17 Oct 2014
Kolkata: Agitating Jadavpur University students on Friday continued their 24-hour hunger strike to step up their demand for the vice chancellor's removal following an alleged police attack on demonstrating students.
18 Oct 2014
Washington: The elimination of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would help decimate and defeat the terror organization which has gained control over a large part of Syria and Iraq, a top US commander said on Friday.
13 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Seeing "indications" of dilution of MNREGA, CPI on Monday warned the government against any move to water down the rural employment guarantee scheme, saying such an "irrational and retrograde" step would lead to social unrest and revolt.
11 Oct 2014
Suruc (Turkey): Islamic State jihadists have captured the headquarters of Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian border town of Kobane, with a UN envoy warning thousands would likely be massacred if it falls to them.
01 Oct 2014
Damascus: Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second exploding as parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a street littered with school bags and body parts.
13 Oct 2014
Wellington: New Zealand will tighten laws to address the potential threat posed by "foreign terrorist fighters" returning to the country from conflict hotspots such as Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister John Key said on Monday.
09 Oct 2014
Sydney: An F-18 Super Hornet fighter jet has launched Australia's first attack against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, dropping two bombs on a militant facility, defence department said Thursday.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.
10 Feb 2014
Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.
03 Feb 2014
BEIRUT: Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime.