Sydney: Australia will accept an invitation to boost its role within NATO at the group`s summit in Wales, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday, saying it was in the country`s national
Tokyo: More than a quarter of Japan`s new cabinet will be female, reports said Wednesday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leads by example in a country economists say must make better use of its
Villacoublay Military Base: A young French mother whose daughter had been smuggled out of the country by her father arrived home with the two-year-old girl on Wednesday after they were reunited
Tallinn: US President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia on Wednesday ahead of the key alliance summit to be held in Wales which would focus on Ukraine.
Obama is due to hold talks with
Seoul: Some crew of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea`s worst maritime disaster in 44 years drank beer while waiting for rescue, one of them told a court, in an admission likely to
Mogadishu: US forces have carried out air strikes against senior members of Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, with casualties reported but uncertainty hanging over the fate of the group`
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian attorney N Surendran appeared in court last week to defend a fellow opposition lawmaker accused of insulting the powerful ruling party -- then returned hours later to
Moscow: Russia declared NATO a major "threat" on Tuesday after the Western military alliance announced plans to reinforce defences in eastern Europe because of the Kremlin`s perceived stoking
Auckland: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday the world was "outraged" at the apparent beheading of a second US journalist in a video released by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Pabrade: In thick pine forests hidden in the remote wilderness of eastern Lithuania, young professionals are ditching their suits and ties for camouflage gear, and swapping iPads for rifles
Los Angeles: Already hounded by paparazzi on their doorsteps, celebrities face a new battle to protect their privacy from hackers willing to splash their most intimate behind-closed-doors
Washington: Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military
Washington: President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered about 350 more US troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff in the Iraqi capital, the White House said.
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday flew directly into the worst East-West storm since the Cold War, heading first for Estonia, where he will warn Russia to keep its hands off
Caracas: A member of Venezuela`s Socialist Party has rolled out a variation of the classic Christian "Lord`s Prayer" to implore beloved late leader Hugo Chavez for protection from the evils of
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday welcomed the end of militant siege on the northern Iraqi town of Amerli, saying it averted "a major humanitarian disaster".
Cameroon`s army claimed on Tuesday to have killed more than 40 Boko Haram fighters who tried to storm a strategic border crossing from Nigeria.
Heavily armed fighters "attempted to cross the
London: Britain has signed a £3.5 billion ($5.8 billion, 4.4 billion euros) contract for armoured vehicles, the ministry of defence said on Wednesday on the eve of a NATO summit in Wales
New York: It`s been dubbed the legroom wars.
For the third time in nine days, a US commercial jet has been forced to divert by enraged passengers flying into a temper over a reclining
Steven Sotloff, the second US journalist murdered by Islamic State militants, was a respected reporter as well known for his irreverent humor as for his sensitive approach to Middle East
United Nations: The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has caused "unprecedented" destruction, leaving hundreds of thousands people homeless, the UN said Tuesday, quoting the latest
Bamako: Four United Nations peacekeepers from Chad were killed Tuesday when their truck was blown up in Mali, casting a shadow over the restart of peace talks between the west African
Abuja: Boko Haram militants have reportedly seized another town in Nigeria`s far northeast after heavy fighting with government troops, with experts warning the region is on the brink of a
Moscow: Russia declared NATO a major "threat" on Tuesday after the Western military alliance announced plans to reinforce defences in eastern Europe because of the Kremlin`s perceived
Day in Pics: 3rd September
Showbiz World - September 3, 2014
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