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Bahamas elects a new Prime Minister, Hubert Minnis

Hubert Minnis emerged as the Bahamas` next prime minister Wednesday in general elections that saw incumbent Perry Christie concede defeat.

US Embassy plays spoilsport, puts India's IAAF World Relays participation in jeopardy

US Embassy plays spoilsport, puts India's IAAF World Relays participation in jeopardy

Besides regular 4x400m and 4x100m relay events, the World Relays programme will also feature 4x200m and 4x800m relays in both men and women's categories.

Tiger Woods confirms comeback at Hero World Challenge on December 1

Tiger Woods confirms comeback at Hero World Challenge on December 1

Woods had already hoped to play in the Bahamas despite the concerns over his form, which prompted him to withdraw from the Safeway in Napa.

Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida as Haiti death toll rises

Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida as Haiti death toll rises

Some 339 people were killed in Haiti and thousands were displaced after the storm flattened homes, uprooted trees and inundated neighborhoods earlier in the week.

After leaving 27 dead in the Carribean, hurricane Matthew heading towards US

After leaving 27 dead in the Carribean, hurricane Matthew heading towards US

Hurricane Matthew was "pounding" portions of the central Bahamas early Thursday after it tore through the Caribbean, causing severe damage and leaving at least 27 people dead.

Hurricane prompts Americans to flee coast, lay in supplies

People along the southeast US coast fled inland, stocked up on groceries and queued for gasoline on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and state governors urged millions to evacuate or brace for a potentially devastating Hurricane Matthew.

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 25, bears down on Bahamas, US

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 25, bears down on Bahamas, US

Hurricane Matthew churned toward the Bahamas and Florida`s east coast on Wednesday after killing at least 21 people in Haiti and prompting the hard-hit country to postpone a long-awaited presidential election.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, creates havoc

The fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade slammed Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour (230 kph) winds and surging seas that flooded coastal towns, killing at least one person and tearing at trees and rooftops before moving out to sea.

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

It has been reported that soon after Amitabh Bachchan was appointed director, one of the four companies, Tramp Shipping Limited (Bahamas), acquired a ship from another Bahamas company, co-owned by his brother Ajitabh Bachchan, in 1994.

View from space: Beautiful reefs of Bahamas

View from space: Beautiful reefs of Bahamas

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, who is the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) has been showering us with many breathtaking images of the Earth from space.

Joaquin soaks eastern US, leaves devastation in Bahamas

Joaquin, powerful Category Four storm, brought record-setting rain to the southeastern US after devastating parts the Bahamas and threatening to do much the same to Bermuda.

Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas; ship missing in storm

The Coast Guard said the 224-metre ship named El Faro had taken on water and was listing at 15 degrees near Crooked Island, one of the islands most battered by the hurricane. Officials said the crew includes 31 US citizens and two from Poland.

Hurricane Joaquin barrels through Bahamas en route to US

Hurricane Joaquin barrels through Bahamas en route to US

Hurricane Joaquin barreled through the Bahamas as an extremely dangerous Category Four storm, while jittery residents in the eastern United States battened down ahead of its anticipated arrival.

Hurricane Joaquin gains force near Bahamas, heads toward US

Hurricane Joaquin intensified as it approached the small, sparsely populated islands of the eastern Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the US East Coast early next week.