15 Feb 2014
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's new government was rocked by its first political crisis on Friday after Agriculture Minister abruptly resigned over claims that he leaked confidential information about an international child porn probe.
30 Dec 2013
Tripoli: Libyan security officials say attacks in the restive eastern city of Benghazi have killed a senior police officer and wounded his guard and another officer.
09 Feb 2014
Kiev: Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych returned to protest-hit Kiev on Saturday after holding crisis talks with his Russian counterpart and ally Vladimir Putin about a suspended Moscow bailout loan.
12 Mar 2014
The Crimea government declared its independence on Tuesday ahead of a scheduled referendum on whether to join Russia. The Ukrainian government has made an appeal to the western countries for help.
13 Jan 2014
Tripoli: Three days of fighting between tribes in a restive city in southern Libya killed 31 people, the country's Health Ministry reported on Sunday, as gunmen assassinated the country's Deputy Minister of Electricity in a separate attack.
19 Mar 2014
Washington: US on Wednesday suspended the operations of Syria's embassy here including its consular service and asked for the pullout of Syrian diplomats.
05 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday sought Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's intervention in the looming power crisis in the capital, while suggesting that the state electricity regulator has no option but to cancel the licences of the power discoms which have created an "ugly situation".
10 Mar 2014
Mumbai: The S&P BSE benchmark Sensex breached the 22,000 level for the first time in morning trade on Monday on sustained buying mainly in capital goods, banking, oil & gas and power sectors.
21 Mar 2014
New Delhi: After mollifying party patriarch Lal Krishna Advani to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now making attempts to convince party MP Jaswant Singh, who is adamant on contesting from Barmer.
14 Apr 2011
Top Arab, African and European diplomats are expected to participate in an international meet to be held in the Egyptian capital on Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve the prevailing political crisis in Libya.