Wellington: Early results in a cliffhanger New Zealand election on Saturday suggested conservative Prime Minister John Key was set to claim victory, with voters ignoring campaign allegations of
London: An Indian-origin mother killed herself and her four-year-old son earlier this year by deliberately setting her house on fire after she lost his custody in a long-drawn
Brussels: The Belgian authorities have prevented several attacks by jihadist fighters returning home from Syria and by sympathisers with the Islamic State extremist group, a report said on
Sanaa: Yemen`s state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shi`ite rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said on
New Delhi: The Dalai Lama on Saturday condemned mindless violence in the name of religion, saying the concept of jihad was being misused and misinterpreted by Islamist extremists.
Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has won a third term with a strong showing in Saturday`s general election, according to projections by leading television networks.
Edinburgh: Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told British leaders on Saturday that they must honour their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after voters backed staying in the United
Washington: US President Barack Obama plans to make his case against the Islamic State militants before the world at the United Nations General Assembly next week in a bid for greater
Tyre: An Israeli drone on Saturday crashed inside Lebanon, coming down close to the demarcation line with the Jewish state, a military source said. "The drone crashed on the Lebanese
Beijing: The death toll in the heavy rains triggered by typhoon Kalmaegi rose to 8 on Saturday, even as nearly 400 students were rescued from an inundated school in China's southwestern Yunnan
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein Saturday said that Malaysia will use the platform of the ongoing 69th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, to seek justice for
Damascus: Syrian forces Saturday started a wide-scale offensive on a key rebel-held Syrian city northeast of the capital Damascus.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the
Dakar: Eight members of a government team were killed with machetes and knives by residents of a village in a remote area of Guinea where they had gone to gather data about the spread of the
Tyre: An Israeli drone crashed inside Lebanon on Saturday, coming down close to the demarcation line with the Jewish state, a military source.
"The drone crashed on the Lebanese
Brussels: Belgian authorities have prevented several attacks by jihadist fighters returning home from Syria and by sympathisers with the Islamic State extremist group, a report said Saturday
Kabul: The result of Afghanistan`s disputed election will be declared on Sunday, officials said Saturday, as last-minute talks between the two rival candidates continued on a proposed power-
Kiev: Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias were due Saturday to pull back their troops from a demilitarised zone created under a new peace plan agreed in marathon overnight talks.
Tunis: Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki announced Saturday he will stand for re-election in November, in a key vote almost four years after a revolt that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings
Tehran: Iranian Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said Saturday that there are no plans for a meeting between President Hassan Rouhani and his American
Istanbul: Some 45,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants have entered Turkey a day after Ankara opened up its border, Turkey`s deputy prime minister said on Saturday
Suva: Fiji authorities have rejected claims of a corrupt election as the Fiji First Party of coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama closed in on a landslide victory on Saturday.
Cairo: A renowned jihadi ideologue has urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying Islam forbids harming non-Muslims who work with relief agencies.
Istanbul: Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the past day, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close to the border,
Berlin: Scottish voters' rejection of independence from the United Kingdom in a historic referendum has been received with relief by governments and politicians across Europe, who hailed the
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman Saturday slammed an article claiming that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, caused the aircraft to
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