KATMANDU: A historic 19th-century tower collapsed in the heart of Katmandu’s old quarter after an earthquake on Saturday, with at least a dozen bodies seen pulled from the rubble and fears of scores s
SKOPJE/NEAR VELES: Fourteen migrants in their 20s believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by an express train as they walked along the tracks through a narrow gorge in central Macedoni
LONDON/GENEVA: The UN’s human rights chief has accused Britain’s tabloid newspapers of hate speech against immigrants.
BRUSSELS: The European Union has doubled the emergency aid to frontline member states Italy, Greece and Malta which have to deal with the massive influx of migrants coming across the Mediterranean to
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said Friday the botched US drone attack that killed two foreign hostages showed the risks of the controversial tactic, as details came to light apparently pinpointing the fatal str
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: NASA on Thursday marked the silver anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with fireworks, of a celestial kind, conveyed by the orbiting observatory itself.
BRUSSELS: The European Union cleared the import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops and two more kinds of cut flowers on Friday, its first authorizations in more than a year after a review o
MUMBAI: Battling a beef ban that has threatened their livelihoods, Muslim traders in India are seeking permission to slaughter foreign-origin Jersey cows they think will not be as sacred to the countr
BEIJING: China on Friday dismissed an accusation by Philippines that the Chinese coast guard robbed Filipino fishermen at gunpoint during a confrontation in the disputed South China Sea, calling the c
KABUL: Taleban insurgents shot rockets onto a US base outside Kabul and targeted Afghan government buildings in a provincial capital on Friday, as they officially launched their spring offensive in a
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