• Sun, Jan 22, 2017
  • Nigerian air force kills 70 in strike Nigerian air force kills 70 in strike
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201710:00 PM

    Nigeria’s air force killed at least 70 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country’s northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the...

  • UN does more harm than good, says Nikki Haley UN does more harm than good, says Nikki Haley
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201709:54 PM

    Indian-American Nikki Haley, tapped by US President-elect Donald Trump to be United States’ UN ambassador, believes that the world body is doing “more harm than good” as she is expected to push for...

  • Obama reduces sentence of WikiLeaks Chelsea Obama reduces sentence of WikiLeaks Chelsea
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201709:49 PM

    US President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years behind bars for giving classified US data and documents to Wikileaks, allowing her to go free nearly...

  • Asia faces severest security situations Asia faces severest security situations
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201709:38 PM

    Asia faces one of the severest security situations in the world, with spreading international terrorism, regional conflicts and cybercrimes posing an unprecedented challenge for policing, the Interpol...

  • Top Iraq commander announces 'liberation' of east Mosul Top Iraq commander announces 'liberation' of east Mosul
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201709:25 PM

    Iraqi forces have fully retaken east Mosul from the Islamic State group, a top commander said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was launched.

  • Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201708:43 PM

    Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • Thousands converge in Washington to attend Trump inauguration Thousands converge in Washington to attend Trump inauguration
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201705:12 PM

    Thousands of people including many Indian-Americans are converging to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony themed 'Make America Great Again', the campaign slogan which...

  • Gambia's president declares state of emergency Gambia's president declares state of emergency
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201703:09 PM

    Gambia's Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency just two days before he was due to step down, as British and Dutch travel agencies scrambled to evacuate thousands of tourists.

  • Barack Obama cuts short WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning’s sentence Barack Obama cuts short WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning’s sentence
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201712:27 PM

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to...

  • Tigers may roam again in Central Asia: Scientists Tigers may roam again in Central Asia: Scientists
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201707:00 AM

    Caspian tigers who met a grim end in the middle of the 20th century may roam again in Central Asia thanks to a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the extinct big cats, say...