Moscow, New York, Cannes among World’s unfriendliest cities
Moscow, New York, Cannes among World’s unfriendliest cities

Moscow has bagged the top spot in the unfriendliest category in a survey conducted by Travel + Leisure where readers were asked to rank 266 cities on a wide variety of categories, reports suggest.

Eugenie Bouchard says need `unique` players like Nick Kyrgios on tour
Eugenie Bouchard says need `unique` players like Nick Kyrgios on tour

Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard has described Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios as charismatic and said there is a need for such unique players on the tour.

US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history
US Open: Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history

World number one Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women`s tennis.

No proposal for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan
No proposal for Sharif-Modi meeting in New York: Pakistan

 Pakistan on Thursday said that so far there was no proposal for a meeting between Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India in New York on the sidelines of the annual session of the United Nations next month.

Dedicated New York State police unit to tackle campus sex assault

New York state is launching a specialised police unit to help crack down on sexual assault on college campuses, but some victims` advocates are wary, saying law enforcement has not been effective in tackling the issue in the past.

'Dust Lady' from iconic 9/11 photograph dies of cancer
'Dust Lady' from iconic 9/11 photograph dies of cancer

A survivor of the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York who was featured in one of the most iconic photographs of the outrage has died of stomach cancer. She was 42.

Over 40,000 register for PM Narendra Modi's reception at Silicon Valley

Over 40,000 people have signed up to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to Indian-Americans in Silicon Valley on September 27, surpassing the 30,000 registrations at last year's Madison Square Garden reception for him in New York.

Two dead in shooting at New York federal building

 A gunman shot and killed a private security guard at a US federal building in downtown New York by the metal detector on Friday before killing himself, police said.

Women to parade topless through New York on Sunday

Women will parade topless through the streets of New York on Sunday, flashing their breasts in the name of feminist liberation as they celebrate annual GoTopless Day.

One dead in shooting at New York immigration building

 One person was shot dead and a man seriously injured in a shooting at a federal immigration court building in downtown New York late Friday, an official said.

New York looks to curb topless women, Mickey and Thor in Times Square
New York looks to curb topless women, Mickey and Thor in Times Square

New York city created a task force on Thursday to examine how it can rein in topless women and costumed cartoon and superhero characters who officials believe are aggressively soliciting tips after posing for tourists' pictures in Times Square. 

Barack Obama promises to keep pressure on Iran

President Barack Obama is promising Democratic lawmakers that the US will continue to keep economic pressure on Iran, and keep military options open, if his administration's nuclear deal with Tehran goes through.

New Yorkers plead not guilty to IS-inspired charges

 Two New Yorkers pleaded not guilty to charges of supporting the Islamic State extremist group and assaulting federal officers in a fleeting 10-minute hearing on Thursday.

Putin open to meeting Obama at UN meet: Russian FM

 Russian President Vladimir Putin would be open to meeting with American counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Russia`s foreign minister said Wednesday. 

Celebs attend biggest-ever India Day Parade in New York
Celebs attend biggest-ever India Day Parade in New York

 Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora, Bollywood celebrities and Indian politicians were part of the spectacular 35th annual India Day Parade in New York.

US to increase military drone flights: Report

The US military will drastically increase drone flights over the next four years, in a bid to boost intelligence and strike capabilities across a growing number of conflict zones, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Actors and politicians at NYC's India Day Parade!

Some 38,000 people, including Indian celebrities, attended a spectacular parade in the US town of Edison to mark India's 69th Independence Day, a media report said.

Donald Trump to report to jury duty in NY on Monday

 Even trash-talking billionaire candidate Donald Trump, who has upended the US Republican presidential campaign with one controversial comment after another, cannot escape jury duty.

Uzbek who threatened Obama pleads guilty in NY

A 25-year-old Uzbek resident of New York pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiring to provide material support for the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria, prosecutors said.

NY police union `shames` homeless with photos

 A police union has been accused of shaming New York`s poorest and most vulnerable by commissioning and sharing online photographs of the city`s homeless, sparking a furious backlash.