Turkey PM ends first coalition talks, only one partner in sight

 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday wrapped up a first round of coalition talks, with only one party showing a clear interest in an alliance.

US allies conduct 23 air strikes against Islamic State: Military

US and coalition forces conducted 13 air strikes targeting Islamic State in Iraq on Thursday, as well as 10 strikes against the militant group in Syria, the U.S. military said.

BJP to decide on NDA chief ministerial face for Bihar: Ramvilas Paswan
BJP to decide on NDA chief ministerial face for Bihar: Ramvilas Paswan

Amid growing chorus as to who will be NDA's face to take on incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the Bihar Assembly polls, Lok Janshakti Party president Ramvilas Paswan on Thursday said the decision in this matter lies with senior coalition partner BJP.

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi meets Amit Shah

Speculations have arised that Bihar Legislative Elections could be contested by Jitan Ram Manjhi with a NDA coalition, after he met BJP President Amit Shah.

Anti-IS coalition urges `speedy` UN-backed political solution for Syria

The US-led coalition of powers battling the Islamic State group on Tuesday urged a rapid UN-backed political solution to the crisis in Syria, where the jihadists are wreaking havoc.

UN diplomat pushes to hold Yemen talks, Arab air strikes pounds Houthis

Efforts to bring Yemen`s warring factions together to discuss their conflict have made some progress, officials said on Monday, as warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition mounted more air strikes against the dominant Houthi group.

Saudi-led Yemen coalition still using cluster bombs: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Sunday published new evidence alleging a Saudi-led coalition is using internationally banned cluster bombs in Yemen, urging it to stop such attacks that were harming civilians.

Coalition pounds Yemen capital despite UN envoy arrival

Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded rebel positions across Sanaa overnight, only hours after the UN envoy to Yemen arrived in the rebel-held capital, residents said Saturday.

Omar hits out at PDP-BJP govt over Parrikar's remark

Working president of the Opposition National Conference, Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir over the remarks of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the strategy of eliminating militants in the state.

Netanyahu government says wants peace with Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition stressed its desire today to achieve peace with the Palestinians and other Arab states as he prepared to present his new government.

Netanyahu manages inks coalition in the nick of time

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has managed to clinch a deal with the nationalist Jewish Home party on Wednesday night, securing a new ruling coalition with a tiny majority in the 120-member parliament.

US says no Syrian civilians killed in April 30 air strike

 The US military denied Sunday a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.

52 civilians dead in coalition strikes in Syria: Monitor

 US-led air strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians in a village in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Saturday. 

Air strikes kill civilians in Yemeni capital

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck a residential district of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, killing eight to 10 civilians, residents said on Friday.

No question of forming coalition with SAD: Congress

The Congress party on Sunday categorically stated that there was no question of forming a coalition with the Shiromani Akali Dal, adding that the grand old party was merely making overtures towards the latter for support against the Land Acquisition Bill, introduced by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the Parliament.

Saudi Arabia-led coalition in no `rush` over Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition trying to halt the advance of Shiite rebels in neighbouring Yemen is in no rush, its spokesman said Friday, nine days into a campaign of air strikes.

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.

PDP-BJP coalition's first coordination committee meet held

 Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partners BJP and PDP tonight held first meeting of its newly constituted coordination committee.

US, allies conduct air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State: Task force

The United States and its coalition allies staged three air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and seven in Iraq since early Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force overseeing the operations said in a statement on Saturday.

PDP-BJP coalition has not made a good beginning: Baig

Senior PDP leader and Lok Sabha MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig said on Monday that the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir had not made a promising beginning with controversy erupting due to statements on both sides.