• Benazir Bhutto murder: Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive, 2 people jailed

    Benazir Bhutto murder: Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive, 2 people jailed

    Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was yesterday declared a proclaimed offender by a special anti-terrorism court, which sentenced two senior police officers to 17 years in jail in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, nearly 10 years

  • Parvez Musharraf: Dawood may be 'here, somewhere, but why should we assist India?

    Parvez Musharraf: Dawood may be 'here, somewhere, but why should we assist India?

    Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has hinted that fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the key accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, is in Karachi

  • Dubai street cleaners are beating the heat with 'cooling collars'

    Street cleaners in Dubai are wearing new 'cooling collars' to prevent heat stroke as they work in rising Gulf temperatures that can hit 45 degrees Celsius, Dubai said yesterday

  • Hurricane Harvey weakens to tropical depression

    Hurricane Harvey weakens to tropical depression

    The catastrophic hurricane Harvey has weakened to a tropical depression with its centre now located in southwest Louisiana, but continues to cause heavy rains, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) announced

  • Houston flood: Major dam begins overflowing

    Houston flood: Major dam begins overflowing

    A major dam outside Houston city in the US' Texas state has begun overflowing as storm Harvey pushed the reservoir past capacity, officials said

  • We're optimists about your generation: Mark Zuckerberg to his new-born daughter

    We're optimists about your generation: Mark Zuckerberg to his new-born daughter

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced that his wife Priscilla Chan has given birth to their second daughter and posted a photo of his family saying that he and his wife "are optimists about your generation and the future"

  • Storm Harvey lashes Houston, floods the entire city

    Storm Harvey lashes Houston, floods the entire city

    Catastrophic flooding paralyses USA's fourth biggest city with parts getting a year's worth of rain

  • Hurricane Harvey: Indian students rescued from lake, critical

    Hurricane Harvey: Indian students rescued from lake, critical

    Two Indian students are in a critical condition after they nearly drowned in Lake Bryan in the US state of Texas, which is battling "catastrophic" flooding and torrential rains after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc, claiming at least five lives

  • Thousands evacuated as Rakhine burns

    Thousands evacuated as Rakhine burns

    Myanmar's government said it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in Rakhine state, as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh yesterday

  • Indians among eight killed in major bus accident in United Kingdom

    Indians among eight killed in major bus accident in United Kingdom

    Indians were among the six men and two women killed in a major accident in which their minibus got crushed between two trucks on a highway in southern England

  • Local leaders say 1,000 dead from Sierra Leone mudslides

    Local leaders say 1,000 dead from Sierra Leone mudslides

    More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister said during services honouring the disaster's victims

  • Sword-wielding man attacks cops outside Buckingham Palace

    Sword-wielding man attacks cops outside Buckingham Palace

    Attacker, who repeatedly shouted 'Allahu Akbar', was incapacitated with tear gas; three cops hurt

  • Iraq retakes Tal Afar centre from ISIS

    Iraq retakes Tal Afar centre from ISIS

    Iraqi forces have driven the Islamic State from central Tal Afar and its historic citadel, they said on Saturday, placing them on the verge of fully recapturing one of the last IS strongholds in the country

  • Eclipse tops NASA online views record

    The total solar eclipse of August 21 attracted more traffic to NASA websites than any other event on record, according to data revealed by the US space agency

  • Knife attacker shot after he stabbed soldier in Brussels

    Knife attacker shot after he stabbed soldier in Brussels

    A man wielding a knife was shot dead after wounding a soldier in Brussels in an "attempted terrorist murder"

  • Hot Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury's plea dismissed by California court

    Hot Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury's plea dismissed by California court

    Controversial yogi loses $7.3 million appeal in sexual harassment case. But, survivor's lawyer says he has transferred assets to his children to avoid payout

  • Hurricane Harvey intensifies, Texas calls for evacuation

    Hurricane Harvey intensifies, Texas calls for evacuation

    Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 4 storm just hours from making landfall on the Texas coast

  • At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

    At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

    Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine state on Friday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security forces were killed, the army and government said

  • Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong sentenced to 5 years in prison

    A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped oust the country's president

  • Man armed with sword held at Buckingham Palace

    Man armed with sword held at Buckingham Palace

    A man has been arrested after he attacked police officers outside Buckingham Palace in London today

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