San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) The toll from massive wildfires raging across California has increased to 40 with thousands more ordered to evacuate from Santa Rosa city as a new blaze threatened the area, police said.
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Responding to high-profile #WomenBoycottTwitter protest, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the company was now changing its policies around how it vets content.
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The Virginia State University (VSU) was put on lockdown on lockdown after a shooting occurred in its campus, police said.
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The number of North Koreans fleeing the isolated country to South Korea dropped almost 15 per cent in the first nine months of 2017, according to figures released on Sunday.
Caracas, Oct 15 (IANS) Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) Director Socorro Hernandez has announced that a group of 70 international observers will supervise Sunday's regional elections.
Rabat, Oct 15 (IANS) Moroccan security services have arrested 11 people with suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) group, the Interior Ministry announced in a statement.
Gaza, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior official of the Islamic Hamas movement has said the Gaza Strip is now under the mandate of the Palestinian consensus government of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.
Mexico City, Oct 15 (IANS) A total of 39 people remain hospitalised, 11 of them in serious condition, following the September earthquakes in Mexico, the Health Secretariat said.
Damascus, Oct 15 (IANS) Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants are being transferred under the protection of the US-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from the northern city of Raqqa towards Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria, a media report said.
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) People's Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan has said that Beijing has the capacity and confidence to control systemic risks while maintaining steady growth.
Mexico City, Oct 15 (IANS) Mexico City will reinforce its earthquake alert system by installing between 800 and 1,000 new speakers on the streets, the government announced.
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The Belt and Road Initiative could help deepen international cooperation in development and faster economic integration in the region, a Chinese official said.
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) Four supporters of the Islamic State (IS) have been detained on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks in the country's Republic of Dagestan, Russia's NAC said.
Caracas, Oct 15 (IANS) CEELA President Nicanor Moscoso has said its members are "satisfied" and "confident" that the regional elections to be held on Sunday across Venezuela will be carried out with "absolute transparency".