Australia says missing plane hunt will take months

24 Oct 2014

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many ...

Erdogan says 1,300 Free Syria fighters to join Kobane battle

24 Oct 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today that 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join Kurds in defending the key Syrian border ...

Pakistan eye lead after Warner's hundred

24 Oct 2014

Pakistan grabbed four wickets in the second session to eye a big first innings lead after David Warner's aggressive hundred in the opening ...

AIIB will provide funds for infrastructure: India Inc

24 Oct 2014

India Inc today welcomed the country's participation in the newly-established Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) saying it will ...

Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn: NASA

24 Oct 2014

In a potentially "groundbreaking discovery", scientists led by NASA have found large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north ...

Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet

24 Oct 2014

In a historic first, Queen Elizabeth II today sent out her maiden tweet while opening an information technology gallery at the Science ...

Hydropower dams threat to freshwater biodiversity

24 Oct 2014

An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction underway primarily in developing countries, such as India, could reduce the number of ...

"What are sixes and four?": British judge asks during case

24 Oct 2014

It might be the home of Cricket, but not everybody in Britain is aware about the game as it came to the fore during a case in London's High ...

Secret Service dogs praised for stopping White House intruder

24 Oct 2014

Jordan and Hurricane, the agile two members of the US Secret Service's canine unit have achieved something that humans in the agency have ...

Last wish of convicted 1971 war criminal sparks controversy

24 Oct 2014

Bangladeshi war criminal Ghulam Azam's last wish before his death has sparked controversy as he wanted his funeral prayers to be led by one ...

Man with 'Islamic extremist leanings' attacks NY police

24 Oct 2014

The man who attacked New York City police officers with a hatchet before being shot dead was reported to have Islamic "extremist leanings" ...

Advani enters World Billiards points format final

24 Oct 2014

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani performed on expected lines, making a clinical entry into the World Billiards Championship final of the 150 ...

Myanmar army kills journalist it calls Karen rebel

24 Oct 2014

Myanmar's army shot dead a journalist who was detained while covering clashes between the army and ethnic rebels at the rugged border, ...

'Pak to launch campaign against Kashmir rights 'violations''

24 Oct 2014

Pakistan will launch a campaign internationally against the human rights "violations" by the Indian army in Kashmir, the country's Adviser ...

Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

24 Oct 2014

Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case have consulted with a criminal law expert over a possible appeal, which means the Olympic runner ...

Family of 3 killed in gas explosion in Poland

24 Oct 2014

Police in southern Poland say three bodies have been recovered from an apartment building apparently shattered by a gas explosion. Jacek ...

Nepal accident kills 11, injures dozens

24 Oct 2014

At least 11 people were killed and dozens injured today when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine in central Nepal. The ill-fated ...

Six dead in raid on besieged Tunisia house

24 Oct 2014

Six people, including five women, were killed today when Tunisian security forces stormed a house where gunmen were locked in a standoff ...

Australia struggle despite Warner's century

24 Oct 2014

Opener David Warner hit an aggressive hundred but Australia lost four wickets on the third day of the first Test against Pakistan here ...

Two arrested after explosives found in Denmark

24 Oct 2014

Danish officials said they have arrested two men in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material but it doesn't appear to ...

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