New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday condemned the excessive use of force by the Israeli armed forces on Palestinian protesters in Gaza which left over 50 people dead and hundreds injured.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to prevent its platform from being abused during elections, Facebook on Thursday announced a partnership with Washington-based Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab that will independently monitor disinformation and other vulnerabilities in elections globally, including in India.
Sofia, May 17 (IANS) European Union leaders, upon their arrival to a summit in the Bulgarian capital on Thursday, underscored the importance of the Iran nuclear deal and urged US President Donald Trump to open a dialogue with Tehran to avoid destabilizing the region.
Malaga (Spain), May 17 (IANS) Spanish police have seized 170 kg of marijuana hidden among 20 tonnes of lettuce that was being transported to Ireland.
Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced that he will also be Malaysia's Education Minister as he outlined his plans for posts in the new government on Thursday.
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) China on Thursday dismissed the plea of a group of international writers and artists to free poet and widow of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying the case was being handled as per the law of the country.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) After facing a US ban, Russia-based Kaspersky Lab on Thursday announced to move its core customer data storage and processing processes for most regions to Zurich, Switzerland, by 2019 -- at a time when the European Union (EU) gets ready to introduce a new data privacy law.
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday dismissed as "non-maintainable" a petition seeking registration of a treason case against former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after his recent remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack that left 166 people dead.
Brussels, May 17 (IANS/AKI) Italy is a country "of maximum importance" for the European Union, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said.
Rome, May 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported a 42-year-old Albanian supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group, the Interior Ministry said.
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Taking a jibe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he "appreciates" the PML-N leader for "campaigning" for the PTI through his "love fest" with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Dubai, May 17 (IANS) A 46-year-old Indian worker has gone on trial here after he allegedly molested a 5-year-old girl, the media reported on Thursday.
Seoul, May 17 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday urged North Korea to fulfil the agreements reached during the inter-Korean summit and to resume talks a day after Pyongyang cancelled a high-level meeting with Seoul and said it was reconsidering its participation in the upcoming summit with the US.
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An "irate" passenger who reportedly missed his scheduled flight was arrested at Melbourne Airport on Thursday after attempting to break into a Jetstar Airways plane.