WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed that an American and an Italian hostage were killed in a covert US counter-terrorism operation on the Afghan-Pakistan border in January, saying
JODHPUR: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday held a meeting with Asaram Bapu in Jodhpur Central Jail and assured the self-styled saint that he would fight his case in th
SANTIAGO: An ash cloud from volcano Calbuco in southern Chile that erupted unexpectedly on Wednesday was blowing into Chile and Argentina on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights from nearby t
MELBOURNE: A college in Australia is under investigation after claims that its principal has banned girls from taking part in running competitions because they might “lose their virginity.”
BRUSSELS: European Union leaders gathering for an extraordinary summit are facing calls from all sides to take emergency action to save lives in the Mediterranean, where hundreds of migrants are missi
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the autho
DHAKA: Safety overhauls of Bangladesh’s garment factories were running behind schedule and none were considered totally safe two years after the Rana Plaza disaster, a global labor group said Thursday
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all political parties Thursday to work together to help troubled farmers after one of them hanged himself at a protest over planned land reforms.
LONDON: With just two weeks before a knife-edge election, Britain’s major political parties Thursday faced stinging criticism from analysts over the lack of detail in their austerity plans.
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