey Temple", hoping to deter looters from the quake-ravaged site where his ancestors have served as priests for 1,600 years. Some of the seventh-century stupas remain intact and a few statues miraculously survived the disaster, but those that did now risk being pillaged by looters or desperate devotees hoping for a bit of good luck after the devastation.
- May 04, 2015 11:27 IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the head of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party on Monday "equal" talks to resolve their political differences, but only if Taiwan accepts it is part of China, a concept many Taiwanese balk at.
- May 04, 2015 10:11 IST
Taliban representatives met with Afghan political figures for a second day in Qatar on Sunday, and one participant said the two sides discussed a possible ceasefire but ultimately disagreed over the continued presence of US troops in the country.
- May 04, 2015 09:24 IST
Baltimore lifted a curfew on Sunday that was imposed across the US East Coast city following widespread riots, as thousands of National Guard troops began to pull out.
- May 03, 2015 22:47 IST
Police have found more than 50 bodies, including those of six foreigners, in Nepal's popular Langtang trekking region following last weekend's devastating earthquake, a senior local official said Sunday.
- May 04, 2015 01:54 IST
The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen sent a "limited" force to the city of Aden Sunday, Yemeni sources said, in what would be its first ground deployment inside the country.
- May 04, 2015 08:50 IST
A week after a massive temblor killed more than 7,000 and flattened large parts of Nepal, two brothers with a penchant for business have launched “earthquake T-shirts” that are being sold in stores in the country’s tourism capital.