• Tue, Aug 22, 2017
  • 'US-led strikes killed 27 civilians Sunday in Syria's Raqa' 'US-led strikes killed 27 civilians Sunday in Syria's Raqa'
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201706:40 PM

    US-led coalition strikes have killed 27 civilians in part of Syria's Raqa city held by the Islamic State group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said today.

  • US and South Korean troops start drills amid North Korea standoff US and South Korean troops start drills amid North Korea standoff
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201706:22 PM

    US and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills today that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental...

  • Death toll in Spain attacks rises to 15: Catalan government Death toll in Spain attacks rises to 15: Catalan government
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201705:51 PM

    The death toll in Spain's terror attacks has risen to 15, Catalonia's regional minister Joaquim Forn said today, as a man found stabbed dead in a car outside Barcelona was linked to the case.

  • China warns  all appropriate measures  against US' trade probe China warns all appropriate measures against US' trade probe
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201705:21 PM

    China today warned that it will take all appropriate measures in response to probe ordered by US President Donald Trump into Beijing's IPR violations, which could have adverse impact on the trade...

  • One dead after car hits people at Marseille bus stop One dead after car hits people at Marseille bus stop
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201704:25 PM

    One person was killed and another seriously injured in the southern French city of Marseille today after a car ploughed into people at two different bus stops, police sources, adding the suspected...

  • Spain identifies driver of Barcelona rampage van as hunt continues Spain identifies driver of Barcelona rampage van as hunt continues
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201704:23 PM

    Investigators have honed in on an imam, Abdelbaki Es Satty, aged in his 40s, who is among the suspects and is believed to have radicalised youths in Ripoll, a small town at the foot of the Pyrenees.

  • Sonic attacks in Cuba hit more US, Canadian diplomats Sonic attacks in Cuba hit more US, Canadian diplomats
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201701:54 PM

    A higher number of US and Canadian diplomats along with their families are believed to have been attacked by a mystery sonic weapon in Havana, Cuba, than initially believed, the media reported.

  • China to launch world's fastest train in September China to launch world's fastest train in September
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201701:39 PM

    China will launch the world's fastest train in September which will shorten the travel time between Beijing and Shanghai by more than an hour, authorities said.

  • Myanmar calls for preserving fresh water lake for ecotourism Myanmar calls for preserving fresh water lake for ecotourism
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201711:44 AM

    Myanmar authorities on Monday called for the preservation of the country's largest fresh water Indawgyi lake in Kachin state in order to promote ecotourism.

  • Thousands celebrate at India Day Parade in New York Thousands celebrate at India Day Parade in New York
    Updated: Aug, 21, 201710:59 AM

    Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora converged in the heart of New York in their traditional finery to celebrate India's 71st Independence Day at one of the largest parades outside India...