30 Jun 2015
Cairo: Egypt's Prosecutor General, who has referred thousands of Islamists to trial in recent months, was yesterday killed after militants targeted his convoy in a powerful bomb attack, the senior-most official to be assassinated since violence erupted following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
25 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Kicking up a controversy, the Special Public Prosecutor in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case in which some Hindu extremists are accused, today alleged that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had asked her to "go soft" on the accused after the Narendra Modi Government assumed power in May last year.
26 Jun 2015
Kuwait City: A deadly explosion ripped through a Shiite mosque in a busy neighborhood of Kuwait's capital after Friday prayers, witnesses said. Mohammed al-Faili, 32, said his 70 year-old father was killed in what appeared to be a bombing attack. Two of his brothers were also wounded by the explosion.
21 Jun 2015
Kabul: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on Sunday.
23 Jun 2015
Karachi: An intense heatwave sweeping across Pakistan's Southern Sindh province has killed around 400 people, including women and children, in the capital Karachi, prompting the army to step in to help victims of the worst heatstroke that has hit the country in more than a decade.
28 Jun 2015
Kuwait City: Two Indians were among 26 people killed in a ISIS suicide attack at a Shia mosque, according to Indian Embassy, which asked the Indian nationals to take precautions for their safety and security in Kuwait.
26 Jun 2015
Brussels: A decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found at a U.S. gas company in southeast France on Friday after an assailant rammed a car into the premises, triggering an explosion, in a suspected Islamist militant attack.
24 Jun 2015
Latehar (Jharkhand): Palamau Express derailed last evening after suspected Maoists blew up a stretch of railway tracks in Latehar district but no casualty or injury was reported.
25 Jun 2015
Karachi: The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan's southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and residents rushed to supply over-stretched public hospitals.