22 May 2015
Beirut: Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defences east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.
19 May 2015
Colombo: Achieving national reconciliation with the minority Tamil community is a priority for the new Sri Lankan government, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Tuesday, underlining that winning hearts and minds is more important than reconstructing war-devastated buildings.
18 May 2015
Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took another jibe at previous UPA government which practiced 'Look East' policy, saying India has had enough of it and it's time to 'Act East'.
16 May 2015
Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday broke his silence on opposition criticism over his frequent foreign visits and took veiled digs at his critics back home, saying he was being attacked for "tireless" work and asserted that if it was a "crime" he would continue to do it.
12 May 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday claimed that 134 fishermen from the country are lodged in jails in India and it is a high priority of the government to bring them back.
06 Apr 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal's government on Monday appointed Deep Kumar Upadhyay as its next ambassador to India, ending a three-year period without an envoy in New Delhi.
29 Apr 2015
Kiev: Ukrainian fire fighters have contained a large forest fire that threatened to spread towards the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant and radiation levels in the area are normal, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday.
06 May 2015
Kathmandu: The Nepal government has banned drones in its skies following the April 25 earthquake, fearing sensitive information might be leaked and pictures of its valuable heritage sites clicked illegally.
28 Apr 2015
Kathmandu: A Nepali woman on Tuesday was rescued after spending days trapped under the rubble following the devastating earthquake that jolted the country, killing over 4,350 people.
09 May 2015
London: Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday won a stunning majority in Britain, disproving predictions of a terribly hung parliament and was on course to forming a single party government ending a brief coalition era.