23 Jan 2016
Washington: US President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis as part of his efforts to garner support for hosting a high-level summit on refugees at the UN later this year.
03 Feb 2016
Strasbourg: The EU has urged Greece to take specific steps to check the flow of asylum seekers to its shores and protect the 28-nation bloc's external border.
21 Jan 2016
Gurdaspur (Punjab): A suspected intruder was shot dead early today by BSF along the Indo-Pak border in Pathankot where the force is on high alert following the January 2 terror attack on air force base.
29 Jan 2016
London: Britain has said it will rehabilitate more refugee children from war zones, in addition to the 20,000 refugees the country has already pledged to take across the world.
16 Jan 2016
Panchkula: A freshly-trained contingent of 500 women personnel -- which will be the first 'mahila' squad to be deployed in high altitude posts along the India-China border -- was today commissioned into the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here.
05 Jan 2016
New Delhi: BSF yesterday submitted a report to the Centre about the possible route taken by the attackers of the Pathankot IAF base, claiming there was no breach in the fence but there were some gapping holes along the international border and malfunctioning of electronic surveillance equipment.
30 Jan 2016
Quebec City: US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed a late decision by the main Syrian opposition coalition to take part in UN-backed talks designed to end their country's bloody civil war.
28 Jan 2016
New Delhi: There are Con masters and then there are Con artists. When it comes to Con artist, only one name that strikes repeatedly in our head is Natwarlal of India. If someone ranks 'World's audacious Conman', then surely Natwarlal will hold a first place in the list. If world has Victor Lustig, the man who sold the Eiffel Tower twice, then India has treacherous who sold Taj Mahal thrice, Parliament House along with the MPs and Red Fort.
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.
22 Dec 2015
England: Nearly two years after they met in a dust-blown refugee camp in Jordan, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai welcomed Syrian fellow schoolgirl activist Muzoon Almellehan to her friend's new home in rainy northern England today.