18 Mar 2015
Islamabad: Air Marshal Sohail Aman, an accomplished fighter pilot, was on Wednesday appointed as the chief of Pakistan Air Force.
25 Mar 2015
Washington: US on Wednesday said India's resurgence under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was driving energy and optimism across South Asia and the two countries were now "indispensable partners" in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
26 Mar 2015
Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday began negotiations for the formation of the next government, a process that will continue at best until the second half of April.
21 Mar 2015
Colombo: A decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to allow the singing of the Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil has sparked a row, with the move coming under attack from his own Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP).
24 Mar 2015
Berlin: The German government said on Tuesday it was sending air safety experts and its transport minister to the site of a plane crash in France involving GermanWings and the foreign minister said his thoughts were with victims' relatives.
21 Mar 2015
Monrovia: Liberia has said, a patient in the capital has tested positive for Ebola, more than a month after the last new case of the disease was registered.
20 Feb 2015
Colombo: Major General Chrishantha de Silva was on Friday appointed as the new Sri Lankan Army chief by President Maithripala Sirisena, who also reinstated several loyalists of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.
20 Jan 2015
Geneva: India should continue its social policies like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the head of the ILO said, describing such measures as a "remarkable positive" trend in reaching the most distressed sections of the society.
19 Feb 2015
Bangkok: Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was on Thursday indicted for negligence in overseeing a controversial rice subsidy programme that lost billions of dollars and resulted in the country temporarily losing its crown as the world's top rice exporter to India.
06 Feb 2015
Washington: United States President Barack Obama has appointed top Indian-American executive Ajay Banga to a key administrative position tasked with providing policy advice on international trade matters.