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Last updated: Sunday, May 24, 2015 11:06:17 PM

Pakistan criticizes Indian defence minister's terrorism remarks
ISlamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan has criticized Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that India will use terrorism to counter terrorism from other countries.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 7:36:17 AM

Nigerian troops kill scores of terrorists in operation
Abuja, May 23 (IANS) Nigeria's military on Saturday claimed scores of terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by troops in the northeastern state of Borno, where intensive efforts to rout the Boko Haram is currently going on.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:06:16 PM

61 IS militants killed in airstrikes, clashes in Iraq
Baghdad, May 23 (IANS) At least 61 members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group were killed in US-led airstrikes and clashes with Iraqi security forces in Iraq on Saturday, while security forces freed a small town as they are advancing to recapture a major city in Anbar province from the IS, security sources said.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:02:15 PM

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in bomb attack
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Three Pakistani soldiers were killed and three injured in a roadside bomb attack in North Waziristan tribal region on Saturday, security officials said.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:42:12 PM

Monaco GP: Force India takes 7th, 13th pole
Monte Carlo (Monaco), May 23 (IANS) Force India Formula 1 drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg will start Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco-Monte Carlo here in the seventh and the 13th places.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:50:03 PM

Bodies of 16 people trapped in collapsed China building found
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) All 16 people trapped in a collapsed building in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang region were found dead on Saturday afternoon, authorities confirmed.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:42:07 PM

Iraqi forces recapture IS-held town
Baghdad, May 23 (IANS) Iraqi security forces and allied militias on Saturday retook control of a small town east of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province, after heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants, a provincial security source said.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:32:05 PM

One killed in Nepal storm
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Saturday after strong winds along with a brief spell of rain rattled the city, including the people living in open spaces due to fear of earthquake aftershocks.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:06:05 PM

Lewis Hamilton beats Rosberg to take pole in Monaco GP
Monte Carlo (Monaco), May 23 (IANS) Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton defeated Nico Rosberg to take the pole position for the first time in his career in the Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco-Monte Carlo here on Saturday.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:30:02 PM

Indian golfers struggle to stay in race
Kuching (Malaysia), May 23 (IANS) Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi shot one-over 73 to slip to eighth position on the third day of Malaysian Amateur Open here on Saturday, while compatriot Aman Raj climbed to tied 23rd after firing a level par round.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 6:42:15 PM

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