Kabul, May 15 (IANS) Heavy rains and flooding have claimed seven lives and destroyed several houses in Afghanistan's northern Samangan and Baghlan provinces.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China has banned India-trained "wrongly educated" monks from teaching Buddhism, fearing they may be of "separatist" bend.
United Nations, May 15 (IANS) India has acknowledged here at an international forum that its civilisation was built upon successive waves of migration like most countries and it was a scientific fact.
Canberra, May 15 (IANS) A 36-year-old Indian man has died after an accident on a highway in South Australia.
Washington, May 15 (IANS) US clothing brand Gap has apologised for selling T-shirts which it said showed an "incorrect map" of China.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China on Tuesday condemned the border violence in Gaza and urged all parties to exercise restraint after 58 Palestinians were killed a day earlier during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Seoul, May 15 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday denounced Japan for its repeated territorial claims to Dokdo islets, called Takeshima in Japan, lying halfway between the two countries.
Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Istanbul, May 15 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children, drowned when a boat carrying migrants to a Greek island sank off Turkey's Aegean coast.
Seoul, May 15 (IANS) North Korea has started to dismantle its nuclear test site, which it had pledged to close down after the inter-Korean summit on April 27, according to media reports on Tuesday.
Ankara, May 15 (IANS) Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Israel to protest the Donald Trump administration's decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a media report said on Tuesday.
Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the military action that killed 55 Palestinians and wounded 2,700 as "self-defence", Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for intensified protests on Tuesday, the media reported.
Seoul, May 15 (IANS) North and South Korea have agreed to hold high-level talks on May 16 to discuss ways to enforce the Panmunjom Declaration, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Tuesday.
San Francisco, May 15 (IANS) A data set of over 3 million Facebook users collected via a personality app was available to download freely for anyone for almost four years, New Scientist reported.