Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Saturday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the hotspot eastern town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a "clear violation" of an internationally-backed truce. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREY BORODULIN)
WASHINGTON: The US Senate is moving forward on funding the Homeland Security Department, but it is unclear whether the House will pass legislation two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conse
PARIS: One of three Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying a drone in Paris will appear in court next week after pleading guilty, a judicial source said on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record.
SYDNEY: Two men from Malaysia and Hong Kong have been charged with smuggling more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine worth 65 million Australian dollars ($50 million) into Sydn
Manila: French President Francois Hollande called Thursday for a climate change “alliance” with the Philippines that could spur similar co-operation between rich and poor nations at a crucial UN summi
NEW DELHI: India’s upper house of parliament was briefly adjourned after opposition members denounced comments by the leader of a Hindu group who said Roman Catholic missionary Mother Teresa had tried
SYDNEY: A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, warning against notions of a "r
YANGON: Fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic Chinese rebels has handed the long-feared military a public relations coup, with an explosion of praise on social media and even former political p
WASHINGTON: A majority of US Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled support for a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia after she failed to appear in court for the fourth time in two corruption cases against her.
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