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Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 05:36

Thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations in at least four eastern cities to denounce Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs, a day after the most lethal clash so far killed three pro-Russian activists.

US to send `non-lethal` military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:48

The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian incursion there, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today.

Malaysia warns of `huge` cost in MH370 search

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:17

Malaysia warned on Thursday that the cost of the search for flight MH370`s wreckage in the vast depths of the Indian Ocean will be "huge", the latest sobering assessment by authorities involved in the challenging effort.

MH370 flight search: Robotic submarine completes third search mission

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 15:38

A mini-submarine deployed to locate the missing Malaysian plane`s wreckage on the floor of the Indian Ocean has completed a full 16-hour mission mission at its third attempt, authorities said on Thursday.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:30

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.

Israel, Palestinians to hold peace talks with US envoy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:36

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to hold a meeting on Thursday with US envoy Martin Indyk, in a bid to find a way to extend their faltering peace talks.

Ukraine troops kill 3 assailants storming eastern base

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:38

Ukrainian troops repelled an overnight attack on their base in the southeast city of Mariupol, killing three of the assailants and wounding 13, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:25

The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation will be forced to move into a new phase.

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:11

Mexican troops have freed 179 undocumented Central America migrants bound for the United States, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh stability at risk without political inclusion: US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:58

The US continues to press for greater political inclusion in Bangladesh without which the Asian country`s stability will be at risk, a top Obama Administration official has said.

Germany, China, India working to out-compete us: Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:34

Countries like Germany, China and India are working every day to out-educate kids so they can out-compete American businesses, the US President Barack Obama said adding that these nations are making more progress than the US.

Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:35

As part of its objective to ensure that rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders are protected across the world, the United State is monitoring the situation of LGBT in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official has said.