- Aug 01, 2015 08:48 IST
An Ebola vaccine test successfully provided blanket protection during a field trial conducted in Guinea, researches announced on Friday, possibly marking "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
- Aug 01, 2015 00:46 IST
Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby, the Facebook CEO announced late on Friday night.
- Jul 31, 2015 21:27 IST
Family members of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the fearsome Haqqani network, have denied reports of his death.
- Jul 31, 2015 20:24 IST
The initial signs of the fractures within the Afghan Taliban group surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates.
- Jul 31, 2015 20:32 IST
A Japanese judicial committee, in its July 17 decision, alleged that the three former executives neglected to take sufficient measures even though they were fully aware of the risk of a major tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear plant at least two years before the accident.
- Aug 01, 2015 02:52 IST
One person was killed and 14 others sustained injuries on Friday in a drive-by shooting at a Sri Lankan election rally attended by the finance minister, a further act of political violence in a nation still recovering from civil war.
- Aug 01, 2015 08:09 IST
A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
- Aug 01, 2015 07:54 IST
The plane debris that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is from a Boeing 777 aeroplane, Malaysian authorities confirmed on Friday, making it almost certainly the first piece of wreckage recovered from flight MH370 which disappeared last year.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:05 IST
United States' National Security Agency (NSA) spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks on Friday, in the latest revelation about Washington's snooping on allies.
- Jul 31, 2015 17:16 IST
At least 100 jihadist fighters have been killed in an operation against Boko Haram Islamists holed up on the islands of Lake Chad, the Chadian army said in a statement on Friday.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:03 IST
A suicide bomber struck a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Friday, killing six people, the national Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:30 IST
Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed led a "funeral" prayer for Taliban's longtime supremo Mullah Omar at Lahore after the terror outfit confirmed his death.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:34 IST
The Sydney police hope to find the killer of a 41-year-old Indian woman who was brutally stabbed to death in Sydney, on March 7 this year while she was talking to her husband over phone.
- Jul 31, 2015 15:56 IST
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at an election campaign rally in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Friday, killing a woman and wounding at least 12 people, police said.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:51 IST
Jewish extremists have for years attacked Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli military bases in opposition to what they see as the Israeli government's favorable policies toward the Palestinians.