• Fri, Apr 28, 2017
  • China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201707:18 PM

    China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step towards Beijing's goal of establishing a...

  • Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201705:23 PM

    More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry said Saturday.

  • Panama grants bail to Mossack Fonseca founders in Brazil corruption case Panama grants bail to Mossack Fonseca founders in Brazil corruption case
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201704:50 PM

    A Panamanian court has granted bail to the two founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal, in a case allegedly tied to a sprawling corruption scandal in...

  • U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump's travel ban U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump's travel ban
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201704:40 PM

    President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the...

  • Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 Queen Elizabeth II turns 91
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201712:47 AM

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 91st birthday on Friday. The world’s longest-reigning monarch taking a step back from royal duties to allow the younger generation to step forward.

  • 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.