09 May 2014
Washington: United States has condemned ‘ugly and disrespectful’ racist comments directed towards President Barack Obama by North Korea's official news agency.
24 Feb 2012
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has been appointed as the joint United Nations-Arab League envoy to Syria tasked with engaging with all relevant interlocutors within and outside the troubled country to end the year-long violence and humanitarian crisis.
09 Apr 2014
Washington: Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday threatened Russia with tougher economic sanctions if it fails to back down from its chaotic involvement in Ukraine.
04 Mar 2014
Damascus: Over 3, 50,177 internally displaced families are living in shelters inside the country, the Syrian Social Affairs Ministry has revealed.
07 Aug 2011
The Arab League on Sunday called on the Syrian authorities to "immediately" stop the violence that has rocked the country since mid-March, in the pan-Arab body's first official statement on the unrest.
05 Feb 2012
India's vote in favour of an Arab League-backed resolution on Syria in the UN Security Council was in accordance with its support for a peaceful resolution of the crisis in that country through a Syrian-led inclusive political process.
03 Jan 2014
New York: Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities, snarling air traffic.
25 Feb 2014
Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways, the national airline of United Arab Emirates (UAE), will expand its network in southeast Asia with the launch of a non-stop daily service between Abu Dhabi and Phuket.
29 Apr 2014
Moscow: Russia on Tuesday suggested that European Union should be ashamed of itself for ‘doing Washington's bidding’ by punishing Moscow with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine.
28 Apr 2014
Little Rock: Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma and wiping out entire neighborhoods of homes, according to officials, as rescue workers searched in darkness for survivors.