South Korea says North fails with attempted missile launch

South Korea says North fails with attempted missile launch

SEOUL: South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that North Korea attempted to launch an unidentified missile at about 5:20 AM local time but that it is presumed to have failed. The JCS says it is further analysing the situation, and gave no other immediate details. The

UK looks into Italian claims that WWII sub has been found
UK looks into Italian claims that WWII sub has been found

ROME (AP): Britain’s Royal Navy says it’s looking into claims by an Italian diver that he located the long-lost wreck

Barack Obama says no apology for atomic bomb on Hiroshima visit
Barack Obama says no apology for atomic bomb on Hiroshima visit

London: United States President Barack Obama has stated clearly that in his historic visit to Hiroshima, the first city to suffer

EgyptAir denies finding wreckage of missing flight, cites translation mistake
EgyptAir denies finding wreckage of missing flight, cites translation mistake

Cairo: A translation mistake of EgyptAir’s press release about finding wreckage of the missing flight MS804 has caused

EgyptAir plane with 66 on board crashes in Mediterranean
EgyptAir plane with 66 on board crashes in Mediterranean

Cairo: An EgyptAir plane en route from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people crashed in the Mediterranean Sea today after plunging

US says ties with Pakistan vital, though
US says ties with Pakistan vital, though 'complicated' at times

Washington:  The US has said its ties with Pakistan are a “vital relationship” that it strongly believes in, but

Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh
Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

Dhaka: An elderly Buddhist monk on Saturday was killed by unidentified miscreants in Bangladesh Naikkhangchhari upazila of

N. Korea boots BBC journalist as party congress continues
N. Korea boots BBC journalist as party congress continues

PYONGYANG, North Korea: North Korea on Monday was expelling a BBC journalist it had detained days earlier for allegedly

Labour
Labour's Sadiq Khan elected 1st Muslim London mayor

London: Sadiq Khan became London’s first Muslim mayor Saturday, as voters rejected attempts to taint him with links to

Slow-motion earthquakes may also lead to tsunamis
Slow-motion earthquakes may also lead to tsunamis

New York: Slow-motion earthquakes or ‘slow-slip events’ can rupture the shallow portion of a fault that also moves in

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Rs. 366 Crore to woman in cancer suit
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Rs. 366 Crore to woman in cancer suit

St. Louis : For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over

Ted Cruz drops out of US presidential race
Ted Cruz drops out of US presidential race

Washington: Senator Ted Cruz has announced to drop out of the presidential race following a devastating defeat in the Indiana GOP

Pakistan knew about Osama Bin Laden
Pakistan knew about Osama Bin Laden's hideout: Hillary Clinton

Washington: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made strong claims that senior officials in Islamabad knew about the

CIA
CIA 'live tweets' its top secret mission 'Osama bin Laden raid'

New Delhi: The Central Intelligence Agency has marked the anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by tweeting a

72-year-old rescued 13 days after Ecuador quake
72-year-old rescued 13 days after Ecuador quake

Quito:  A 72-year-old man was rescued by Venezuelan relief workers, 13 days after a devastating earthquake jolted

Donald Trump says may seek India
Donald Trump says may seek India's help on 'unstable' Pakistan's nukes

Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump on Wednesday hinted at seeking help from India and other nations to

Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries four states
Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries four states

Philadelphia: In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for
Hillary Clinton slams Trump for 'mocking' Indian accent

Washington: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton’s campaign has slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump

Gay magazine editor, his friend stabbed to death in B
Gay magazine editor, his friend stabbed to death in B'desh

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s first gay magazine editor was brutally murdered tonight along with a friend in his flat here by

Bangladesh professor hacked to death by ISIS militants
Bangladesh professor hacked to death by ISIS militants

Dhaka: An English professor on way to his university in northwestern Bangladesh was today hacked to death by ISIS militants near

Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh shot dead in Pakistan
Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh shot dead in Pakistan

Peshawar: A prominent Pakistani Sikh politician was shot dead on Friday by unidentified motorcycle- borne gunmen near his home in

Panama leaks: Will write to CJP to form panel to probe charges, says Sharif
Panama leaks: Will write to CJP to form panel to probe charges, says Sharif

Islamabad: After drawing flaks from several quarters over the Panama leaks that revealed three of his children own offshore

Strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador again
Strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador again

Quito: A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 magnitude struck off Ecuador’s disaster-stricken coast on Thursday, as

Saudi Arabia threatens to liquidate 750 billion dollars worth of US assets
Saudi Arabia threatens to liquidate 750 billion dollars worth of US assets

New York: Saudi Arabia has threatened to liquidate 750 billion dollars worth of U.S. Treasury holdings if Congress goes ahead and

5-magnitude quake in Andaman Sea
5-magnitude quake in Andaman Sea

Bangkok: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred near the Andaman Islands west of Thailand early on Wednesday but no casualties were