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Taliban kills 21 kidnapped Pakistani soldiers

Taliban kills 21 kidnapped Pakistani soldiers

Islamabad, Dec 30, 2012: Twenty-one Pakistani security personnel kidnapped by the Taliban from check posts near Peshawar were gunned down by the militants today, police officials said. The bullet-riddled bodies…

Obama ‘modestly optimistic’ after meeting Congress leaders

Obama ‘modestly optimistic’ after meeting Congress leaders

Washington, Dec 29, 2012: U.S. President Barack Obama appeared “modestly optimistic” after meeting top Congressional leaders and urged them take immediate measures to address the looming fiscal cliff before the…

Japan’s PM seeks security ties with India, Australia: Report

Japan’s PM seeks security ties with India, Australia: Report

Tokyo, Dec 29, 2012: Japan’s new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought to expand the Japan-US security partnership to India and Australia as it faces a bitter territorial row with…

Gang-rape victim’s body to be brought back today

Gang-rape victim’s body to be brought back today

Singapore, December 29, 2012:  The body of the Delhi gang rape victim, who died on Saturday morning, will be flown to India by a special chartered aircraft this afternoon. Indian…

Late-season storm kills 11 in central Philippines

Late-season storm kills 11 in central Philippines

Manila,Dec 28,2012 : A late-season storm expected to be the last of the year in the Philippines has killed 11 people but spared a southern region where more than 1,000…

Injured Indian student discharged from hospital in Germany

Injured Indian student discharged from hospital in Germany

Bonn, Dec 28,2012: A 24-year-old Indian student, who was brutally assaulted on Christmas eve by two men demanding him to convert to Islam, has been discharged from hospital after his…

US suspends embassy operations in Central African Republic

US suspends embassy operations in Central African Republic

Washington, Dec 28, 2012: The United States today evacuated its embassy and temporarily halted its operations in the Central African Republic, amidst escalation of violence in the African nation between…

Indians in Oz to hold rally in support of Delhi rape victim

Indians in Oz to hold rally in support of Delhi rape victim

Melbourne,Dec 27, 2012 : The Indian diaspora here will hold a peaceful rally today and offer prayers for the recovery of the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim who is now being…

Nine slain in Mexican town as cartels clash

Nine slain in Mexican town as cartels clash

Culiacan,Dec 27, 2012: A group of armed men stormed a town in the mountains of the western state of Sinaloa on Christmas Eve and shot nine men to death with…

Rape victim shifted to Singapore hospital, remains critical

Rape victim shifted to Singapore hospital, remains critical

Singapore, Dec 27, 2012: The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim was admitted this morning to the Mount Elizabeth Hospital’s intensive care unit here in an extremely critical condition, a hospital spokesperson…