Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to allow the rupee to depreciate after holding talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the country's economy.
London, Dec 9 (IANS) UK universities have been accused of complacent and inadequate response to sexual harassment and gender violence after a media investigation found inconsistencies in the support and services offered to victims across the country.
Gaza, Dec 9 (IANS) Israel has targeted a number of sites of militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for earlier rocket strikes.
Lahore, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Mohammed Hafeez will travel to England to re-work on his bowling action which was earlier deemed illegal by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Pyongyang, Dec 9 (IANS) The UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, on Saturday concluded his five-day visit to North Korea, during which both parties agreed to remain in regular contact.
Tokyo, Dec 9 (IANS) Police in Japan on Saturday arrested a group of North Korean fishermen for allegedly stealing on an uninhabited islet, where the suspects took shelter after their boat went adrift.
San Francisco, Dec 9 (IANS) Microsoft has released a security patch to fix a flaw in its Windows Malware Protection Engine that, if left untreated, can exploit a memory corruption error in the malware scanning tool and hack your system.
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US House Representative Trent Franks charged with sexual harassment by his former aides, has announced that he was resigning immediately instead of early next year.
San Francisco, Dec 9 (IANS) Apple is reportedly acquiring popular music recognition app Shazam for a likely sum of nearly $400 million, media reported.
United Nations, Dec 9 (IANS) Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) have criticised Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and warned that it would raise tensions in the area even as Washington stood alone steadfastly defending its decision.
New York, Dec 9 (IANS) The Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) has raised over $210,000 for underprivileged students pursuing higher education in Punjab during its latest fund drive, according to the organisation's chairman, Gajinder Singh Ahuja.
United Nations, Dec 9 (IANS) The United States found itself isolated at a special United Nations Security Council meeting in its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that set off alarms about the risk of escalating conflict in the Middle East.
Geneva, Dec 9 (IANS) Britain will have to consider its global role after deciding to leave the European Union, but it wants close ties with Europe, the main UK parliamentary opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said in Geneva on Friday.
Gaza, Dec 9 (IANS) Israeli war jets began to strike the Gaza Strip on Friday night in response to earlier rockets attacks from Gaza into Israel, the media reported.