Baltimore: A judge has approved a USD 190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynaecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women
United Nations: The UN Security Council on Friday expressed support for Iraq`s new government as it confronts Islamist fighters.
The 15-member council adopted a statement backing Iraq
United Nations: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that there was a role for Iran to play in the global effort to tackle hardline Islamic State militants, who have seized swathes
Washington: Training and equipping moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State extremists will take months, the White House warned Friday a day after Congress approved the plan.
Berlin: Muslims across Germany held a day of prayer and rallies on Friday to condemn both Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on mosques.
Cape Town: Against a global background of rising Islamist militancy a new mosque where gay people are welcome, Christians too, and women are treated equally to men opened peacefully in Cape
Washington: US President Barack Obama vowed Friday to fight sexual violence on college campuses, launching a campaign to banish the "quiet tolerance" of assault.
"An estimated one in
Hague: The International Criminal Court said Friday it had summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal over charges his government has withheld documents requested by
Washington: The US Senate has unanimously approved a bill providing up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of people involved in executing two American
London/Edinburgh: Scottish voters today said a big "No" to independence and decided to stay in the 307-year-old union with England and Wales after a historic referendum that brought out
United Nations: Russia on Friday criticized an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, saying it can be transparent only with more U.N. involvement
New Delhi: The dreaded terror group, the Islamic State or the ISIS has a strict hierarchical system to manage its operations and activities.
As per reports in a foreign daily, the
The Hague: Syrian authorities have declared that they once had a program to produce the deadly toxin ricin, according to an official document of the global chemical weapons watchdog.
Washington: Expressing concern over the deteriorating religious freedom in Pakistan, including attacks on minorities like Hindus and Christians, an independent, bipartisan US government
United Nations: Iran and six world powers returned to the negotiating table on Friday with only two months left to overcome key differences hindering a deal on curbing Tehran`s nuclear program
Edinburgh: Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party on Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.
The Hague: Forensic experts have identified a total of 225 victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, with 14 new names released to families, Dutch authorities said on Friday.
Shanghai: Apple fanboys and fangirls in China are willing to go any length to lay their hands on the coveted new iPhone 6.
Case in point a Shanghai student who offered to 'rent
Islamabad: Baluch separatist leaders on Friday called on Pakistan to follow in Britain`s footsteps by holding a referendum similar to Scotland`s on granting independence to the insurgency-
Washington: Asserting that the US has "no closer ally" than the UK, President Barack Obama today hailed the result of Scotland's historic referendum that rejected independence from the
Kathmandu: SAARC member states Friday agreed to fight terrorism jointly in the region in all its forms and manifestations.
They also agreed to a collective response to fighting
Paris: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy Friday announced his return to politics in a statement on his Facebook page, vowing to offer a "new political choice" to disenchanted French
Freetown: Sierra Leone launched a nationwide three-day shutdown on Friday to contain the deadly spread of an Ebola epidemic described by the UN Security Council as a threat to world peace.
Baghdad: Bombings in and near the Iraqi capital and a blast in the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 22 people today, security and medical officials said.
The attacks come as
Tehran: A defence lawyer in Iran says six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and
Day in Pics: 19th September
Showbiz World - September 19, 2014
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