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‘PKK attack’ kills two police as tensions boil in Turkey – Attacks pinned on Kurds, raising fear of dark days

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

French foil 1,000 bids to cross via Channel – London readies emergency talks on crisis

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Asia, Other Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Turkish military campaign aims to prevent Kurdish unity – Kurdish leader says Erdogan wants revenge

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

Mumbai bomb plotter Memon hanged – Security tight near targets at sensitive areas

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Taleban silent on Mullah Omar, disavow peace talks

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Middle East, Movies & Music, Top Stories, World

S Korea’s billionaire Chung running for FIFA president – FIFA hopeful slams ‘cannibal’ Blatter and stooge Platini

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Football, Sports, Top Stories, World

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Fashion, Lifestyle, World

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

China’s proposed Winter Olympics co-host boasts pristine ski slopes carpeted with artificial snow, but the city once dubbed the country’s “fur capital” is also home to tens of thousands of caged rabbits and mink bred for their skins. The Chinese bid, the favorite to win the right to host the 2022 games on Friday, combines […]

Air India staff arrested over people smuggling opera

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, World

Air India staff arrested over people smuggling opera

Air India staff arrested over people smuggling opera

NEW DELHI: Indian police said yesterday they have arrested two Air India employees after uncovering a people smuggling operation at New Delhi airport that apparently targeted Nepalese quake victims. A senior police officer at the airport said staff at the national carrier were suspected of helping Nepalese women promised jobs in wealthy Gulf countries to […]

Boko haram slits 10 fishermen throats

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Africa, World

Boko haram slits 10 fishermen throats

Boko haram slits 10 fishermen throats

KANO: BBoko Haram Islamists slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman and a resident said yesterday. “On Monday around 4 pm (1500 GMT), Boko Haram attacked three villages on the shores of Lake Chad where they slaughtered 10 people, […]

Taleban leader Mullah Omar dead – Afghan statement casts doubt over tentative peace talks

Posted by on 30/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World