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.
08 Sep 2013
Paris: US Secretary of State John Kerry continues to pursue a diplomatic offensive in Europe on Sunday to win backing for military strikes in Syria, after Washington and Paris said support for action was growing.
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.
05 Sep 2013
Saint-Petersburg: UN-Arab League envoy on Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will attend the G20 summit in Russia to help Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's efforts to hasten a peace conference aimed at ending the conflict, the UN said on Thursday.
21 Apr 2011
US Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough and African Union Commission Chairperson Jean Ping discussed the present situation in Libya, Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire and Somalia in a meeting on Thursday.
21 Apr 2011
The US military jets destroyed two surface-to-air missiles sites belonging to the Muammar Gaddafi regime as a part of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) mission in Libya.
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.
26 Aug 2012
Days ahead of the new UN-Arab League joint special representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi takes charge, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his support him.
11 Sep 2016
Seoul: A defiant North Korea on Sunday restated its demand for recognition as a "legitimate" nuclear-armed state, as world powers pondered ways to punish Pyongyang for its latest and largest atomic test.
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.