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Applying new strategy in anti-Maoist operations: CRPF DG

The government promised to review its strategy on battling Naxalites, as the Chhattisgarh chief minister warned that an operation would be launched "with more firmness" and "vigour" against the guerri...

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List of schools to have their funding cut under Turnbull government

List of schools to have their funding cut under Turnbull government

Education Minister Simon Birmingham said the reforms would end "ancient sweetheart deals" with certain schools for the first time ever. The Gonski name has become synonymous with needs-based funding...

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Thousands of people in US rally for workers, against Trump

Thousands of people in US rally for workers, against Trump

On International Workers' Day, which for more than a century has promoted labor unions and, more recently, income inequality, numerous issues wound up taking a back seat to immigration, and the wall, ...

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Kremlin critic Navalny can't run for presidency - election official

Kremlin critic Navalny can't run for presidency - election official

Navalny in December announced his plan to stand for the Kremlin in 2018 as Vladimir Putin is expected to run for a fourth term. A 40-year-old former lawyer who has made a name for himself inside R...

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North Korea confirms detention of American professor

Invited to a university in Pyongyang to teach accounting as a professor, Kim is now in detention for investigation into the "crimes", the KCNA said. Park said Kim, who is 58, was detained as he was ...

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FDA extends menu-labeling compliance date to 2018

FDA extends menu-labeling compliance date to 2018

Sarasin, FMI's president and CEO. That means that, in many cases, all of the money required to get in line with the rule - from testing recipes to training staff and printing those new menus - has alr...

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Social media giants' failure to tackle extremism 'shameful'

Social media giants' failure to tackle extremism 'shameful'

The report, initially launched past year following the murder of the Labour MP Jo Cox by a far-right gunman, calls for a review of United Kingdom laws around he removal of illegal material, and wants ...

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Hamas to soften stance on Israel, Muslim Brotherhood in policy document

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is expected to be at the limelight this week as President Donald Trump is expected to arrive in Israel this week. Dore Gold, a former director general of Israel's ...

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Italy to vote against UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

Italy to vote against UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

Rivlin said at an event to celebrate Israel's 69th Independence Day that "Jerusalem has always been the centre of the Jewish world". "The executive board decision now goes to the plenary, which will...

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Amid CA rejection, mining firm files graft complaint vs Lopez

Amid CA rejection, mining firm files graft complaint vs Lopez

Lopez, a passionate environmentalist who has locked horns with the mining industry and other members of President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet, ordered the closure of 23 mines, suspension of five others ...

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Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

The Protection Units is among the most effective ground forces battling the Islamic State group, but Turkey says it is an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party and that that group's fig...

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New Zealand regulators reject merger of newspaper publishers

The details of those submissions are confidential; however, we do not consider the scenarios presented to be likely outcomes. "While we can not weigh in dollar terms the net benefits against the det...

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Movie tickets capped at Rs 200; gold class excluded in Bengaluru

Movie tickets capped at Rs 200; gold class excluded in Bengaluru

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had announced the ceiling proposal in March in the budget for 2017-18. According to the order, all theatres, including multiplexes, in the state must henceforth cap ticke...

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In Pics: Prabhas' awesome Madame Tussauds wax statue is going viral

In Pics: Prabhas' awesome Madame Tussauds wax statue is going viral

Trade Analyst Ramesh Bala took to micro blogging site Twitter to share the picture. Expressing his excitement, Prabhas in a statement said that he is really happy for being selected by Madame Tuss...

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China Unveils The First Aircraft Carrier Made Domestically

China Unveils The First Aircraft Carrier Made Domestically

China's first "indigenous" aircraft carrier, assigned the hull number of CV-17, is expected to be named the Shandong and will be slightly larger at 70,000 tons than the CV-16, China's first-ever air...

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Trump at Holocaust remembrance ceremony: 'We will confront anti-Semitism'

He said that anti-Semitism "continues all around the world". "His absence leaves an empty space in our hearts, but his spirit fills this room". He said that Wiesel had a "gentle spirit", that he "li...

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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: 'Make school meals great again'

Customers looking for calorie labels on restaurant menus and grocery store displays will have to wait another year. The rule was scheduled to go into effect later this week. The previous standards wer...

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Houston Texans Select Deshaun Watson: Rapid Draft Grade

The Houston Texans traded next year's first-round selection to the Cleveland Browns to move up and select quarterback Deshaun Watson with the 12th overall pick. But if they want to acquire a talente...

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North Korea accuses US of provocation after bomber drills

Washington and Seoul agreed to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery deployment in July in the wake of a string of North Korean missile tests. A U.S. official said the the THAAD mis...

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WhatsApp group admin arrested over morphed photo of PM

WhatsApp group admin arrested over morphed photo of PM

Anand Manjunath Naik, said to be a BJP worker, lodged a police complaint against the accused, after which they were booked under the IT Act. Bhatkal (K'taka), May 3 (PTI) Two persons were arrested...

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Nuclear war 'closer' with USA drills near Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang's media warn

Nuclear war 'closer' with USA drills near Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang's media warn

The scrutiny of the THAAD installation, which has been under discussion with Seoul for years, reflects heightened tensions over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs, which have made ...

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Kazakhstan expects Syrian armed opposition to return to talks on Thurs

Kazakhstan expects Syrian armed opposition to return to talks on Thurs

The UN special envoy for Syria is heading to Kazakhstan to join talks on the cease-fire in Syria. Syrian rebels on Wednesday suspended their participation in talks in Kazakhstan on a Russian plan fo...

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Marine Le Pen's father urges French to back her

Ms Le Pen also described France's borders and ties with "Italy, our sister" - again a phrase used in Mr Fillon's 15 April speech, and used the same quote from early 20th century French Prime Minister ...

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Sen. Chris Coons slams Trump's North Korea tweet

Sen. Chris Coons slams Trump's North Korea tweet

Experts say North Korea has readied a nuclear test, which many suspected would take place earlier in April on the anniversary of the country's founder's birth or the foundation of its military. Trump ...

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North Korea defies US, China in new missile test

North Korea defies US, China in new missile test

A USA official says North Korea has tested what was likely a medium-range ballistic missile. President Donald Trump on Friday condemned the ballistic missile launched by North Korea, saying that it ...

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Merkley, Cicilline Reintroduce Equality Act to Protect LGBTQ Americans

Cicilline, lead sponsor of the Equality Act in the U.S. House, said the legislation has more supporters than ever in the House and "reflects the simple idea that everyone, including members of the LGB...

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Libyan premier, rival general in UAE for 'mediation' talks

At the same time, the Government of National Accord operates in the country's west and is headquartered in Tripoli. The United Arab Emirates voiced optimism a political settlement could be reached i...

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Australian leader says North Korea will dominate Trump talks

Turnbull said he and President Donald Trump will focus on North Korea, security and economic issues when they meet for the first time this week in NY on Thursday, May 4, 2017. USA and Australian warsh...

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72-year-old rescued by Coast Guard after vessel grounding in Jacksonville

72-year-old rescued by Coast Guard after vessel grounding in Jacksonville

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking information about a boat that was found in the waters along the Outer Banks. One of the people aboard the 10-foot boat made a distress call to Coast Guard Sector Long...

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WestJet orders longer-range Boeings as part of wider expansion plans

WestJet orders longer-range Boeings as part of wider expansion plans

WestJet has disclosed a definitive purchase agreement with Boeing that covers up to 20 787-9s. WestJet is pushing ahead with global expansion plans, signing on for up to 20 new Boeing 787-9 D...

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Deadly unrest in Venezuela as Trump donation revealed

Later, in the opposition hotbed of San Cristobal near the Colombia border, university student Paola Ramirez died after being shot by armed men on motorbikes as she was leaving the protest, according...

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Taliban announce spring offensive 1 week after Afghanistan massacre

Taliban announce spring offensive 1 week after Afghanistan massacre

Earlier this month, the American military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State group hideouts in eastern Afghanistan, killing almost a hundred militants. In February, Army General Joh...

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Palestine's Hamas to ease stance on Israel

Palestine's Hamas to ease stance on Israel

Instead, it seeks to draw a distinction between political and religious struggle: "Hamas affirms that its conflict is with the Zionist project, not with the Jews due to their religion", said Hamas lea...

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USA moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

USA moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

However, South Korea's military said it was closely watching North Korean troop movement around an eastern coastal town where the North reportedly conducted a huge live-fire drill to mark the holida...

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UT Austin stabbing suspect reportedly suffered from mental health issues

UT Austin stabbing suspect reportedly suffered from mental health issues

The student who died, 19-year-old Harrison Brown , was the first victim in the spree. Police identified the suspect as 21-year-old student Kendrex J. On Tuesday, Graham Independent School District...

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