30 Jun 2015
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down any hopes of a last-minute deal with Greece on Tuesday, just hours before its bailout deal expires, saying she was not aware of any new offer from the European Commission President.
16 Apr 2015
Moscow: A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev.
29 Jun 2015
Bujumbura: Voting in a Parliamentary election began in Burundi on Monday, the first in a series of polls whose credibility has been undermined by weeks of violent protest sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term.
27 Jun 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's President dissolved Parliament on Friday, a government spokesman said, in an effort to consolidate power and push through political reforms.
29 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said Hindu religion has solution for all the problems in the world.
26 Jun 2015
Pune: With the issue of 'paid news' apparently weighing heavily on his mind, President Pranab Mukherjee today made a strong pitch for self-correcting mechanisms to check any aberrations.
28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In a record of sorts, the office of Vice President Hamid Ansari has responded within two days to an RTI application seeking to know the reason for his absence from Yoga Day celebrations held here last Sunday, saying he was not invited for the event.
25 Jun 2015
Barbados: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has assumed the role of the ICC President on third day of the apex cricket body's Annual Conference week here. Zaheer began his one-year term and thanked the ICC Board and the Full Council for confirming his nomination.
28 Feb 2015
Berlin: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow rebels a "serious breach of the ceasefire", during a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, her office said.
17 Feb 2015
Luhanske (Ukraine): Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed on Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so.