More than 4,000 US soldiers based at Fort Carson, Colorado, are heading to Kuwait, where they will take over as one of America's largest ground forces in the region after President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorise military action against Islamic State militants. ...More
Bangladesh Time: Ashton Carter, a hard-charging intellectual known for blunt talk, was confirmed as US defense secretary Thursday, and he could soon find himself at odds with a White House that clashed with previous Pentagon chiefs. ...More
rime Minister Narendra Modi faces his first state election defeat since sweeping to power last year, according to exit polls on Saturday which showed a resurgent anti-corruption party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on track to win a majority in New Delhi's assembly. ...More
Egyptian security forces killed 47 Islamic militants in the country's Northern Sinai on Friday in one of the biggest operations in the region in months, Reuters quotes local security sources.
Apache helicopters killed 27 militants from the Sinai Province group, which pledges allegiance to Islamic ...More
Bangladesh Time: Almost all of Pakistan plunged into darkness around 11:50pm on Saturday as an attack by Baloch separatists on transmission lines near Naseerabad in Balochistan caused nearly the entire national grid to trip, shutting down electricity supply to over 80 percent of the country, repor ...More
Desk(Bangladesh Time): India's Home Secretary Anil Goswami resigned Wednesday after he was told by the government to put in his papers over his alleged role in trying to stall the arrest of former Congress minister Matang Sinh in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha ...More
The Pakistani prime minister lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school, killing 132 students and nine teachers, a government spokesman said.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday threw an open challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP to arrest her following the arrest of minister Madan Mitra in connection with the Saradha chit fund scandal, a situation she likened to the emergency, Times of India report ...More
Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Delhi last night for a 22-hour visit seen as an attempt to revive a historic friendship that has faded over the years, seeking to improve cooperation in energy, defence and nuclear power, NDTV reports.
A joint team of Assam Police and National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday night nabbed a key accused in the October 2 Burdwan blast Sahanur Alam from Mukalmua in Nalbari district of Assam.
He was in disguise at the time of arrest.
Protesters in New York and other cities rallied for a third night on Friday denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities, even as prosecutors said they would consider charges against an officer in the fatal shooting of a unarmed black man in November. ...More