India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi

30 Sep 2014

Emphasising that India supports trade facilitation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told US President Barack Obama that a solution must ...

Modi and Obama pay joint homage to Martin Luther King

30 Sep 2014

In a rare gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama today visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and paid a ...

New Ukraine-Russia gas talks in Brussels this week: sources

30 Sep 2014

A new round of EU-brokered talks between Ukraine and Russia aimed at restoring Kiev's gas supplies during winter will take place in ...

Modi, Obama vow to take ties to new levels

30 Sep 2014

In their first summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama today pledged to push the bilateral relationship to "new ...

Turkey says IS advancing on Syria exclave

30 Sep 2014

Turkey today said Islamic State (IS) militants were advancing on a tiny exclave considered Turkish territory in northern Syria, but ...

Jihadists free 70 kidnapped children in Syria: monitor

30 Sep 2014

The Islamic State jihadist group today freed more than 70 Kurdish school children its fighters kidnapped in northern Syria in May, the ...

US beheading suspect could face death penalty

30 Sep 2014

A US man who allegedly beheaded a female co-worker has been charged with first degree murder and could face the death penalty, a prosecutor ...

Booby-trapped jihadist flag kills three Iraqi police

30 Sep 2014

Three Iraqi policemen were killed today when one of them tried to remove a black flag that Islamic State jihadist fighters had ...

India, US agree in principle to renew defence pact

30 Sep 2014

India and US have in principle agreed to extend their defence agreement for another 10 years which will take forward the cooperation ...

PCB not happy with Dubai's bouncy tracks for Australia series

30 Sep 2014

The PCB is not satisfied with reported comments made by the chief curator at the Dubai Sports city that a bouncy pitch has been prepared ...

'Terror backers' can't defeat jihadists: Syria's Assad

30 Sep 2014

Extremists cannot be defeated by countries that have "spread terrorism", Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said today in an apparent jab at ...

US slaps sanctions on Harakat ul-Mujahadeen leader, 2 LeT men

30 Sep 2014

The US today slapped sanctions against a top leader of Pakistan-based terrorist group Harakat ul-Mujahadeen, and two financial conduits of ...

Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

30 Sep 2014

Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said today ...

Jaya conviction an internal Indian issue: Sri Lanka

30 Sep 2014

Sri Lankan government today declined to comment on the conviction of Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets ...

Iran rejects Israel PM accusations on nuclear threat

30 Sep 2014

Iran today rejected as baseless accusations levelled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that it poses a greater threat to the ...

UN food aid running out for Syria

30 Sep 2014

Food aid to millions of Syrians will be cut within the next two months unless fresh funding is received for the humanitarian effort, the ...

Attack kills a police officer in Egypt

30 Sep 2014

A police officer was killed and another injured today after unknown gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in Egypt's Sohag city. Officer ...

US Defence Secretary meets Modi; discusses defence cooperation

30 Sep 2014

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues relating to defence cooperation and ...

Sandblasting winds shift Mars' landscape: study

30 Sep 2014

High winds are a near-daily force on the surface of Mars, carving out a landscape of shifting dunes and posing a challenge to exploration, ...

Security chief takes onus for White House breach

30 Sep 2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said today she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security in which a man with a ...

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