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Last updated: Monday, December 22, 2014 4:32:07 PM

Over 300 terror suspects held in Islamabad
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 300 terror suspects, including some foreigners, have been nabbed by security agencies in Pakistan's capital city during joint operations, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 11:14:04 AM

North Korea to boost defence capabilities to counter US
Pyongyang, Dec 21 (IANS) North Korea vowed to boost its defence capabilities, including nuclear capabilities Saturday, saying that denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula had "lost its meaning" amid a hostile US policy.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 8:12:05 AM

China plans to boost civil aviation in Xinjiang
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) China vowed to make greater efforts to boost civil aviation in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Saturday.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 3:18:09 AM

China offers infrastructure support to five neighbours
Bangkok, Dec 21 (IANS) China will provide support to five neighbouring countries to improve infrastructure inter-connectivity and alleviate poverty, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced here Saturday.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 3:00:08 AM

OIC condemns Pakistan school attack, voices support
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Saturday, extended full support to Pakistan, following Tuesday's terror attack on a Peshawar school that killed nearly 150 people.

Sunday, December 21, 2014 1:20:05 AM

Iraqi forces repel IS attacks in western Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen Saturday repelled attacks by the Islamic State (IS) militants in a military airbase housing US advisors in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:22:11 PM

Arrest warrant against Taliban chief, Pakistan assures Lakhvi in jail (Intro Roundup)
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and nine others even as Pakistan assured India that Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has not been released.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:28:04 PM

Kurdish forces fight IS to free Iraqi town
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) Kurdish security forces Saturday continued their advance to free the town of Sinjar after retaking several villages from the Islamic State (IS) radical group in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, a Kurdish official website and a security source said.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:22:11 PM

21 militants killed in Pakistan air raid
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) At least 21 militants were killed when the Pakistani army launched an air raid against suspected militants in the country's northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency Saturday, the military said.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:14:04 PM

Navneeth Prabhu in title round in Junior Open squash
Singapore, Dec 20 (IANS) Top seed Navneeth Prabhu of India entered the final of the Singapore Junior Open squash tournament defeating compatriot Neel Joshi 11-0, 11-7, 11-7 in the semi-final here Saturday.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:12:06 PM

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