Cairo: A group of terrorists attacked a security checkpoint at Al-Naqb in southwestern Egypt's New Valley Governorate, 70 km from Kharga city, killing eight police officials and injuring three others.
Published 17-Jan-2017 06:56 IST
Mexico City: At least five persons were killed and nine injured when a gunman opened fire in the early hours of Monday at the BPM Music Festival in Mexico. Shots were reported at Blue Parrot club in the popular tourist resort of Playa Del Carmen, The Independent reported.
Published 16-Jan-2017 19:52 IST
Washington: The incoming Trump administration may move the White House press briefing room to another spacious location nearby, prompting a sharp reaction from correspondents who said the plan would critically affect their ability to do their jobs.
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:12 IST
Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview that Britain's exit from the European Union will turn out to be "a great thing" and pledged to strike a swift trade deal with Britain.
Published 16-Jan-2017 15:55 IST
Dhaka: Twenty six people, including a former city councillor extradited from India, were on Monday sentenced to death by a Bangladeshi court for brutal murders of seven persons in Narayanganj in 2014.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:24 IST
Seoul: South Korean prosecutors on Monday requested an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group's de facto leader, on charges of bribery in connection with an influence-peddling scandal that led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:14 IST
Bishkek: At least 37 people were killed when a cargo plane belonging to Turkish MyCargo Airlines crashed in a residential neighbourhood near Kyrgyzstans capital Bishkek, according to the emergency ministry.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:01 IST | Updated 16:39 IST
Brasilia: Police regained control of the Alcacuz state penitentiary in Nisia Floresta, a city in the northeastern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte, where 10 inmates died in a riot, officials said.
Published 16-Jan-2017 10:30 IST
Kampala: Uganda has reactivated the National Task Force (NTF) to coordinate the fight against avian flu that has broken out in the east African country, minister of agriculture said Sunday.
Published 16-Jan-2017 07:25 IST
Tokyo: At least 80,000 chickens were culled at a poultry farm in central Japan's Gifu subdivision, where the highly pathogenic H5 bird flu strain had been detected, local authorities said.
Published 16-Jan-2017 07:19 IST
Kabul: Four Taliban militants and one police personnel were killed after Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province on Saturday night, a local official said.
Published 16-Jan-2017 07:12 IST
Washington: A mosque was badly burnt outside Seattle city and the police arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the incident, saying that the fire was intentionally set, CNN reported. The incident occurred on Saturday in Bellevue, Washington, when no one was inside the Islamic Centre ofMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 16:49 IST
Washington: The Obama Administration has asserted that the Indo-US "strategic convergence" is at its highest point, as it hoped that the incoming Trump government would continue to prioritise the bilateral partnership of "paramount importance" to address global challenges.
Published 15-Jan-2017 11:59 IST
Washington: Thousands of demonstrators gathered here on Saturday to protest against the xenophobic rhetoric and immigration policies of US President-elect Donald Trump who is set to take office on Friday.
Published 15-Jan-2017 11:17 IST
Washington: A Falcon 9 rocket of the SpaceX aerospace company had a successful lift-off from the launch pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in the US, the company's first launch since a similar unmanned rocket exploded last September in Florida.
Published 15-Jan-2017 10:12 IST | Updated 11:41 IST
Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump fired back at civil rights icon John Lewis, who said he did not view the real-estate mogul's election victory as legitimate.
Published 15-Jan-2017 08:02 IST
Dhaka: Bangladesh Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested Neo-JMB terrorist Jahangir Alam, one of the key figures behind the Gulshan café terror attack in 2016 in which over 20 people, mostly foreigners, were killed. Dhaka Metropolitan Police's (DMP) spokesperson Masudur Rahman said theyMore
Published 14-Jan-2017 16:22 IST
New York: Arth Patel, an Indian American student at the UCLA School of Dentistry, earned a $5,000 scholarship for his winning essay on how dental health contributes to the well being of children and families.
Published 14-Jan-2017 13:55 IST
Beijing: BRICS countries are establishing themselves as an economic force, eminent Indian banker and New Development Bank chief K V Kamath has said, expressing confidence that the cooperation among the five-nation bloc will be further strengthened during the Chinese presidency this year.
Published 14-Jan-2017 12:24 IST
Washington: India and the US have held extensive talks here to protect ocean ecosystems and promote sustainable development through the 'blue economy', one of the largest bilateral diplomatic engagements in the world specifically focused on oceans.
Published 14-Jan-2017 10:36 IST

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