67 percent people across globe prefer watching videos on mobiles: Survey
67 percent people across globe prefer watching videos on mobiles: Survey

A new survey has revealed that 67 percent people across the globe prefer mobile as their primary platform for watching movies, music videos, and TV shows.

Australia tightens asylum seekers access, leaves refugees in Indonesia

 Australia`s conservative government on Wednesday defended its decision to stop asylum seekers passing through Indonesia from settling in Australia, a move that could leave Indonesia with thousands of refugees from the Middle East.

Boko Haram sows fear through female suicide bombers

Boko Haram is using female suicide bombers to sow wider panic and fear across Nigeria as well as gain greater publicity for its cause, experts said, after two fresh attacks in a week.

ISIS trying to recruit people from India, need to ban the militant group: IB writes to MHA

The Intelligence Bureau on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking an immediate ban on notorious militant group– ISIS.

Iran, West eye chances of historic deal as final nuclear talks start

Iran and the West put the onus for reaching a historic deal over Tehran's nuclear programme on each other today, as a final round of talks geared up in Vienna despite big gaps remaining ahead of a November 24 deadline.

Countries wrestle with how to de-radicalise returning jihadists

 Countries around the globe are experimenting with de-radicalisation programmes to deal with the threat of jihadists returning from the wars of the Middle East, but experts remain sceptical about their prospects.

Shiites in fear as deadly bigotry spreads to new shores

A flood of anti-Shiite propaganda online and on satellite television is spreading bigotry and violence to countries which have so far had little experience of the sectarian hatred that has set the Middle East alight.

Iraq needs 80,000 good troops to retake lost territory: US general

Iraq will need about 80,000 effective military troops to retake the terrain it lost to Islamic State militants and restore its border with Syria, the top US general said on Thursday.

Iranian among five nuclear engineers killed in Syria: Monitor

Gunmen killed five nuclear engineers, four of them Syrian and one Iranian, on the outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Israeli soldier stabbed in Palestinian attack in Tel Aviv: Police

A Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli soldier near a Tel Aviv train station on Monday, police said, as anti-Israel violence that has raised concern about a new Palestinian uprising in the making reached the country`s business capital.

Iran's uranium stockpile grows before deadline for nuclear deal

Iran`s stockpile of low-enriched uranium gas has grown by 8 percent to nearly 8.4 tonnes in about two months, UN atomic inspectors say, an amount world powers probably will want to see cut under any nuclear deal with Tehran.

John Kerry says no link between Iran talks, other Middle East issues

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that there was no link between talks on Iran`s nuclear programme and other issues in the Middle East.

India stresses unfailing commitment to Palestine

 India on Friday reiterated its "unfailing and long standing commitment" to the Palestinian cause and stressed that there "has been, and can be no change in this position".

Canada introduces law banning polygamist immigrants

Canada's Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has unveiled plans to ban entry to migrants who practice polygamy and what he termed "barbaric cultural practices."

UK`s Prince Charles warns of persecution of Christians

London: Britain`s Prince Charles warned of a threat to Christians in the Middle East and urged the need for compassion between different faiths on Tuesday.

Malaysia urges Muslim world to give education top priority

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said here Tuesday that education should be given top priority in the Muslim world.

Philippine militants holding German hostages say may extend deadline

Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have said they are willing to extend Friday`s deadline to execute one of two German hostages by two hours if they receive word that ransom will be paid.

Kerry calls for renewed commitment to Middle East peace

Describing the current status quo in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process as "unacceptable and unstable", US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called for a renewed commitment for achieving peace in the Middle East.

China accuses American hand behind Hong Kong protests

Accusing the US of "manipulating" the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, China on Saturday claimed that an American official, who was linked to the Tibetan and Xinjiang's separatist movements, met with key protest leaders.

UAE surprised at Biden's remarks, asks for clarification

A surprised UAE has asked US Vice President Joe Biden to clarify his statement after he suggested that America's Middle Eastern allies were partly to blame for aiding the Islamic State militant group.