CHICAGO/NEW YORK: As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are contemplating drastic steps: Importing eggs from over
NEW YORK: Testament to the regeneration of New York, nearly 14 years after the 9/11 attacks, is the new observation deck at the World Trade Center, offering spectacular views across the city.
CANNES: Before making the Sri Lankan immigrant drama “Dheepan,” French director Jacques Audiard acknowledged he couldn’t have even found his characters’ native country on a map.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif concluded a visit to the Central Asian region Friday, pushing to expand energy ties with the former Soviet states to tackle Pakistan’s chron
CHENNAI: One of India’s most powerful politicians, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, is set to return as chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu following a nine-month break, after a court overturned h
BANGKOK: Thai authorities detained dozens of student activists protesting against military rule on Friday, a year after the army seized power from an elected government.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has described the loss of key Iraqi territory to Islamic State as a tactical setback, while insisting the war against the jihadist group is not being lost.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s prime minister said Thursday he has ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants, the first country to announce it will search for the refuge
LONDON: Eight men charged in connection with an audacious jewellery heist in London’s diamond quarter appeared in court for the first time Thursday as prosecutors said the scale of the losses was over
MUMBAI: In a case of religious discrimination, a young MBA graduate was rejected for a job in a diamond export company for being a Muslim, prompting the National Commission for Minorities to seek an e
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