Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Central America: USGS

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning in the area, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

The United States faced a major embarrassment on Thursday after the UN General Assembly adopted a motion rejecting its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 128 member nations voted against the US, 35 abstained from voting while only nine in favour of the US.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Honduran President Hernandez declared winner of November 26 election

Hernandez beat center-left challenger and TV star Salvador Nasralla by 1.53 percentage points, according to the official count.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

Honduran president declared winner of disputed poll

Electoral authorities made the announcement the day that Hernandez`s leftist opponent, Salvador Nasralla, left for the United States to highlight what he said was ballot tampering in the November 26 poll.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:28 AM IST

Honduras awaits presidential vote count as army enforces curfew

EGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras enforced a curfew on Saturday while still mired in chaos over a contested presidential election that has triggered looting and protests in which at least one person has died.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Clashes as Hondurans wait on poll result

Fresh clashes broke out today as the counting of votes in a cliff-hanging presidential election rolled into a fifth day.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:24 AM IST

Honduran election unresolved, with television star poised to win

One of the poorest nations in the Americas, Honduras has been blighted by years of gang violence.

Nov 28, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez declares himself election winner

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez declared himself the winner of elections before official results were announced -- and his top rival did the same.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

2018 FIFA World Cup: Sakho, Mane star as Senegal book Russia ticket, Australia frustrated in Honduras play-off draw

English Premier League pair Diafra Sakho and Sadio Mane played key roles as Senegal defeated South Africa 2-0 qualify for the 2018 World Cup even as Australia played out a frustrating goalless draw with Honduras in their playoff on Friday.

Nov 11, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil start overwhelming favourites against Honduras

Having won all their three group matches with ease, South American giants Brazil will start clear favourites when they take on the unfancied Honduras in a pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here on Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate has killed 22 people in the Central American nations of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras as it battered the region with heavy rain ahead of hitting the US mainland later this week, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Honduras withdraws top diplomat in Venezuela over political crisis

Honduras is trying to contribute to a solution for the political crisis.

May 20, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Journalist shot dead in Honduras

A journalist was shot dead in northern Honduras, hospital officials said, becoming the 69th member of the media killed in the violence-plagued Central American country since 2003.

Jan 18, 2017, 11:01 AM IST

Drug cartel planning to kill me: Honduras president

The Honduran authorities are investigating an alleged drug cartel plan to assassinate President Juan Orlando Hernandez and the US ambassador to the country, the leader said on Thursday.

Oct 14, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Brazil's Neymar nets fastest Olympic goal ever at 15 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics

"It was amazing to just arrive in the stadium and watch a beautiful goal," said Filipe Deliza, a 19 year-old law student from Rio.

Aug 17, 2016, 23:33 PM IST

Honduras gets anti-corruption commission

The Organization of American States on Monday established an ambitious new corruption-fighting commission in Honduras aimed at replicating the success of a similar, UN-backed body in Guatemala that brought down that country`s government.

Feb 23, 2016, 04:28 AM IST

Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus

The World Health Organization says there is no definitive link between Zika and fetal brain damage.

Feb 02, 2016, 10:07 AM IST

Year's first massacre in Honduras claims six victims

Gunmen have killed six people in Honduras, the first mass killing of the year in one of the world's most violent countries, police said.

Jan 11, 2016, 03:04 AM IST

Hondurans targeted in FIFA scandal deny wrongdoing

The Hondurans are Alfredo Hawit and Rafael Callejas.

Dec 04, 2015, 08:39 AM IST

Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti top risk list: Climate group

Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti were the most afflicted by climate disasters between 1995 and 2014, said the latest edition of the annual index.

Dec 03, 2015, 17:54 PM IST