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Andha Pradesh urges MEA for steps to bring back workers stuck in Libya

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:46

Amidst spiralling violence in Libya, Andhra Pradesh government on Monday sought the Centre`s intervention to evacuate the people from the state who are working in the North African country.

Filipino worker beheaded by militiamen in Libya

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

A Filipino construction worker kidnapped by militia men in Libya has been beheaded by his captors, becoming the first Filipino casualty in the renewed violence in the North African state, the Philippine government said.

France to send troops to North Africa

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:09

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that a new batch of 3,000 troops would be sent to North Africa where they will combat terror threats, a media report said Monday.

New Libya PM`s home attacked, no casualties: Aide

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 17:56

Armed men attacked the home of new Libyan Prime Minister Ahmed Miitig in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, an aide said.

Indian monsoon strengthened by dust kicked up in Asia

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:27

A new analysis of data from satellite has revealed a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India.

Swifts fly nonstop for more than six months at a time

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 13:51

A study has suggested that alpine swifts stay airborne for more than six consecutive months aloft at a stretch.

Facebook reveals it has 5.6mn active users in Middle East and North Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:36

Facebook has revealed that it has 56 million active users in the Middle East and North Africa.

Al Qaeda endorses jihad in Kashmir, urges restraint in killing of non-Muslims

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 13:28

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has issued his first specific guidelines for jihad, urging restraint in attacking other Muslim sects and non-Muslims and in starting conflicts in countries where jihadis might find a safe base to promote their ideas.

Middle East has lot of potential for India's software exports

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 14:45

The Middle East and North Africa region has huge potential for export of India's computer software and services sector, a leading industry official has said here.

Al Qaeda planning to politically hijack rebel Islamist groups in N Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 17:25

Terrorist group Al-Qaeda is desperately trying to politically hijack various rebel Islamist groups in North Africa, according to the analyses of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb document.

US to prioritise engagement with emerging Asian powers: Biden

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 16:25

US is revitalising and rebalancing its alliances to ensure prioritising engagements with allies, partners, and emerging powers in Asia, Vice President Joe Biden has said.

Gulf banks replace European banks as major acquirers in MENA

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 12:09

Banks in oil-rich countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are becoming active buyers of stakes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) banks replacing European banks, Standard & Poor's said in a report.