35 killed in Italy bridge collapse

At least 35 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, Italy's ANSA news agency cited fire brigade sources as saying.
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

We will rise to the challenge, says Imran

Pakistan's Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan on Tuesday said he was greatly optimistic about the country's future despite the "grave economic crisis" and issues like corruption, as he vowed to realise the vision of the nation's founding fathers.
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

Turkey to boycott US electronic gadgets

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the US, retaliating in a row with Washington that helped drive the lira to record lows.
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

2 Malaysian women to be caned for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women convicted for attempting to have lesbian sex will be fined and caned, a prosecutor said on Tuesday, in a rare case against gay people.
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump calls ex-aidea 'dog'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her "a dog" as his fellow former reality TV star continued to publicly release recordings from her time in Trump's orbit.
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

3 hurt in UK terror raid

Another day, another terror attack in London - and, as is becoming all too frequent, outside the Palace of Westminster.
Amit Roy Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

Pedestrians injured in crash outside parliament in London

A car slammed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, injuring a number of pedestrians.
Aug 14, 2018 14:02 IST

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court on Tuesday to serve his one-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.
Aug 14, 2018 11:12 IST

Spy who infiltrated IS for pivotal anti-terror agency that almost no one has heard of

The driver was sweating as his white Kia pickup truck sped along a rain-slicked Baghdad highway towards a neighbourhood bustling with open-air markets.
Margaret Coker Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Imran takes oath in Assembly

Imran takes the oath as a member of the National Assembly in Islamabad on Monday. Khan had to borrow a waistcoat from an Assembly employee for a parliamentary registration card photograph. (AP)
Nasir Jaffry and Agencies Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

5 get death for war crimes

Five hardline extremists were sentenced to death on Monday by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing crimes against humanity and siding with the Pakistani troops in carrying out a genocide in a village during the Liberation War in 1971.
Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST


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