A defiant North Korea launched the long-range rocket, going against several UN resolutions, claiming it was for a ‘peaceful and independent’ use of space
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan had climbed to 33, Xinhua reported
The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the launch using ballistic missile technology by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday, said a press statement of the council
A shooting has erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in the city's tourist district, killing two people and injuring 10 others, authorities said
The toll from a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday has risen to 26 by Sunday
North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket today triggered angry reactions from across the globe and calls for a "tough" response to its latest provocation with arch-rival South Korea saying it will begin talks on possible deployment of a US missile defence system
In an inspiring tale of triumph against adversities, a final-year student of IIT Kharagpur, who is the son of a welder in Bihar, has bagged a job with US-based Microsoft with an annual starting salary of Rs 1.02 crore
The United Nations urged countries hit by the dangerous Zika virus to let women have access to contraception and abortion
Foreign tourists often mistake the traditional Buddhist symbol with the Nazi swastika
UK's counter terrorism police have arrested the parents of a 20-year-old white British Muslim convert dubbed ‘Jihadi Jack’, for sending money to their son, who has reportedly joined ISIS.
A UN panel ruled in the WikiLeaks founder's favour yesterday and said he should be freed and compensated for his 'arbitrary detention'; Assange said he feels 'vindicated'
Chicago police found the bodies of four men, one woman and a child inside a home on the city's South Side in what police said was being investigated as an apparent multiple homicide
Controversial Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 for his “vigorous” ideology that counters radical Islam as a weapon of deterrence, according to media reports
The founder of WikiLeaks will know today if his stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK will be counted as arbitrary detention
Spain on Thursday confirmed that a pregnant woman has contracted the Zika virus, the first such known European case
Canada's first Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has been heckled in Parliament with an opposition member shouting that MPs needed an "English-to-English" translation as he spoke, an act dubbed as 'racist'
Pakistan on Thursday offered its assistance in the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel buried in an avalanche on Siachen glacier
A UN panel has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been 'arbitrarily detained' in the UK, a media report said in London on Thursday
Terming the recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the US poll campaign as 'inexcusable', President Barack Obama has said the best way to fight terrorism is to show that the US does not suppress Islam
Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American country, UN and US health officials have said
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