The White House expressed grave concern Sunday at reports of Russian military reinforcements in eastern Ukraine, warning that any separatist efforts to seize more territory would be a "blatant violation" of a ceasefire agreement.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations today against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten already-tense sectarian divisions, as reports surfaced that Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran has been flying surveillance drones over the neighboring country.
It will be "almost impossible" for Iraq to return to how it was before recent sweeping gains by jihadist fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the prime minister of the Kurdistan region warned today.
Cambodia`s prime minister today derided rumors he had suffered a stroke, warning that if he were to die prematurely the country would spin out of control and the opposition could expect trouble from the armed forces.
A series of moderate earthquakes and aftershocks hit the Philippines early Sunday, with US geologists estimating the shallowest -- a magnitude-5.1 tremor -- at just one kilometre deep, but there were no initial reports of damage.
A state credited with making India`s first 3D film `My Dear Kuttichatthan` in Malayalam in 1984, Kerala is witnessing another revolution with French, Russian and Hollywood films making a beeline to Kochi to convert their 2D films to 3D format.
Manjari Phadnis, best known for her girl-next-door performance in 2008 release `Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na`, says that after donning a bikini for 3D underwater film `Warning` and being part of sex-comedy `Grand Masti`, she has got rid of her inhibitions.