Afghanistan is in the midst of a ballot that has dragged on for months, with both candidates claiming victory after the June 14 run off, and allegations of mass fraud threatening to derail the process.
Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior US Officials.
The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject to sporadic scrutiny, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Days after the sudden termination of Jill Abramson as executive editor of The New York Times, the first woman to hold that position, the newspaper`s publisher denied reports that she had been paid less than her predecessor.
In an abrupt move, the New York Times has sacked its first female executive editor Jill Abramson and named paper`s managing editor Dean Baquet in her place, making him the first African-American to hold the post.
As US officials downplayed US ambassador Nancy Powell`s meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as part of a broader political outreach, an influential daily welcomed it as a "pragmatic step".
China will significantly increase its defence budget and spend USD 148 billion on its military this year, second only to the US, a surge driven by escalation in tensions with its neighbours over longstanding territorial disputes, according to a media report.
Talks between the US and Afghanistan over the future of American military presence in the war-torn country are deadlocked with both sides refusing to budge on Washington`s insistence that its troops retain the right to enter Afghan homes, a media report said here on Monday.
A leading US daily is of the view that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi cannot hope to lead India effectively if he "inspires fear and antipathy among" many, particularly Muslims.
Narendra Modi, BJP`s prime ministerial candidate, cannot hope to lead India effectively if he inspires "fear" and "antipathy" among many of its people, the New York Times has commented in an unusual move.