- Aug 02, 2015 01:00 IST
In auditorium in Beijing, musicians from India played the mridangam, flute and harmonium as trained singers sang “bhajans” and the well-known tune of “Hare Rama, Hare Krishna” associated with devotees of Krishna.
- Aug 01, 2015 21:35 IST
A protester, 18, was shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration against the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds on Saturday, Palestinian health officials said.
- Aug 01, 2015 20:20 IST
New Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour called for unity in the movement on Saturday in his first audio message since becoming the head of the fundamentalist group that faces a deepening existential crisis after the death of longtime supreme chief Mullah Omar.
- 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 00:39 IST
Australia on Friday warned that the debris found in the Indian Ocean would not help pinpoint the final resting place of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, even if the remains do belong to the ill-fated plane.
- Jul 31, 2015 19:53 IST
The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday.
- Jul 31, 2015 13:32 IST
People in China are spooked about using escalators after a young mother was crushed to death last week as she fell through a panel of flooring at the top of one installed a mall in Hubei province.
- 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.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:34 IST
The Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing. Its last radar position was over the Andaman Sea about 370km northwest of the Malaysian city of Penang. The wreckage was found on Reunion Island in Indian Ocean about 5,600km southwest of Penang.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:03 IST
An Australian official leading the search for missing flight MH370 on Friday said that authorities are "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island is from the ill-fated jet.
- Jul 31, 2015 00:50 IST
Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre on Thursday announced it will not renew the contract of its ballet troupe’s artistic director Sergei Filin, a victim of a brutal 2013 acid attack. A statement released by the theatre stated that Vladimir Urin, the Bolshoi Theatre general director, at an end of season meeting told Filin that his contract would not be renewed when it expires in March 2016.
- Jul 30, 2015 20:19 IST
Prime Minister David Cameron faced heavy criticism Thursday for saying a "swarm of migrants" was trying to come to Britain as authorities in France struggle to stop them crossing the Channel.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:23 IST
An unknown number of Londoners might have been put at risk by the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with a radioactive isotope, which amounted to "a nuclear attack on the streets" of the British capital, an inquiry heard on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 07:08 IST
The formal confirmation of the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar came from the office of President Ashraf Ghani after a flurry of media reports, mostly citing unnamed Afghan government and intelligence officials, regarding the death of the reclusive one-eyed militant commander.
- Jul 30, 2015 04:35 IST
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that proposed to establish an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.