13 Oct 2015
Damascus: Russian jets intensified their airstrikes yesterday in central Syria as government forces battled insurgents in a strategic area near a rebel-held province and a government stronghold.
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who joined the BJP last month, on Saturday said that he will soon resign from his seat in the state assembly after leading nine Congress MLAs from the state to a meeting with BJP president Amit Shah here.
03 Sep 2015
ANKARA: An image of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts swept across social media on Wednesday after at least 12 presumed Syrian refugees died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos.
01 Sep 2015
Washington: 'Seismic changes' in temperatures and sea levels could create waves of refugees forced to abandon traditional homes and fight for food and water, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he sought commitment from the international community to address the challenge posed by climate change.
27 Aug 2015
Vienna: Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe's migrant crisis.
05 Oct 2015
DAMASCUS: Islamic State militants have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said yesterday, after they destroyed two ancient temples at the central Syrian site in recent months.
05 Oct 2015
Madrid: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has arrived in Madrid, beginning a European tour amid alarm over Russian bombardments in Syria and the refugee crisis sparked by the conflict.
11 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Six Indians have been killed after their boat came under Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen, External Affairs Ministry said today.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari today questioned whether India was "doing business" with terror outfit Islamic State (IS) in Libya.
02 Oct 2015
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel could win this year's Nobel Peace Prize, according to the media, as the leader is lauded worldwide for her courage in opening her country's doors to refugees fleeing war and persecution.