EDINBURGH: Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout.
MANILA: Heavy rains brought by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Fung-Wong shut down the Philippine capital Manila on Friday, stranding motorists and forcing tens of thousands to flee their flooded ho
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the question of Scottish independence had been settled “for a generation” after what he called a clear vote by Scots to stay part of the United K
SYDNEY: Australia’s largest ever counterterrorism raids on Thursday detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State (IS) militants to conduct “demonstration killings,” including beheadi
WASHINGTON: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday that Russia had put world security in peril, ahead of White House talks rich in symbolism but likely to dim Kiev’s hopes for US securit
NEW DELHI: A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comment
NEW YORK: A Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a US prison.
KARACHI: A professor of Islamic studies was shot dead in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi Thursday, officials said.
BRUSSELS: Belgian authorities have arrested a female former commander in the rebel movement of Liberia's one-time president Charles Taylor and charged her with war crimes, officials said Thursday.
LONDON: At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thu
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