NEW DELHI: India’s government has turned down the military’s request to expand the acquisition of 36 fighter planes from Dassault Aviation SA to plug vital gaps, officials said, nudging it to accept a
YANGON: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday if her party wins upcoming elections she will lead the country from behind the scenes — circumventing a clause in the constitution tha
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief
MOGADISHU: Al-Shabab gunmen ambushed and killed the nephew of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police and the rebels said.
STRASBOURG: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday described as “obsolete” European Union asylum rules that put the onus on EU states where migrants first arrive to process their refugee claims.
SYDNEY: An Australian cancer survivor Wednesday triumphed in a landmark challenge against biotech companies, with the country’s top court ruling they could not patent a gene linked to breast cancer.
TORONTO: A former conservative premier of a Canadian province said Monday that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is “bad for the country” because some of his policies are borderline racist.
KIEV: Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday postponed local elections that Kiev had said were illegitimate and which, if they went ahead, could have derailed Ukraine’s fragile peace pr
STOCKHOLM: Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for determining that neutrinos have mass, a key piece of the puzzle in understanding th
N’DJAMENA: Boko Haram militants attacked Chadian soldiers on Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding 13, a Chadian security source said, in the latest deadly raid by the militants despite a regional offensiv
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