LONDON: John Sawers, former head of UK’s MI6 spy agency, said Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.
KATMANDU: Nepalese police Saturday fired teargas and water cannon at thousands of opposition supporters who converged on the capital to protest controversial plans to vote on a disputed new national c
MANILA: A military assault on militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day on Saturday, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials said.
YANGON: A freelance photojournalist has been arrested in Myanmar for uploading a satirical post on Facebook mocking the country’s powerful military, relatives said Saturday.
Oommen Chandy, the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Kerala, has urged people to take the pledge to safeguard the world’s second most populated country’s tradition of religious harmony an
MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Saturday vowed to bring the “vile” killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov to justice as Western leaders and Russia’s opposition roundly condemned the drive-by shoo
Katmandu, Nepal: Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest government plans to push through a new constitution with a vote in parliament, with some clashin
KABUL, Afghanistan: An Afghan official says the death toll from a massive avalanche in a valley near the capital Kabul is rising as rescue teams gain access to villages that have been buried beneath d
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the “brutal” and “vicious” murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot de
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