Santiago, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Latin America and the Caribbean are the regions where efforts to eradicate hunger have made the greatest strides, according to a report released here by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
Friday, May 29, 2015 4:40:03 AM
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Chris Pratt was spotted riding a rickshaw along with his co-star Bryce Dallas Howard here while promoting their forthcoming science fiction adventure film "Jurassic World".
Friday, May 29, 2015 4:16:05 AM
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A man in China's Gansu province was executed on Thursday for the rape and sexual abuse of 26 children, the Supreme People's Court said.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:44:03 PM
Singapore, May 28 (IANS) A Singapore court on Thursday found an Indian national guilty of failing to disperse despite police warning during the 2013 riot in Little India area of this city state, a media report said.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:32:15 PM
Hong Kong, May 28 (IANS) Two top Indian players Saurav Goshal and Joshna Chinappa posted impressive wins in the HKFC International squash tournament to reach the semi-finals here on Thursday.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:30:05 PM
Colombo, May 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main opposition the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) said on Thursday that it will be launching protests after June 9 to gather support for the removal of the current government.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:28:05 PM
Ankara, May 28 (IANS) Turkish coast guards rescued 192 migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar deserted on an island en route to Greece in the Aegean Sea, Turkish BGN news reported on Thursday.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:00:04 PM
Singapore, May 28 (IANS) The Singapore government has appointed Indian-origin S. Chandra Das, a former member of parliament and diplomat, as Singapore's non-resident high commissioner to Sri Lanka, a media report said on Thursday.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:42:08 PM
Baghdad, May 28 (IANS) At least 47 people were killed on Thursday in separate clashes between the Islamic State (IS) militants and Iraqi security forces in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar, security sources said.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:42:07 PM
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Nepal has banned child adoption in the country in an effort to curb human trafficking, especially of girl children who are at risk of falling victim to traffickers, in the wake of the April 25 earthquake that claimed thousands of lives and left a huge section of the population homeless.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:10:05 PM
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