Houston, May 4 (IANS) Two people were killed and two others were injured in a shooting incident at a transportation company in Houston, in the US state of Texas, early Wednesday.
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) The United Nations will join hands with Vietnam in tackling climate change, said UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson on Wednesday.
Palermo (Italy), May 4 (IANS/AKI) Pino Maniaci, the owner and presenter of a TV station renowned for fighting the Sicilian mafia, is under investigation for extorting money and employment from local officials, police said on Wednesday.
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) China is sending some of its most advanced naval assets to the South China Sea for a scheduled exercise this month. Those include a new guided missile destroyer.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS) Russia on Wednesday pulled some 30 aircraft out of Syria, including all 25 Su-25 fighter jets, while its air force continues airstrikes in the country, the Defence Ministry said.
Kabul, May 4 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants have been killed in Kandahar province of Afghanistan over the past four days, a security official said on Wednesday.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS) Moscow on Wednesday requested information from the US about a Russian citizen who had no criminal record in the US and died at a San Diego immigration detention centre.
Brussels, May 4 (IANS) Belgium is doing everything to make Brussels safe for tourists and business travellers, Prime Minister Charles Michel on Wednesday told his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, who is here on an official visit.
Athens, May 4 (IANS) Hackers attacked the central Bank of Greece to protest the corrupt international financial system, warning that there will be more cyber attacks across the globe, sources said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) An education agency of the New Zealand government on Wednesday announced an opportunity for 35 Indian scholars to study at graduate and post-graduate levels in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, fashion and business at eight of New Zealand's top universities.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS) Russia has started developing an air-droppable air defence missile system for its airborne forces, which is believed to be the world's first system of its kind, sources said on Wednesday.
Dhaka, May 4 (IANS) Bangladeshi authorities have placed an embargo on the use of stickers on vehicles identifying various professions, like journalism, a media report said on Wednesday.
London, May 4 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron should apologise to US presidential hopeful Donald Trump for branding him "divisive, stupid and wrong", a foreign policy advisor to the Republican contender has said.
London, May 4 (IANS) The British government is coming under increasing pressure to accept 3,000 child refugees from the Syrian war, who have made it into Europe unaccompanied, sources said on Wednesday.
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Army chief on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the death of a political activist in custody of the Rangers in Karachi.