At least 23 people have been killed since Sunday in Syria-linked clashes between Sunni and Alawite residents of the Lebanese port city of Tripoli, a security source said today.
India will issue at least 27,000 more Emergency Certificates to enable its citizens to leave Saudi Arabia for home after a new labour policy came into force in the Gulf kingdom.
A massive earthquake on Friday deep under the sea in Russia's Far East was felt in cities including Moscow but emergency services called off a tsunami warning issued for the Pacific Sakhalin region.
At least nine cars were torched and two schools and a police station were set ablaze as riots swept through Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early on Friday for the fifth straight night, police and firefighters said.
Five people were killed and more than 50 wounded in overnight clashes in Tripoli between Lebanese gunmen backing rival factions in Syria's civil war, doctors and security sources said today.
India hopes that Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s expected sweep of upper house elections in July will pave the way for the final signing of a bilateral civil nuclear agreement.
Two ethnic Indian men have been jailed by a Malaysian court for the murder of a Nigerian student who they claimed had cheated them.
A 25-year-old Indian lorry driver has been jailed by a Singapore court for eight weeks and banned from driving for five years for causing the death of a compatriot worker and injuring 14 others.
A delegation of 22 Muslim clerics, including from India, would visit the former Nazi Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland this week as part of a Holocaust awareness programme.
An Indian school teacher has been found dead in Maldives' Eydhafushi island, in what is suspected to be a suicide case.
North Korea has sent a top military official to China as a personal envoy of leader Kim Jong-Un, at a time of strained relations between Pyongyang and its allies in Beijing, state media reported.
A recent tide of sectarian tensions that erupted into the worst violence seen in Iraq in five years is testing the government of prime minister Nouri al-Maliki, whose ability to contain the crisis could hinge on a conflict raging beyond his control in Syria.
A wave of attacks killed at least 95 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, pushing the death toll over the past week to more than 240 and extending one of the most sustained bouts of sectarian violence the country has seen in years.
Japan waits for prime minister Shinzo Abe’s final step in the reform plan dubbed as ‘third arrow’ which will open up the protected farm and service sectors and take on vested interests in everything from construction to education. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri reports. Thumbs up for Tokyo
A car bomb exploded near a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims north of Baghdad on Monday, killing eight people, Iraqi police and a local official said.