12 Nov 2014
Tokyo: The Japanese government has helped return a boy to his German home in the first such case since adopting an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, an official said on Wednesday.
19 Nov 2014
Tel Aviv: At UN General Assembly in New York last September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set aside time for a critical meeting. But it wasn't President Barack Obama he was keen to see. It was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
20 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri on Thursday returned to the country with a "new strategy" against the government, nearly a month after he went abroad abruptly ending protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here.
14 Nov 2014
United Nations: Bollywood actor and filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has been appointed as the South Asia Goodwill Ambassador of the UN's body dedicated to gender equality and women's empowerment, becoming the first man to hold the role in the organization’s history.
20 Nov 2014
Washington: The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation named after Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai which expands the number of scholarships to girls from her country.
21 Nov 2014
Colombo: In another jolt to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, his Health Minister defected on Friday to become the Opposition's main candidate to challenge his bid to secure a record third term in office.
21 Nov 2014
United Nations: India has given a qualified nod to Afghanistan's reconciliation moves towards the Taliban, provided it is "transparent, led by the Afghan government" and respects the nation's constitution.
17 Nov 2014
Kabul: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has missed his own deadline for naming a Cabinet as he undertakes a major overhaul of his country's government, which officials and analysts say has long suffered from a focus on patronage rather than policy.
04 Nov 2014
Los Angeles: A prematurely deployed slowing device could "well be" behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash, Virgin's boss Richard Branson said while hitting out at "hurtful" critics and "self-proclaimed experts."
15 Nov 2014
Brisbane: Government on Saturday downplayed reports that Chinese troops were training Pakistan Army personnel right across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir.