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 Bomb attack at Pakistani mosque kills over 60: Officials
62 Views, 31-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

A powerful bomb tore through a busy Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday, killing more than 60 people in the country`s deadliest sectarian attack in nearly two years.   The blast hit the mosque in Shikarpur in Sindh province, around 470 kilometres (300 miles) north of Karachi, as hund...Read more

 Two killed, 29 wounded in Brazil prison riot
56 Views, 20-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

A police officer and an inmate were killed and 29 prisoners wounded Monday in the latest riot to hit Brazil`s overcrowded prison system, authorities said.   The violence erupted in a Recife jail when an orderly protest broke down, and was brought under control only after police arrived. &nbs...Read more

 France examines legality of revoking jihadist\’s citizenship
49 Views, 13-01-2015, Courtsey News Live

Less than a week after bloody terror attacks left 17 people dead, France\'s top legal body will review a decree stripping a convicted terror operative of his naturalised French citizenship.   France\'s Constitutional Council today begins examining the case of Ahmed Sahnouni, a Moroccan natura...Read more

 New homes for flood affected Malaysian families
49 Views, 31-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said the government will allocate new houses to families whose dwellings were destroyed in the recent floods, a media report said Wednesday.   "Homes have been almost entirely destroyed, people have lost their furniture, clothes, cars, everythin...Read more

 Barack Obama praises US troops as Afghanistan mission winds down
62 Views, 26-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

President Barack Obama in a Christmas Day speech to US troops stationed in Hawaii hailed their "extraordinary dedication and sacrifices," as NATO prepares to wrap up its combat mission in Afghanistan.   After a morning of exchanging gifts with family members during their annual year...Read more

73 Views, 14-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

The US Congress on Saturday unanimously approved fresh economic sanctions against Russia and lethal weapons for Kiev, defying President Barack Obama and hardening American lawmakers` response to a Kremlin-backed insurgency in Ukraine.   Identical texts of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act passe...Read more

 Three killed, six missing in China boats collision
61 Views, 11-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

At least three people were killed and six went missing after two boats collided and sank in the East China Sea Thursday, authorities said.   The ministry of transport`s East China Sea salvage bureau received a report of an accident at 6.12 a.m. off Nanri Island, near Fujian province in China,...Read more

 6.8-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea
54 Views, 07-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

A 6.8-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Sunday, US seismologists said, but no destructive tsunami was expected.   The quake hit at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) about 116 kilometres from the nearest city of Panguna on Bougainville Island, at 11.22am local time (0...Read more

 Six killed in Mexican police raid
63 Views, 05-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

Mexican police shot and killed six people on Thursday during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.   Another seven people were arrested and two kidnapped people were freed in the operation in Veracruz.   The clash happened in the town of Poza Rica as auth...Read more

 Germany urged NATO, Russia to restart dialogue
58 Views, 03-12-2014, Courtsey News Live

Germany urged NATO on Tuesday to resume dialogue with Russia to avoid the risk of military misunderstandings in and around Ukraine getting "completely out of control."   Russian intervention in Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea in March saw the alliance suspend all cooperation wi...Read more