Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persistent terrorist threats from Syria.
Tehran, May 16 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday criticised Israel's use of "deadly force" against Palestinians during the Gaza rallies in which over 60 people were killed, prompting demonstrations in Tehran.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The US government has identified a suspect in the 2017 leak of a large portion of the Central Intelligence Agencys computer hacking arsenal, the cyber-tools the agency had used to conduct spying operations overseas, the media reported.
Rome, May 16 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported an alleged Egyptian extremist on national security grounds, the Interior Ministry said.
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) India's Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Summit's (SCO) security meet in Beijing next week.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a new cyber security strategy, citing evolving threats from cyberspace that the country is facing.
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld bail for opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a corruption case in which she is currently serving a five-year sentence.
Baghdad, May 16 (IANS) Up to eight people were killed and 31 wounded in a suicide bomb attack at a funeral tent near the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, officials said.
United Nations, May 16 (IANS) India leads the world in the number of students getting bachelors degrees in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court here resumed hearing of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case on Wednesday, summoning the last two Pakistani prosecution witnesses and asking the government about the availability of 27 Indian witnesses in the next hearing "so as to conclude the trial expeditiously".
Jerusalem, May 16 (IANS) Guatemala inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the US opened its embassy in the disputed city.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) At least two persons have been killed and hundreds of thousands left without power as a powerful storm pummelled the Northeast US with drenching rain, golf-ball-sized hail and damaging winds.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated a highly-controversial bridge linking the Russian mainland to Crimea, tightening Russias hold over the contested peninsula which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) Five people, including four militants and a policeman, were killed when eight terrorists attacked the police headquarters in Indonesia's Riau province on Wednesday.
Seoul, May 16 (IANS) North Korea abruptly announced a suspension of high-level inter-Korean talks scheduled for Wednesday, citing ongoing US-South Korean military drills and also threatened to pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if Washington pushes it to give up nuclear weapons.