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Israel, Palestinians to hold peace talks with US envoy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:36

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to hold a meeting on Thursday with US envoy Martin Indyk, in a bid to find a way to extend their faltering peace talks.

Ukraine troops kill 3 assailants storming eastern base

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:38

Ukrainian troops repelled an overnight attack on their base in the southeast city of Mariupol, killing three of the assailants and wounding 13, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:25

The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation will be forced to move into a new phase.

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:11

Mexican troops have freed 179 undocumented Central America migrants bound for the United States, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh stability at risk without political inclusion: US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:58

The US continues to press for greater political inclusion in Bangladesh without which the Asian country`s stability will be at risk, a top Obama Administration official has said.

Germany, China, India working to out-compete us: Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:34

Countries like Germany, China and India are working every day to out-educate kids so they can out-compete American businesses, the US President Barack Obama said adding that these nations are making more progress than the US.

Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:35

As part of its objective to ensure that rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders are protected across the world, the United State is monitoring the situation of LGBT in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official has said.

US working on non-lethal aid package for Ukraine

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:48

The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, US officials said on Wednesday.

Bank of America reports loss on huge legal charges

Bank of America reports loss on huge legal charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 22:13

The loss was its first since the second quarter of 2011.

Iran to sue US over UN envoy`s visa refusal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:53

The Iranian parliament has given a 10-day ultimatum to the government to file a lawsuit against the US for denying visa to Iran`s UN envoy-designate, an official said Monday.

Action sought against agents for luring Punjabis to US

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:34

The North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has sought action against travel and immigration agents who lured over 100 Punjabi youths with dreams of settling in the US but who are now behind bars.

`Captain America` tops weekend box office charts with $41.4 m earnings

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 11:36

`Captain America: The Winter Soldier` topped the box office for the second consecutive week with 41.4 million dollar earnings.