Firebrand Maharashtra politician Raj Thackeray has been summoned in connection with a case linked to the collapse of shadow bank Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) late last year by the Enforcement Directorate.
Heavy rain pummelled several parts of North India on Sunday, leaving at least 28 people dead and 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab. A flood alert was issued in parts of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as the Yamuna an...
Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who had entered hospice care for incurable cancer has died.
Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog owners and spectators Saturday to an Atlanta park for their own small cosplay convention, dressing up like fictional characters from video games, movies and other corners of the pop culture universe.
Greater numbers of youth are casting their ballots for Argentine President Mauricio Macri's left-leaning opponent, Alberto Fernandez who has former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as his running mate. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks in Montreal's pride parade alongside NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and the Green Party's Elizabeth May. Quebec Premier Francois Legault also attended the colourful celebration of LGBTQ culture.
Maxime Bernier tells People's Party of Canada candidates and supporters he is confident he will make it into the official leaders' debates this election. Bernier says excluding his voice will lead to a superficial debate because the other party le...
Landmark Didcot cooling towers destroyed in controlled explosion
Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir was among those who attended the ceremony at the site where the Okjokull glacier once was.
Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.
Vintage cars set out across Baltic states to mark the 30th anniversary of a human chain of over one million people seeking freedom from the USSR.
Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and a former senior official of electronics manufacturer Moser Baer, has been named by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) along with others in connection with a Rs. 354-crore ba...
Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his government's ambition to make India a 5 trillion dollars economy in the next five years. However, the reality is that most of the sectors are suffering from dwindling grow...
Relatives of those killed in the suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding on Saturday night began to bury the dead on Sunday. The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for blast that killed at least 63 people.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday hit out at Pakistan at a rally in Haryana, saying if talks were held between New Delhi and Islamabad, it would only be on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). He also said India will not initiate a dialogue wi...
The so-called operation Yellow Hammer document warns of a possible three month “melt down” in Britain’s ports.
Migrants have been jumping from Open Arms and attempting to swim ashore and scuffles have broken out as the vessel remains barred from Italy.
An Iranian oil tanker seized on suspicion of illegally shipping oil to Syria will not be detained by Gibraltar despite a US warrant to seize it.
At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and destroyed thousands of shanties.
Around 2000 residents have been moved from their homes on Gran Canaria because of second forest fire within a week.
Food company Susgrainable is part of the growing industry that turns spent grain into consumables for people and animals. Susgrainable president and co-founder Marc Wandler explains how his baked goods are a good source of fibre with these sweet b...
After a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, Hong Kong protesters stay on the main highway outside the government headquarters after nightfall.
A Spanish charity says migrants on board its stranded rescue ship are facing an "extreme humanitarian emergency", as Italy blocks it from arriving in Lampedusa.
Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times. But ministers say the dossier is a 'worst case scenario'.
Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage late on Saturday when a suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months.
Labour say government is pursuing 'reckless' no deal policy
Japan has few remaining "ice farmers", who eschew the ease of refrigeration for open-air pools to create a product that is sold to high-end shaved ice shops in trendy Tokyo districts.
A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan wedding on Saturday killing more than 60 people, amid Taliban and U.S. negotiations aimed at securing peace.
A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh has blamed owners Essar Power MP Ltd. for the incident. The committee, which consists of a police officer, a sub...
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today continued to signal the country's tough stand to Pakistan, suggesting that should bilateral talks happen, it would not be on Jammu and Kashmir, but Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir - the territory under Pakistan's con...
A fire ripped through a slum area of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka leaving thousands of people homeless
A specialist team searches a section of the River Stour for missing six-year-old Lucas Dobson, who fell into the river in Sandwich on Saturday afternoon. Lucas Dobson slipped into the River Stour in Sandwich, Kent, on Saturday afternoon, while on...
Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead of the coming elections in the state. "(Article...
Tens of thousands braved a downpour to join an anti-government rally in Hong Kong's 11th week of protests.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy activists open umbrellas to shield themselves from torrential rain as they gather for a major rally to show the city's leaders their protest movement still attracts wide public support despite mounting viol...
In Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district, 18 people are reported missing after a flooded river washed away around 20 houses. The river is a tributary of the River Yamuna.
A sea of democracy activists once more flood the streets of Hong Kong in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and increasingly stark warnings from Beijing.
Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
The rally on Saturday led to minor scuffles between the two groups while law enforcement arrested at least 13 people. Clashes led to six people sustaining minor injuries.
Indonesians hold a greasy pole climbing competition as part of celebrations to mark the country's Independence Day. Hundreds of participants climb 174 slippery poles to collect prizes at the top.
In an apparent violation of orders from the centre, the Andhra Pradesh government has issued notifications for new tenders for projects worth Rs. 4,900 crore. The notifications come after the centre advised against re-tendering over concerns of in...
A UK cyclist has set the motor-paced speed world record.
A forest fire broke out on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, just days after another blaze raged in the same area.
The remains of the coal-fired Didcot power station in Oxfordshire, where four workers were killed when part of it collapsed several years ago, are demolished. Three cooling towers at the disused plant site, owned by German group RWE, were taken...