A measles outbreak that has sickened at least 113 people in California after surfacing at a Disneyland resort involves a virus strain that also caused an outbreak in the Philippines, but it is too early to tell if the two waves of illness are related, health officials said.
Amid protests by parents, three school officials were today detained in connection with a deadly stampede at a primary school in southwest China where six children were killed and 26 others injured last week.
Indian Olympic Association Wednesday released a list of 935 athletes and officials for the upcoming Asian Games which the government said will be pruned down before finalising the final contingent early next week.
Four days after a group of kidnapped Nepalis, along with other foreign citizens, were released in Iraq the Nepalese government Tuesday decided to dispatch a high level task force to Iraq to bring them back home safely, officials said.
Iranian, U.S. and European Union officials will start two days of talks about Tehran`s nuclear programme on Monday, Iran said, giving its first word about what appears to be a bid to rescue faltering wider negotiations on ending a decade-old dispute.
Former Pakistan captain and a former Director General of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javed Miandad has slammed the decisions taken by board chairman Najam Sethi regarding appointment of team officials, saying that they are `against the constitution`.
In a shocking incident, a class XI student of a government school in the district was allegedly found drunk while writing his quarterly examination following which he had been suspended for 20 days, officials said on Friday.
Chinese prosecutors are probing more than 1.11 million officials besides over 8.30 lakh enterprises for complaints of corruption as the President stepped up his anti-graft drive invoking Mao Zedong`s similar campaign decades ago.
Two senior Egyptian officials today flew to the United Arab Emirates to discuss the arrest of 11 Egyptians accused of forming a Muslim Brotherhood cell in the Arab country, Cairo airport officials said.