02 Jul 2015
London: A Saudi Arabian billionaire is planning to give his entire USD 32-billion (Rs 2.03 lakh crore) fortune to charity, media reported. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, said he wanted to donate to groups that promote health and help with disaster relief, it said.
11 May 2016
Charleston (US): Democrat Bernie Sanders today squarely defeated Hillary Clinton in West Virginia, in a reminder to the frontrunner that she was yet to wrap up her own presidential nomination before taking on Republican Donald Trump, who cruised to victory in two more states.
17 Nov 2015
Geneva: The United Nations today called on states not to 'backtrack' on pledges made to host migrants and refugees, including from Syria, in the wake of the attacks in Paris.
15 Dec 2015
Dubai: Air strikes by an Arab coalition targeting Yemen's dominant Houthi group killed at least 15 people yesterday, residents said, hours before a ceasefire was due to take effect to pave the way for UN sponsored peace talks in Switzerland.
29 Jan 2016
Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump yesterday gained substantial lead in early voting States of Iowa and South Carolina, while his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton has a narrow lead over her nearest rival Bernie Sanders, latest opinion polls show.
27 Apr 2016
Washington: Real estate tycoon Donald Trump swept the East Coast primaries after posting big wins in all five Northeast states, while Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton won in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, according to media projections today.
23 Apr 2016
Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton are leading in most of the states, where the primaries are scheduled next week and thereafter, according to latest polls.
19 Oct 2015
Jerusalem: An Arab attacker armed with a gun and a knife opened fire in a southern Israel bus station, police said, killing an Israeli soldier and wounding 10 people in one of the boldest attacks yet in a month-long wave of violence.
11 Feb 2013
Syrian rebels launched fierce assaults on government troops in several parts of the country, as a UN envoy urged the leader of the opposition to seek dialogue with the Damascus regime.
02 Jan 2016
Moscow: A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia's national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years.