5 may face preliminary charges over jihadi network in France

31 Jan 2015

Five people have appeared before a French judge and could face preliminary charges over a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern ...

Venezuela confirms it downed plane near Aruba

31 Jan 2015

Venezuela's military confirmed that it shot down over the Caribbean Sea a small civilian plane believed to be carrying drugs. Defense ...

Nigeria military says NE town retaken from Boko Haram

31 Jan 2015

Nigeria's military today said it had retaken the northeast town of Michika from Boko Haram after weeks of unrest that reportedly killed ...

Mexican high-speed train project suspended 'indefinitely'

31 Jan 2015

Mexico said today it had "indefinitely" suspended construction on Latin America's first high-speed train line, nearly three months after ...

Oil strikes lowest level since 2009 in volatile week

31 Jan 2015

World oil prices tumbled close to six-year lows this week, as record-high US crude inventories deepened worries over the global supply ...

Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

31 Jan 2015

Israel's settlement watchdog group said today that the government has issued hundreds of tenders for housing units in the West Bank, an ...

US condemns new Israeli settlement plan

31 Jan 2015

The White House today condemned Israeli plans to build 450 new settler homes in the West Bank as "illegitimate and counterproductive" to ...

Rap mogul Suge Knight arrested for murder

31 Jan 2015

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested for murder Friday in connection with a hit-and-run that left one man dead and another in the ...

Alibaba promises more action against fake goods

31 Jan 2015

E-commerce giant Alibaba pledged Friday to do more to fight online sales of counterfeit goods, quickly settling a public dispute with a ...

New Greek government steps up battle with creditors

31 Jan 2015

Greece's new government dramatically escalated its battle with the country's international creditors today, refusing to meet EU and IMF ...

White House: Monitoring of released Taliban 'updated'

31 Jan 2015

The White House says efforts to monitor Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for an American soldier have been ...

French judge to probe AirAsia crash

31 Jan 2015

France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea last month while a French co-pilot was ...

US spokesman: Gunman in fatal Afghan attack was in uniform

31 Jan 2015

A Pentagon spokesman says the gunman who killed three American contractors at the Kabul airport was in an Afghan uniform and was ...

No disruption in military engagement with China: Pentagon

31 Jan 2015

The Pentagon today said there are "issues" that need to be worked out in its military exchanges with China but asserted that there is no ...

Ukraine rebels vow to push offensive if talks fail

31 Jan 2015

Pro-Russian separatists vowed today to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine further if truce talks with Kiev's pro-Western ...

Krishna Chaudhary appointed new ITBP DG

31 Jan 2015

Senior IPS officer Krishna Chaudhary has been appointed as the new chief of border guarding force ITBP. The 1979-batch Bihar cadre officer ...

Sonia to campaign in Delhi on Sunday

31 Jan 2015

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will join the high-pitched battleground in Delhi to campaign for the party for the upcoming Assembly ...

George Zimmerman assault case dropped; ex-girlfriend recants

31 Jan 2015

An aggravated assault case against former volunteer neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he ...

Spain uses stem cell therapy to treat damaged hearts

31 Jan 2015

A Spanish hospital has successfully used stem cells culled from healthy donors to treat seven heart attack victims, in what officials said ...

Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for Ukraine

31 Jan 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to head to Ukraine next week to underline Washington's support of the country in the face of attacks by ...

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