Rome: Italian prosecutors called Monday for judges to show “no pity” to Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, demanding he serve 26 years and three months in jail for a shipw
ST PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the Kiev government was refusing a political solution to violence in the eastern Ukraine where fighting has flared anew in recent da
Madrid: Radical left party Syriza’s Greek election victory blew wind in the sails of anti-austerity movements across Europe on Monday, led by Spain’s Podemos, which is vowing a similar general electio
NEW DELHI: Rain failed to dampen spirits at India’s Republic Day parade as Barack Obama became the first US president to attend the spectacular military and cultural display in a sign of the nations’
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra and US President Barack Obama announced they had reached an agreement Sunday to break the deadlock that has been stalling a civilian nuclear power agreement.<
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness on Sunday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis.
JAKARTA: Indonesian salvage teams failed again on Sunday to retrieve the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the seabed after a sling snapped during a sudden change in the weather, officials said.
PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s military said it killed 35 militants in fresh airstrikes early Sunday as part of a major offensive against the Taleban and other insurgents in the northwest.
BERLIN: Hours before a new rally in Dresden by the Islamophobic movement PEGIDA on Sunday, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said the group’s anti-Muslim sentiments were harming the nati
KATMANDU: Nepal’s ruling coalition on Sunday took a step toward drafting a new constitution, angering the opposition and pushing the Himalayan country further into political turmoil.
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