South Korean rescue team boats and fishing boats try to rescue passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, on Wednesday. (AP)
Coast guard members searching for passengers near a South Korean ferry (C) that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon on Wednesday. (AFP)
SRINAGAR, India: Suspected rebels attacked a politician’s house with a hail of bullets Sunday and killed two police guards in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, law enforcement officials said
MANILA: Philippine marines have killed one of several Abu Sayyaf extremists blamed for kidnappings and extortion in a new clash with the group in the south, officials said Sunday.
In a fresh controversy within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), senior BJP leader, Murli Manohar Joshi, on Sunday refused to accept that there was any Modi wave — a reference to Narendra Modi, the p
NEW DELHI: India’s Narendra Modi latched Sunday onto a new tell-all book that alleges current Premier Manmohan Singh was a powerless puppet during his years at the top.
LONDON: The government has ordered inspections of 15 schools in Britain’s second biggest city after allegations that they are being taken over by hardliners, officials said on Sunday.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Two strong earthquakes struck the Solomon Islands on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
WASHINGTON/SLAVYANSK, Ukraine: Attacks on police and security service buildings in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian gunmen bore “tell-tale signs of Moscow’s involvement,” the US env
VALPARAïSO, Chile: Sixteen people have died in a fire raging in Chile, whose President Michelle Bachelet has declared a disaster area as the conflagration threatens the port city of Valparaiso, autho
DUSHANBE: Six children have been killed and at least seven people are missing and presumed dead as a result of a mudslide in south Tajikistan, an Emergency Ministry spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.
BERLIN: The UN climate chief on Sunday called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.
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