31 Jul 2015
Tokyo: The US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks today, in the latest revelation about Washington's snooping on allies.
30 Jul 2015
Kabul: The Taliban today rejected reports of any fresh round of peace talks expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul's reported death of their leader Mullah Omar.
31 Jul 2015
PESHAWAR: The Taliban have chosen late supreme leader Mullah Omar's longtime deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government had been postponed.
22 Jul 2015
Beijing: The Chinese firm, which reportedly manufactured the drone downed by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC), said the unmanned aircraft was not sold to any government, reinforcing India's stand that it was not in its armed forces' inventory.
22 Jul 2015
Islamabad: As talks between the Taliban and Afghan government officials move ahead, the key facilitators - Pakistan and China - are ready to become 'guarantors' of a possible peace deal, a media report said here today.
17 Jul 2015
Tokyo: Powerful Typhoon Nangka was barrelling towards the Japanese mainland early today after killing at least two people on the island of Shikoku as authorities urged more than 350,000 residents to evacuate.
18 Jul 2015
New Delhi/Beijing: A 46-year-old Indian national Rajiv Mohan Kulshrestha, who was held in China for alleged terror links, was released and deported back today, Indian officials here said.
20 Jul 2015
Beijing: The Chinese government has deported 20 tourists from US, India and South Africa who had been arrested in Inner Mongolia for allegedly watching "a video inciting terrorism and religious extremism", authorities said.
19 Jul 2015
Athens: Greece said Saturday its banks will reopen after a three-week shutdown, as a revamped government took up the task of enacting unpopular fiscal reforms amid doubts over the viability of the country's planned bailout.
05 Jul 2015
Athens: Greek voters headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.