ATHENS, Greece: A Greek state TV exit poll was projecting that anti-bailout party Syriza had won Sunday’s parliamentary elections — in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in Greece.
Mariupol, Ukraine: Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko was chairing an emergency security meeting Sunday to forge a response to a new offensive by pro-Russian rebels after rocket strikes on a vital g
NEW DELHI: Signalling his determination to take relations with the US to a higher level, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke with protocol to meet and bear-hug US President Barack Obama as he la
DONETSK: As many as 20 people were killed Saturday when rockets hit a market in a vital Ukrainian port linking rebel territory with Russian-occupied Crimea after the pro-Moscow insurgents vowed to gra
MAIDUGURI: Boko Haram fighters have killed 15 villagers near Maiduguri, the city which is the epicenter of the militant group’s six-year insurgency and where President Goodluck Jonathan is to launch h
SYDNEY: Increasing numbers of young women are altering the profile of Australians joining the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria, Attorney General George Brandis said Saturday, enticed by the
Nouakchott: A hostage crisis sparked when death row inmates in Mauritania seized two prison guards ended on Saturday after the captives were freed, security sources said.
MANILA: A powerful explosion killed as many as two people and wounded 54 others in a southern Philippine port city that has been hit by similar blasts blamed on Muslim militants, police said Saturday.
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia: Indonesian rescuers lifted the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner nearly to the water’s surface before it sank to the ocean floor again when the lifting balloons deflat
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government said Saturday it is scrapping compulsory military training for school teachers and undergraduates.
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