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'God can triumph over Trump', says Martin Luther King's daughter, draws standing ovation

'God can triumph over Trump', says Martin Luther King's daughter, draws standing ovation

Martin Luther King's daughter said on Monday that God can triumph over Trump, but the slain civil rights leader's son struck a conciliatory
17 Jan 2017, 01:25 PM IST
US astronaut Eugene Cernan, last man to set foot on the moon, dies at 82

US astronaut Eugene Cernan, last man to set foot on the moon, dies at 82

US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday at age 82, NASA and his family announced.
17 Jan 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Bomb attack in Turkey kills four police officers, two others injured

Bomb attack in Turkey kills four police officers, two others injured

Four police officers were killed and two others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded today as a police vehicle passed by in Kurdish-majorit
17 Jan 2017, 11:25 AM IST
Trump's criticism of Merkel 'inappropriate', says John Kerry

Trump's criticism of Merkel 'inappropriate', says John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry has slammed President-elect Donald Trump for an interview in which he branded NATO obsolete and said German
17 Jan 2017, 10:53 AM IST
Democrats launch protests against Obamacare repeal

Democrats launch protests against Obamacare repeal

Democratic leaders joined hundreds of protesters in Los Angeles in rejecting the plan of President-elect Donald Trump and Republican congres
17 Jan 2017, 10:31 AM IST

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15 Jan 2017, 03:14 PM IST

Donald Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend John Lewis

Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire’s White House victory, intensifying a feud with the
15 Jan 2017, 10:52 AM IST

Japan space agency fails to launch a satellite due to communication failure

Japanese space agency on Sunday failed to send a satellite into orbit aboard an experimental mini-rocket due to communication failure. The modified sounding rocket SS-520, to be on
15 Jan 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes the coast of Fiji

A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. 
14 Jan 2017, 04:17 PM IST

Trump's defence secretary nominee: Taliban has made advances, eroded progress made by US in Afghanistan

The Taliban has made advances in Afghanistan and eroded progress made by US in the country, President-elect Donald Trump's Defence Secretary nominee Gen (retd) James Mattis has tol
14 Jan 2017, 03:23 PM IST

US woman charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth

Neighbours knew them as a church-going mother and her polite teenage daughter before police swarmed their home in a small, quiet city in South Carolina.
14 Jan 2017, 01:51 PM IST

Thai fighter jet crashes at air show; Pilot killed

A Thai air force pilot has died when his fighter jet crashed at an air show during the country's Children's Day. 
14 Jan 2017, 01:03 PM IST

US Vice President singles out Pakistan for making 'counterproductive' moves risking nuclear war

US Vice President Joe Biden has singled out Pakistan along with Russia and North Korea and others for making counterproductive moves that only increased the risk that nuclear weap
14 Jan 2017, 11:48 AM IST

India, US hold extensive talks to protect ocean ecosystems

India and the US have held extensive talks here to protect ocean ecosystems and promote sustainable development through the 'blue economy', one of the largest bilateral diplomatic
14 Jan 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Kashmiri militants are giving a 'befitting reply' to India: Hafiz Saeed

Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Friday claimed that Kashmiri militants are giving a "befitting reply" to India at Akhnoor, Uri and other pl
14 Jan 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Our moon was formed 4.51 bn years ago

The moon is at least 4.51 billion years old -- or 40-140 million years older than previously thought, says new research based on an analysis of minerals from the moon called zircon
13 Jan 2017, 02:38 PM IST

Malala to choose Oxford to study philosophy, politics, economics

Pakistani Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai has given an admission test at the prestigious Oxford University where she hopes to study philosophy, politics and
13 Jan 2017, 02:27 PM IST

Trump expected to tap longtime federal prosecutor for key post

US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Baltimore Attorney Rod Rosenstein for Deputy Attorney General, according to sources. Rosenstein is being picked for a key po
13 Jan 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Donld Trump's inauguration will live stream on Twitter

Despite being excluded from the recently held Trump-tech meeting, Twitter will live-stream US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration here on January 20. "Twitter and PBS @News
13 Jan 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Israel fired rockets at a major military airbase near Damascus: Syrian army 

Syrian army command said on Friday that Israel fired rockets at a major military airbase outside Damascus, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions of what it called a "flagrant" attac
13 Jan 2017, 10:24 AM IST

Obama surprises Joe Biden with top civilian honor

Barack Obama awarded vice president Joe Biden America's highest civilian honor on Thursday, in an emotional surprise ceremony at the White House.
13 Jan 2017, 05:26 AM IST

Afghan Taliban releases video of US, Australian hostages

The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an Australian and an American hostage pleading with the US government to negotiate with their captors and saying that unles
12 Jan 2017, 07:44 PM IST

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon 'perplexed and embarrassed' over relatives' bribery case

Former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon, who is expected to run for president of South Korea, said he was "perplexed and embarrassed" over bribery accusations brought by US prosecu
12 Jan 2017, 07:39 PM IST

Over 20 UK hospitals declare 'black alert' after becoming overcrowded

More than 20 hospitals in England have declared a black alert this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient safety and provide their full rang
12 Jan 2017, 06:34 PM IST

36 killed in Thailand floods; 1.2 million affected

Thirty-six people have died and one was reported missing in floods caused by torrential rains in southern Thailand, officials said on Thursday.
12 Jan 2017, 06:05 PM IST