Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday commuted a death sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader to life imprisonment in connection with a case for inciting violence after the
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has called the military, which is on a massive modernisation drive, to innovate more to match with the "new military revolution" being witnessed around the
Brussels: After months of hesitation, the EU on Saturday agreed to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping this "strong warning" would make it change course in Ukraine as fighting
Beijing: A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to death in China for killing eight of his neighbours, including three children, following a dispute over the positioning of a mirror.
Moscow: A prominent Russian politician who attended the secret funerals of soldiers apparently killed in Ukraine was attacked and hospitalised with a head injury, his party said on Saturday.
Algiers: A Ukrainian plane with seven people on board crashed in the Algerian Sahara in the early hours of Saturday, the Algeria Press Service reported.
The Antonov 12 cargo plane,
Dhaka: Flood situation in Bangladesh worsened as over 100 villages have been submerged after gushing waters washed away a portion of an embankment on Jamuna river in the country's northwest,
Tehran: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Western sanctions an "invasion" after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.
Mogadishu: Somali and African Union forces have launched a long-awaited fresh offensive against Shebab Islamist fighters aimed to capture remaining ports from the extremists, army and
Bangkok: Thailand's new Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, has warned his Cabinet ministers that they will be sacked for poor
Kiev: Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
A brief statement posted
London: Prince Charles has been getting a taste of spicy Indian food cooked by one of Britain's most celebrated Indian-origin chefs.
Atul Kochhar, a Michelin-starred restaurateur who
New York: Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US president Bill Clinton, has decided to quit her job as a TV journalist to focus on her family's charity foundation and to prepare for the
Beirut: Philippines Defense Minister Voltaire Gazmin on Saturday said that the country's peacekeepers in Syrian Golan Heights were attacked by a group of Syrian rebels.
Washington: The US Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, has issued a statement stating that the agency is investigating a potential threat against President Barack
Maseru: Lesotho`s military seized control of the tiny African kingdom`s police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones in the early hours on Saturday, a government minister and member
Kabul: Taliban militants on Saturday attacked an Afghan intelligence service office in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least three people in a bomb and gun assault, officials said.
Washington: The current situation in Ukraine and the security transition in Afghanistan at the end of the year will dominate the proceedings of the NATO Summit next week, according to White
Beijing: Sixteen people have been arrested from central China's Hubei Province for allegedly forcing more than 30 girls, mostly underage students, into prostitution.
Washington: US President Barack Obama has said American leadership was never more necessary in the world than now and there is no competition to it from countries like China and Russia.
Washington: US military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about USD 560 million since mid-June, the Pentagon has said.
Rear Admiral John
Lake Seliger: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign
Texas: A US judge struck down parts of a law restricting abortions in Texas, saying in a decision on Friday that a provision requiring clinics to have certain hospital-like settings for
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged the world to challenge the threats of ISIS demands and support the Iraqi forces and the moderate Syrian opposition who are facing Islamist
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
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