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KIEV: Ukrainian armed forces on Tuesday launched a “special operation” against militiamen in the country’s Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield...
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Bomb attack kills 71 at bus station near Nigeria capital

ABUJA: A bombing at a bus station packed with morning commuters on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital killed 71 people and wounded 124 on Monday, with the president blaming the attack on Boko Haram



Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin’s visit: deputy PM

MOSCOW: Moscow and Beijing plan to wrap up a decade of talks on supplies of Russian natural gas before President Vladimir Putin’s expected to travel to China next month, a deputy prime minister said



Royal couple arrive in Sydney for Down Under tour

SYDNEY: Britain’s Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, have arrived in Sydney to kick off their tour of Australia.



Sri Lanka accuses Canada of manipulating Commonwealth

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Tuesday accused Canada of undermining the Commonwealth to score political points after it announced a suspension of funding while the island nation chairs the group.




Indian opposition alliance to win majority, shows poll

NEW DELHI: Hardline nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi and his allies were forecast to win an overall majority in India's elections in a poll Tuesday, dealing another blow to the beleaguered



Afghan deputy minister kidnapped

KABUL: Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw fr




Ukraine launches massive operation against separatists

KIEV: Ukrainian armed forces on Tuesday launched a “special operation” against militiamen in the country’s Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield



Cross-examination of Pistorius ends

PRETORIA, South Africa: Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to

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