'Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus now 34'

The toll from heavy government bombardment of a rebel stronghold outside the Syrian capital rose on Sunday to 34 civilians including 12 children, a monitoring group said.

Syria regime air raids, rebel fire on Damascus kill 50: Monitor

At least 37 civilians were killed Wednesday in Syrian government air strikes near Damascus, while at least 13 people died as rebels fired a barrage of rockets into the capital, a monitor said.

New Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen arms depot ahead of ceasefire
New Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen arms depot ahead of ceasefire

 Saudi-led warplanes carried out new strikes on an arms depot in the rebel-held Yemeni capital on Tuesday, hours before a five-day ceasefire is scheduled to begin, an AFP correspondent reported.

'Kanchana 2' strikes gold at Box Office
'Kanchana 2' strikes gold at Box Office

 Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrencce's latest Tamil horror-comedy "Kanchana 2" has grossed a whopping Rs.10.83 crore in the first two days in Tamil Nadu since its release on Friday.

Ireland Baldwin strikes raunchy poses for lingerie shoot

Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland has posted a series of racy lingerie photo shots taken by famed photographer Tyler Kandel.

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.

Canada votes for air strikes on Islamic State in Syria

Canadian lawmakers voted Monday to extend a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State group and for the first time strike at them in Syria as well as in Iraq.

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes northern Chile

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile on today, the United States Geological Service said. There were no immediate reports of damage.

UAE warplanes took part in Yemen strikes: Coalition

United Arab Emirates warplanes "intensively" participated in air strikes against Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen Friday, the Saudi-led coalition said.

39 dead in Yemen since Saudi-led strikes began: Health officials

At least 39 civilians have been killed in more than 24 hours of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, health ministry officials said on Friday.

18 dead in Syria regime air raids near Damascus: Monitor

At least 18 people were killed and more than 100 injured in Syrian government air strikes near the capital Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said.

Syria regime air strikes kill at least 39: Monitor

Syrian government air strikes on Tuesday killed at least 39 people, more than half of them civilians, in two main battlegrounds in the north of the country, a monitor said.

PM Modi assures Andhra Pradesh CM of all support as cyclone Hudhud strikes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu all possible assistance as Cyclone Hudhud made landfall leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha.

Amazon hit by fresh strikes in Germany

Four Amazon shipping centres in Germany were the target of fresh walkouts on Monday in a long-running wage dispute with the US online retail giant.

South Korea exports fall 0.1% in August

South Korea`s exports fell 0.1 percent in August from a year ago due to strikes at major auto plants, state data showed Monday.

Iraq says IS killed 500 Yazidis, buried some victims alive; US continue strikes

Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq`s Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq`s human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday.

Armed U.S. aircraft now flying over Iraq: Defense officials

The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.

Israeli air raids kill 10 Syrian troops: Activists

Israeli air raids overnight targeting Syrian military facilities killed at least 10 government troops, an activist group said today.

Lightning kills eight in Bangladesh

Eight people were killed and 15 others wounded in series of lightning strikes in different districts of Bangladesh Saturday, authorities said.

New blockade hits Bangladesh as economy suffers

Bangladesh opposition parties on Tuesday called another nationwide transport blockade aimed at toppling the government, despite fears by business groups that the impoverished nation`s economy is being crippled.