The Hindu : International (190)

Boris Johnson says U.K. likely to strike Syria if asked by the U.S.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the U.K. will probably join the United States in further military action against Syria if asked to do so, whether or not Parliament gets a vote on i...

Unfazed by attacks, this Coptic Christian artist paints church murals

God gave me talent and I must make use of it to serve him,' says Ayman William of Egypt.

Two PIO doctors, woman indicted in US genital mutilation case — a first

Fakhruddin Attar, his wife Farida Attar and Jumana Nagarwala performed FGM on 2 minor girls

This Coptic Christian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

God gave me talent and I must make use of it to serve him,' says Ayman William of Egypt.

France: tests show Assad regime was behind sarin gas attack

The manufacturing process of the sarin that was sampled is typical of the method developed in Syrian labs: Ayrault

US Air Force tests unarmed ICBM

Launch of the Minuteman III was a success, by all accounts.

Large blast and fire at Damascus airport

Likely cause was an Israeli air strike, says Lebanon's al-Manar, a TV channel affiliated with Syrian government ally Hezbollah.

UKIP leader compares himself to Gandhi

Paul Nuttall, the leader of the right-wing U.K. Independence Party is embroiled in a new controversy as he compared himself and his party's policies to Mahatma Gandhi.Pointing to a number of his party...

Trump administration proposes 'biggest tax cut' in U.S. history

President Donald Trump is proposing the biggest tax cut' ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfil his promises to stimulate job creation and middle class pro...

Donald Trump proposing 'biggest tax cut' in U.S. history

President Donald Trump is proposing the biggest tax cut' ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfil his promises to stimulate job creation and middle class pro...

JFK's journalism diary up for auction

Expected to fetch at least $2,00,000

Afghanistan arrests 35 soldiers after attack on base

Authorities have arrested 35 soldiers who served on an army base in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban staged a deadly attack last week, officials said Wednesday, as fears grew they had inside hel...

Bangladesh to have Saudi-financed mosques

Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, an official said on Wednesday, worrying minority groups.The government plans to construct 560 m...

Will British Indians remain with Labour?

Support for the Conservatives is on the rise among Indians

Assad regime carried out sarin attack: France

French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Mr. Assad or members of his inner cir...

U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparks protests

China urges withdrawal of the equipment from the region; frontrunner in South Korean presidential race wants deployment suspended.

Transcript of Ehsanullah Ehsan's 'confession' released by Pakistan military

My name is Liaquat Ali, aka Ehsanullah Ehsan, and I belong to the Mohmand Agency,' Ehsan is heard saying at the beginning of the the video.I joined the TTP in 2008, when I was a college student.'I ...

RAW providing safe haven to Pakistani Taliban chief, says breakaway faction spokesman

Pakistan military releases video confession' of Ehsanullah Ehsan who was captured by the Pakistan military last week.

Disqualified Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for trying to barge into legislature

The two used their swearing-in ceremony in October 2016 to stage an apparent protest by inserting anti-China insults into their oaths.

U.S. Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense na...

China sentences U.S. woman to three-and-a-half years' jail for 'spying'

Sandy Phan-Gillis was detained in March 2015 at Macau border and she is not 'planning to appeal.'

Pope Francis urges connection not division in TED talk

Pope Francis has urged harmony over division in a surprise papal TED talk, delivered via video to the big - ideas gathering in Vancouver.Francis embraced the theme of this year's conference - 'The Fu...

Indian citizen held in US, charged with insider trading

New York A 41-year-old Indian citizen has been arrested on charges of insider trading and making thousands of dollars using confidential information of a private equity firm's acquisition of a technol...

Judge blocks Trump order on 'sanctuary cities'

Rules President cannot coerce such cities to cooperate with immigration officers by withdrawing federal funds.

Massacre in Brazilian farmland highlights brutal struggle

In a country where 60,000 murders are committed every year, killings of poor peasants make little difference.

Upset with wife, Thai man kills baby daughter, self on FB Live

Police say bodies of the father, Wuttisan Wongtalay , and the infant were found in an abandoned hotel in Phuket province.

Eyeing West Pacific, China launches first domestically-made aircraft carrier

The country's second such carrier and to be in action by 2020, it is likely to be named Shandong and will supplement the Liaoning.

'The killer will not have my hatred'

Slain French policeman's partner pays tribute in remembrance ceremony

Ivanka defends Trump on women's rights

Ivanka Trump, making her overseas début as the U.S. First Daughter' at a women's summit in Berlin on Tuesday, was forced to defend her father's attitude towards women.Sitting on a G20 panel with wom...

Issue of International students won't go away: UK Peer

The issue of Britain's treatment of international students won't go away, despite the government's decision not to take them out of the net migration figures, Lord Hannay, the cross bench member of th...

China bans Muslim names for babies in Xinjiang

China has banned Islamic names for babies in Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, home to the Muslim Uighur ethnic minority, the Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.According to the move, children w...

N. Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nucl...

Louvre pyramid creator turns 100

Pei's controversial 1989 work is now seen as an icon of the French capital

May the gold Darth Vader mask be with you for $1.4 mn

A solid gold Darth Vader mask is going on sale in Japan, with a $1.4 million price tag for a one-of-a-kind likeness of science fiction's most famous villain.Jeweller Ginza Tanaka on Tuesday showcased ...

Let's walk a mile in a refugee's shoes

UN-aided app simulates daily struggles of fictional teen

Why do Turkey and Cyprus not get along?

The Presidents of the two countries are set to visit India within days of each other

10 killed in blast in Pakistan's tribal belt

Six children were among 10 people killed on Tuesday when a passenger van was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb by Taliban militants in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region.The improvised e...

Nawaz Sharif may file review petition in Panamagate judgement

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may file a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict in the high-profile Panamagate case as his family fears that the strong observations made by the fi...

U.S. submarine makes S. Korea port call, North remains defiant

A nuclear-powered U.S. submarine made a port call in South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force amid concerns that North Korea may mark the foundation of its military with a missile launch or a nuclea...

Palestinians say Britain refuses request for apology over 1917 Balfour promise

Balfour Declaration set path towards future Israel

Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.People could access the videos of the child's murde...

Father says Le Pen campaign laid-back as she steps aside from party role

Marine Le Pen in 2015 expelled her father Jean-Marie from the National Front, the party he founded.

Robert Pirsig, 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dies

Robert M. Pirsig, author of the influential 1970s philosophical novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance died on Monday at the age of 88, his publisher said.William Morrow & Co executive e...

Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

Arkansas carried out back-to-back executions on Monday night, administering lethal injections to two men convicted of rape and murder to become the first U.S. state to put more than one inmate to dea...

Obama dishes out leadership advice at 1st event since leaving office

Mr. Obama spoke about his formative experiences as a community organizer and as a young politician running for office in Illinois.

Obama dishes out leadership advice at 1st event since leaving office

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn't do was me...

100m at 101: Miracle mom from Chandigarh bags another gold

Centenarian Man Kaur took to athletics only at 93

London's Migration Museum holds up a mirror to the U.K.

The project aims to provide context to frenzied political debate

Thousands gather at Auschwitz

Many carried wooden plaques for loved ones at the Holocaust memorial event

Macron, Le Pen get ready for final battle

As the votes were counted on Monday, a clear picture of where and how the victors won. Centrist Emmanuel Macron who leads a movement called En Marche, won the first round with 23.75%, winning big in m...