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US Welcomes Thaw in Pakistan - India Ties

US Welcomes Thaw in Pakistan – India Ties

Saturday, March 7, 2015 11:28

The US on Friday said it was “encouraged” by Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan this week in a sign of thawing relations between the Islamabad and New Delhi. [caption id="attachment_40941" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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OSCE head says Ukraine Ceasefire Holding

OSCE head says Ukraine Ceasefire Holding

Saturday, March 7, 2015 11:14

The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is holding and overall hostilities have dropped, the head of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said. [caption id="attachment_40932" align="alignnone" width="600"] Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe[/caption]...

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Angry Mob Lynches Rape Accused to Death in India

Angry Mob Lynches Rape Accused to Death in India

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:36

A rape suspect was pulled out of a jail and lynched by a mob in northeastern India on Thursday, local reports said, with anger raging over the high rate of sexual violence in the country. [caption id="attachment_40912" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

Saudi in Hi-Tech Front line Battle to Keep IS at Bay

Saudi in Hi-Tech Front line Battle to Keep IS at Bay

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:58

The chain-link fences, topped with coils of barbed wire, rise and fall like a serpent's back across the desert scrubland between Saudi Arabia and the jihadist threat across the Iraqi border. [caption id="attachment_40888" align="alignright" width="360"] Saudi Arabia[/caption]...

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French President Hollande vows Stiffer Penalties for Hate Speech

French President Hollande vows Stiffer Penalties for Hate Speech

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:11

French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to introduce tougher penalties for "racist, anti-semitic or homophobic" remarks in the wake of last month's terrorist attacks in Paris. [caption id="attachment_40861" align="alignright" width="360"] French President Francois Hollande[/caption]...

India PM Modi seeks Humble Tolerant new Image After Poll Rout

India PM Modi seeks Humble Tolerant new Image After Poll Rout

Friday, February 20, 2015 15:29

It's out with the flashy suit, in with religious tolerance for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking to soften his image after an electoral pounding in New Delhi and grumblings in his party about his top-down leadership style. [caption id="attachment_40844" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Shark Kills Man at Australian Beach

Shark Kills Man at Australian Beach

Monday, February 9, 2015 13:10

A man was killed Monday after being attacked by a shark in eastern Australia, a day after a surfer suffered serious injuries in the same area. [caption id="attachment_40816" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shark Kills Man at Australian Beach[/caption]...

Vladimir Putin Visits Egypt in Bid to Expand Influence

Vladimir Putin Visits Egypt in Bid to Expand Influence

Monday, February 9, 2015 13:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Egypt on Monday as Moscow looks to expand its reach in the Arab world's most populous country at a time when Cairo-Washington ties remain frayed. [caption id="attachment_40812" align="alignnone" width="600"] Russian President Vladimir Putin[/caption]...

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26 Killed as Attacks Rock Egypts Sinai

26 Killed as Attacks Rock Egypts Sinai

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:28

Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt's North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency. [caption id="attachment_40782" align="alignnone" width="600"] Egypt[/caption] The deadly ...

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Japan Condemns New Islamic State Video

Japan Condemns New Islamic State Video

Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:16

[caption id="attachment_40756" align="alignright" width="360"] New Islamic State Video[/caption] The mother of Islamic State captive Kenji Goto appealed for his life on Wednesday after a new video appeared to show the Japanese journalist saying he ...

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