6 pilgrims killed in Bihar road accident

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:20

July 26 (IANS) Six Hindu pilgrims were killed and five others seriously injured on Tuesday in a road accident in Bihar's Jamui district, police said.


Bernie Sanders booed by supporters over support for Clinton

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:12

Philadelphia, July 26 (IANS) Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was booed by his own delegates after calling on them to support presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the opening day of a Democratic National Convention (DNC) here on Monday evening.


Michelle Obama endorses Hillary Clinton at Democratic Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 08:56

Philadelphia, July 26 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday addressed the opening night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) with a message of hope and unity for the party while endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, saying she "trusts Hillary to lead the country".


Knife-wielding man kills 19 in Japan, arrested

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 03:52

Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) The knife-wielding man who killed at least 19 persons and injured 45 others in a facility for handicapped people in Japan's Sagamihara city near Tokyo has been arrested, the media reported on Tuesday.


15 killed in knife attack in Tokyo

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 03:28

Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) At least 15 persons on Tuesday were stabbed by an unidentified man at a facility for handicapped people in Tokyo, police said.


Bernie Sanders' delegates boo his call to back Clinton

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 02:12

Philadelphia, July 26 (IANS) Former Democratic Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders drew loud "boos" from his delegates when he told the crowd of nearly 1,900 that "We have got to elect Hillary Clinton," a media report said.


Donald Trump bounces into lead: Report

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 01:16

Washington, July 26 (IANS) The US Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump has come out of his convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, topping her 44 per cent to 39 per cent in a four-way matchup including Gary Johnson (nine per cent) and Jill Stein (three per cent) and by three points in a two-way head-to-head, 48 per cent to 45 per cent, a media report said.


Islamic State claims Ansbach suicide attack

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 21:46

Rome, July 25 (IANS/AKI) An Islamic State fighter carried out the suicide bombing that injured 15 people outside a music festival in German city of Ansbach, the jihadist group claimed on Monday.


Mother and child killed in Al Nusra attack in Syria

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 21:24

Beirut, July 25 (IANS/AKI) The Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra Front jihadist group's rocket attack on Syria's Aleppo city killed a woman and her young son, the state-run Sana news agency said on Monday.


Nepal President asks political parties to elect new PM

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 21:16

Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday called on the political parties of Nepal to elect within a week a new Prime Minister based on political consensus and form a cabinet, a day after Prime Minister K.P. Oli stepped down.


Bangladesh's BNP to hold countrywide protest on Wednesday

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:56

Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday announced a countrywide demonstration on Wednesday to protest the conviction of party's Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.


Arab League summit to focus on fighting terrorism

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:54

Nouakchott, July 25 (IANS) The 27th Arab League summit got underway on Monday in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott with focus on the issue of terrorism and its impacts on national security of Arab countries.


Ansbach suicide bomber threatened in video to attack Germany

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:48

Ansbach (Germany), July 25 (IANS) The Syrian man who blew himself up in Germany's Ansbach city, had in a video found on his cell phone threatened to attack the country in the name of Islam, authorities said on Monday.


India seeks better training for UN peacekeepers

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:16

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With more dangerous and complicated security challenges coming up, India on Monday called for better training of UN peacekeeping forces.