India emerges as 5th largest producer of e-waste in world, says study

India emerges as 5th largest producer of e-waste in world, says study

A new study revealed that India has emerged as the fifth largest producer of e-waste in the world by discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste every year.

Multiple blasts hit two Syrian coastal cities, over 100 killed so far

Multiple blasts hit two Syrian coastal cities, over 100 killed so far

At least 101 people were killed today in a spate of bombings in two Damascus regime bastions on the Mediterranean coast, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Watch – 'Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight'

Watch – 'Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight'

A thirteen-minute long video that shows the United States presidential candidate Hillary Clinton changing her mind on several issues like gay marriage, universal healthcare has gone viral. 

Donald Trump in pocket of gun lobby: Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump in pocket of gun lobby: Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her scathing attack on Republican rival Donald Trump, saying that he was a politician beholden to the gun lobby and that him as the U.S. President would mean "more kids at risk of violence and bigotry."

Australia arrests five over alleged plans to join ISIS

Australia arrests five over alleged plans to join ISIS

Five men were arrested in Australia’s Queensland state over an alleged plan to take a boat to Indonesia and join the Islamic State (IS) terror group, police said on Wednesday.

Indian woman working as maid tortured to death by Saudi employer

Indian woman working as maid tortured to death by Saudi employer

A young woman from Hyderabad, who was employed as a house maid in Saudi Arabia, was allegedly tortured to death. 

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Iran successfully tested a medium-range ballistic missile two weeks ago, a senior military planning official was quoted as saying by the Tasnim news agency on Monday.

Shame! 11-year-old Hindu boy raped, murdered in Pakistan

Shame! 11-year-old Hindu boy raped, murdered in Pakistan

A 11-year-old Pakistani Hindu boy has been allegedly raped and murdered in Sindh province, triggering protests by people demanding a probe into the recent incident.

Smartphone app data discloses how world sleeps

Smartphone app data discloses how world sleeps

A smartphone app-based study has revealed that women falling in the age group 30-60 sleep about 30 minutes more than men.

South Korea warns of citizens' potential abduction by North

South Korea said on Monday it was on guard for the possibility North Korea may try to snatch its citizens abroad or conduct terrorist acts after the North accused it of abducting North Korean workers from a restaurant in China.

Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, break into Parliament

Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, break into Parliament

Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses said.

Seventeen killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

Rescuers in the Kenyan capital made desperate efforts on Saturday to free survivors including a woman and child trapped in a building that collapsed in storms that have left a total of 17 people dead.

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

A Muslim prayer hall in the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire today in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack.

Will free jailed Pakistan doctor who tracked Osama bin Laden: Donald Trump

Will free jailed Pakistan doctor who tracked Osama bin Laden: Donald Trump

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump on Friday claimed if elected he would ensure the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA trace Osama bin Laden is freed from jail within "two minutes".

Two Palestinians shot dead after checkpoint attack bid: Israel

Israeli police shot dead two Palestinians at a checkpoint between east Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday after one of them threw a knife at them, a spokeswoman said.

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

North Korea needs a powerful nuclear deterrence to counter U.S. hostility and threats, the foreign ministry was quoted by the state news agency KCNA as saying on Tuesday.

Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Mexico coast: USGS

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico on Monday, 108 km (67 miles) southwest of Suchiate in the state of Chiapas, at a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Hillary Clinton campaign slams Donald Trump for mocking Indian

Hillary Clinton campaign slams Donald Trump for mocking Indian

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign today slammed Republican frontrunner Donald Trump for mocking an Indian call centre worker during an election rally, saying it shows disrespect towards the community and is reflective of his "dangerous" divisive rhetoric.

Earth Day: Angry Bird Red special edition stamps launched for a cause

Earth Day: Angry Bird Red special edition stamps launched for a cause

A new public service announcement video, featuring the US voice talent from "The Angry Birds Movie" including Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, and Maya Rudolph, was also released to support the Paris Agreement, read a statement. 

Yemen talks put on hold as rebels delay arrival

The start of UN-brokered peace talks between Yemen`s government and rebels was delayed Monday after the insurgent delegation failed to show up in Kuwait claiming truce violations.