Baghdad: Within days after US journalist James Foley was beheaded by the ISIS, a video showing beheading of another American journalist Steven Sotlof has been released, as per reports on
Brussels: President Vladimir Putin has said that Russian forces could conquer the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev in a fortnight if he so ordered, the Kremlin has confirmed.
London: A Scottish-born girl who had gone to Syria to join Islamist militants recently asked Muslims in Britain to bring the 'battlefield' home.
As per reports in a British daily, the
Islamabad: The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens to review their planned trips to Pakistan in view of the volatile security situation in the country.
Geneva: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tuesday said the number of people displaced inside Ukraine has doubled in the past three weeks since the ongoing fighting in eastern
Boston: Lawyers defending the prime suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings have requested that his trial, due to start in November, be delayed until at least September next year.
Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday thanked America for “support for Israel” and their “right to defend themselves against terrorists.”
He also said that their war
Amerli: Iraqi forces made more progress today in their fightback against jihadists, but in Baghdad anger boiled over as hundreds stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who
London: British media on Tuesday voiced scepticism over "vague" plans announced by Prime Minister David Cameron to counter the threat of jihadist fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria.
Kinshasa: An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health
Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met 99-yr old Saichiro Misumi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's oldest living associate in Japan.
While addressing a programme organised by
Nairobi: Over a million people in war-torn Somalia are struggling in conditions close to famine, with hunger and drought due to worsen, United Nations experts said today.
Brussels: NATO countries bordering Russia need reassurance that they will be defended by the alliance in the face of the spiralling Ukraine war, incoming EU foreign affairs chief Federica
Manila: Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital`s airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila`s biggest malls, authorities said
Keiv: Ukraine`s army believed it was on the cusp of victory against Moscow-backed insurgents, but direct Russian intervention has given the rebels new life and exposed Kiev`s weak strategy,
London: Scotland`s prospects of independence after a referendum in two weeks` time received a boost Tuesday when a second opinion poll showed the "Yes" camp within touching distance of victory
Riyadh: Three Syrians convicted of drug trafficking were executed by the sword in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the interior ministry announced.
Hamud Hassoun, Hassan Musalamani, and Yussef al-
Moscow: Russia said on Tuesday that Ukraine`s moves to join NATO were aimed at undermining efforts to end the war in the east of the country, and called on Washington to use its influence and "
Cairo: Eleven Egyptian policemen were killed when a roadside bomb blast struck their armoured vehicle in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security officials said.
Seoul: South Korea`s military said on Tuesday it will upgrade charges against four soldiers to homicide for the abuse of a fellow conscript that lead to his death in a case that shocked the
Dakar: Labour shortages and disrupted cross-border trade caused by the deadly Ebola outbreak have sparked "grave food security concerns" in the worst-hit countries, the United Nations said on
Hong Kong: Organisers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong`s streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China`s plan to vet candidates for the city`s next
Geneva: A record 4.1 million people in Syria received food rations in August due to more convoys being able to cross front lines and borders from Turkey and Jordan, the UN`s World Food
Moscow: NATO is ratcheting up tensions by boosting its military presence on Europe's eastern flank and Moscow will adapt its defence policy accordingly, a senior Russian official said today.
Khartoum: Sudan has ordered Iran to close its cultural centres and given their managers 72 hours to leave the country, an official said Tuesday, in a shock to generally close relations.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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