London, July 8 (IANS) A ban on burqas has been enforced in Switzerland's Italian-speaking Ticino region with anyone wearing a full face veil being subjected to fines.
Taipei, July 8 (IANS) Super typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan on Friday, about 15 km south of the eastern city of Taitung, tearing roofs off buildings, flipping cars and dumping rain across the island.
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The US State Department announced that it was reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of several private e-mail servers for official business during her tenure as secretary of state from 2009-2013.
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 30 points in California, according to a new poll released on Thursday.
Riyadh, July 8 (IANS) Saudi Arabian authorities have confirmed the arrest of 19 individuals, including seven Saudis and 12 Pakistanis, in connection to Medina and Qatif suicide blasts earlier this week.
Baghdad, July 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 70 others wounded when two suicide bombers on Friday blew themselves up in Iraq's Salahuddin province, officials said.