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Fire at building in upmarket Paris neighbourhood leaves 7 dead, rescue ops underway

Fire at building in upmarket Paris neighbourhood leaves 7 dead, rescue ops underway

The devastating fire at a building in Paris has claimed at least 7 lives.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:41 AM IST
French WWII hero Georges Loinger, who saved hundreds of Jewish children, dies aged 108

French WWII hero Georges Loinger, who saved hundreds of Jewish children, dies aged 108

Born in Strasbourg to a Jewish family in 1910, Loingner was a talented athlete.

Dec 31, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Armenia PM's bloc wins by landslide in snap polls

Armenia PM's bloc wins by landslide in snap polls

The bloc led by Pashinyan's Civil Contract party had 70.45 per cent of the vote.

Dec 10, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
135 hurt in 'yellow vest' protests in France,  PM calls for 'dialogue'

135 hurt in 'yellow vest' protests in France, PM calls for 'dialogue'

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has called for a dialogue.

Dec 09, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
Germany, France call for 'in-depth' probe into Khashoggi's death

Germany, France call for 'in-depth' probe into Khashoggi's death

The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi consulate in Istanbul has triggered tensions in the West.

Oct 21, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
On World Mental Health Day, England gets a new suicide prevention minister

On World Mental Health Day, England gets a new suicide prevention minister

Nearly 4,500 people commit suicide every year in England.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
Genoa bridge collapse: Italy PM declares 12-month state of emergency

Genoa bridge collapse: Italy PM declares 12-month state of emergency

A motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa on Tuesday claiming 39 lives.

Aug 16, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
Muslim teacher, who lost his job in Norway for refusing to shake hands with women, alleges discrimination

Muslim teacher, who lost his job in Norway for refusing to shake hands with women, alleges discrimination

The teacher was employed as a substitute teacher at the Ekeberg elementary school in Oslo. 

Aug 09, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Vatican changes stance on death penalty as Pope makes it 'inadmissible' in all cases

Vatican changes stance on death penalty as Pope makes it 'inadmissible' in all cases

The Pope has made the death penalty inadmissible whatever may be the circumstance.

Aug 02, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Man detained after bomb scare at London’s Charing Cross rail station

Man detained after bomb scare at London’s Charing Cross rail station

The 38-year-man's claim sparked panic and led to the evacuation of people from the station, the Guardian reported. 

Jun 22, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
104-year-old Australian commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

104-year-old Australian commits assisted suicide in Switzerland

David Goodall, the 104-year-old Australian scientist, who had travelled to Switzerland to end his life committed assisted suicide.

May 11, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Tanker spills tons of liquid chocolate on a Polish highway; traffic stranded for hours

Tanker spills tons of liquid chocolate on a Polish highway; traffic stranded for hours

The tanker carrying liquid chocolate overturned and spilled its contents onto the four lanes of the highway connecting the city of Poznan to Warsaw on May 9.

May 11, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Indians among most favoured migrants in UK, ahead of Pakistan and Bangladesh: Survey

Indians among most favoured migrants in UK, ahead of Pakistan and Bangladesh: Survey

YouGov poll said that the Indian migrants have a more positive image in the UK as compared to other South Asian communities.

May 06, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

Prince Charles has been approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
WWII bomb to force mass evacuation in central Berlin Friday

WWII bomb to force mass evacuation in central Berlin Friday

The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, weighing 500-kilogram during construction work on Heidestrasse in the district of Mitte, has triggered fears of mass evacuations in Central Berlin.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

The scientific support unit scanned the image into its system but could not find a match because the photograph contained just parts of the middle and bottom of a finger visible while records only

Apr 17, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
Pak-origin peer raises Kathua rape-murder case in UK Parliament

Pak-origin peer raises Kathua rape-murder case in UK Parliament

An eight-year-old girl belonging to the nomadic community had gone missing on January 10 while grazing horses in Rasana forest in Kathua's Hiranagar area.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
UK boarding school says, 'will allow boys to wear skirts if they want'

UK boarding school says, 'will allow boys to wear skirts if they want'

Privately-run Uppingham School at Rutland in the East Midlands region of England has already been using gender-neutral terms like "pupils" instead of than girls and boys.

Apr 08, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
Two dead in France supermarket shooting, attacker claimed allegiance to IS: Report

Two dead in France supermarket shooting, attacker claimed allegiance to IS: Report

An unidentified man fired shots and took several hostages at a supermarket in south France on Friday before being gunned down by security personnel.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Jallianwala Bagh massacre be taught in UK schools: Indian-origin MP writes to PM Theresa May

Jallianwala Bagh massacre be taught in UK schools: Indian-origin MP writes to PM Theresa May

Virendra Sharma is a veteran Indian-origin British MP for Ealing Southall.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:08 AM IST