25 Nov 2015
Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Barack Obama have agreed on the need to reduce tensions and prevent a repeat of similar incidents after Turkish forces shot down a Russian plane on the Syrian border for allegedly violating Turkish air space, the presidency said.
25 Nov 2015
Ankara/Moscow: Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border yesterday, saying the jet had violated its air space, in one of the most serious publicly acknowledged clashes between a NATO member country and Russia for half a century.
24 Nov 2015
Raipur: Four Naxals, including a woman, were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Kanker district, police said today.The cadres, identified as Ramesh Vetti (22), Faguram Mandavi (21), Panchlal Usendi alias Baiga and Sumitra Darro alias Guddi (20), were apprehended by a joint team of Border Security Force (BSF) and district police force yesterday, Kanker Superintendent of Police Jitendra Singh Meena told reporters.
24 Nov 2015
Ankara: Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian-made warplane near the Syrian border today after repeatedly warning it over air space violations, Turkish officials said, but Moscow said it could prove the jet had not left Syrian air space.
23 Nov 2015
Jammu: Six pilgrims along a woman pilot were today killed when a chopper carrying them crashed in Katra, a base camp of the Vaishsnodevi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.
15 Nov 2015
Athens: Greek police has said at least one man with a possible connection to the Paris attacks had registered as a refugee with Greek authorities earlier this year.
05 Sep 2015
Budapest: The first buses carrying migrants who have been stranded in the Hungarian capital set off for Austria and Germany early today after they agreed to receive thousands of refugees desperate to start new lives in Western Europe.
18 Nov 2015
Chennai: With Tamil Nadu ravaged by North East monsoon, authorities have gone on a war-footing to avert any major epidemic by setting up medical camps in the rain-hit areas where 55,000 people have already been examined.
17 Nov 2015
Washington: Nearly half of the 50 US states have moved to shut the door on Syrian refugees as Republican lawmakers urged a halt to the resettlement program, citing security fears following the Paris attacks. President Barack Obama pushed back, criticising 'shameful' calls to screen the refugees fleeing the war-torn country based on their religion.
11 Aug 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived on Saturday in Istanbul for talks on the conflict in Syria with Turkish leaders after Washington slapped fresh sanctions on Bashar al-Assad's regime and its allies.