17 dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera

NICE Violent storms and flooding along the French Riviera have killed at least 17 people and another four are still missing in what were described as “apocalyptic” scenes, local... Read more »

Nepal asks India not to push it to the wall

Nepal on Sunday asked India not to “push it to the wall” by choking petroleum and other essential supplies which could compel it to turn to China despite logistical... Read more »

UN chief slams deadly airstrikes on Afghan hospital

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Saturday strongly condemned airstrikes that killed medical staff and civilians in a hospital in Afghanistan, calling for “a thorough and impartial investigation into... Read more »

Rebels swap prisoners in bright spot for peace deal : Mali govt

Bamako Mali’s government and a major Tuareg-led rebel alliance exchanged prisoners this week, the two sides and a UN source have said, in a move hailed as a step... Read more »

One of world’s oldest Quran goes on display in UK

One of the world’s oldest manuscripts of the Quran dating back to at least 1,370 years and written on parchment that was possibly made around the lifetime of the... Read more »

Obama slams National Rifle Association for stalling tougher tougher gun laws

President Barack Obama said on Friday that he has asked his team to look for new ways to enforce existing regulations to keep guns away from criminals in the... Read more »

Russian air strikes in Syria to last three-four months: Putin ally

Russia estimates its air strike campaign in Syria could last three to four months, the head of the lower house of the Russian parliament’s foreign affairs committee said on... Read more »


Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif has said that his country was against the use of “proxies” against any country even as India raised the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism... Read more »