• Fri, Apr 28, 2017
  • Queen removes ivory gong from Indian exhibition Queen removes ivory gong from Indian exhibition
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201710:10 PM

    Queen Elizabeth II has removed an antique gong framed with ivory from an Indian artifacts exhibition held on her Sandringham Estate to avoid angering conservationists.

  • France’s Le Pen steps down as party leader France’s Le Pen steps down as party leader
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201710:08 PM

    French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping down as leader of her National Front party to focus on gathering a large number of voters ahead of the decisive...

  • China begins deep sea probe in disputed South China Sea China begins deep sea probe in disputed South China Sea
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201710:07 PM

    Chinese scientists embarked on a deep-sea mission in the resource-rich South China Sea notwithstanding a simmering maritime dispute with many countries in the region.

  • Labour party to scrap May's Brexit plan if it wins election Labour party to scrap May's Brexit plan if it wins election
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201706:16 PM

    Britain's main opposition Labour party unveiled its own Brexit plan, saying it will scrap the ruling Conservative White Paper on the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) if it wins the general...

  • Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018 Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201704:13 PM

    Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said.

  • Pakistan hangs 4 'hard core' militants convicted by military courts Pakistan hangs 4 'hard core' militants convicted by military courts
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201703:46 PM

    Pakistan hanged four hardcore Taliban militants convicted of terrorism-related offenses by the controversial military courts.

  • North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201703:01 PM

    North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's...

  • 10 killed in blast in Pakistan's tribal belt 10 killed in blast in Pakistan's tribal belt
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201701:51 PM

    At least 10 people, including six children and two women, were killed and 13 others injured today when a passenger van was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal...

  • Indiana state hails Sikhs’ contribution to US Indiana state hails Sikhs’ contribution to US
    Updated: Apr, 24, 201709:44 PM

    The US state of Indiana has unanimously passed a resolution recognising the Sikh community’s ‘significant contributions’ to America.

  • South Africans take part in annual Gandhi Walk South Africans take part in annual Gandhi Walk
    Updated: Apr, 24, 201709:42 PM

    South Africans should take a deep look within themselves to continue the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, an NGO here said, underlining the need to counter claims that call him ‘racist’.