EU needs long-term Russia strategy lasting 'years': Tusk

19 Dec 2014

New EU president Donald Tusk has said the bloc needs a strategy on Russia lasting years, not just weeks or months, to cope with the ...

Info about discovery of one million mummies not true: Egypt

19 Dec 2014

Egypt has decided to stop cooperation with an American excavation team working in country's Fayoum Governorate for the past 34 years, ...

Colombia's government rebuffs rebel truce

19 Dec 2014

Colombia's government has rebuffed a unilateral truce declared by the country's largest rebel group, saying the guerrillas' conditions are ...

Italy's 89-year-old president to step down soon

19 Dec 2014

Italy's president says he will resign soon, keeping a promise he made last year when he accepted an unprecedented second term as head of ...

US prepared to veto UN plan for Israeli occupation

19 Dec 2014

The US is prepared to veto a United Nations Security Council proposal that calls for an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands in ...

Canada woman stops for ducks; sentenced in 2 deaths

19 Dec 2014

A Canadian woman who caused a fatal traffic accident after stopping her car to help ducks on a busy highway has been sentenced to 90 days ...

Action against those responsible for conversions: UP Govt

19 Dec 2014

Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan today said strict action will be taken against those responsible for coercive or incentive-based ...

US to sue over teen abuse at NY's Rikers Island prison

19 Dec 2014

US federal prosecutors moved today to sue New York over rampant mistreatment of 16-to-18-year-old detainees at the city's notorious Rikers ...

17 Pak terrorists set to be executed

19 Dec 2014

Jail authorities in Pakistan have started making arrangements in different parts of the country for the execution of 17 dreaded terrorists ...

BJP MLA booked for threating CMHO

19 Dec 2014

A BJP MLA in Rajasthan was today booked for allegedly threatening a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for transfer of a male ...

Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

19 Dec 2014

Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev today made his first public appearance in 17 months, ...

UNGA calls for North Korea to be referred to ICC

19 Dec 2014

The UN General Assembly on today condemned North Korea's rights record and called for Pyongyang to be referred to the International ...

Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in US South

19 Dec 2014

Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative ...

Israel won't accept 'unilateral' Palestine bid: Netanyahu

19 Dec 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today Israel would never accept the "unilateral" recognition of a Palestinian state, after a draft ...

TMC panchayat member shot at

19 Dec 2014

A Trinamool Congress panchayat member was injured after being shot at in Belpahari of West Midnapore district tonight, in continuing stray ...

MNREGA scam: HC directs UP to provide staff, help to CBI

19 Dec 2014

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide adequate staff and help to CBI, probing alleged MNREGA scam ...

Sony hacking treated as serious national security matter: US

19 Dec 2014

The US today said that it is treating the Sony cyber-security breach as a "serious national security matter" and is considering appropriate ...

Toddler trapped in borewell dies

19 Dec 2014

A 14-month-old boy died after falling and getting trapped inside a deep borewell, as a marathon rescue operation mounted by the Army and ...

US does not rule out visit by Cuban President Castro

19 Dec 2014

The US today did not rule out a visit to the White House by Cuban President Raul Castro, arguing that President Barack Obama has visited ...

Jadavpur VC lodges verbal complaint about attempt to stop car

19 Dec 2014

Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti today said he lodged a verbal complaint with police about four unidentified ...

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