Barring two low-intensity blasts in Assam, Republic Day celebrations today passed off peacefully across the country even as the states showcased the cultural diversity and the might of security forces.
Clashes between Ukraine's army and pro-Russian rebels for control of a battered airport intensified today, with explosions and heavy gunfire shaking the area throughout much of the day and at least six more people killed.
Two explosive devices were detonated within a span of 24 hours in the Chilean coastal city of Vina del Mar, causing at least three minor injuries, in the same week the Andean country suffered its worst bomb attack in at least 20 years.
A top Chinese General today accused Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe and US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel of "coordinating" and "supporting" each other in their "provocative" remarks targeted at China at the Shangri-La Dialogue here.
The outlawed United Baloch Army (UBA) militant group has taken responsibility for two successive blasts in Pakistan which claimed at least 40 lives and left several injured, the interior ministry said Thursday.
Explosions targeted police in Bahrain Friday as clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters on the third anniversary of the Gulf nation`s uprising left dozens wounded, authorities and activists said.