On rubber mats spread across a Mexico City recreation center, the Montero family cuddles under donated wool blankets, their first new possessions after abandoning their apartment following the deadly magnitude ...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian special forces are helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in the battle underway for the strategic city of Deir el-Zour in eastern Syria, the defense ministry in Moscow said on Thursday.
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying ...
PARIS (AP) — The right-hand man of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has quit the National Front in a power battle stemming from May's bruising election defeat.
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Do you know drinking habits formed in college may impact future careers? Researchers have found that heavy drinking six times a month could lower chances that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 per cent. "The manner in which students drink appears to be more influential
A group of activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Sindh and Pakhtunistan immensely criticised Pakistan for its anti-people policies. Debating on the 'Freedom of Expression' on the sidelines of 36th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, the activists and other attendees blamed Pakistan
The Philippines' Congress lower house agreed on Wednesday to restore the Commission on Human Rights' annual budget, which had been slashed to just $20 after lawmakers allied to President Rodrigo Duterte accused it of only investigating government abuses. The head of the house appropriations
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary will face shareholders at the company's annual general meeting amid a pilot shortage that has forced the budget airline to cancel hundreds of flights.
The Saudi government is lifting a ban on calls made through online apps on Thursday but will monitor and censor them, a government spokesman said. Adel Abu Hameed, spokesman for telecoms regulator CITC, said on Arabiya TV on Wednesday that new regulations were aimed mainly at protecting users' personal
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand Football on Thursday announced a 21-man squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in India next month. "This group has done that and I have been impressed by the squad's character both in our qualifiers and in our training camps as we build towards this
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A sixth suspect has been detained over last week's terror attack on a London Tube train, the Metropolitan Police said on Thursday. Scotland Yard said a 17-year-old was arrested after midnight at a house in Thornton Heath, in south London, which was being searched by the police
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) A peaceful settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula is in line with the common will of the international community and will help prevent the tensions from spiralling out of control, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. Wang made the remark on Wednesday
Angela Merkel's conservatives dropped one percentage point in a poll released on Thursday, three days before a German election in which the chancellor is expected to win a fourth term, while the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) gained two points. The GMS poll put Merkel's bloc on 37 percent
Neelum valley [PoK], September 20 (ANI): Four young men, who were looking for work at one of the work-sites in the Neelum Valley area of the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), were illegally picked up by the Pakistan Army and were brutally beaten up at the behest of a Pakistani contractor. The army'
By Charlotte Greenfield and Ana Nicolaci da Costa WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The final opinion poll before New Zealand's election on Saturday showed the ruling National Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party had slipped to 8.5 points, meaning minor parties could well decide who forms the
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Revealing the operations of Iranian hacking group APT33, US-based cyber security firm FireEye said on Thursday the cybercriminals, who have targeted the energy and aviation sectors, are likely to have worked with the Iranian government. APT33 has carried out cyber espionage
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista will be joined by Chinese actor Max Zhang in "Escape Plan 3: Devils Station." The film is the third instalment in the "Escape Plan" prison break franchise. The new movie will have Stallone and Bautista's
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Our galaxy, which is home to Earth and its solar system, might not be as "typical" as previously thought, and therefore Milky Way-based models to understand other galaxies of the universe could be misleading, new research suggests. "We use the Milky Way and its
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) Leg-spinner Amelia Kerr on Thursday became the youngest-ever New Zealand women cricketer to bag a full-time central contract at age 16. Along side, Amelia off-spinner Maddy Green is the other player to grab a central contract for the first time. "The teenager becomes
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) American internet entertainment company Netflix has pulled an episode of a childrens show "Maya the Bee" after what appeared to be a penis was spotted etched on a tree trunk in the background of a scene.
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Harry Styles is on his first tour as a solo artiste, and he performed boy band One Direction's hits during the tour's first stop here. Styles was one of the members of the boy band before he ventured out to become a solo artiste. Thank you for popping my
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Want to shed those extra kilos? The findings showed that people who ate who ate nuts not only had less weight gain than their nut-abstaining peers, but they also enjoyed a five per cent lower risk of becoming overweight or obese. Many people have historically assumed that nuts
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The 2018 Super Rugby season will open on Feb. 17 with a match between the Cape Town-based Stormers and Argentina's Jaguares, and with Japan's Sunwolves moving to the Australian conference.
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday decided to offer $8 million of humanitarian aid to North Korea through UN organisations. The inter-Korean exchange and cooperation committee was chaired by Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon to approve the aid's provision to the projects of the World