Seoul: Fresh satellite images show North Korea has completed upgrading its main satellite site to handle far larger rockets, suggesting a possible launch by the end of the year, a US think tank
Kiev: Crisis-hit Ukraine and the European Union will try on Thursday to forge a joint stance at crunch talks with Russia in the latest gas war with its westward-leaning neighbour.
Mexico City: The anguished families of 43 missing Mexican students knocked on doors of brick homes Wednesday, handing out pictures of the aspiring teachers who vanished after a deadly police
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a telephone call with President Vladimir Putin Wednesday, stressed Moscow`s "responsibility" to act as a moderating influence over the pro-
Beirut: Several children were among the 31 people killed in a pair of bombings near a school in the central Syrian city of Homs, a Syrian official said.
Seventy-four others were
Washington: The exiled leader of China`s Uighur minority believes the large-scale protests roiling Hong Kong are inspiring people in her home region of Xinjiang, in comments likely to rile
Sofia: At least 10 people are feared to have been killed in a blast that occurred in an explosives plant of northwestern Bulgaria, as per reports on Wednesday.
According to the
Donetsk: Ukraine`s largest rebel-controlled city of Donetsk was shaken by violence Wednesday as 10 people were killed, some of them teachers and parents showing up for the first day of school
Beirut: US-led forces carried out at least five air strikes on Wednesday against Islamic State group fighters attacking the Syrian Kurdish town of Ain al-Arab, a monitoring group said.
Riyadh: Instability in Yemen, where Shiite rebels overran the capital last week, threatens regional security, interior ministers of the Sunni-dominated Gulf Cooperation Council said after an
Geneva: The death toll in the world`s worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now soared past 3,300, with the virus killing almost half of the more than 7,000 people it has infected, according to World
Copenhagen: Greenland`s government has called an election for November 28 after an expenses scandal prompted Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond to step down as leader of her party.
A court jailed a Somali-US man for 30 years on Wednesday for plotting to blow up a crowded Christmas tree ceremony attended by thousands in the US state of Oregon.
Mohamed Mohamud, 23
Washington: The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign.
Pierson offered her
Karachi: At least 16 air hostesses and cabin crew members of Pakistan's national carrier have disappeared in the last five months in Canada after going there on international flights.
Washington: US President Barack Obama told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday of Washington`s deep concerns over an Israeli plan to build 2,600 new settler homes in east Jerusalem
Washington: A knife-carrying US Army veteran who jumped a fence and ran into the White House, triggering a ferocious debate about security around President Barack Obama, pleaded not guilty on
Beirut: French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande made headlines worldwide, opened the Beirut International Film Festival on Wednesday and criticised "
Jerusalem: Israel is to press ahead with the planned construction of 2,610 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, a watchdog said Wednesday, angering Palestinian leaders and prompting US
Washington: The director of the US Secret Service resigned Wednesday following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch, including one in which an intruder ran through the
Washington: The United States and China openly clashed Wednesday over the pro-democracy protests sweeping Hong Kong, with Beijing angrily warning Washington to back off and saying it would not
Brussels: Britain`s controversial choice for the key EU financial services job stumbled at the first hurdle with Brussels lawmakers Wednesday, while Spain`s candidate for the incoming European
London: The last British governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, on Wednesday called for "genuine dialogue" to resolve pro-democracy protests, adding that China was reneging on its promises to
Manama: The US Navy and Marine Corps are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who ejected over the Persian Gulf.
A statement from the US Navy says two
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
George Clooney - Amal Alamuddin grand Venice wedding