In Egypt, violent clashes between security forces and ousted President Mohamed Mursi’s supporters in Cairo and other parts of the country have left...

Philippines: At least 24 people have died and more than 280 are missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank off the Philippines. Officials...

Islamabad: In Pakistan, unidentified miscreants gunned down Awami National Party leader Najma Hanif in her house in Peshawar late Friday night. Police...

Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend, will face new charges of recklessly discharging a weapon in public when...

Cairo: The death toll from the violence engulfing Egypt rose to more than 600, as supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi vowed to continue their...

Cairo: Egypt’s defiant Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched local government offices as they began a march from the Al-Iman mosque in Cairo. The...

Today is International Youth Day. It is an awareness day designated by the United Nations to be observed on 12th August every year. The theme this year...

Colombo: Colombo says it will try to speed up the release of 114 Indian fishermen languishing in jails after being caught by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly...

Iraq: The Iraqi Interior Ministry has said the country faces an open war fuelled by Iraq’s sectarian divisions. In a statement, it underlined the...

Washington: The United States will reopen today its diplomatic missions in 18 out of the 19 US embassies and consulates in the West Asia and North Africa...