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.
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.
18 Sep 2016
Moscow: Moscow has called an urgent UN Security Council meeting after US-led coalition hit Syrian forces, killing 62 soldiers and wounding 100 more.
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 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea said on Sunday that the United States' push for sanctions following its fifth nuclear test was "laughable" and the country would continue to strengthen its nuclear power.
24 Aug 2016
KARKAMIS: Turkish special forces, tanks and jets backed by planes from the US-led coalition launched their first co-ordinated offensive into Syria on Wednesday to try to drive Islamic State from the border and prevent further gains by Kurdish militia fighters.
23 Jan 2012
Arab League Foreign ministers have asked for UN support in their efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis and decided to extend their observer mission.
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.
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.
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.