UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Gaza

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting late Sunday on the situation in Gaza, where the Palestinian death toll passed 100 in a single day.

Hamas military wing claims abducted Israeli soldier

The armed wing of the Palestinian Hamas group claimed on Sunday night that it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier, prompting celebrations in the streets of Gaza City.

Thousands march for Gaza in London, clashes in Paris

Parts of central London were brought to a standstill on Saturday as thousands of pro-Palestinians marched in protest against Israel`s offensive in Gaza, while in Paris a banned demonstration descended into violence.

Israel warns it may widen Gaza ground offensive, toll at 285

Israel today warned it would "significantly widen" its first ground offensive in five years in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, after 11 days of airstrikes that have killed 285 Palestinians so far failed to stop the militants` rocket attacks on the Jewish state.

Israel will pay `high price` for Gaza ground operation: Hamas

Israel will pay a "high price" for launching a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Hamas movement has said.

Paris bans pro-Palestinian protest amid tensions

French authorities are forbidding pro-Palestinian protests in some cities after violence marred a recent march against the violence in Gaza, as Jewish-Muslim tensions in France have reached their highest level in years.

Obama says it`s not U.S. responsibility to make Afghanistan a perfect place

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday in announcing a plan to leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015 that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place and it is not up to the United States to make it one.

Gaza`s Hamas government says ready to step aside

Gaza`s Hamas government says it has concluded its last meeting and is "ready to hand over full responsibility" to a Palestinian unity government.

Women`s safety everyone`s responsibility, says Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar, who has started an online campaign "Men against Rape and Discrimination" (MARD), says the responsibility to create a safer environment for women lies not just with the government, but with every citizen.

Hyderabad blasts: Youth held for sending fake mail

A 23-year-old engineering student was arrested on Sunday from Gujarat for allegedly sending a fake e-mail claiming responsibility for the twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad.

Media quite influencing, must be responsible: Prez

Patil advised the media to handle with sensitivity social issues like those relating to women, girls and children.

Scribe`s murder: Pak Taliban claims responsibility

The Pakistani Taliban said they have shot dead a local journalist working for an American radio network.

Media should behave with responsibility: President

President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday urged the fourth
estate not to compromise with basic journalistic principles.

Outfit claims responsibility for motormen kidnap

United Democratic Liberation Front
of Barak Valley in Assam has claimed responsibility for the
abduction of two motormen near Bairabi rail station.

Naveen cannot shift riot responsibility: BJP

Senior BJP leader and former minister BB Harichandan told the Justice S C Mohapatra inquiry commission on Saturday that he had requested Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to enhance the security for Swami Laxmananda Saraswati.

Cong must share responsibility with TC: Pranab

Union Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee on Friday said the Congress, a partner in the Trinamool
Congress-led government in West Bengal, must share equal
responsibility with the senior partner in working for the
people.

Islamists claim responsibility for Nigeria bombing

A Nigerian radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb
attack on police headquarters in the capital Abuja.

Maoists claim responsibility for C`garh attacks

Maoists claimed responsibility for the recent attacks at Narayanpur and
Dantewada districts of Chhattisgarh in which more than 20 police personnel were killed.

We should start behaving responsibly: Madhavan

R Madhavan advises youngsters to be dedicated, peaceful and responsible in their behaviour for the benefit of India as a nation.

Pak Taliban claim responsibility of Peshawar attack

The Pakistani Taliban says Peshawar attack is to avenge Osama`s death.