• Turkish cargo jet crash in Kyrgyzstan kills 37

    Turkish cargo jet crash in Kyrgyzstan kills 37

    A Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport yesterday, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said

  • Trump's carrot for Moscow

    Trump's carrot for Moscow

    US prez-elect proposes end to sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for nuclear arms cut

  • India's NSG membership can't be farewell gift: China to US

    China yesterday said admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG cannot be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other, a day after the outgoing Obama administration asserted that Beijing was an "outlier" in the efforts to make India a member of the elite nuclear club

  • Istanbul nightclub attack: Suspect arrested

    Istanbul nightclub attack: Suspect arrested

    The man suspected of fatally shooting 39 people in a New Year's Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub was arrested Monday, media reports said

  • 240 inmates in Brazil transferred over riot fear

    Brazilian authorities transferred 240 inmates from a penitentiary in the state of Alagoas to another prison within the state amid fears of more deadly riots.

  • Russia denies Putin-Trump meeting on neutral ground

    Russia denies Putin-Trump meeting on neutral ground

    The Kremlin denied that an agreement was reached on a meeting between the Russian President and the United States President-elect on neutral ground.

  • Orlando nightclub killer's wife arrested

    Orlando nightclub killer's wife arrested

    The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen was arrested by the FBI in connection with her husband's shooting claiming 49 lives in June, 2016, media reports said.

  • These eight billionaires are as 'rich as half the world'

    These eight billionaires are as 'rich as half the world'

    Eight men, who have a combined fortune of $426 billion, own the same wealth as half the world’s population, a level of inequality which “threatens to pull our societies apart”, Oxfam has said ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos

  • Watch video: Pakistan's 435 kg 'Hulk' stops moving tractor with his hands

    Watch video: Pakistan's 435 kg 'Hulk' stops moving tractor with his hands

    A video that has gone viral shows a 25-year-old man identified Arbab Khizer Hayat weighing 435kgs from Pakistan pulling a tractor by a rope as the vehicle tries to reverse. Watch video here

  • Viral: Meet Elena Deligioz, the most beautiful female soldier in the world

    Viral: Meet Elena Deligioz, the most beautiful female soldier in the world

    Elena Deligioz dubbed the world's most famous soldier is currently breaking the internet. Her photographs have gone viral in various social media websites around the world, making her extremely famous

  • 37 killed in Kyrgyzstan plane crash

    At least 37 people were killed on Monday when a Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a residential area in Kyrgyzstan's capital of Bishkek

  • Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir in corruption probe

    Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir in corruption probe

    South Korean prosecutors on Monday requested an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group's de facto leader, on charges of bribery in connection with an influence-peddling scandal that led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.

  • Donald Trump attacks 'SNL' calls it 'really bad television'

    Donald Trump attacks 'SNL' calls it 'really bad television'

    Donald Trump has slammed "Saturday Night Live" following the show featuring Alec Baldwin (as Trump) poking fun at the president-elect's recent press conference

  • China snaps at Donald Trump over non-negotiable policy

    China snaps at Donald Trump over non-negotiable policy

    China yesterday made it clear that the ‘One China’ policy is “non-negotiable” and “no one can change it”, in a strong rebuttal to President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip.

  • On MLK weekend, Donald Trump goes after civil rights leader

    On MLK weekend, Donald Trump goes after civil rights leader

    Trump attacked Representative John Lewis in yet another Twitter tirade after Lewis questioned his election victory and called him an ‘illegitimate president’

  • Flight from Oman to Germany heads home after bomb scare

    Flight from Oman to Germany heads home after bomb scare

    A flight from Oman to Germany operated by Lufthansa’s budget unit Eurowings will head home after getting the all clear by authorities in Kuwait where it made an emergency landing over a bomb scare, spokespeople for the airlines said.

  • Stolen at birth, woman reunited with family 18 years later

    Stolen at birth, woman reunited with family 18 years later

    Stolen from a hospital just hours after she was born, an 18-year-old wo­man finally learned her true identity and was reunited on Friday with her birth family by video chat

  • Nine die due to cold wave in UP

    Nine die due to cold wave in UP

    Nine deaths were reported from Uttar Pradesh as a severe cold wave gripped northern India on Saturday with Himachal Prade­sh’s Keylong and J&K ’s Kargil registering minus 13.9 and minus 15.6 degrees Celsius, respectively, while the national Capital here recorded its lowest temperature of the season

  • Indian-US student wins $5K for dental health essay

    An Indian-American student has won a $5,000 scholarship for writing an essay on contribution of dental health on the well-being of children and families in the US

  • Germany to EU: Grill Italy over Fiat emissions

    Germany wants the European Union’s executive branch to question Italy over software that regulates emissions in Fiat diesel cars

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