PRETORIA: South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world.
KIEV: Ukraine’s armed forces on Tuesday rejected allegations that they indiscriminately used banned “cluster bombs” in the six-month war against pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east.
GENEVA: The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health Orga
HONG KONG: Student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city’s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists ca
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec: Canadian officials say a man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car was “clearly linked to terrorist ideo
NEW DELHI: India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more “pain” if it continued to violate a cease-fire on their disputed border in Kashmir and said it was up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a re
NEW DELHI: India wants to resolve its border row with China but will not compromise on territory, the country's new national security advisor said, after a tense stand-off between troops on the disput
NEW YORK: Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautiful clothes defined American elegance for generations and were beloved by first ladies and Hollywood stars, died Monday.
MOSCOW: The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, has died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff.
CANBERRA: Australia’s Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.
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