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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 10:22:24 AM

Three die in Yemen bombing
Sanaa, Oct 22 (IANS) At least three civilians were killed and two others injured Wednesday in a roadside bombing in Yemen.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:28:03 PM

Cambodian peacekeepers leave for Central African Republic
Phnom Penh, Oct 22 (IANS) Cambodia Wednesday sent its first batch of 216 military personnel to join a UN peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:22:14 PM

India's 'five sixers' do important business in the Philippines (Diaspora Feature)
Manila, Oct 22 (IANS) They are known as the "five sixers" in local parlance, are considered virtually indispensable by the locals, but are resented too and, what is more, their numbers are growing. Meet the Indian expatriates from Punjab who have spread out across the hinterland in the Philippines, making a living from "microfinance" - a polite term for money lending.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:46:17 PM

Thai golfer Pavit earns Asian Tour spot
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert became the second player following Chinese Taipei's Chan Shih-chang to earn playing rights for the remainder of 2014 Asian Tour golf season after putting up stellar performances in the Asian Development Tour (ADT).

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:40:06 PM

Tahirul Qadri ends protest in Islamabad
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri ended his sit-in protest Tuesday, only to restart its new stage in December in the port city of Karachi.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:10:06 AM

Iran supports Iraq's new government: supreme leader
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Tuesday said the Islamic republic fully supports the new Iraqi government.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:36:15 AM

Air strikes kill 28 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 28 militants were killed when the Pakistani army launched an air strike in the country's northwest tribal town of Datta Khel Tuesday, military said.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:42:17 PM

Report reveals large-scale torture in China's 'Black Jails'
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The use of hotels and factories as clandestine prisons where thousands of people -- mostly women -- are tortured to prevent their complaints against the government from coming to light has rapidly increased in China, an organisation Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:22:14 PM

IS seizes weapons airdropped for Kurds in Syria
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) militants captured one of the weapons shipments airdropped by the US to the Kurdish fighters of the People Protection Units (YPG) in the city of Kobane in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:14:04 PM

Over 40 Nusra Front fighters desert to join IS
Beirut, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) Some 40 fighters from the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, have joined the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in recent months, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:54:04 PM

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