BANGUI, Central African Republic: A new UN mission on Monday officially takes charge of peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic, tasked with ending ethnic and religious bloodshed and h
ABERDEEN, United Kingdom: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday was to plead with Scots to vote against independence in a referendum as Scotland enters the most decisive week in its modern hi
MALE, Maldives: China’s President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support Monday for a “21st century maritime silk road” as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nat
ABUJA: Nigeria’s military on Monday appeared to rule out sabotage after an airforce jet disappeared while on operations in the insurgency-hit northeast.
MOSCOW: Russia said on Monday it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian soldiers using the portrait of President Vladimir Putin, styled as Hitler, for target practi
BRUSSELS: The European Union urged the international community Monday to make up for “precious time” lost in the response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa, calling for more contributions to
MANILA: Typhoon Kalmaegi swept out of the Philippines on Monday after causing chest-deep floods in some rural areas but largely leaving the storm-prone country unscathed, authorities said.
NEW DELHI: An Indian Muslim worker traveling to Kurdistan autonomous region of Iraq was stopped at the Delhi International Airport on Sunday and taken into custody.
MUZAFFARABAD: An alliance of pro-Pakistani militant groups fighting in Indian Kashmir announced Monday it was suspending jihadist activities to carry out rescue and relief work for flood victims.
ROME: As many as 500 migrants are feared to have drowned after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in what the International Organization for Migration (IOM) described Monday as “the worst shipwrec
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