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Two killed, 10 feared trapped in Hyderabad building collapse

After almost 36 hours, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel called off their rescue operations on Saturday after all the 11 bodies were retriev...


Cyclonic storm 'Vardah' moves towards Andhra Pradesh, further intensifies

The cyclonic storm over southeast Bay of Bengal moved west north-westwards on Saturday. Weathermen at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday tha...


Britain spied on MTN - Snowden leaks

The French newspaper premised its report on leaked documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden . The bulky and outrageously expensive Airfones of the 199...


Robin Williams, Tupac arrested in Arizona with 114 pounds of pot

Hollywood actor Robin Williams committed suicide at his home in Californian in 2014. A third suspect, Erick Harris, 22, was also arrested. All three men are...


EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

The legal notice accuses Britain, Spain, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Luxembourg, and the Czech Republic of failing to penalize companies that violate European U...


Joe Biden Says He Is Going to Run for President in 2020

Or at least he said he wouldn't not run. When asked to clarify, Delaware's elder statesman said, "For president...what the hell, man?" When asked by Colbert...


Six Wisconsin counties finish recounts; margin unchanged

But Mr. De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 last week for the recount, which he called a counterbalance to the review sought by Ms. Stein in Wisconsi...


Dozens arrested over wildfires in Israel

The most devastating fire hit Israel's third-largest city of Haifa, where more than 60,000 were evacuated and many homes were destroyed. Several countries inc...


Iran warns U.S. after renewal of nuclear-related sanctions

While President Barack Obama has waived those sanctions as part of the nuclear accord, congressional leaders said keeping them in reserve provides valuable le...


United Nations says Mosul's poor struggling to get food

Some 100,000 Iraqi government troops, Kurdish security forces and mainly Shi'ite militiamen are participating in the assault on Mosul, with air and ground suppo...


Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

The Republican president-elect, who will be sworn in on January 20, ran an unconventional and controversial campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton. "I didn't...


IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

A senior USA officer in global coalition which is supporting the campaign said that waging war amidst civilians would always be tough, but the Baghdad governmen...


EU fines HSBC, JPMorgan, Credit Agricole $520 million over market rigging

JPMorgan was hit with a almost $350 million fine for its alleged participation in a bank cartel to manipulate a key financial benchmark rate. The European Com...


Italy passes 2017 budget, paving way for PM Renzi's resignation

He was asked by Italy's president to stay on in a caretaker's role until a new government can be formed. Enrico Rossi, president of the Tuscany region from Mr R...


Pakistan mourns death of pop star-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed

Taj Muhammad Khan, a government official in Havelian, told Reuters , "All of the bodies are burned beyond recognition". Pop star-turned-preacher Junaid Jams...


British MPs to vote on May's Brexit timetable

The move by the Prime Minister to "publish a plan" is seen as an attempt to head off a risky Tory rebellion in the Commons. UK Prime Minister Theresa May. But...


Obama administration stands by 'one China' policy: White House

A phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen was arranged with the help of former GOP senator and presidential nominee Bo...


Rescuers search rubble after deadly natural disaster in Indonesia

The resulting tsunami killed more than 230,000 people. "Our priority today is to re-check all the buildings to ensure no more victims are trapped, and to help...


Donald Trump meets with Al Gore on climate change

Trump, the oldest daughter of President-elect Donald Trump and a former donor to the Democratic Party, has shown a longtime interest in issues concerning global...


U.S. admits human errors caused death of Syrian troops

The situation was complicated even more by the fact the Syrian forces were neither wearing standard military uniforms nor any patches or insignia indicating the...


Maltese students improve rank in maths, reading and science

According to a major global study released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canadian students are among the highest a...


Maharaja Wanted Kashmir To Be An Independent Country, Says Farooq

Abdullah, while addressing his party workers at a function to commemorate the 111th birth anniversary of his father and party founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah a...


French Interior Minister Cazeneuve replaces Valls as PM

After a brief meeting with Valls at the Elysee, Hollande posted a brief message on Twitter announcing Cazeneuve's appointment, which was also confirmed by the p...


Bild: Germany's Merkel opposes new talks with Turkey on European Union accession

Turkey sent troops into Syria this summer to back armed groups in northern Aleppo against Islamic State militants and Kurdish rebels. Russian representatives ...


Valls makes French presidential bid, steps down as premier

All eyes are on the Spanish-born premier after President Francois Hollande announced last week that he would not seek re-election next year and would bow out af...


Don't drag army into petty politics, says Sachin Pilot

Mamata was protesting against the stationing of Army trucks on National highways and at toll plazas. Mamata also said she would not take the incident lightly ...


Texas Republican Elector Says he Won't Vote for Trump

Suprun's breach with convention has been brewing for some time . Christopher Suprun of Texas - a longtime Republican - explained in an op-ed Monday tha...


More Than 500 Carrier Jobs Will Still Go to Mexico, Union Says

Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence's first economic test came in the form of Carrier , an Indiana-based company, trying to ship around 2,100 jobs to Mexico. When Pence me...


Security increased after Los Angeles terror attack threat

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said that the reason for the public being notified was that it is a specific, imminent threat to the Universal City Metro Red Line stati...


Student fires shotgun inside northern Utah school

The parents said they noticed the teenager was acting peculiarly Thursday morning. A 15-year-old student suspected of firing a gun in Bountiful, Utah , is in...