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)
SYDNEY: Strong winds and rain Wednesday prevented the helicopter rescue of passengers on a Russian ship stuck in ice off Antarctica, Australian authorities said, as those onboard rang in the New Year
TAIPEI: Taiwanese authorities are monitoring hundreds of people who may have had contact with a mainland Chinese tourist infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, officials said Wednesday.
HONG KONG: Thousands marched in Hong Kong Wednesday to demand a greater say in how their future leaders will be chosen, expressing fears that China will limit long-awaited political reforms.
NEW DELHI: India agreed to take its $770 million helicopter deal with Italian defense group Finmeccanica’s AgustaWestland unit to arbitration while formally canceling the agreement on Wednesday over
NEW DELHI: India’s president took the final step to create a powerful anti-graft (Lokpal Bill) watchdog on Wednesday, signing it into law two years after a mass anti-corruption movement swept the co
NEW YORK: New York’s new Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in Wednesday promising to restore progressive ideals and end growing economic inequality in America’s biggest city.
QUETTA, Pakistan: A suicide car bomb attack targeting a passenger bus carrying Shiite pilgrims killed two people and wounded at least 17 in southwest Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.
MANILA: A gun enthusiast held hostage three members of his family and their maid for 10 hours before killing them and committing suicide in the eastern Philippines, police said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan exchanged lists of their nuclear facilities Wednesday as part of a 1988 pact that bars them from attacking each other’s nuclear installations.
MANILA: At least eight people were killed and more than 600 others were injured in bombings, firecrackers blasts and gunfire as the Philippines celebrated the coming of the new year Tuesday and ear
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