08 Apr 2015
Washington: Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said as he announced steps government and businesses will take to better understand and deal with the problem.
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.
02 May 2015
Kathmandu: The aftermath of the devastating earthquake that rattled Nepal on April 25 has left a many homeless. Though some people have started moving into their houses, a few are still homeless -- not by choice, but by compulsion.
31 May 2015
NEW YORK/PARIS/ANKARA: Six world powers have agreed on a way to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran if the country breaks the terms of a future nuclear deal, clearing a major obstacle to an accord ahead of a June 30 deadline, Western officials said.
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.
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.
29 Apr 2015
Baltimore: Thousands of police in riot gear and National Guard troops patrolled Baltimore to enforce a curfew on Tuesday night, dispersing protesters with pepper spray a day after the city was shaken by the worst rioting in the United States in years.
14 May 2015
Tokyo: Japan's cabinet on Thursday approved a set of bills bolstering the role and scope of the military, as the pacifist country redefines its position in the increasingly roiled Asia-Pacific region.
13 May 2015
Antalya (Turkey): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday warned Russia that now was a critical time to implement a fragile peace deal to end the fighting in Ukraine, after his talks with President Vladimir Putin raised hopes of a slackening in tensions.
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.