Monday, September 21, 2015



Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have announced a one-month ban on 22 social media services, including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.

'IS fighters regret attacking Israel and have apologized'

Fighters loyal to the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) have apologized for launching an

With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters

France's presidential candidates battled for the popular vote on Thursday with far-right Marine Le

China warned N Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test

China has told the Trump administration it warned North Korea it would impose unilateral

India, US discuss measures to strengthen ties

Indian Ambassador to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin met his US counterpart Nikki Haley at the Permanent Mission of India

Israel attacks installation near Damascus

A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport early Thursday setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah

Children pay the price in Afghan conflict, says United Nation

Children account for one-third of civilian casualties in Afghanistan's grinding conflict in the first three months of 2017, and

Syria condemns French remarks on sarin attack

Syria's government has condemned what it says are "lies and fabricated allegations" by the French foreign minister concerning a

'Pakistan using prisoner for propaganda'

The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give

1 killed, 7 injured in Kashmir anti-India protest

A 70-year-old civilian was killed and seven people were injured during an

Israeli strike near Damascus airport

An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military

2 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir


Muslim neighbours cremate Hindu youth, chant 'Hari Bol'

Humanity scored over religion as a nondescript village in the border district of Malda

Mistaken identity for Sagarika Ghatge

The newly-engaged Sagarika Ghatge had an interesting piece of trivia to share with us.

China offers to mediate between Bangladesh, Myanmar over Rohinga

China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar

'Military preparations ‘underway’ on N Korea'

 President Trump is stepping up diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea, and military preparations are

Turkey suspends 9,000 police officers

Turkey's police force has suspended more than 9,000 officers over alleged links to the

Modi to complete infrastructure projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has underlined the need for a consolidated approach and adherence to strict timelines with

Why hasn't N Korea conducted 6th test?

The world is anxiously waiting for North Korea's sixth nuclear test. More than a month after US and South

Kuwait suspect says IS planned attacks

A suspected member of the Islamic State group has confessed to plotting attacks on targets in Kuwait including the

China convicts US woman for spying

A Chinese court has convicted American businesswoman Sandy Phan-Gillis for spying and ordered her deportation.Phan-Gillis was sentenced to three

Kashmir blocks social media after clashes

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and

India gets its first free condom store

A global charity Wednesday launched a free condom store in India to try to reduce new cases of HIV/AIDS in

China convicts US woman held for 'spying'

A Chinese court has sentenced an American woman to three and a

Japan disaster minister resigns over quake gaffe

 Japan's gaffe-prone disaster reconstruction minister resigned Wednesday after

China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will