20 Jul 2014
Cairo: In a brazen attack, at least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a military checkpoint in southern Egypt, bordering Libya and Sudan.
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
10 Jun 2014
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa won a crucial political victory on Monday when an extraordinary congress held in Sao Paulo voted to merge the region's presidency with the FIFA vice-presidency.
01 Jan 2014
Cairo: The Egyptian authorities have arrested ousted president Mohamed Morsi's former spokesperson Yasser Ali, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday.
05 May 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Election Commission was empowered to inquire into the allegation of paid news if the expenses for the same are not being reflected in the election return filed by the candidate.
24 Apr 2014
Mumbai: National Award winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is happy that a host of biopic films are being made post 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' even as he stressed on focusing how these stories are told, presented and enacted on the big screen.
15 Nov 2013
Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Friday stepped down as the second round of the presidential elections will be held on Saturday.
19 Apr 2014
Dubai: Qatar-based Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter's banking business in India.
28 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of death sentence of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Mohd Arif alias Ashfaq in the 2000 Red Fort attack case in which three people, including two Army jawans, were killed.