US says no Syrian civilians killed in April 30 air strike

 The US military denied Sunday a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.

52 civilians dead in coalition strikes in Syria: Monitor

 US-led air strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians in a village in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Saturday. 

Air strikes kill civilians in Yemeni capital

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck a residential district of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, killing eight to 10 civilians, residents said on Friday.

No question of forming coalition with SAD: Congress

The Congress party on Sunday categorically stated that there was no question of forming a coalition with the Shiromani Akali Dal, adding that the grand old party was merely making overtures towards the latter for support against the Land Acquisition Bill, introduced by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the Parliament.

Saudi Arabia-led coalition in no `rush` over Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition trying to halt the advance of Shiite rebels in neighbouring Yemen is in no rush, its spokesman said Friday, nine days into a campaign of air strikes.

Strikes broke deadlock in Iraq's Tikrit operation: Coalition

US-led air support broke the deadlock in Iraq's operation to retake Tikrit from the Islamic State group, a senior military official in the coalition carrying out the strikes said on Thursday.

PDP-BJP coalition's first coordination committee meet held

 Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partners BJP and PDP tonight held first meeting of its newly constituted coordination committee.

US, allies conduct air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State: Task force

The United States and its coalition allies staged three air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and seven in Iraq since early Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force overseeing the operations said in a statement on Saturday.

PDP-BJP coalition has not made a good beginning: Baig

Senior PDP leader and Lok Sabha MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig said on Monday that the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir had not made a promising beginning with controversy erupting due to statements on both sides.

Italy 'ready to lead' coalition against jihadists in Libya

Italy said on Sunday it was willing to lead an international coalition against jihadists in Libya, as it began repatriating its citizens from the troubled north African country.

Sri Lanka ruling coalition forms govt in Uva province

Sri Lanka's new ruling coalition on Wednesday formed the government in a southeastern province after five members of Mahinda Rajapaksa's alliance switched their allegiance to the new dispensation, in yet another blow to the besieged former president.

PDP's priority is not to cobble up majority for the sake of govt: Mehbooba Mufti​​

Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti, who on Wednesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra to discuss government formation in the state, told reporters that her party was not in a hurry to cobble up a coalition.

US-led coalition hits IS jihadists with 39 air strikes

 The US-led coalition pounded the Islamic State group with 39 air strikes Thursday and Friday, including more than a dozen near the flashpoint Syrian town of Kobane.

Coalition strike kills 3 armed Afghan villagers

An airstrike by US-led coalition forces on Friday killed three Afghan villagers who were "heavily armed" but not part of the Taliban insurgency, an Afghan official said.

Rajapaksa suffers another defection ahead of Lanka poll

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajpaksa's ruling coalition on Monday suffered yet another blow with the defection of the sixth senior Cabinet colleague to the opposition ahead of the crucial presidential poll next month.

Ukrainian pro-Western parties sign coalition deal

Pro-Western lawmakers in Ukraine announced on Friday the creation of a parliamentary coalition which, for the first time, will be able to pass amendments to the constitution.

US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as coalition grows

Three more European countries on Friday promised warplanes to join the US-led air armada battering Islamic State targets in Iraq, as coalition forces seek to destroy the jihadists` oil business.

White House seeks coalition in Mideast war

The White House today said it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it's too early to identify them.

Afghan presidential candidate rules out coalition deal

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani ruled out a coalition government with his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday, quashing hopes for a power-sharing deal to defuse tensions that have threatened to split Afghanistan along ethnic lines.

Coalition commotion turns Kerala poll scene turbulent

Upsetting the calculations of a smooth run by rival fronts, electoral scene in Kerala has turned turbulent.