KIEV/DONETSK: Artillery shells slammed into the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as government forces tightened the noose around the rebel-held redoubt and called on pro-Russian se
KHARTOUM: South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar held talks with Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir on Sunday as a deadline passed to end months of civil war in the South.
LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief, Dr. Tahirul Qadri Sunday said the “revolution march” will begin on August 14.
BANGUI: Central African Republic’s President Catherine Samba Panza named the former Cabinet chief of Seleka rebel leader Michel Djotodia as prime minister on Sunday in an effort to build a national un
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Saturday said it has crippled the command and control system of local Taleban militants adding that the likelihood of a backlash to the ongoing military offensive in the troubled n
LAGOS: Nigeria appealed Saturday for volunteers to help halt the spread of Ebola and India took steps to tackle any outbreak of the deadly virus, as two of the world's most populous countries reacted
DONETSK, Ukraine: Ukrainian forces have seized a key town and are surrounding Donetsk, the largest insurgent-held city in eastern Ukraine, a top rebel commander said Saturday.
WASHINGTON: The death of former White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide, but legal experts say bringing a case against his shooter, John Hinckley Jr., would prove difficult.<
LONDON: Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched through central London on Saturday, demanding Britain take a tougher line against Israel over its military assault on Gaza.
NEW DELHI: The US has urged India to bolster its role as a global power and force for regional stability, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Washington since his election in May.
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