Yangon: Myanmar's press council Saturday said the army had admitted to shooting dead a man in its custody who activists claim was a reporter detained after covering clashes near the conflict-
Taipei: Taiwan`s supreme court has reportedly rejected a bid by Iran to make a Taiwanese bank refund $15 million intended for an arms deal that disappeared three decades ago, after it was
Kiev: The Ukraine has not replied to a single query on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in the country`s east after apparently being shot down, Russia`s Permanent Representative at
Tehran: Iran executed on Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.
Botswana`s ruling party was leading in most local council constituencies as general election results trickled in Saturday, but opposition parties made a strong showing in the capital, the
Kiev: A day of silence is being observed in Ukraine Saturday ahead of the parliamentary election scheduled to be held Sunday.
The outcome of the vote will determine the composition of
London: The head of Britain`s opposition Labour party in Scotland has quit, unsettling the party in one of its heartlands ahead of national elections in May next year.
Vancouver (Canada): The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive
Tehran: If the ongoing talks between Iran and the six world powers fail to culminate into a final deal, the US will be blamed, a media report said Saturday.
On Friday, Chairman of the
Tehran: Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.
Washington: A large number of Hindu-Americans joined the local Yezidis in a peaceful protest outside the White House here, asking the US government to take urgent steps to protect the minority
Washington: US President Barack Obama has reviewed his administration's strategy against the Islamic State with his national security team, during which he discussed the status of comprehensive
London: The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country`s first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, a media report said Saturday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO)
United Nations: The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned, in the strongest terms, a deadly terrorist attack on a military checkpoint in the restive northern part of Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula
Paju: A planned launch of balloons by South Korean activists to send leaflets to North Korea on Saturday with messages critical of its leader turned into a clash with residents of the border
Beijing: Five people were killed after an oil tank truck exploded in China's central Hubei Province, local authorities said on Saturday.
Three others were injured in the accident that
Cairo: Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in Sinai after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers, according to the presidency.
The presidency said in a statement
Washington: US President Barack Obama greeted nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office with a big hug to celebrate her recovery from the Ebola virus, which she was the first person in the country to
Brasilia: Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday`s election runoff in Brazil`s
Beijing: Sixteen workers were killed and 11 others injured after a coal mine collapsed in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
The accident occurred in the regional capital
Ramallah: Washington confirmed Friday that a Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops was a US citizen -- the second time this week an American child has fallen victim to the ongoing
Paju: Hundreds of South Korean police were deployed near the border with North Korea Saturday before the proposed launch of propaganda leaflets by activists, following threats of violent
Marysville: A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with
Kiev: Ukraine voters will go to the polls Sunday in elections set to dramatically reshape parliament, after a year of upheavals in which a deadly pro-Russian uprising has threatened to splinter
Washington: For once, the debate gripping Washington is not about party politics.
It`s about the White House fence. Is it high enough? Should it be electrified? Are tourists allowed to get
Day in Pics: 25th October
Showbiz World - October 25, 2014
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