• Mon, Apr 24, 2017
  • Security dominates French election after shooting Security dominates French election after shooting
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201712:02 AM

    The killing of a policeman by a suspected Islamist militant pushed national security to the top of the French political agenda on Friday, two days before the presidential election, with leading...

  • Have lawful right to standardise names in Arunachal: China Have lawful right to standardise names in Arunachal: China
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201704:27 PM

    China today asserted that it was its lawful right to standardise official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, while its state-run media warned that India will pay dearly if it continues to...

  • Paris gunman was French national: Belgian interior minister Paris gunman was French national: Belgian interior minister
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201703:00 PM

    The man responsible for a shootout in central Paris was a French national, Belgian interior minister Jan Jambon told public broadcaster VRT.

  • Need to sustain global growth momentum: Lagarde Need to sustain global growth momentum: Lagarde
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201710:59 AM

    Noting that the world economy is picking up momentum, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has underlined the need to sustain this growth and make it more inclusive.

  • Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201709:23 AM

    A known terror suspect gunned down a police officer and wounded two others on Paris's Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group days before France's presidential election.

  • Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201701:42 AM

    One policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, a police source said.

  • China successfully launches first cargo spacecraft China successfully launches first cargo spacecraft
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201709:39 PM

    China successfully launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft, taking another crucial step towards realising the Communist giant’s ambition to have a permanently manned space station in the next few...

  • After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201709:35 PM

    French artist Abraham Poincheval, who famously spent a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture, has succeeded in hatching chicken eggs after incubating them for some three weeks.

  • ‘No jobs for millions without new education funds’ ‘No jobs for millions without new education funds’
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201709:31 PM

    The UN special envoy for education warned that years of neglect have left 260 million children out of school and another 400 million functionally illiterate and if a better way isn’t found to finance...

  • 10 suspected ISIS activists held, were planning major attack: Police 10 suspected ISIS activists held, were planning major attack: Police
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201708:12 PM

    A major terror attack in the country was claimed to have been averted as 10 suspected ISIS activists were held today in a major multi-state operation.