Demonstrators with placards protest against Russian agression in the Ukraine in front of the White House on March 6, 2014 in the US capital. (AFP)
PARIS: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni are to file a legal complaint over secret audio recordings made of them by an adviser during the 2012 election campaign, lawyers
PRETORIA, South Africa: As the girlfriend he shot lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers i
WASHINGTON: With dozen of lawmakers listening raptly, the Nobel laureate from Tibet the Dalai Lama opened the session in the US Senate on Thursday with his favorite words of advice.
GENEVA: United Nations human rights experts demanded answers Thursday from Venezuela’s government about the use of violence and imprisonment in a crackdown on widespread demonstrations.
BEIJING: Beijing expressed concern Thursday after North Korea fired a rocket into the flight path of a Chinese airliner during weapons tests.
ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to dissolve its negotiating committee tasked with holding peace talks with the Taleban.
GENEVA: Sri Lanka dismissed a UN report calling for an international probe into allegations of war crimes at the end of its civil war as “fundamentally flawed.”
NEW DELHI: The first senior US official to visit India since a damaging diplomatic row said Thursday the two countries should focus on “talk and trade” as they look to get their partnership back o
MANILA: The Philippines is to upgrade a navy base facing disputed South China Sea waters to serve the extra ships being acquired to protect its territory, the military said Thursday.
KABUL: An early morning NATO airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province killed five Afghan soldiers on Thursday, Defense Ministry officials said.
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