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: Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private e-mail account for her official government business when she was secretary of state and did not routinely preserve and turn over those e-mails for gov
MOSCOW: Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who has been given refuge in Russia, is willing to return to the United States if he is given a fair trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.
OSLO: The committee that picks the Nobel Peace Prize demoted its chairman on Tuesday for the first time in the 114-year history of the awards after his right-wing opponents gained a majority on the pa
ISLAMABAD: India’s foreign secretary said during a rare visit to Pakistan that the two sides agreed to work together to narrow their differences but that he’d also raised concerns about cross-border t
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is to confer posthumous gallantry awards on students, teachers and other staff members killed in a Taleban massacre at a school, officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other global security issues.
MUMBAI: India’s western state of Maharashtra has introduced a ban on beef so strict that even possession could land you in jail for five years, media reports and the chief minister said Tuesday.
NEW DELHI: A new documentary based on the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 will have its world premiere on March 8, showing in India as well as Britain, Denmark and other countries simu
COLOMBO: A top UN official HAS urged Sri Lanka’s new government to immediately release Tamil detainees and demilitarise former conflict areas to build confidence ahead of a fresh probe into alleged wa
SANTIAGO, Chile: A volcano in southern Chile has erupted, prompting officials to evacuate thousands of people in the surrounding area.
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