New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India on Thursday became a member of the Wassenaar Arrangement, that controls the global trade of conventional weapons and dual-use goods and technologies.
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Briatin's Foreign Secretary on Thursday called for the President of the United States to show leadership in order to push on with the peace process in the Middle East, after the latter recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Mexico City, Dec 8 (IANS) Two students were killed when a gunman opened fire at a northern New Mexico high school on Thursday morning, law enforcement officials said.
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II commissioned Britain's biggest warship, the future flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy on Thursday at a ceremony in the Portsmouth naval base.
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US Senator Al Franken said on Thursday that he will give up his seat amid allegations of sexual harassment levelled by eight different women.
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital prompted a global diplomatic backlash and sparked protests in Palestinian territories on Thursday as fears grew of fresh bloodshed in the volatile Middle East.
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs met North Korea's Foreign Minister in Pyongyang on Thursday.
Brussels, Dec 7 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Brussels on Thursday to show their support for Catalan independence, weeks ahead of a regional election that would see it regaining autonomy from the Spanish government.
Vienna, Dec 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday accused Russia of instigating unrest in eastern Ukraine, where violations against an agreed ceasefire have increased in recent weeks.
Gaza, Dec 7 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement on Thursday called for a Palestinian "popular uprising" against the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed as a boat carrying over 50 pilgrims capsized near Pakistan's Thatta district in Sindh province on Thursday, an official said.
Tripoli, Dec 7 (IANS) A year after the Islamic State (IS) terror group lost Sirte, its former stronghold in Libya, the remaining terrorists are moving in the desert areas near the city in an attempt to regroup.
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday joined the international community in expressing its strong opposition and condemnation over US President Donald Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the plan to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the ancient city.
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) China on Thursday said an Indian drone "invaded" its airspace and crashed in the Sikkim section of the border where the two countries were locked in a 73-day military stand-off. New Delhi said the drone crossed the border by mistake.
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital triggered global flak, including from some of America's closest allies, amid fears it could strengthen extremists and destroy the region's faltering peace process.