JUBA: The United Nations is warning that violence was spreading in South Sudan, as fierce fighting in the world's youngest nation prompted the US to evacuate Americans and other foreigners.
United Nations: The UN General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution which calls for counter-terrorism measures, including the use of remotely-piloted aircraft or drones, to comply with international law.
Washington: Under intense pressure from India over its handling of the arrest of senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade, the US has said it is “looking into” the facts of the case, even as US Marshals today admitted that she had been strip searched as part of “standard procedures”.
London: For several years, patients in a vegetative state were believed to have no awareness of self or environment.
New research, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), has! shown that brains of patients in a vegetative state
WASHINGTON: With Hamid Karzai stonewalling every US effort to conclude a bilateral security agreement (BSA), the Obama Administration is pinning its hopes on India to persuade the Afghan President to sign the deal and end the current political imbroglio on the
WASHINGTON: An American man accused of viciously beating a Sikh cab driver while shouting anti-Muslim slurs in Washington state last year has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for a federal hate crime.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said Pakistan and India should institutionalise a mechanism of meetings between their national security advisors to discuss matters related to terrorism as it would help allay concerns of the two sides.
Singapore: Twenty-four Indians were today charged for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years, triggered by the death of a compatriot in a road accident.
JOHANNESBURG: Two decades ago in Oslo, Nelson Mandela and South Africa's last apartheid president FW de Klerk stood side by side in Oslo and accepted the Nobel peace prize, a moment that epitomised the reconciliation of enemies.
London: Three Sikh men and a woman convicted of carrying out a revenge attack on Lt Gen (retd) K S Brar, the hero of the 1984 Operation Blue Star, were today sentenced from 10-and half years to 14 years in prison by a British court.