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Australia Dismisses MH370 Claims by Exploration Firm

Australia Dismisses MH370 Claims by Exploration Firm

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:19

Australian authorities on Wednesday dismissed claims by a marine exploration company that material found in the Bay of Bengal could be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. [caption id="attachment_36962" align="alignright" width="384"] Australia Dismisses MH370 ...

US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:35

The United States and Europe Monday hit Russia with fresh sanctions for failing to stop soaring tensions in Ukraine, where a pro-Moscow mayor was shot and badly wounded and rebels seized another town. [caption id="attachment_36945" align="alignright" width="384"] Vladimir ...

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Three Generations of Pakistani Family Killed (UK)

Three Generations of Pakistani Family Killed (UK)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:02

Five people spanning three generations of an ethnic Pakistani family, including a nine-week-old baby girl and two other children, were killed Monday in a house fire in Britain. [caption id="attachment_36928" align="alignnone" width="600"] Pakistani Family Killed in UK[/caption]...

Ukraine Rebels free Swedish Hostage

Ukraine Rebels free Swedish Hostage

Monday, April 28, 2014 10:36

Pro-Russian rebels paraded European monitors they are holding in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, freeing one but saying they had no plans to release another seven as the United States and Europe prepared new sanctions against Moscow. [caption id="attachment_36897" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Mumbai Slum-Dwellers Wary of Poll Promises (Indian Elections)

Mumbai Slum-Dwellers Wary of Poll Promises (Indian Elections)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:33

After four decades in the same Mumbai slum, Vimal Gaikwad is well used to politicians’ tall promises at election time, when the city’s millions of shanty dwellers become sought-after voters. [caption id="attachment_36838" align="alignright" width="384"] Mumbai Slum-Dwellers[/caption] “The ...

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Narendra Modi Condemns Evict Muslims Statement

Narendra Modi Condemns Evict Muslims Statement

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:49

In an attempt to lure Muslim voters, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) frontrunner Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned virulent anti-Muslim remarks by a one-time associate as he sought to keep attention on his core message of development and corruption-free administration. [caption id="attachment_36801" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Six killed in Everest Avalanche

Six killed in Everest Avalanche

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:32

At least six climbers have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, with all of the dead believed to be Nepalese sherpas working on the peak ahead of the start of the climbing season, officials said Monday. [caption id="attachment_36794" align="alignright" width="360"]...

368 Rescued over 100 Missing After Korean Ferry Sinks

368 Rescued over 100 Missing After Korean Ferry Sinks

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:09

More than 100 people remained missing on Wednesday after a South Korean ferry with 477 people aboard capsized off the country's southwest coast, Yonhap news agency said. Yonhap and YTN television said 368 people had been rescued from the vessel, which sank after issuing a distress call early ...

Leaders Seek to Exploit Polarisation (Indian Election)

Leaders Seek to Exploit Polarisation (Indian Election)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:33

In the last phase of the election campaign in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), all parties are seeking polarisation and the speeches of Congress’s Imran Masood, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Amit Shah and various religious leaders – entering the fray – have spiced up the ...

Narendra Modi will be bad for Pakistan and India

Narendra Modi will be bad for Pakistan and India

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:51

What kind of relationship would India have with Pakistan if Narendra Modi assumes office come May? Would he be a threat to its western neighbour? Will his presence at the helm revive fresh fears in the region? [caption id="attachment_36548" align="alignright" width="384"]...